Maximizing Your Fertility

Boost your fertility to increase your chances of having a baby. Check out our fertility calculator to determine when you're ovulating. Also, visit our related Ovulation section to learn even more about fertility and gain a better understanding of which days of the month are your most fertile. Finally, don't forget to take our quizzes, and grab some cool apps!

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.

Trying to Conceive: How To Track Basal Body Temperature And Get Pregnant Faster

Dr. Obosa Osawe explains how to track your temperature to determine when you are most fertile each cycle.

Embryo Donation Allows Once-Infertile Couples to Help Others

Embryo donation allows those struggling with fertility to use frozen embryos from other couples to start families."

Health Update: How Your Weight Impacts Fertility

The number on the scale may play a surprising role in your pregnancy timetable, according to a new study about obesity and infertility.

5 Most Exciting Fertility Breakthroughs

The world of baby making got some big boosts this year.

Trying to Conceive: Your Ovulation Calendar

Find out how to know what time of month you are most fertile with Dr. Obosa Osawe.

7 Foods That Can Help You Get Pregnant

Introducing or increasing these foods in your diet could help you conceive a baby. Try eating a little more whole wheat bread or choosing dark leafy greens for your salad!

How Medications Affect His Sperm Count

Certain medicines can lower your guy's sperm count or quality, affecting the chances of his getting you pregnant. Here's what you both need to know when you're trying to conceive.

What Cervical Mucus Looks Like, at Every Point in Your Cycle

Checking your cervical mucus can help you predict the days you're most likely to conceive. Here's what to look for.

What It Really Takes to Get Pregnant After Birth Control

You've quit your contraceptive and are ready to start a family, but could your pill or IUD have lingering effects on your fertility?

Everything You Need to Know Before You Do IVF

When you're trying to conceive, in vitro fertilization can bring you one step closer to getting pregnant, but the process can feel intimidating if you're unsure what's involved. Here's what to know, even before your first doctor's visit.

Eat Less Fast Food for Better Fertility, Study Says

Research shows that when you're trying to conceive, a balanced diet including fruit is key.

Trying to Get Pregnant? Eat More Fish!

Couples who eat more seafood conceive more quickly (and have more sex), says a new study. Salmon, anyone?

Does This Common Fertility Test Actually Paint an Accurate Picture?

A recent study raises concerns about a blood test used to measure a woman's fertility. Could this test be less effective than we thought?

'I Definitely Want to Be a Mother': What We Learned From Our Interview With Mandy Moore

The This Is Us star shared her dreams of a future family--and why playing the mom of triplets on her hit show has given her a new respect for moms.

A Shocking Number of TTC Couples Have Unsexy Sex to Get It Done

72 percent of American women copped to having unromantic sex to make a baby.

The First Baby Conceived Thanks to the 'FitBit for Fertility' Was Just Born

A woman who conceived after using Ava, the "FitBit for Fertility" has given birth! Here's what she had to say about using the technology.

The Best Age to Get Pregnant, According to Moms

Is there really a "right time" to get pregnant? As it turns out, everyone you ask will likely give you a different answer, but take it from these moms who've been there and know firsthand.

Science Says Western Men's Sperm Count Is Declining: What You Can Do

Could your partner's sperm count be the reason you aren't getting pregnant? Find out how you can increase the odds of a pregnancy.

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