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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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Are Fertility-Friendly Lubricants Helpful?

So you’ve been trying to conceive and have been advised to have intercourse at least two to three times a week. Or have you been told to have intercourse every day during your fertile window? And if you didn’t conceive after the first month, chances are you’re having intercourse a little more frequently than usual. […]

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Ovulation Predictor Kits vs. Fertility Monitors

If you’ve been trying to conceive for a few months without success, you might want to consider using an ovulation test or a fertility monitor. These devices can help you track your ovulation cycles and maximize your chances of conception. But like many women, you might be wondering which of them–an ovulation predictor kit (OPK) or a […]

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Best Prenatal Vitamins for a Healthy Pregnancy

Everybody wants their child to have the very best start in life, and this process begins before birth. Nutrition plays a big role in baby’s development and looks after the mother too. Unfortunately, sometimes even the best of diets do not give our bodies what we need during pregnancy, which is why it is recommended […]

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