Author: Pregnant Naturally

Can you ovulate twice in a cycle?

Is it possible to ovulate twice in one cycle? The short answer is no. Once your body has released a mature egg from one of your ovaries, it starts to produce the hormone progesterone, which hinders the release of more eggs until your next cycle. It is perfectly possible to release more than one egg — indeed, that’s …

9 ways to improve your fertile cervical mucus

Fertile cervical mucus, the fluid secreted by your cervix during your fertile days right before ovulation, plays an important role in conception. This mucus, which looks a lot like raw egg white, provides the ideal environment for sperm cells to travel through your vagina and your uterus, and up to the fallopian …

Early signs of pregnancy

What are the earliest signs of pregnancy? Is it possible to experience pregnancy symptoms even before the day you would normally expect to get your period? While a positive pregnancy test and a missed period are the only sure signs of pregnancy, your body may indeed give you some early …

Can Evening Primrose Oil help me get pregnant?

Evening Primrose Oil, or EPO for short, is a herbal supplement which can improve the quality of your fertile cervical mucus. Better cervical mucus makes the journey to the egg easier for sperm cells. It can also help sperm stay alive inside you for a longer period of time, enabling …

What to eat when you are trying to conceive

We all know that the food choices we make every day affect our general health and wellbeing, and so it is hardly surprising that your diet can also influence your ability to conceive. While even the perfect diet isn’t a miracle cure for fertility, some relatively simple habits can improve …

How to have sex to get pregnant

Most couples that are trying to get pregnant don’t need to worry about how to have baby-making sex. The only requirement is that the man must ejaculate inside the woman’s vagina at least once during her fertile window (the 2-3 days right before ovulation), and the more sex they can have, …

How to get pregnant with a girl naturally

Are you dreaming of having a baby girl? While no natural method can offer a 100% guarantee, there are a few things you can try in order to increase your chances of conceiving a girl. However, be aware that many of the methods for swaying the odds in favor of a …

How often to have sex to get pregnant

As a general rule, the more sex you have, the more likely you are to get pregnant. If you make love three to four times per week throughout your cycle, you are almost certain to have intercourse at least once during your fertile window (the last few days before ovulation, when …

How and when to use pregnancy tests

When you are trying to get pregnant and would like it to happen fast, it can be agony to wait and see if your period is coming or not. Home pregnancy tests are easily available and relatively inexpensive, and the most sensitive tests can detect pregnancy up to several days before your …