conception

Weight gain in pregnancy- How much is healthy?
Weight gain in pregnancy- How much is healthy? May 20, 2014 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

If you’re pregnant or trying to conceive, you should be expecting to gain a bit of extra weight in the months of your pregnancy. Weight gain during pregnancy is normal and healthy. You could hardly grow that baby bump (which ... Read More »

14 tips for boosting male fertility
14 tips for boosting male fertility March 26, 2013 (7 votes, average: 4.57 out of 5)

Conception can take time, but men can speed things up by boosting their fertility and improving the health of their sperm. If you and your partner are trying to get pregnant, here are 14 things you can do to increase ... Read More »

Better outcome for frozen embryo replacement vs. IVF
Better outcome for frozen embryo replacement vs. IVF February 26, 2013 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In a stud presented at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s annual meeting in San Francisco, California, researchers will present findings showing perinatal outcomes of frozen/thawed embryo replacement (FER) have better outcomes compared to fresh in vitro fertilization (IVF), but worse ... Read More »

Death rate two to four times as high among childless couples
Death rate two to four times as high among childless couples December 16, 2012 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Despite the popular belief among parents that having children shortens their lives, the reverse seems to be true, particularly for women, indicates a large study of childless couples, treated for infertility, and published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and ... Read More »

How pregnancy happens – the science
How pregnancy happens – the science December 5, 2012 (11 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

We all know that babies don’t really come from the cabbage patch or a stork’s beak, but how much do you really know about getting pregnant? Yes, you have to have sex and it’s something to do with egg and ... Read More »

Tips for getting pregnant
Tips for getting pregnant October 18, 2012 (12 votes, average: 4.67 out of 5)

If you’re having sex with the intention of getting pregnant, you’re probably wondering if all the rumours about how to have sex to get pregnant are true. Is there a special time to have sex? Can a guy masturbate and ... Read More »

Becoming a dad – Just relax and let the magic happen – Rodney’s 1st trimester experience
Becoming a dad – Just relax and let the magic happen – Rodney’s 1st trimester experience September 22, 2012 (1 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Quite the opposite of an unexpected pregnancy, Rodney and his wife spent some time trying before they conceived. Never too worried about the situation, Rodney attributes the extra time needed to stress and other lifestyle factors but once he and ... Read More »

Timing crucial in achieving pregnancy
Timing crucial in achieving pregnancy September 7, 2012 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A survey of women seeking fertility assistance to become pregnant found most did not know which days of the menstrual cycle they were fertile and most likely to conceive. In the first study of its kind in Australia, Monash University ... Read More »

3 weeks pregnant: Key points
3 weeks pregnant: Key points August 22, 2012 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Changes for mum Fertilisation, should it occur, usually does so on the first day of week 3 of pregnancy, 15 days after your last menstrual bleeding began and 24 hours after ovulation, which typically occurs on the last day of ... Read More »

3 weeks pregnant: Changes for mum
3 weeks pregnant: Changes for mum August 22, 2012 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

While you don’t know you’re pregnant and your body appears the same to the naked eye, there are enormous changes occurring inside you. Your ovaries have just released a mature oocyte (egg) for fertilisation in the fallopian tube (usually day ... Read More »







 
 
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