Trying to Conceive Tips

Get everything you need to know for help conceiving a baby more quickly.

10 Common Baby-Making Mistakes

When you're trying to get pregnant, don't let these avoidable mistakes affect your conception goals.

10 Ways He Can Have Better Baby-Making Sperm

Although you'll be the one carrying the baby for those nine months, dad-to-be has an important role too -- his sperm affects whether you'll get pregnant at all and if the pregnancy will be healthy. To keep his boys in tip-top shape, he should make these changes.

8 Facts About Your Cycle and Conception

If you're like many women, you're probably still a little mystified by your cycle, and you probably haven't had to think twice about it until you decided to start a family. Once you throw conception into the mix, things can get even trickier to understand. So we asked two top doctors to answer some of the most common questions women have about their reproductive health.

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.

14 Health Changes to Make Before You Get Pregnant

Keeping your baby-to-be healthy begins long before you get pregnant. Here's what to do before trying to conceive to have a thriving pregnancy (and baby).

6 Success Stories After Having Trouble Getting Pregnant

Not pregnant yet? No matter how many TTC tricks you know and practice, pregnancy might not happen right away. Relax. Be patient. It can take a while. We found six women willing to share their stories of how they stayed positive when their tests were not.

8 Things NOT to Say to an 'Older' Mom Who's TTC

Moms 35 and older who are trying to conceive are sick of hearing these comments.

Health 101: Stress and Fertility

Can excess stress keep you from getting pregnant? Read about the surprising links between stress, anxiety, and infertility -- and what you can do about it.

Getting Pregnant Sex Q & A

When it comes down to the business of making babies, there are more questions and old wives' tales out there than sex positions in the Kama Sutra. Here, we answer some common conception questions to help increase your chances of getting pregnant.

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.

Survey Reveals Would-Be Parents Have Some Major Misconceptions About Fertility

It seems the awareness and information gap about many fertility issues is wider than we thought, according to a 2017 report.

Quiz: What's Your Babymaking IQ?

Sure, you've joined the Mile High Club and memorized the Kama Sutra. But how much do you know about babymaking sex? Take this fun quiz to find out

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Wondering if You Can Wait to Have a Baby? Now There's a Simple Test

This simple blood test may hold answers to the biggest question on many women's minds: Is it too late for me to have a baby?

The Truth About Babymaking Sex

Are you getting frustrated with the limited positions and scheduling sex so that it's best for conception? Find out how babymaking sex can be as hot as ever.

Trying to Conceive: 5 Ways to Get Pregnant Faster

Dr. Obosa Osawe suggests 5 ways to boost fertility and get pregnant faster.

8 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.

Trying to Conceive: 5 Little Signs You're Ovulating

Dr. Obosa Osawe lists five signals that you are ovulating and ready to get pregnant.

5 Early Signs That You're Pregnant

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.

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.

How to Stay Sane While Trying

7 keep-cool tips for couples trying to conceive

Ovulation: Charting Your Basal Body Temperature

Whyand howyou should chart your basal body temperature.

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.

10 Tips for Optimal Babymaking

Babymaking is not an easy task. Use these 10 tips to maximize your chances for delivering a healthy baby.

Jessica Biel Schools Us (Hilariously!) on Pregnancy Myths and Facts

Can you get pregnant on your period? Jessica Biel is here to answer that question once and for all!