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Quiz: Are You Experiencing Pregnancy Symptoms?
Could you be pregnant? Take this quiz to find out if you're experiencing pregnancy symptoms!
Quiz: Do I Have Infertility Symptoms?
Wondering if you might be infertile? Take this infertility quiz to see if you have possible symptoms or risk factors.
Quiz: Is My Period Normal?
Wondering if your period is normal or irregular? Take this period quiz and find out!
What No One Tells You About Pregnancy Tests
When can you take a pregnancy test? Are they truly 99% accurate? Also, learn about the best and worst days to take a test, and which test is the best.
Quiz: Do I Have Endometriosis Symptoms?
Are you at risk for endometriosis? Experiencing symptoms? Take this quiz to find out.
Quiz: Are Your Chances of Having Twins Higher...
Are your chances of having twins higher than the general population? Take this quiz and find out!
Quiz: Am I Ovulating Right Now?
Wondering if you're ovulating? Take this ovulation symptoms quiz and find out!
Pregnancy Symptoms Quiz Results
Are you experiencing pregnancy symptoms? Could you be pregnant? This quiz can not diagnosis pregnancy, but it can be fun to evaluate what you're feeling. Take the pregnancy symptom quiz below and find out.
7 Signs Your Body Is Ovulating
Trying to get pregnant? Here are 7 essential ovulation signs to watch for!
Quiz: Do I Have PCOS Symptoms?
Wondering if you may have PCOS? Take this quiz and find out.
Is Pain During Ovulation Normal? Or Is It a...
Is it ovulation pain, implantation cramps, or something else? Learn when mid-cycle pain is normal and when it's a symptom of something serious.
You Might Be Pregnant If...
Having flu-like symptoms? Maybe you're pregnant! Learn the pregnancy signs you can have as early as two weeks, plus how to know if you're really pregnant.
5 Ways to Get Pregnant Faster
Get pregnant quickly with these five research-backed tips!
Could It Be Twins? Quiz
Could you be pregnant with twins? Take this quiz to see if you're experiencing twin pregnancy symptoms!
What You Need to Know About Blocked Fallopian...
Worried about blocked fallopian tubes? Learn the symptoms, causes, treatment options, and whether you can still get pregnant.
This Is When You're Most Likely to Get Pregnant
When is the best time to get pregnant? Learn how to detect your most fertile days and get pregnant now!
Quiz: Do I Have PID (Pelvic Inflammatory...
Wondering if you might have PID? Take this PID symptoms quiz and find out.
How Long Does Ovulation Really Last? What You...
How long does ovulation last? And what are your real odds of getting pregnant five days before? Get the facts here!
Could You Be Pregnant? Take This Quiz and Find...
Are you experiencing pregnancy symptoms? Could you be pregnant? Take the pregnancy symptom quiz!
Here's How Often You Need to Have Sex to...
When should you have sex if you want to get pregnant? Does it need to be daily? Every other day? Learn here!
10 Questions to Ask If You Think You're Infertile
Worried you may be infertile? If you are having these infertility symptoms -- or have these risk factors -- you may have trouble getting pregnant.
8 Embarrassing Secrets You Must Tell Your OB/GYN
Could an embarrassing problem actually be a symptom of something serious? Here are 8 secrets you shouldn't keep from your OB/GYN.
Are You Starting Clomid? What to Expect Day by...
Are you starting Clomid treatment? Learn what to expect day by day in this comprehensive step-by-step guide.
A Step-by-Step Guide to Understanding IVF...
While every clinic's protocol will be slightly different, here is a general step-by-step breakdown of an IVF treatment cycle.
Everything You Need to Know About Ovulation and...
Want to get pregnant? Here's everything you need to know about ovulating!
Depression Symptoms Quiz
Depression affects your fertility, and infertility can cause depression. Wondering if you're depressed? Take this quiz and find out.
Everything You Need to Know About Baby Making Sex
All about baby making sex, including your most fertile day, sex positions for pregnancy, orgasm and fertility, lubricants for conception, and more.
How to Check Your Cervical Position - Yes, You...
Learn how to check your cervical position for ovulation, pregnancy, or childbirth. Detailed instructions even a beginner can understand!
Trying to Get Pregnant? When You See This, You...
What is egg white cervical mucus, aka EWCM? Is egg white discharge normal? And is it bad if you have too much... or none at all? Get the answers!
Why Do I Feel Pregnant When I'm Not?
Do you feel pregnant even when you're not? It's not all in your head! Learn more here.
