My Preconception

So, you've decided to start a family. Congratulations! You’re about to embark on an exciting journey. Here, you can find information on how to prepare for pregnancy, ways to boost your odds at conception, tools to track your fertility, explanations of terms and procedures, along with answers to your questions about alternative therapies, gender selection, adoption, and surrogacy.

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The Preconception Checkup

Many women wanting to get pregnant start by seeing if nature will take its course. Others, however, chose to maximize their chances of a healthy pregnancy by vis ... More


6 Things Every Dad Should Teach His Sons

Some things just come naturally to boys. These types of things just seem to be built-in; however, other, and quite frankly more important, things are not. These things take a littl ... More


Your Workplace Rights During Your Baby’s First Year

Having a baby changes a lot of things in your life, but it doesn’t change your rights in the workplace. If you’re aware of what you’re entitled to, you can continue working i ... More

These Very First Pregnancy Signs Can Happen Before Your Missed Period

When you’re trying to conceive, the two-week wait between ovulation and your missed ...
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5 Questions About Multiple Miscarriage You’ve Wanted to Ask

Miscarriage is not easy to talk about, but I believe it's an important conversation we ...
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Study Says it’s Safe to Get Pregnant Right After a Miscarriage

If you've had a miscarriage, you may wonder when you can try again to conceive or you may ...
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Miscarriage Can Be So Lonely

They say that one in four women have experienced a pregnancy loss, so in a way, I guess ...
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4 Relationship Changes That Happen When You Find out You’re Pregnant

Long-term relationships are not always easy, and when life brings big changes, whether ...
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Getting Pregnant With PCOS

If you have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), you may be wondering what that means for ...
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