Pre-Pregnancy

First Pregnancy | 6 Things You Might Have Overlooked

Think there's nothing else you can do? Think again. Chances are, you've been overlooking some of the best ways to boost fertility. Just when does ovulation happen? If you don't know, you're not alone. Get tested for chlamydia and thyroid problems. Chlamydia can wreak havoc on fertility if untreated. This sexually transmitted disease (STD) is often asymptomatic, so you'll need to get tested regardless of how you feel. Thyroid problems can
Pre-Pregnancy

Preconception – From nutrition to sex positions

McCarthy boosted her fertility with regular acupuncture treatments. The sessions smoothed out her irregular periods. She also exercised regularly and made sure she was well rested before trying to conceive. Use your body's physical signs of ovulation and pre-ovulation to predict optimal time for conception. "Try to take time out – get away from a busy schedule," says McCarthy, who gave her own body a few months to recoup after she