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Not all that long ago, babies were not much more than a cute afterthought. You were quietly enjoying life with your other half, focusing on the things that people in their 20s and 30s focus on. Then, you both decided that you were ready to start trying to conceive. You may just be at the [...]
Anemia, a condition in which a person has too few red blood cells or their capacity to carry oxygen is reduced, can be caused by a variety of nutritional deficiencies. Iron-deficiency is the most common cause of anemia, and it isn’t rare for pregnant women to encounter it. Studies also suggest a link between iron [...]
Are you and your partner trying for a baby? If you have immersed yourself into the world of “TTC”, you will no doubt have noticed that most articles and books are directed at women and specifically related to the female body. Yet, the male role in conception is clearly equally important, and while folic acid [...]
Are you trying to get pregnant? Sex matters. The more you do it, the higher your chance of getting pregnant. Couples who have sex once a week may be quite happy if they are not trying for a baby, but these folks have only a 15 percent chance of getting pregnant during any one cycle. [...]
Your health matters like never before when you are trying to conceive. You are, after all, trying to create new life and then to sustain it for 38-40 weeks. Your diet has a direct impact on both your fertility and your ability to enjoy a pregnancy that is healthy for both you and your baby. [...]
You may need to be fit and healthy to maximize your fertility, but no amount of exercising and folic acid will get you pregnant if you don’t have intercourse at the right time of the month. Tracking your fertility can be an enormously valuable tool for couples who would like to conceive a baby as [...]
Though healthy, fertile couples who have sex every day actually have a 37 percent chance of getting pregnant during any one cycle, an awful lot needs to go right for fertilization to occur. Sperm wage an epic battle just to get to the fallopian tubes. Most die on the way there, and only a few [...]