Trying to conceive can be the most joyful and sometimes heartbreaking experience a woman will ever go through. When we were young, we thought it was easy: have sex ... get pregnant.
What's another word for trying to conceive? Oh yeah, SEX!
Is there such a thing as a better-conception sex position?
Pregnant ... ? Pregnant ... ! Congratulations! Who knew peeing on a stick could be so profound. So now what?
Spotting is normal for most women, and it's more hassle than harmful. But when you're pregnant, spotting can be indicative of a problem, and is something to watch very carefully.
Nausea, food aversions, exhaustion. Congratulations! You're pregnant!
The candles are lit, the mood is set, and there's not a contraceptive in sight. You and your partner are ready to to make a baby! So why did the night produce muzak, not a miracle?
It's as much about your mind as it is your body. "If you freak out about fertility, you're not going to get pregnant," warns OB/GYN Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz.
If you are what you eat, and you want to be fertile because you want to be pregnant, it's time to eat fertility-enhancing foods.
The women of Conception Diaries had a chance to ask First Response expert Dr. Ahlering their questions. Check out what he had to say. You may have some of the same questions.
Old wives' tales have long been disproved medically. So why do we still believe in them? An OB/GYN weighs in.
You've done it all: bought the books, talked it over with your partner, changed your diet, invested your finances, and gone off your contraception. Or, did you just stop drinking wine and using condoms? Here's what you need to know about getting knocked up.
I took the First Response fertility test on Saturday and I was an emotional wreck!
The five amazing women of Conception Diaries are continuing their journey. But is someone already pregnant??