3 Tips for Increasing Your Chances of Conception

Trying to conceive is not an easy time for everyone. Some folks get pregnant just thinking about it, while for others it can take months of timing intercourse and planning before you become pregnant. Either way, there are some rather simple things that you can do in the pre-conception period that will increase your chances of conception. One of the …

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Top 6 Foods For Fertility

Nutrition is important when you are trying to conceive. In fact, according to nutritionists the intricate balance of vitamins and minerals gained from foods that you consume can be the difference between the absence or presence of a little pink line on your pregnancy test. And this doesn’t just apply to women! Men and women who are trying to conceive …

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Progesterone and Miscarriage

A miscarriage can be one of the most devastating things for a couple to go through. If you have had several miscarriages over the course of a few years, laboratory tests are available to help you determine what the root cause might be. One of the key hormones in pregnancy viability is progesterone. Progesterone and miscarriage are tightly linked, as in …

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Trying to Get Pregnant! 5 Fertility Tips

When you decide you want to have a baby, most people want to have a baby right away. The problem is that your body is not designed that way, and you will suddenly realize the importance of that always dreaded monthly cycle of yours. Each month that you have your period, you go through several different phases. And not ALL of these phases are fertile times …

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Common Fertility Problems in Women

Around 10 per cent of women have fertility problems. This means one in 10 couples will have trouble either getting or staying pregnant. Of this 10 per cent, the causes of fertility problems can be categorised into three main areas. A third will be caused by female fertility problems, a third by male fertility problems, and the remaining third will …

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How Long Will it Take to get Pregnant?

If you’re trying for a baby, chances are, you’re worried it won’t happen for you. As each month passes, and another period comes, you’re probably becoming disheartened, but don’t worry because slow conception isn’t always an indication of fertility problems. How long will it take to get pregnant? If 100 women all started to actively try to get pregnant from …

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6 Foods To Eat – Preconception Diet

For many people, pregnancy comes as a surprise. However, if you are planning for conception, there are some makeovers to your preconception diet that will ensure you are at your healthiest when you do conceive. The following foods can help ensure that both YOU and your baby have a healthy start right from the beginning: 1.  Eat your GREENS:  Leafy …

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How to Take a Home Pregnancy Test

From the start of your pregnancy, a hormone called human Chorionic Gonadotrophin (hCG) is produced by the fertilised egg. The amount of hCG in your body increases rapidly during the first trimester, but starts to decrease as you progress further into the pregnancy. Home pregnancy tests work by detecting hCG levels in your urine. Some tests are more responsive than …

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