9 Very Early Pregnancy Symptoms You Can’t Miss

9 Very Early Pregnancy Symptoms You Can’t Miss

I'm sure you're anxious to determine if you've conceived this month. If you're too impatient to wait those torturous days until you can take a pregnancy test, there are some ways that you can detect pregnancy symptoms very early. I’ve had a few different experiences...

Positive Pregnancy Test, Now What? 10 Must-Dos

Positive Pregnancy Test, Now What? 10 Must-Dos

Whether you have been anticipating this moment for months or years or even if this is a total surprise, you have probably already felt that initial shock. It may have already subsided by now or it could take a few days. However, once you start learning about what is...

5 Lessons I Learned During My Struggle with Infertility

5 Lessons I Learned During My Struggle with Infertility

Infertility is not a favorite topic of discussion, especially if you and your partner are the ones going through it. It can feel like you are in a dark tunnel, looking for the light and knowing that many probably don’t even know you are in there to save you. It’s hard...

Got a Pregnancy Test With a Faint Line? What It Actually Means

Got a Pregnancy Test With a Faint Line? What It Actually Means

Missing your period is one of the easiest signs of pregnancy, but getting that positive on a pregnancy test is the only way to know for sure. You can get an accurate reading on some pregnancy tests as early as 6 days before your intended period and a faint line may...

What to Do When Your Ovulation Test is Positive

What to Do When Your Ovulation Test is Positive

If you're actively trying to get pregnant, there are plenty of ways to identify your most fertile times of the month. In addition to checking your cervical fluid, taking your basal temperature, and tracking your menstrual period, taking an ovulation test is one of the...

What is Ovulation and How Does It Help Me Get Pregnant?

What is Ovulation and How Does It Help Me Get Pregnant?

Before you try to get pregnant, it's important to understand how it actually happens. Once you have a good understanding of the science and physiology of conceiving, you'll have a better idea of how to get pregnant by optimizing your fertility. Of course, we have all...

How to Find Your Fertility Window When Trying to Get Pregnant

How to Find Your Fertility Window When Trying to Get Pregnant

So you're ready to start trying to get pregnant and take the plunge into becoming parents! Deiciding that you're ready to have a baby is often the hard part, so hopefully you'll be on your way to motherhood soon. After you've made the decision, the next step is to...

Feelings and Coping After Early Miscarriage or Chemical Pregnancy

Feelings and Coping After Early Miscarriage or Chemical Pregnancy

Very soon after we got married, my husband and I hoped to start a family. Not just 1 or 2 kids, but the plan was 4! We could barely wait until after the honeymoon to begin trying for a baby. After our first month of trying, we found out that we were pregnant. We were...