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Boy or Girl? Does the Baking Soda Gender Test Work?

​The desire and need to co-ordinate the nursery and the baby’s clothes is driving most new parents to find out the sex of their baby prior to delivery. People have tried it all, to say the very least. You’ve probably heard of many funny tales and ways of predicting whether you’re having a boy or […]

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Probability of Getting Pregnant During Your Cycle

Ever thought it was easy to get pregnant after a single romp? Yeah, that’s what many of us were made to believe in high school. But in practice, it might take a little more time and effort to increase your chances of getting pregnant. Now, let’s get a little mathematical. No worries if you’re averse to […]

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Living with Infertility: “One More Shot”

Couples who know what it feels like to live with infertility understand how challenging it can be to navigate the emotional journey toward living a happy life without children. Those who are just starting off with intrauterine insemination (IUI), Clomid injections, in vitro fertilization (IVF), intracytoplasmic sperm injection, or frozen embryo transfer, just to name […]

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How to Use a Fertility App to Get Pregnant

Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve spent years trying to avoid getting pregnant, you probably don’t want to spend more than a year trying to conceive. In general, if you’re younger than 35, in good health, and having intercourse regularly (at least three times per week), you should get pregnant within six to 12 […]

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Is Hair Dye Safe During Pregnancy?

Congratulations, if you’re pregnant! While you’re looking forward to your little bundle of joy, your hair will certainly look its best ever during this period–it will be full and lush. But if you’re feeling that your hair is lifeless, you might be thinking of giving yourself a brand new hair look by changing your hair […]

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How to Not Go Nuts While Trying to Conceive

It should be fun trying to get pregnant when you’re ready for it, right? But experience has shown that those days of excitement and happiness can slowly become one of doubt and frustration.  Some couples have reported assuming they’ll get pregnant within six months of trying. And for most of these couples, it’s a huge disappointment […]

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Natural Birth Control Methods You Can Use

If you’re averse to using hormonal contraceptives, you’ll want to know about “natural” birth control ​options that are currently available, their methods of use, and the disadvantages associated with their use. Besides, you should note that these methods do not guarantee a 100% chance that you’ll avoid pregnancy. ​The methods below will only work if you and your […]

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Trying To Conceive – Timing or Not Timing Sex?

Several factors may affect a couple’s ability to get pregnant, including poor timing of intercourse. While couples are sometimes advised to have intercourse frequently (at least three times per week), conception can only occur around the time of ovulation, i.e., about five days before up to several hours after the egg is released. Consequently, to […]

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Using Birth Control While Breastfeeding? [READ THIS]

Most moms who breastfeed exclusively experience lactational amenorrhea, i.e., they stop having their periods during the time that they are breastfeeding exclusively. During lactational amenorrhea, a woman’s potential to ovulate is decreased. As a result, her chances of getting pregnant while breastfeeeding falls to about 0.5 to 2.0%.   Given the changes that occur to a woman’s […]

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Does a Toothpaste Pregnancy Test Work?

Despite the numerous brands of pregnancy tests on the market, toothpaste pregnancy tests are taking the internet by storm. What with a single home pregnancy test strip that can cost as little as $1 these days. While the chemistry behind the toothpaste test is not clearly explained, there’s this popular YouTube tutorial (currently has more than […]

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