Getting Pregnant

Have a question about getting pregnant? Concerned about your chances of getting pregnant? Pregnancy-Info has everything you need to know about improving your chances of conceiving.  Learn more about the best times for trying to conceive, how to know when you are ovulating and what to do to prepare your body for pregnancy before you even start trying for a baby.  Also find out more about the many signs and symptoms of pregnancy so that you will know how to recognize that you might be carrying a baby.

Preparing for pregnancy

If you and your partner have been experiencing difficulty getting pregnant, our trying to get pregnant section provides tips on improving your chances of conception, including information on fertility supplements, how your diet can be affecting fertility, as well as recommended products that can help you conceive.

Of course, there are many tools you can use to improve your chances of conceiving. We have information on how to calculate ovulation as well as how to figure out your basal body temperature (BBT), both of which can help you determine when you’re most fertile.  Also learn more about cervical mucus and what it can tell you about ovulation and read up on ovulation test kits that you can use at home.

Pregnancy preparation is also essential to improving your chances of getting pregnant. Ensuring that you and your partner are prepared physically and financially for the challenges of pregnancy and parenthood are essential.  Learn more about the importance of taking folic acid and prenatal vitamins even before you become pregnant.

Signs Of Pregnancy

Think you may be pregnant? Check out our Am I pregnant? section and learn about common pregnancy symptoms like tender breasts, a missed period, morning sickness, tiredness, and food cravings. Here, you can also calculate your due date and check out fun old wives tales to try to determine your baby’s sex.  Find out different tricks women do to try and determine if they are carrying a boy or a girl.  

Of course, proper preconception care is essential to both you and your baby’s health. Learn about how to stay fit and healthy during your pregnancy and what factors to avoid.  Find out about what food and drinks are no, nos during pregnancy and learn more about what foods are essential for staying healthy during pregnancy.

Finally, adoption can be an exciting and incredibly rewarding alternative to pregnancy. Learn about the adoption process and how to prepare yourself for this unique journey in our adoption section.  Learn more about types of adoption and about how to prepare yourself mentally for this new addition to your family.





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my bf and i have been trying to convice. so i've started to take the Basal Body temp.for about a month now. ive noticed that when i had my period it droped to a low 36's. i am now expecting my period as of yesterday, and it is staying high of 37.1 to a 37.5 and. i have had the tinyest drop of pinkish spots but it was baryley notice able. and as of an hour ago i had just the tinest drop of brown blood barley noticeable.. could i be pregnant.
11 years ago
Just a question. My husband and I have been trying to get pregnant for a year now. In January I was diagnosed with an inderactive thyroid, I am now taking medication for it. My dr. thought that is why I was not ovulating. I did five rounds of clomid and I ovulated with the help of the drug but did not get pregnant. Now my dr. has refered me to a specialist b/c she thinks something else is wrong. I don't think I will ovulate without the clomid and she would not let me take another round of it even though you can take it for 6 months. Has anyone else been in this situation and gotten pregnant at some point? I am 31 and I am starting to think that maybe I am just not meant to be a mother. My husband says I need to relax....
11 years ago
Hello everyone, i'm Brittany. I'm 22 years old, an i just recently got married to my wonderful husband Ryan in April of this year! we've been trying to conceive since February, an still no luck. :/ i have been so busy with work an school, that i honestly forgot when my last period was, but my husband swears up an down that it hasn't came at all this month. (he's usually pretty good with remember dates & stuff) i went to the bathroom yesterday, an i wiped an had just a little spec of blood on the toilet paper, so i began to think automatically 'implantation bleeding' but i just let it go, an figured if it happend again i would look into it a bit more, well.. it never came back. So i just figured maybe it was my period coming very slowly.. then today, i felt super wet like i had alot of discharge coming out of me, so i immediately went into the bathroom an sure enough when i looked in my underwear there was blood, about the size of a quarter maybe a silver dollar.. an when i wiped it was brownish pinkish red.. a little of everything..but it's about 12pm right now, an i haven't had no blood or anything since i wiped at about 5pm. i've had very slight cramping, but not like my period cramps. i have no other symptoms.. so now i'm waiting to see tomorrow if it comes back, an is heavy like my normal periods are! does anyone think it could be a possibility that i'm finally pregnant?
11 years ago
Okay so i had intercourse 24hours after my ovulation day. my period was supposed to come on the 14th of august but it came on the 18th and it was pink for the first day only when i wiped. i begin have sharp stomach pains but they didnt feel like cramps. the next day when i wiped it was pink and brown with light red like how my period was ending. then as the next day came the pains didnt stop and i even took pills for them and my period became heavier. i dont know what it is cause if it was cramps, midol always help me but im still having bad stomach pains and none of the medicine is helping it. also i went to a water park yesterday and it was very hot. i didnt get on any rides but i became VERY light headed to the point where i fell trying to sit on the toilet, then afterwards i threw up twice but i blamed it on motion sickness for being in the car for 7hours with nothing to eat.
11 years ago
Hi, so me and my boyfriend are trying to get pregnant. I had my last menstrual cycle August 4th and ended August 9th. My boyfriend and I have been having sex for 2 weeks straight and he's been ejaculating inside me each time well we skipped one day and my next menstrual cycle should be starting on the 1st of september well that week. What I wanna know how high are my chances of getting pregnant? And how soon till I am able to find out?
11 years ago