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Getting Pregnant

What Infertility Really Feels Like In Your 20's

Audrey Bellis | Posted 09.30.2014 | Women
Audrey Bellis

The relationship I have with my body is a direct expression of the relationship I have with myself. I can't wear exhaustion like a badge of courage anymore.

Don't Do This While Trying to Conceive

KnowMore TV | Posted 06.30.2014 | Women
KnowMore TV

While planning a pregnancy can be an excitingly blissful time, it can also be extremely stressful when it's not happening as quickly as you'd hoped. But agonizing over not getting pregnant can be the exact thing that's keeping you from conceiving.

A Lesson From My Grandma In The Miracle Of Life

Meredith Franco Meyers | Posted 06.29.2014 | Parents
Meredith Franco Meyers

Sometime during that first week of the new year, as I thought very deeply about my grandmother's influence on my life, knowing her light was fading, I began to feel sick and very, very tired.

When Is the Best Time to Get Pregnant?

Napala Pratini | Posted 04.30.2014 | Parents
Napala Pratini

When it comes to saving money, people often overlook an important variable: the season of conception. Not only can your baby's time of birth affect his or her health -- there may also be a big impact on your wallet.

Getting Pregnant May Take Longer For Women With Asthma

Posted 11.14.2013 | Parents

By: Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 11/13/2013 07:14 PM EST on LiveScience Getting pregnant may take longer for women with asthma, a ...

Resolving the Question of Whether or Not to Have Children

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 11.24.2013 | Parents
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Raising a child is also an enormous task and its intensity cannot truly be imagined until it's experienced. Every aspect of your life will change when you have a child and parenting will account for much of your time. There are years when it may even define you!

A Love Story

Jay Miranda | Posted 11.05.2013 | Parents
Jay Miranda

See, my life had meaning pre-baby. But Julia has added purpose to my life unlike anything else. Through her eyes I'm seeing the world for the first time again.

Women Often Miss Easy Way To Increase Chances Of Getting Pregnant

Posted 07.26.2013 | Parents

By: By Lauren Cahoon Roberts, Contributing writer Published: 07/26/2013 09:04 AM EDT on LiveScience There's a simple, free step women can take t...

10 Things Never To Say To A Pregnant Woman

Posted 06.18.2013 | OWN

By Amy Shearn Of course you would never tell her, “Wow, I was wondering why you’d gained weight!” -- right? But please, please, don’t say ...

Nobody Told Me Getting Pregnant Would Be This Hard

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 07.17.2013 | Gay Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

I'm not pregnant. If I were 17, this would be cause for celebration, but when you are ready for a baby and you can't just materialize one, an empty womb feels like an empty heart.

5 Reasons To Get Pregnant On Your Honeymoon (And 5 Not To)

Meredith Bodgas | Posted 06.19.2013 | Weddings
Meredith Bodgas

Original post appeared on When I got married at 25, I couldn't think of a single pro to trying for a baby immediately after our wedd...

Romancing Infertility: How to Bring Sexy Back When Having Scheduled Sex

Stacie Krajchir | Posted 03.13.2013 | Women
Stacie Krajchir

"Sex, when you're dealing with infertility, is not great. My husband and I took a Jay-Z approach to the situation: We had 99 problems, but sex wasn't one of them."

10 Things to Do When You Are Thinking About Getting Pregnant

Carolyn R. Givens, M.D | Posted 12.25.2012 | Women
Carolyn R. Givens, M.D

Here are ten things I recommend doing when you are thinking about getting pregnant.

The Essential Fact Many Women Don't Know About Fertility

Posted 09.06.2012 | Women

By LiveScience Staff Date: 04 September 2012 Time: 03:38 PM EST Women seeking help getting pregnant at fertility clinics are often confused about ...

When Is the Right Time to Have Children?

Natalie Thomas | Posted 09.04.2012 | Women
Natalie Thomas

I'm sick of myself. I am. As an avid photographer, perhaps I should put this in photography terms: I can't take one more picture of my husband and me. I'm longing for a new subject.

Catherine Pearson

Is This Man A Sperm Bank Or A Sex Partner? | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.19.2011 | Gay Voices

Last fall, the Food and Drug Administration hand-delivered an order to cease manufacturing to a seemingly unremarkable recipient, a soft-spoken, 36-ye...

NIH Study Finds Stress May Delay Women Getting Pregnant

National Institutes of Health (NIH) | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and the University of Oxford supports the widespread belief that stress may reduce a woman...