Two Possible Pregnancy Signs Hidden in Your...
Get the facts on implantation dips, triphasic patterns, and luteal length as pregnancy signs on a BBT chart.
8 Signs You Might Be Pregnant With Twins
Are you experiencing twin pregnancy symptoms and signs? Or are your symptoms not normal? Learn more here.
5 Ways to Know Whether You're Ovulating –...
How can you know if you're ovulating? Here are 5 ways you and your doctor can find out, and what happens if you're not.
What You Must Know Before Starting Clomid
Are you about to start Clomid? Learn everything you need to know here, from side effects, dosages, typical treatment, and success rates.
How to Tell If Your Period Is Normal
What's a normal period and what's not? Get answers on bleeding, cramps, spotting, vaginal odor, luteal phases, days between periods, and symptoms.
Will Clomid Get You Pregnant With Twins?
Clomid twins aren't common, but they aren't rare either. What are your odds for twins?
When Is a Period Considered Irregular?
What is considered an irregular period? How many days should your cycles be? And when should you be worried about it? Learn more here.
Is the Female Orgasm Important to Get Pregnant?
Is female orgasm important for getting pregnant? If yes, how might it work? Learn how female orgasm may boost your chances of getting pregnant here.
How Much Cervical Mucus Is Normal?
Can you have too much cervical mucus? Learn what it might mean if you have excess vaginal discharge.
15 Signs Infertility Has Hijacked Your Life
Think you might be depressed? Feel like infertility has taken over your life? Here are 15 signs of infertility-related depression / anxiety.
How Checking Your Cervical Mucus Changes Can...
How cervical mucus can help you get pregnant faster and indicate possible fertility problems. Learn everything you need to know here!
Taking Clomid? This Is the Best Time to Have...
When will you ovulate on Clomid? And on which days should you have sex? It's not the same for everyone. Get all the answers here.
Getting Pregnant for Beginners: A Complete...
Learn how to get pregnant, including how to improve your fertility health, how soon you can expect to get pregnant, and how to increase your chances for conception.
Does Lying on Your Back Boost Your Odds of...
Can lying on your back after sex help you get pregnant? How long should you lie there? Find out here.
Don't Do These 5 Things If You Want to Get...
If you want to get pregnant, knowing what not to do is just as important as knowing what to do! Could you unintentionally be sabotaging your chances for conception? Read this article to find out.
What Women Need to Know About Ovulatory...
What if you're not ovulating? What are the symptoms of anovulation, and what can be done about it? Learn more here.
Put That Early Pregnancy Test Down and Read...
Do you take multiple early pregnancy tests? Stop! Here are 7 reasons why you should kick this addiction to the curb.
Here's What You Need to Know Before Buying a...
Basal body temperature thermometers are marketed and sold specifically for women trying to get pregnant. But do you really need a BBT thermometer? Learn what you need to know about BBT thermometers in this article, before you buy one.
When Are You the Most Fertile?
When is ovulation day? Use these methods to determine ovulation and your most fertile days.
Quiz: Results Page for Infertility Symptoms and...
Results page for infertility symptoms quiz.
IVF: Everything You Need to Know About the 2...
Your questions answered on bleeding, cramps, stress, pregnancy symptoms and testing, bed rest, sex, and coping during your IVF Two Week Wait -- the longest two weeks of your life!
Could a Drop in Temperature on Your BBT Chart...
What is an implantation dip? Is it a real sign of early pregnancy? And what causes it to happen? Get all the answers here!
Sex for Conception Quiz: Test Your Babymaking...
How much do you know about sex for conception? Test your baby making know-how here!
What Are the Odds Clomid Will Help You Get...
Will Clomid help you get pregnant? Get Clomid success rates -- and learn when it may not work -- here.
Can Cervical Mucus Tell You Whether You're...
Can you tell if you're pregnant by checking your cervical mucus or vaginal discharge? Find out here!
The Top 4 Sperm-Friendly Lubricants
Which lubricants are sperm friendly? Discover the best to use for trying to get pregnant, fertility testing, and fertility treatment.
Ovulation Calculator: Discover Your Fertile Days
Use this free ovulation calculator to help determine your fertile days.
Does Sex Position Matter When Trying to Get...
What is the best position to get pregnant? Find out here!
Period Quiz Results
Results page of the Is My Period Normal? Quiz.
Here's What Happens During a Laparoscopy
Diagnostic laparoscopy is one way your doctor may evaluate and treat your infertility, especially if endometriosis is suspected. Learn everything you need to know about laparoscopy in this article.
