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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Top Tricks for Getting Pregnant

It is important to remember that it takes the average healthy couple 6–12 months to conceive. Don’t forget to keep the romance alive and your relationship strong so your partne ... More


Fetal Genetic Testing

Did you know? Parents-to-be with family histories of any genetic disorder can check their baby for carrier status. ... 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

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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Why Don’t Your Kids Look Like You? (And Other Things Adoptive Parents Hear)

In February, the adoption community was abuzz with discussion about ...
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