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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 kits (ovulation tests)

Ovulation tests, also known as ovulation predictor kits (OPKs), are extremely useful when you are trying to conceive. Ovulation tests help you find the most fertile days in your cycle, so you can make sure to have intercourse on those days when you’re most likely to get pregnant. What is …