Quiz: How Fertility Friendly Are Your Health...
How fertility friendly are your health habits? Take this quiz and find out!
Important Facts About IUI Treatment
Learn all about IUI treatment, what IUI is, how IUI works, and about IUI treatment success rates.
Irregular Cycles? Here's How to Get Pregnant
Yes, you can get pregnant with irregular periods! But you may need help. Here are some of your options.
How Much Does One Cycle of IVF Cost?
How much does IVF cost? Get the details on IVF cost, including donor egg cost, embryos cost, and sperm cost, and ICSI cost and PGD cost.
What to Expect From an HSG Infertility Test
Having a hysterosalpingogram, or HSG? Learn what to expect, whether it hurts, the risks, and why it's done.
Know the Risks and Side Effects of Clomid
Wondering about clomiphene's (aka Clomid's) side effects and risks? Is it safe? Get the facts here.
Results for the Endometriosis Symptoms Quiz
Take this quiz to find out if you have possible symptoms of endometriosis or if you are at risk for experiencing endometriosis.
Will Your HSG Hurt?
Does an HSG hurt? Learn how it may feel, how to cope, and when to call the doctor after the test.
What Is a Follicle?
What is a follicle? What is the role of a follicle during ovulation? Find out in this definition.
9 Things Every Woman Needs to Know About Her...
What do you really know about female fertility? Here are 9 things every woman should know if she ever plans to get pregnant.
Quiz Results: Are Your Chances for Twins Higher...
Results page for quiz: Are Your Chances for Twins Higher Than Most?
4 Reasons a Man May Take Clomid (and How It Can...
Clomid can help men with fertility problems or those suffering from low testosterone. Learn about side effects, treatment protocols, and success rates here.
Could You Be In Your Most Fertile Time Right...
Take this ovulation symptoms quiz and find out if you're ovulating!
Try These 15 Superfoods to Boost Your Fertility...
Can certain foods boost your fertility? Learn about 15 fertility superfoods that may help you get pregnant, plus recipes to try!
If I'm Healthy, Why Can't I Get Pregnant?
You're healthy but can't get pregnant. What could be the problem? Get the inside scoop on invisible causes of infertility.
Why Clomid Isn't Working for You
What if clomid doesn't work for you? If you're not ovulating on clomid, there may be things you and your doctor can do to boost your chances of success. Learn what here.
What Are the Odds You'll Conceive Twins?
What are your chances of having twins? From fertility drugs to height to age, learn what boosts your odds.
What You Can Expect During the Early Stages of...
What can you expect during an IVF pregnancy? What happens now? Learn about what to expect during the early days of your IVF pregnancy.
Is IUI a Successful Fertility Treatment?
What are your chances for IUI success in your 20s and 30s? What about after 40? How does IUI compare to IVF? Find out.
What Are Your Real Chances of Getting Pregnant...
What are your real chances of getting pregnant after 35? Also, a surprising fact about your male partner's age.
Getting Pregnant With an Ovulation Calendar
An ovulation calendar is an online tool that attempts to predict when you might ovulate, based on the length of your menstrual cycles. How does an ovulation calendar work? And is it accurate? Learn what you need to know about ovulation calendars here.
Results to the Ovulation Symptoms Quiz
Get your results for this ovulation symptoms quiz.
9 Measures of Semen Health, What They Mean,...
What your semen analysis results mean, including what's normal, what's not, and why. Also learn about sperm count, motility, morphology, and more.
Trying to Get Pregnant? Try One of These Kits
What is an OPK, or ovulation predictor kit? Learn how to use at-home ovulation tests, how they can help you get pregnant, and when they aren't a good idea.
Here's What Happens With a Semen Analysis
Semen analysis is part of every couple's infertility work-up. What can you expect? And what if you have difficulty producing a semen sample?
5 Surprising Things You Don't Know About...
Learn what your dance moves, your fashion sense, and even your purchasing decisions have to do with ovulation.
Everything You Should Know About Endometriosis
What is endometriosis? Learn about endometriosis symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment here.
Obsessing Over Whether You're Pregnant This...
Don't let the two week wait take over your life! Here's how to cope during this stressful time.
Pregnancy Due Date Calculator
Figure out your due date with this due date calculator!
I Can't Get Pregnant. Now What?
Can't get pregnant and not sure what to do? Here's what next, from seeing your doctor, to graduating to a fertility clinic, to treatment options.
7 Tips for Getting Pregnant After 35
If you're planning on getting pregnant after 35, here are 7 things you must know!
