Trying to Conceive Articles

  • The History of the Pregnancy Test

    The pregnancy test and the methods to find out if you're pregnant or not, have gone through a massive transformation.

  • What is the BBT Charting Tool?

    Looking for an explanation of our charting tool? Here it is! For step by step directions, read below and also click here. The Pregnancy.org Base Basal Temperature (BBT) Charting Tool is designed to help women pinpoint their ovulation as an aid in determining ovulation as a method of natural birth control.

  • Cervical mucus may help women get pregnant faster

    by Melissa D. Jaramillo

  • Make your own ice cream concoction party

    Hosting a "make your own ice cream concoction" party is a perfect way to celebrate National Ice Cream Month in July. Learn how to make this event a success from first lick to last drip!

  • Create some fireworks this 4th of July

    Has the intimacy in your relationship become a bit rote or dull as you try to conceive? Try adding some 'spark' with these ideas!

  • The baby-making battle -- How to convince your partner

    You want a baby. Your partner wants a baby too, but you're not sure when your partner wants to join you on that journey -- or if they are even on the same page as you. How do you go about finding out?

  • Fertility myth busters -- fact versus fiction

    So what really constitutes as an fertility myth versus fertility fact? Separate the truth from fiction and empower yourself with real knowledge for your journey to parenthood!

  • Get it on under the mistletoe -- babymaking over the holidays

    Despite the hectic pace, the crowds, the non-stop activities and people vying for your attention, there's something magical about the season. We've compiled a few suggestions to help you snatch it up in your Santa cap and have you both appreciating why that jolly ole' elf may be chuckling "ho-ho-ho!"

  • Pregnancy.org's POAS "Hall of Fame"

    We tapped our members to gain insight on where people take their home pregnancy tests besides at home. The stories these ladies had to share were definitely ones for the record books. See the first entries into Pregnancy.org's POAS "Hall of Fame!"

  • Top Ten Signs You Might Be Pregnant

    Feeling a little tired? Wondering why your breasts are so tender? What about those crazy mood swings! What's up with that? Even before you miss a period you might be suspecting — or hoping — that you're pregnant.

  • What is the BBT Charting Tool?

    Looking for an explanation of our charting tool? Here it is! For step by step directions, read below and also click here. The Pregnancy.org Base Basal Temperature (BBT) Charting Tool is designed to help women pinpoint their ovulation as an aid in determining ovulation as a method of natural birth control.

  • The History of the Pregnancy Test

    The pregnancy test and the methods to find out if you're pregnant or not, have gone through a massive transformation.

  • Fertility and Conception Tips

    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.

  • Best sexual positions for baby-making

    If the time is right a woman may conceive regardless of sexual position. If you want to optimize your odds consider taking these suggestions into consideration. All are speculative by scientific standards, but considered successful by parents worldwide -- not to mention they're fun!

  • Post-Miscarriage Checklist

    The following is a list of information your doctor will need/ask from you after you have had more than three miscarriages (Habitual Abortions).

  • Most Popular Fertility Aids and Gadgets

    We've asked our members to share what their personal favorite gizmos, gadgets, and "other resources" are for getting pregnant. Trust us, this is one list that you won't want to miss!

  • PCOS (Polyscystic Ovarian Syndrome)

    PCOS also known as Stein-Leventhal syndrome is a disorder in which the ovaries are enlarged with cysts, with levels of male hormones.

  • Top Ten Signs You Might Be Pregnant

    Feeling a little tired? Wondering why your breasts are so tender? What about those crazy mood swings! What's up with that? Even before you miss a period you might be suspecting — or hoping — that you're pregnant.

  • Just Say NO! to BPA

    BPA and other endocrine disrupting chemicals are linked to infertility, cancers and malformations. Want to reduce your exposure? These six simple steps will help!

  • Explaining Mock Pregnancy Symptoms

    Pregnancy symptoms are showing up, your period hasn't arrived yet, and you're convinced you're with bump! You take another test and...it gives you a negative result. You're left feeling frustrated and wondering why.