Ovulation Calculator

Ovulation Calculator

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Calculate approximate date of ovulation.

The Signs of Ovulation

The Signs of Ovulation

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Are you trying to get pregnant and want to know when you’re ovulating? Some women have strict menstrual cycles and can determine for themselves when to get their groove on, others may not be as regular and need some assistance from bodily hints. Ovulation occurs midway through the menstrual cycle, so that’s around the 14th day (take 2-3 days either side) of an averaged 28 day cycle. This article describes some of the signs of ovulation women can detect to know when they should be trying to conceive.

Early Symptoms of Pregnancy

Early Symptoms of Pregnancy

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Are you paying close attention to your body, searching and hoping to feel something that may suggest that you’re pregnant? The early symptoms of pregnancy aren’t all that different to those you may normally feel around your period, but are usually more enhanced. If you are experiencing a collection of these symptoms it may be an indication you are pregnant and could be worth confirming with a pregnancy test. Find out below what are some of the most common early pregnancy symptoms are so you know what to look out for and what to expect.

Foods to make him more fertile

Foods to make him more fertile

Preconception health for him

Making a baby takes two to tango, so while you are doing everything you can to become more fertile, there is still one other factor, your partner’s fertility. Men can be quite stubborn when the quality of their sperm is put into question, so it’s not an easy conversation to bring up. But in fact, around 35% of infertility cases are caused by problems with the male sperm. So what can you do without upsetting his feelings? If you prepare his menu on a daily basis, then you can subtly sneak in these foods below which are beneficial to sperm health and might go a long way into improving your chances…all without him even knowing about it!

Preconception health for him

Preconception health for him

Preconception health for him

Making a baby takes two to tango, so while you are doing everything you can to become more fertile, there is still one other factor, your partner’s fertility. Men can be quite stubborn when the quality of their sperm is put into question, so it’s not an easy conversation to bring up. But in fact, around 35% of infertility cases are caused by problems with the male sperm. If he is willing to help improve your chances of having a baby, there is more he can do besides the arduous task of being ready for sex. There are several lifestyle and health factors that contribute to the ability of his sperm reaching your egg. Here are some simple tips which he can follow.

Health issues to address before you start trying

Health issues to address before you start trying

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If you are thinking about or you’ve just started trying to conceive, then you know doubt have many questions on what is the best course of action for you and your partner to take. You have entered a very exciting time in your life, but for many it can turn out to be frustrating when months and even years of attempts fail. To help your chances of conceiving it is important to address issues that can influence your preconception health.

Lifestyle whilst trying to conceive

Lifestyle whilst trying to conceive

Lifestyle whilst trying to conceive

Eat healthy, exercise daily, quit smoking, cut down drinking and stress less – yep, you’ve heard this advice before but why are these lifestyle changes so important to follow through during preconception? A healthy lifestyle before conception will promote quality gametes, a welcoming uterus and when conception occurs, a healthy pregnancy. Making healthier lifestyle choices as a couple can optimise fertility and provide you both with the stamina you need for plenty of baby-making.

Nutrition whilst trying to conceive

Nutrition whilst trying to conceive

Nutrition whilst trying to conceive

Prior to conceiving, both you and your partner have a unique opportunity through nutrition to provide your baby-to-be with the best start in life. Good nutrition supports a healthy reproductive system, lots of energy for baby-making and prepares your body for pregnancy. Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean meats, low-fat dairy foods and fish are food sources some rich in antioxidants, others in vitamins and minerals, that if consumed in adequate amounts, can support a healthy reproductive system and if conception should occur, meet your nurturing needs and that of the developing baby’s

Planning to conceive

Planning to conceive

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A healthy pregnancy takes planning. If you are thinking about getting pregnant, you should consider the following: Your diet – is it healthy and well-balanced?, You and your partner’s medical history, You and your partner’s lifestyle, Your pre-conception plan should include a visit to your doctor. Your doctor will usually take into account your diet, lifestyle and medical history,…

Due Date Calculator

Due Date Calculator

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If you know when your baby was conceived, you may have already estimated your baby’s due date. At your first prenatal exam, your healthcare provider will ask you questions to predict your due date. Knowing your baby’s due date can help in many ways. It helps to monitor your baby’s growth throughout the pregnancy. Different […]