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.
Pregnancy and conception
WebMD's guide to the stages of conception, from ovulation to implantation.
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.
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 the answers from WebMD about your menstrual cycle, how often to have sex, factors that can hinder conception, and more.
Your Best Days for Making a Baby
Find out when is the best time to have sex to boost your odds of getting pregnant.
Are You Emotionally Ready for Pregnancy?
Are you emotionally ready for pregnancy? Check in with your partner, finances, support system, and mental state to know if the time is right.
Can I Get Pregnant After Age 35?
Over 35 and ready to have a baby? Learn what you can expect while trying to get pregnant.
Your Prepregnancy Checklist
Find out what should be on your to-do list if you're getting ready to conceive
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.
Trying to conceive? Sometimes less is more.
When you're trying to get pregnant, sex can feel like a chore. Dr. Reddy's advice? Take a step back and enjoy yourselves.
What role does exercise play in fertility?
When it comes to physical fitness, balance is key. Too much exercise, or too little, can lead to an irregular cycle.
Slideshows & Images
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
WebMD explores conception -- the amazing journey from egg to embryo.
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: 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.
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