How You Can Cope When the Pregnancy Test Is...
When the pregnancy test is negative, you may naturally feel extremely disappointed. Is it foolish to remain hopeful? What does a negative test really mean? Learn more here.
How Long Does It Really Take to Get Pregnant?
Learn how quickly you can expect to get pregnant and what to do if you don't succeed. You'll also find resources on how to get pregnant sooner!
Endometriosis: 9 Warning Signs You Shouldn't...
Endometriosis symptoms vary from woman to woman, and even those with mild symptoms can have a severe form of the disease. Learn about endometriosis symptoms here.
10 Ways to Cope When Trying to Conceive
Trying to get pregnant can quickly overwhelm you and take over your life. Here are 10 ways to take it back.
6 Things Women Don't Know About Ovulation
If you want to get pregnant, healthy ovulation is key. Here are 6 ovulation facts that every woman must know.
What Are the Chances You'll Get Pregnant After...
What are your real chances of getting pregnant after 40? What if you use fertility treatments? Learn here.
10 Things You Can Do to Boost Male Fertility
From diet changes to avoiding toxins to good dental hygiene -- yes, dental hygiene! -- here's what you can do to boost male fertility.
How to Chart Your BBT and Detect Ovulation
How can you know if you ovulated? What do the dips on your BBT chart mean? Learn how to start charting, detect ovulation, and get pregnant faster!
Do You Know What Your Cervix Looks and Feels...
What does a cervix look like? What does a cervix feel like, and how does it change when you're ovulating and when you're not? Learn more here!
A Woman's Guide to Understanding Polycystic...
Learn about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), an endocrine disorder and a common cause of infertility in women.
6 Signs Your Period Cramps Are Not Normal
Should you be worried about your period cramps? Here are 6 signs your menstruation pain isn't normal.
Worried You're Infertile? Or Could You Be...
Worried about your symptoms? Wonder if you're pregnant? Take our fertility health quizzes for PCOS, endometriosis, pregnancy, infertility, and more.
6 Surprising Facts About Clomid That You...
For how long can you take Clomid? Does everyone conceive twins? Can Clomid help you get pregnant if you're not infertile? Get the surprising answers here.
7 Things Every Man Should Know About Fertility
How much do you really know about your fertility? Learn seven things every man should know about fertility, even years before deciding to have a baby.
Can a Triphasic BBT Chart Be an Early Sign of...
Does a triphasic chart mean you'll get a BFP soon? Maybe! Here's the research on triphasic patterns and how to recognize one in your BBT chart.
Can the Drug Metformin Help PCOS Sufferers Get...
Learn about the side effects of metformin, and why this diabetes drug is used to treat infertility.
What It Means to Have Fertile Cervical Mucus...
Do you have fertile cervical mucus but no temperature rise on a fertility chart? Here's what may be wrong.
Watch for the Symptoms of Ovarian Hyperstimulat...
Causes, symptoms and treatment of ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome. While OHSS is typically mild, it can become life threatening.
How to Take Your Basal Body Temperature in 5...
Learn what your basal body temperature is, how to take it properly, and how you can use this information to get pregnant faster!
Why You Shouldn't Use Lube When Trying to...
Do lubricants like KY Jelly kill sperm? What lubricants are sperm friendly? Get the answer here!
How Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Could Make You...
What is pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)? Learn the causes, symptoms, and treatments for this potentially deadly disease.
PCOS Symptoms Quiz Results
Results page for PCOS quiz.
Here's Your Complete Guide to IVF
Learn the basics of IVF treatment, including IVF procedures, risks, costs, and success rates.
How to Tell if You Might Have Pelvic Inflammato...
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), a disease that may lead to infertility and can be deadly, may have severe, mild, or silent symptoms. Learn about PID signs and symptoms here.
You're Taking Pregnancy Tests Wrong... Here's...
How do you take a pregnancy test the *right* way? Here's the very best way to do so, step by step, for those struggling to get pregnant.
How Vaginal Dryness May Decrease Your Fertility
Trying to get pregnant, but have little cervical mucus? Or vaginal dryness? Here's why and what to do.
What Are Gonadotropins and How Can They...
Learn about fertility treatment with gonadotropins, including risks, success rates, and cost.
How to Have a Baby Even if You've Been Trying...
Learn beyond-the-basics tips on how to have a baby when you've been trying for awhile to get pregnant, and when you should seek help.
Are You More Likely to Get Pregnant After an HSG?
