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10 tips for getting pregnant faster

How quickly and easily you get pregnant will depend on many different factors. Some of them are partly or completely beyond your control, such as your age and your general health, not to mention sheer coincidence and luck. Fortunately, other factors can be more actively influenced. And while some of …

10 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. Fertile cervical 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 …

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 who 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 few days immediately preceding 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 …

How to use ovulation tests

Ovulation tests, or ovulation predictor kits (OPKs), are the single most useful tools at your disposal when you are trying to conceive. Ovulation tests will tell you when ovulation is about to happen, helping you identify the one or two days in your cycle when you are most fertile, and …