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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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What You Need to Know about Birth Control while Breastfeeding

​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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