Boosting Your Fertility

Get expert tips on simple ways that you can make the most of your fertile days.

10+ Ways to Boost Your Fertility

It's an aspect of our health that most of us take for granted: Have sex, get pregnant, right? In reality, even minor stressors can throw your body out of whack. If you're trying to conceive, these simple health moves can help protect your fertility.

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.

8 Surprising Facts About Fertility

What you should know about the odds of getting pregnant.

9 Fertility Dos and Don'ts

When you're having trouble trying to conceive, your emotions are running high, and that can leave you feeling alone and confused when you start to think about what's next. So we asked Ali Domar, Ph.D., a professor of Ob-gyn and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School and the Director of Mind/Body Services at Boston IVF, to reveal the top nine dos and don'ts of fertility to clear up any confusion.

Trying to Conceive: 5 Ways to Get Pregnant Faster

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

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.

Get Pregnant: 7 Natural Fertility Boosters

These simple tips can make a big difference in the baby-making department!

Jazz Up Your Baby-Making Sex

Trying to conceive doesn't have to be boring. Here's how to shake things up.

Trying to Conceive: 5 Common Fertility Mistakes

Follow Dr. Obosa Osawe's advice, and avoid making these five common mistakes when trying to get pregnant.

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 Much Sleep Your Man Gets at Night May Be the Reason You Aren't Getting Pregnant

New research looks at the link between male sleep patterns and fertility, and the results are eye-opening to say the least!

Can Eating Tomatoes Give Men Super Sperm?

A new study is looking at whether lycopene, the antioxidant found in tomatoes, can increase a man's sperm quality in addition to sperm count.

Health Issues That May Affect Your Fertility

Being overweight? STDs? Thyroid disease? These and other conditions affect not just your health, but also your chances of getting pregnant.

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.

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!

Could Sunscreen Be Messing With Your Partner's Sperm?

If you and your partner are trying to conceive, you may want him to check the label on his sunscreen.

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.

'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.

5 Fertility-Boosting Breakfast Recipes

Trying to conceive? Eating well can only help. These breakfast recipes from the Fertility Foods Cookbook are packed with fertility-friendly nutrients that will nourish your body all day long.

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?

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 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?