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.
Getting Pregnant After 35
Wondering about your chances for motherhood in your mid-30s and beyond? Here’s how your odds stack up.
The Truth About Sexual Positions and Getting Pregnant
No specific sex position is proven to improve your odds of getting pregnant. But some ways may be better than others.
Get Your Body Baby-Ready
Make sure your body is ready for the important job it will have for 9 months. Learn what you need to do to prepare for pregnancy.
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.
Getting Pregnant Faster
If you're trying to get pregnant there are some common myths that can prevent you from conceiving.
Your Best Days for Making a Baby
Find out when is the best time to have sex to boost your odds of getting pregnant.
Your Prepregnancy Checklist
Find out what should be on your to-do list if you're getting ready to conceive.
Are You Emotionally Ready for Pregnancy?
It’s never too early to think through the many emotions pregnancy and parenthood will bring. Here’s how to prep your mind for the journey ahead.
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.
Should he say "no" to the hot tub?
Dr. Reddy reviews the scientific evidence. Exposing your testicles to high heat in any form can affect your sperm count.
When am I most fertile?
For those hoping to conceive, the window is wider than you think. The fertile part of your cycle extends beyond ovulation.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: 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: 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!
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.
Slideshow: Conception Timeline -- From Egg to Embryo
Explore conception -- the amazing journey from egg to embryo.