When to Get Pregnant

Learn all the factors that you should consider before deciding when to conceive a baby.\t

Signs of Ovulation

Are you ovulating? Even if you're not using an ovulation calculator or ovulation calendar, it's possible to identify the signs and symptoms that indicate the most fertile time in your cycle. Keep an eye out for cramping, mucus and these other symptoms that could predict if you're ovulating.

Age at First Pregnancy Might Predict Your Health Later in Life

A new study says a woman's health at age 40 is linked to how old she was when she had her first baby.

Pinpointing Fertile Days

Getting pregnant isn't always easy! This handy guide can help you learn the signs of ovulation and find out your most fertile days.

What's the Best Age to Have a Baby?

Moms reveal the pros and cons of having kids in your 20s, 30s, 40s, and beyond.

Conceiving in Your 20s, 30s, and 40s

Whether you're trying to conceive during your 20s, 30s or 40s, getting pregnant at any age has its pluses and minuses.

10 Ways to Get Pregnant Faster

Feeling the tick of that notorious biological clock is enough to turn the most patient woman into Veruca Salt -- "But I want it now!" Fortunately, there are easy steps to speeding along conception, no matter how long you've been trying.

6 Common Fertility Mistakes

Alexandra Sowa, M.D., a doctor of internal medicine and a mom, shares 6 common fertility mistakes women make, from waiting until they're pregnant to start taking prenatal vitamins to missing their ovulation window.

Five Women's Stories: When to Have a Baby

Is becoming a mom in your 20s easier or harder than it is in your mid 40s? We asked five women to share the ups and downs of having babies early, late, or somewhere in between.

What are some signs of pregnancy?

Alexandra Sowa, M.D., a doctor of internal medicine and a mom, shares 5 early signs of pregnancy, from a missed period to increased urination.

What You Need to Know About Stopping Birth Control to Get Pregnant

Timing a pregnancy can be tricky. Here's what you need to know about stopping birth control in order to conceive.

Becoming a Two-Kid Family

You thought your first child was life-changing? Wait until you have your second one!

Pregnancy in Your 20s, 30s, and 40s

There's no 'right time' to have a baby -- but there are simple steps you can take to stay happy and healthy at every age.

Age of First-Time Moms in U.S. Continues to Climb

Women in the U.S. are waiting longer than ever to start having children.

Ovulation: Charting Your Basal Body Temperature

Whyand howyou should chart your basal body temperature.

Your Timeline for Trying: When You May Need Help Getting Pregnant

Knowing when to get help can be tricky -- here's your ultimate cheat sheet!

How Accurate are Pregnancy Tests?

Alexandra Sowa, M.D., a doctor of internal medicine and a mom, answers one of her most frequently asked questions: How accurate are pregnancy tests? She also shares when to take them to increase your chances of getting an accurate result.

Freezing Your Eggs: 5 Things You Need to Know

For women who want to become pregnant--but not just yet!-- oocyte cryopreservation, or egg freezing, can seem like an effective way to cheat your biological clock. But what's really involved? These are five things you need to keep in mind if you're considering putting your eggs on ice.

How to Conceive The Gender You Want

If you're hoping for a girl, or really dreaming of a boy -- here's all you need to know about gender determination.

Is There a Perfect Age to Have a Baby?

The pros and cons of having kids in your 20s, 30s, and 40s.

What You Need to Know About Having Baby #2

If you're thinking about having a second child, there are some things you need to know. Baby #2 is not often planned, so take it from these moms, forget about "feeling ready," and go for it!

Crazy for a Baby

The emotional roller coaster of trying to conceive after 40.

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