Do you remember when sex used to be fun? Chances are, it was in the days before trying to conceive, and it probably seems like a distant memory right now. Regardless of how long you have been trying, as soon as sex starts feeling like a chore, it
There are a lot of questions that come to mind when you start planning your first pregnancy. Once you determine how many children you want, you should consider how close in age you would like them to be. Of course, sometimes things do not go according to plan, but it is good to have a plan nonetheless. There are pros and cons of having children
Sex is a hot topic when it comes to conception and fertility. When and how often to have sex are among the most common questions couples have when trying to conceive. Without sex, there will be no pregnancy so there is no wonder why couples are so intent on seeking answers. So, what are the facts? When and how often should you do the deed to
A woman's fertility works on something similar to a sliding scale. We are most fertile in our late teens and 20s and for most women, fertility drops off around the age of 45. Ideally, in terms of fertility, the best time to try to get pregnant is in your 20s – but this does not work for everyone's life.These days, many women are getting
While we may learn about the birds and the bees at school in health class, there is a lot that many of us still do not know about fertility and the art of baby making. Add to that the challenge of sorting between facts and myths, and we are a nation of uninformed parents and parents-to-be.That is, until now. Here are five things about
When you are trying to conceive, it can feel more like a chore than an expression of love – and therein lies the problem. It is important to have sex during ovulation periods if you want to get pregnant, but sometimes ovulation does not happen at the most opportune time in your schedule. This is when you find yourself saying all kinds of un-sexy
The short answer is: If you are a healthy couple, as many times as you can.You may have heard otherwise, but the advice to limit sex during ovulation is somewhat of an old wives tale. It does stem from a glimmer of truth, but this truth does not apply to most couples.
Depo-Provera is a form of birth control that is taken in one dose as a shot that lasts for three months. Many women prefer it because not only does it alleviate the stress of worrying about taking a pill, it also has a success rate of 99.7%. However, because it has a longer-term effect than a birth control pill, many women also worry about