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Over-the-Counter Fertility Pills Gain Popularity

If only getting pregnant was as easy as you thought it was in your early 20s. Instead, when you're finally ready to come off birth control, you're also ready to be pregnant, like yesterday. And when it doesn't happen after your first BCP-free cycle, the impatience sets in.

11 Things to Try Before Seeing a Fertility Doctor

Trying to get pregnant can be really exciting, but it can quickly turn stressful if months go by and you're not pregnant yet. First of all, know that it takes the average young couple 4-6 months to conceive, with approximately 85-95% getting pregnant after one year of trying.

Would You Photoshop Your Pregnancy Test?

We all want to know the second our baby is conceived. Although that's not actually possible, there is a new pregnancy test hack, which some women swear by, that could help you know sooner.

Could your iPhone Tell You You're Pregnant?

The future of early parenthood may be even more closely tied to our smartphones.

Blushing: A New Sign of Ovulation?

Scientists already know that men are more attracted to women's faces when they're ovulating, but the reasons why haven't been clear, until possibly now. A new study published this week in the journal PLOS ONE gives us a new clue: Facial redness in the cheeks increases at ovulation.

Oh, Boy: Is This the Era of the Designer Baby?

North West may have a designer wardrobe, an overflowing passport and a bigger bedroom than you do, but one thing she hasn't had is a sibling. This week, though, mom Kim Kardashian announced that she and husband Kanye West are expecting a baby boy.

Study Finds Summer Sunshine Boosts Fertility

The long days and gorgeous weather of summer may have you feeling frisky, and if you're trying to conceive, here's a new reason to go ahead and get it on now: A new study presented at a European fertility conference last week found that women undergoing fertility treatments who had been exposed to more sunlight, higher temperatures and le

Is Kim Kardashian Considering a Surrogate?

Even though 1 in 8 couples struggle with getting pregnant on their own, fertility issues remain the pink elephant at the playground. That's why we're always thrilled when celebs are open and honest about their own experiences. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are the latest power couple to share their story.

How Fertility-Friendly is Your State?

Struggling with infertility is no fun for anyone—but you don't have to battle it alone. Sometimes having the right support network can make all the difference for couples trying to conceive. With this in mind, RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association has ranked each state in the U.S.

First Baby Born with Help From Stem Cell IVF

At nearly one month old, Canadian baby Zain Rajani is the first baby born in the world with a new in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment that uses stem cells.

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