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The Female Reproductive System and How It Works

The female reproductive system performs several functions. The ovaries produce the egg cells which are then transported to the fallopian tube where it may be fertilized by a sperm. The fertilized egg moves to the uterus where the lining has thickened, responding to the hormones of the reproductive cycle. The fertilized egg in the uterus can implant into the thickened lining and continue to develop. ... READ MORE

What NOT to Do When Trying to Conceive

Do you want to get pregnant? We mean, do you want it to happen right now? If so then you are probably already doing things that can improve your odds of conceiving. But did you know that there are also things that you should avoid doing? Here are some of the things that you should NOT do when you are trying to conceive: Do Not Use Vaginal Douches Those squirt bottles and bags wit ... READ MORE

Stress-Free Activities When Trying to Conceive

If you are trying to conceive, you may feel extreme stress – both you and your partner. This is true especially when a couple has tried to get pregnant for a while but to no avail. However, it is still important to manage stress when trying to conceive, and this is for both your health and the strength of your relationship. Many couples alter their lifestyle when trying to get pregnant thus, they ... READ MORE

Body Fat: Is It Needed for Conception?

With regards to fertility, both body mass and body fat play an important role. You may have heard from someone that people who are underweight or overweight are less likely to get pregnant. Let’s look more into this topic…   The Ideal BMI for Fertility When it comes to fertility, there is a weight range considered to be ideal and it is based on one’s Body Mass Index (B ... READ MORE

Date Ideas for Couples Trying to Conceive

Trying to get pregnant can be fun, but if you have been doing so for a while, it can also be stressful and worrisome. However, life should not revolve around those ten days every month nor should it stop each time you get your period. When trying for a baby, the most important thing to remember is to relax.   This love month, here are some date ideas for couples who are trying to get pregnant ... READ MORE


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