You might have heard that there is an increased chance of pregnancy after HSG. Is it true? Will an HSG help you get pregnant? Get the facts on pregnancy after HSG in this FAQ from the Fertility site at About.com.
For Guys Who Have Trouble Ejaculating For...
Performance anxiety during fertility testing or treatment is more common than you think. Here's what you can do.
Does In Vitro Fertilization Really Work?
Get IVF success rates by age, for women younger than 35 to women in their 40s. Also get success rates for IVF with donor eggs.
Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About...
What is Clomid? Will it work for you? What are the side effects? Get all the answers here, including info on mood swings and when Clomid doesn't work.
Is Sex for Getting Pregnant Different from Sex...
Is sex to get pregnant any different than sex just for fun? Learn what to change to boost your odds!
Trying to Get Pregnant? Here's Why You Must...
Could folic acid boost male fertility? And why is folic acid so important for women? Get the research on folic acid and fertility for men and women here.
Your Guide to Male Infertility and What to Do...
Learn about male infertility, including treatments, causes, and diagnosis.
What if Your Semen Is Abnormal?
What happens if your semen analysis results come back abnormal? What if you have low sperm count? Learn what to expect here.
Do You Know the Scientific Name for Identical...
What are monozygotic twins? Are they really 100% identical? Learn the basics here.
How and Why You Should Keep a Fertility Calendar
A fertility calendar can help you get pregnant faster, or if you have trouble conceiving, help your doctor evaluate your symptoms. Learn how here.
Here's What You Can Do About Pelvic Inflammator...
Learn how pelvic inflammatory disease is treated, including PID infection treatment, how the resulting infertility is treated, and what your chronic pelvic pain treatment options are.
The 8 Most Commonly Prescribed Fertility Drugs
Has your doctor recommended fertility drugs? Read about the most common medications, including Clomid, Gonal-F, and Femera.
7 Tips for Beating IVF Costs
IVF is expensive. But before you decide you can't afford it, consider these 7 tips for reducing costs.
Can the Cancer Drug Letrozole Help You Get...
How did the cancer drug letrozole become a fertility treatment? Learn the pregnancy success rates, side effects, and whether it's safe here.
Everything You Need to Know About Tracking Your...
A basal body temperature chart can reveal so much about your fertility. Learn how to detect ovulation, early pregnancy, and much more here!
Quiz: Are You Infertile?
Wondering if you might be infertile? Think you have symptoms of infertility? Take this
How to Buy Clomid at the Best Price
Clomid is a relatively inexpensive fertility drug, but why pay more if you don't have to? Learn where you can buy clomid for the best price.
8 Habits That Affect Your Fertility
Your bad habits can harm your fertility. But by changing your lifestyle, you can increase fertility. Learn what you should do here!
Risks of a Twin Pregnancy for Mothers and Babies
Twin pregnancy comes with risk, both to the mother and babies. Learn more about twin pregnancy risks here.
Want to get Pregnant? Here's When and How Often...
Timing sex for conception is easier than you think! Learn how to get started here, plus more about baby-making sex.
When Is Your Fertile Window?
What is your fertile window? How can it help you get pregnant? Get a short, easy to understand definition here, plus links to more in-depth explanations.
Which Ovulation Detection Method Is the Best?
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What Your Vaginal Discharge Can Tell You About...
Is it watery cervical mucus or egg-white? Is it creamy or dry? Paying attention to cervical mucus changes can help you get pregnant faster. Here's how!
Could It Be Twins? Results Page
Take this Could It Be Twins? quiz if you're wondering about twins!
"When Are You Going to Have Kids?" How to...
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What Is the Luteal Phase? What Does It Have to...
What is the luteal phase, and how long on average is the luteal phase? Get a short, easy to understand definition here, plus links to more in-depth explanations.
The 4 Best Online Fertility Calendars
Looking for a free fertility calendar? Check out these top four fertility calendar programs.
12 Goals for Anyone Trying to Get Pregnant
Here are 12 resolutions -- with several take-action tips -- for anyone trying to get pregnant or facing infertility.
12 Things Not to Say to Someone Who Is Infertile
Have a friend with infertility? Avoid foot-in-mouth disease! Don't say these 12 things.
How the Female Body Really Works
Learn how the female reproductive system works, how the ovaries change as you age, and the cycle of ovulation and menstruation.
This Is What You Can Expect During a Fertility...
Fertility tests are an essential part of fertility evaluation and treatment. Through testing, your doctor can possibly discover what’s preventing you and your partner from achieving pregnancy. Learn more about fertility tests for men and women in this article.

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