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.
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.
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.
An Overview of Fertility Drugs
Learn more from WebMD about fertility drugs, including how they work and their side effects.
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.
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.
Getting Pregnant Faster
If you're trying to get pregnant there are some common myths that can prevent you from conceiving.
Fertility Tests for Women
Learn about the tests you may take if you haven't conceived after one full year of trying.
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.
Video: 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.
Video: 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
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.