Author: Pregnant Naturally

When does conception occur?

Conception occurs when a woman’s egg meets a man’s sperm, and the two melt together to form the first cell in a new human being. This is familiar knowledge to most of us. But when can conception occur, exactly? And what happens next? Most of what follows is stuff you …

Sugary sodas could reduce fertility, both in women and men

Drinking one or more sugar-sweetened soft drinks per day could reduce fertility, both in women and men, according to a study led by researchers from Boston University School of Public Health. The study was published in the journal Epidemiology in January 2018. The researchers found that women who consumed at least one …

How to get pregnant fast with irregular periods

If your menstrual periods are irregular, it may be more difficult for you get pregnant – and it may not. Whether irregular periods will affect your ability to conceive, depends on why your cycle length varies so much. Other health and fertility factors may play a role as well. Irregular …

Poor fertility knowledge: 4 of 5 women don’t know when they’re fertile

Many women in New Zealand actively monitor ovulation, but their fertility knowledge is still poor — particularly their ability to correctly identify their fertile window. That’s the conclusion of a study published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology by a group of researchers from Otago University. Ovulation monitoring is common, but …