Getting Pregnant Directory
Ready to have a baby? There are some things you can do to prepare yourself for pregnancy and understand what to expect. Knowing when you ovulate is one key to getting pregnant quickly. You can track your fertility days using tools from WebMD. Some factors that affect fertility are age, weight, and more. If you want to get pregnant and you smoke, you should quit smoking immediately. Treatments are available if one or both partners are infertile. Early signs of pregnancy include a missed period, frequent urination, fatigue, nausea, and tender breasts. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to get pregnant, how to track fertility, and much more.
Your Pre-Pregnancy Checkup
To ensure you have a healthy pregnancy, many experts now recommend that women start seeing an obstetrician before they become pregnant for pre-pregnancy or preconception care. Find out from WebMD what's involved.
Getting Pregnant After 35
Wondering about your chances for motherhood in your mid-30s and beyond? Here’s how your odds stack up.
Irregular Periods and Getting Pregnant
WebMD explains the causes of infertility and offers tips for getting pregnant.
Getting Started on Getting Pregnant
If you're ready to have a baby, you likely have lots of questions. Get answers about your menstrual cycle, how often to have sex, things that can hinder conception, and more.
Planning a Family
Despite medical advances -- from new contraceptive options to high-tech fertility treatments -- having the family you want, when you want it, seems more complicated than ever.
Getting Pregnant: Avoiding Brews and Bad Habits
When you decide to get pregnant, it's time to make some healthy lifestyle changes. Learn more in this article.
Your Prepregnancy Checklist
Find out what should be on your to-do list if you're getting ready to conceive.
Getting Pregnant Can Be Harder Than It Looks
About 85 percent of all couples will get pregnant within a year, but it's also wise to have some realistic expectations.
Prepare Your Body for Pregnancy
Keith Eddleman, MD, talks about changes you should make before trying to have a baby.
Tips for Spacing Your Pregnancies
How long should you wait before having a second child? Keith Eddleman, MD, has the answer.
Good Nutrition for Conception
Good nutrition and a healthy body weight can help women who are trying to conceive. Also, some nutrients are more important than others.
How Stress Affects Your Chances of Getting Pregnant
Stress is rough on your body and can affect your fertility. Here’s what you can do to relieve your anxiety.
Slideshows & Images
Your Prepregnancy Checklist
Trying to have a baby? WebMD shows you what you need to do before you get pregnant -- from vitamins to diet -- to make sure you have a healthy pregnancy and baby!
Conception Timeline -- From Egg to Embryo
Explore conception -- the amazing journey from egg to embryo.
Which Infertility Treatment Is for You?
From IVF to acupuncture, WebMD's slides show the methods available to get pregnant. Costs, success rates, illustrations, and causes of infertility are also covered.
Slideshow: Fertility & Ovulation: Facts to Help You Get Pregnant
Trying to get pregnant? See how ovulation and fertility work so you can boost your chances of conception.