Effects of Brazil Nuts and Selenium When Trying to Get Pregnant
While selenium is related to beneficial reproductive effects, it also has a dark side that a potential mother-to-be should be aware of. This article uses scientific articles to show the benefits and side effects of Brazil nuts when trying to conceive.
Do Fertility Lubricants Like Pre-Seed Cause Miscarriage?
Does the use of Pre-Seed, or any other "fertility friendly" lubricant like Conceive Plus or Balance Activ Conceive, cause miscarriage? Does it interfere with sperm screening or affect DNA within the sperm? I contact the manufacturers of various fertility lubricants to find out the truth.
TTC With Soft Cups and Mucinex: How to Get Pregnant the Weird Way
TTC tips to try, including getting pregnant with a soft cup or taking mucinex, before giving up or trying a drastic solution.
What to Know About the Decision to Stop Trying to Conceive
Many infertile couples have had to set aside their dream of having a family. When do you decide to stop hoping? What is the best response when someone shares this news with you?
What Are the Chances of Getting Pregnant in Your 40s
Are you in your 40s and trying to get pregnant? I share my thoughts, after lots of research into later motherhood and having my own baby at age 46.
9 Reasons for a Missed Period and Negative Pregnancy Test Result
Do you have a late period but a negative pregnancy test result? What causes a false negative test? Could you still be pregnant? Here are the most common reasons for a negative test but no period explained...
The Aftereffects of Coming off the Depo-Provera Shot
Depo-Provera is a form of birth control that involves getting a hormone injection once every 3 months. What are the signs that the hormones are wearing off and what is it like to go off of it?
How to Calculate Your Ovulation Period Using Your Menstrual Cycle
Ovulation takes place 10-14 days before your next period. You can subtract the length of your cycle by 10-14 to find out what day you will ovulate in your next cycle. In a 30-day cycle, you will ovulate 16 days after your period starts (30-14=16).