How to Get Pregnant Fast

How to Get Pregnant Fast

To get pregnant fast, the most important question is: When do you ovulate? This is when the ovary releases the egg so that it can be potentially fertilized by a sperm cell. The five days leading up to ovulation and including ovulation day are the only days that you can get pregnant. You have a higher chance of pregnancy the closer you are to ovulation day. While there are some free ovulation calculators that will give you an estimate of when you ovulate by using some ovulation symptoms that you can monitor, the majority of women will choose to use an ovulation test to...

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Conception The Easy Way

  By Kendra You’re ready to have a baby: now what? Just have sex, right? Just do everything you’re supposed to do, and it’ll all work out “text-book” perfect. I mean, seriously, how can you mess up something that is that fun? But in a textbook world, everyone has a perfect 28-day cycle, there is no such thing as missed ovulation, and hormones do what they should. Always. The reality is that most people live a life that is nowhere near textbook. So, let’s take a look at some things (ten of them, actually), that’ll get you and you’re spouse...

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Hormone Tracking

The Hormonal Relationship Between LH, PDG, and HCG

Getting pregnant fast can be trickier than it seems. Care, testing, and patience are key. It is normal for conception to take time, even when it is carefully planned! According to our studies of 3,000 women who are trying to get pregnant, under 50% have been registered as pregnant after 9 months. If you want to get pregnant sooner, it is very important to understand how your fertility hormones correlate to each other and how they can help you get pregnant faster. Three important hormones to know during this process are: 1. Luteinizing hormone (LH): its surge signals that ovulation is...

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How Progesterone (PDG) Tests Can Help You

For a normally fertile women, Progesterone (PDG) rises to detection high level ( 5 ng/ml) 5 days AFTER ovulation. This timing is opposite to the character of  LH rises before ovulation day. So the progesterone test is normally used to double-check that ovulation has occurred.   If you have had any of these symptoms,  Progesterone (PDG)  may help you. You . . . haven’t found any positive ovulation test results at all after several cycles. sometimes find positive ovulation test results during some cycles, but not consistently. have found LH surges lasting longer than 7 days or have found positive...

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Period Tracking

Why It Is Important to Log Your Period On Time

Today, over 90% of women under 40 use a period tracker (NIH). The main reasons are for health tracking and fertility tracking. However, according to our studies, many women log their period when first signing up for their tracking app, but keep forgetting to log their new period as soon as it come or as soon as it ends. This will cause inaccurate period data. Without accurate period data, neither the ovulation calculator nor the period prediction will be able to work correctly. Your body is unique. Not only are cycles different from one woman to another, but there are...

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BBT Charting

How Basal Body Temperature Works as an Ovulation Calculator

                                                  Basal Body Temperature (BBT) is your body temperature at rest, and can only be accurately taken immediately when you wake up. BBT rises after ovulation, due to increased Progesterone released from the corpus luteum after ovulation. Ovulation can be detected on a BBT chart for the day before the BBT rises rises. BBT remains high if there is a pregnancy.   An increase of 0.5-1ºF indicates the BBT spike, and occurs hours after ovulation. The...

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How to Choose the Ovulation Calculator

How to Choose the Right Ovulation Calculator Method for You

Each of these tools – ovulation strip kits, BBT charts, and progesterone (PDG) tests – has their own strength, but each also has their limitations. Here are the pros and cons for each different ovulation calculator. Below are the strengths and limitations of each device. You can even use two or three of them together to get even more accurate ovulation calculations. Ovulation Test vs. BBT Chart vs. PDG Test Ovulation Test BBT Chart PDG Test Preferred Users majority of TTC women # 1 method for new TTC Natural Family Planning ( NFP) PCOS or LH imbalance, irregular period Prediction Time current cycle,...

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Cross-check Multiple Ovulation Symptoms

If you have tried different ovulation calculator or fertility calculators, but you have not gotten pregnant -- and also are not sure whether your ovulation is normal or not, it is time for you to cross-check with multiple ovulation symptoms. Each of these tools --  ovulation strip kits, BBT charts, and progesterone (PDG) tests -- has its pros and cons. If you cross-check using two or three prediction methods and results, very soon you will know which ovulation calculation device works better for you, or you could figure out why earlier one device didn’t work for you.  Also, if you...

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Infertility

Dealing with Infertility: Pregnancy with PCOS

When you have been trying to conceive for a long time, it is very normal to wonder: Why can’t I get pregnant? When this is the case, it is important to think of reasons that may be preventing you from getting pregnant. One of the most common causes of infertility is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), a hormonal disorder that includes symptoms of the irregular release of eggs for ovulation, sporadic menstrual cycles, and excessive androgen levels. The most common physical sign of PCOS is erratic periods, which can either be extremely infrequent or very heavy when they do occur. Elevated...

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How to Get Pregnant Naturally

How to Get Pregnant Naturally with Premom

Many women look for ways to get pregnant naturally when first deciding that they want to have a child. The benefits of planning a natural pregnancy include having personal control over one’s own pregnancy, avoiding artificial methods that may be invasive or expensive, and a more conscious awareness of one’s overall health during the fertility process. If you have any pregnancy questions, it may be a good idea to begin here. Educate yourself about pregnancy — know the hormones LH, PdG, HCG, and how they affect your body and your pregnancy. There are three major hormones that are especially important...

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Natural Family Planning

Natural Family Planning is also called “fertility awareness”. It is a method of targeting the most fertile time for getting pregnant and is also used as a natural birth control without drugs or devices. It combines the calendar/rhythm method, the basal body temperature method, and the cervical mucus method. Period Tracking (the Calendar/Rhythm Method) Period calculators that predict your next period and period trackers that log your period are the first step to natural family planning -- the period is the foundation of all other natural cycles in the female body, including ovulation. In order to use period tracking as...

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