13. Feathering the Nest

Feathering the Nest Doctors have non-medical fertility suggestions By: Donna Olmstead Getting pregnant seems like one of the most natural things in the world — unless you are one of the millions of couples who want a baby but can’t conceive. About one in six couples has problems getting pregnant at some point, according to […] Continue reading

14. Get Pregnant Now

Get Pregnant Now New ways to beat the baby blues By: Staff A staggering one in three couples has trouble conceiving, with one in seven forced to seek medical help . . . and at least a quarter of all pregnant women miscarry. With misleading information all over the internet, GPs varying in their support […] Continue reading

15. Trying To Conceive

Trying To Conceive It’s the red hair that keeps me going By: Jennifer Canzoneri My husband and I are trying to get pregnant. And so far, about five months in, we’re still trying. When we made the decision, those five months ago, I struggled with whether or not to keep the news to ourselves or […] Continue reading

16. First Response

First Response Home ovulation test takes the guesswork out of conception By: Staff Trying to predict the best time to conceive can be difficult, and most home ovulation tests provide only a handful of chances to identify the two most fertile days of a woman’s cycle. But now there’s a simpler way of tracking the […] Continue reading

17. Stuck on a Baby?

Stuck on a Baby? Acupuncture May Boost Odds of Conceiving By: Marilynn Marchione It sounds far-fetched – sticking needles in women to help them become pregnant – but a scientific review suggests that acupuncture might improve the odds of conceiving if done right before or after embryos are placed in the womb. The surprising finding […] Continue reading

18. Family Dream Disrupted

In Her Words Family Dream Disrupted My yearning for a third child By: Stacy Elliott Sometimes life throws us random scenarios. At the mature age of 44 and blessed with two high-tech in vitro babies now 4 and 5 years old, I still hadn’t made peace with myself about having a third child. As much […] Continue reading