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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Your Best Days for Making a Baby
Find out when is the best time to have sex to boost your odds of getting pregnant.
Protect Your Pregnancy Before You Conceive
Thinking about getting pregnant? Here’s what to do in the weeks and months before you conceive to protect your baby-to-be.
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.
How do I know when I'm ovulating?
How do you know when you're ovulating? Dr. Reddy shares the variety of signals your body will provide to let you know.
Pregnancy: How Old Is Too Old?
Keith Eddleman, MD, talks about when a woman may be too old to have a healthy baby.
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.