Spermicide comes in many forms. Currently on the market, we have a variety to choose from. There are foams, suppositories, films, creams and gels available without a prescription. Spermicides have a success rate of 85% if used properly. It is suggested that you use a condom in addition to the spermicide or Pill.
Trying to Conceive
One should not assume weight alone is a problem. It can be, but it is not a given. In fact, weight is probably only a factor less than 10 percent of the time. The primary obstacle for overweight women is ovulation.
So you have decided to have a child. Congratulations. Welcome to a whole new world of choices. Never before have your decisions had such a profound impact on another person. Everything you eat, drink, breathe and touch can affect your baby. But before you throw away your morning coffee or tea take a few minutes and read these common sense thoughts on pregnancy.
My husband and I are have been married 10 months and are talking about having a baby. Since we started talking about it, I've been paying closer attention to my periods and have noticed that they come anywhere between 24 to 30 days. This concerns me because we are both in our mid-30's and I know that my chances of conception is lowering by the year.
Alcohol, found in wine, beer and liquors, is a toxic substance that is quickly transferred from the mother's bloodstream to the baby's.
Studies have shown a link between taking high doses of Vitamin A (as retinol or retinyl esters) during early pregnancy and certain birth defects. How much and what forms of Vitamin A is safe during pregnancy? Are there other medications or foods that should be avoided?
So you think you're pregnant and are anxious to run down to the store and snag an HPT? Which test is best? How soon can you test? Should you test first thing in the morning or is any time ok? Do any medications negate the test? Read on for answers to these questions and more.
All pregnancy tests look for a special hormone in the urine or blood that is only present when a woman is pregnant. This hormone, human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), is also called the pregnancy hormone. What's the difference between a urine and a blood pregnancy test? Is one better than the other? Read on and find out!
Feeling good about yourself is the key to making the most of the childbearing year. A woman who feels good about herself will celebrate the changes that her body experiences during pregnancy, look forward to the challenge of giving birth, and willingly accept the physical and emotional changes of the postpartum period.
Hoping to get pregnant soon? You've come to the right place! Here's everything you need to know to maximize your chances of conceiving quickly and to get your pregnancy off to the healthiest possible start.