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  • 10 Common Myths About Getting Pregnant

    10 Common Myths About Getting Pregnant

    There was a time when women wishing to get pregnant might try drinking a potion made with powdered wolf's penis. Alternately, she could wear a charm made from a quail's heart. Here, we examine 10 of the most common myths about getting pregnant. See more »

  • 10 First-month Pregnancy Symptoms

    10 First-month Pregnancy Symptoms

    Have a hunch you're pregnant, but you're just not sure? Don't worry -- you're not alone in this uncertainty. Here, 10 common early warning signs of pregnancy to help determine your condition. See more »

  • 5 Common Reasons for a Late Period

    5 Common Reasons for a Late Period

    To the uninformed, a missed period can only mean one thing: You're pregnant. But in reality, there are numerous reasons why your period might be late -- or missing altogether. Here, five reasons to consider. See more »

  • 5 Tips for Getting Pregnant After 40

    5 Tips for Getting Pregnant After 40

    Whether you planned all along to have a baby after 40 or it just happened that way, it's no secret you could be facing an uphill battle. These five tips could come in handy. See more »

  • Can too much exercise hurt our chances of conceiving?

    Can too much exercise hurt our chances of conceiving?

    It's well-documented that a sedentary lifestyle can have negative effects on your health. But can too much exercise harm your fertility? See more »

  • Can women with HPV get pregnant?

    Can women with HPV get pregnant?

    HPV, or the human papillomavirus, can cause precancerous cells in the cervix, among other complications. But how does having it affect your chances of getting pregnant? See more »

  • Can you get pregnant after having gonorrhea?

    Can you get pregnant after having gonorrhea?

    Finding out you have gonorrhea and learning how to treat it can be challenging enough. But you also need to be aware of how this STI could affect your fertility. See more »

  • Can you get pregnant any time in your monthly cycle?

    Can you get pregnant any time in your monthly cycle?

    It may seem that getting pregnant doesn't take much precision. Sperm meets egg, and a baby's conceived. The odds are good -- about 85 percent of hopeful couples will conceive within a year -- but can you get pregnant any time in the monthly cycle? See more »

  • Can you get pregnant on the Depo shot?

    Can you get pregnant on the Depo shot?

    When it comes to keeping track of your birth control, Depo-Provera -- administered via injection from your physician every 12 weeks -- seems to eliminate a lot of worry. But how effective is it? See more »

  • Can you still get pregnant with an IUD?

    Can you still get pregnant with an IUD?

    As far as contraceptives go, intrauterine devices (IUDs) are generally the most effective method short of abstinence. But does highly effective mean fool-proof? See more »

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