3 Reasons You Need A Dental Checkup Before Trying to Conceive
Special Guest Post: Dr. Amanda Tavoularis (dentably.com) Starting a family is one of the most exciting moments in anyone’s life. There is something so special about bringing a new life into this world and you and your partner are probably taking all the necessary steps to prepare for conceiving a child. However, something that is often overlooked in this process is dental care. You and your partner’s dental health can play a big role in fertility, especially if you are suffering from gum disease. That’s why it’s so important to have a dental checkup before you start trying to conceive. I have been practicing dentistry for more than 20 years and have helped many couples with their dental health...
All About Cervical Mucus and Getting Pregnant
Quick Jump Menu: What is Cervical Mucus? How Cervical Mucus Changes During Your CycleWhat Causes "Egg White" Cervical Mucus? Charting Your Cervical Mucus Changes to Determine Your Fertility Am I Infertile If I Have No Cervical Mucus? Causes of Low / No Cervical Mucus What is Hostile Cervical Mucus? Clomid, Hostile Cervical Mucus and Robitussin/Guaifenesin Cervical Mucus and Your Partner's Sperm How to Improve the Quantity and Quality of Your Cervical Mucus Cervical Mucus Supporting Supplements What is Cervical Mucus? Cervical mucus is a jelly-like substance produced by minute glands in the cervical canal. The mucus appears as a discharge throughout your cycle. You will notice it after you wipe when you go to the bathroom. As you get closer...
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No Implantation Bleeding - Should I Worry?
Implantation bleeding is a very early sign that they are pregnant. If you don't have it, does it mean you are not pregnant?
I See A Faint Line On My Home Pregnancy Test, Am I Pregnant?
Wait! Is that a line?! Am I pregnant?! Click here to learn more about what causes faint lines on pregnancy tests and what they mean. Congrats!!
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EPO for PCOS (Evening Primrose Oil for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)
Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome who are trying to conceive are willing to do just about anything for the joyous occasion of seeing a positive pregnancy test. Luckily, there are some relatively simple ways to get started treating your PCOS without any dangerous drugs or side effects. Keep in mind that PCOS should be treated and without treatment, serious long term health risks may occur. However, in the short run, there are a few ways to deal with the hormonal imbalance that may help rectify the PCOS and help you conceive. One option is EPO, evening primrose oil. This particular oil, when taken by women, can help balance the levels of estrogen and progesterone in the woman’s body. PCOS is...
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How Does The Cervix Change At Ovulation?
Just as each woman’s body is unique, so too are their signs of ovulation. The cervix is the passageway into your uterus, and you can feel it change throughout your cycle. Checking on these changes can help you determine where in your cycle you are. During different phases of your cycle, your cervix will behave differently. There are two main phases for the cervix – the infertile phase and the period where the cervix is approaching ovulation. Most women have a menstrual cycle of 28 days, but it is also reasonable to have anything from 21 to 35 days. Some women have irregular menstrual cycles, which can significantly affect their chances of conceiving. There are those who have more...
Is It Possible To Get Pregnant During Menstruation? Not Likely but Possible!
You are probably here because you had unprotected sex while you were still having your period. You thought it was a "safe" time, but now you are concerned about the possibility of getting pregnant. While you can get pregnant at that time, it isn't likely. It all depends on how your cycle works. How You Get Pregnant - The Bare Bones Basics It is surprising how many women do not fully understand the mechanics of getting pregnant. For the majority of women, their menstrual cycles are 28 days long. Menstrual bleeding is only the beginning of the full cycle. Finding out how long your cycle is, is easy. All you need to do is count the days between when...
Chances Of Getting Pregnant With Low Sperm Count
What is Low Sperm Count? If a couple has been trying to conceive a child for a while, they may become worried that the man might have a low sperm count. If this is a concern, he can go to the doctor for a sperm count and motility assessment. Optimally, a couple will want the results of the assessment to show that the man has sperm count levels that are between 40 and 300 million sperm per milliliter of semen. A semen sample with less than 20 million sperm per milliliter is considered to have a low sperm count. The Diagnosis of Low Sperm Count Receiving a diagnosis of low sperm count can be very hard for any man to...
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Tips for Using the BabyHopes Online Ovulation Calculator
BabyHopes Online Ovulation Calculator Did you know that we have an awesome ovulation calculator on our website? We can help you figure out when the best time to have sex to make getting pregnant possible. It's pretty easy to use. It will work for you if you: Have a menstrual cycle that is between 21 and 35 days long. Have a "normal" cycle. That means it is typically the same number of days long each month. Know when your last period started. Unfortunately, if you don't have the right cycle length or if your period is not normal, the calendar won't work well for you. For now, that is. Chances are you have a hormonal imbalance but we have help...
Increase Your Chances of Getting Pregnant By Using Natural Remedies
Making the decision to try to have a baby is easy; the hard part is actually conceiving the child. Most people think it happens easily and for some it actually does, unfortunately, it does not go that smoothly for everybody. It can be extremely frustrating figuring out the length of your cycle or even pinpointing the exact date of ovulation. In addition, if you were on birth control, it may take a bit of time for your cycle to return to its natural state. As such, once you make the decision to have a baby the key principle you will need is patience as chances are you will be waiting for a while. Luckily, you can cut down this waiting...
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