12 things to do when trying for a baby

There are things you can do now before you try for a baby that will affect your fertility and the health of your baby.

Your health before pregnancy will affect the lifelong health of your baby. By following the advice below you can:

  • improve your fertility
  • protect your baby’s future health
  • bring down your risk of problems in pregnancy.

Once you start trying for a baby (have stopped contraception) you won’t know you’re pregnant for the first few weeks.

So, if you’re trying for a baby, making these changes sooner rather than later will give you peace of mind when you get pregnant.

What to do

1. Get help to stop smoking

Smoking affects fertility (the ability to get pregnant) in men and women. If you stop smoking now it will improve your chances of conceiving. Smoking has also been shown to damage the DNA of your baby. During …

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9 Getting Pregnant Stories to Read If You’re Having Trouble Conceiving

There is nothing that can make you feel more alone—or stressed out—than trying to conceive. While you might have spent the better part of your youth doing all that you could to not get pregnant, when you’re ready to build your family and the going gets tough, it’s normal to have anxiety. Though TTC can feel exhausting, frustrating and lonely, the CDC estimates that more than ten percent of all couples will struggle with fertility—that’s 1 in 10 partnerships. Whenever you’re feeling discouraged, take a read of these inspiring stories.

The Fosters

Got Pregnant In: 2 years

Their Story: After getting married in 2001, Ashley and James began trying to conceive. “When we first started trying, I was obsessive and bought many pregnancy tests even if I knew my period was coming,” says Ashley. “We probably spent hundreds of dollars on tests. We viewed making love as work, and …

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Trying to Conceive: 10 Tips for Women

To optimize women’s fertility, taking better care of their bodies is a good first step. But what else can women do to improve their odds of having a baby?

The most important advice for a woman who wants to get pregnant is to get to know her body, specifically her menstrual cycle, said Dr. Ellen Turner, a reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist and medical director of the in-vitro fertilization program at Northwestern Medicine’s Fertility and Reproductive Medicine department in Chicago.

“It’s important to know how far apart her cycles are so she can more accurately time intercourse to try to get pregnant,” Turner said.

Here are 10 tips that may help increase a healthy woman’s chances of becoming pregnant.

1. Record menstrual cycle frequency

A woman who wants to have a baby should monitor whether the first days of her periods tend to come the same number of days apart …

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Are you aspiring for something beyond plain vanilla for your BDSM plays? Are you craving for something more sensuous, spicy and racy? Well, anal hook would be a fantastic option here. It’s a fantastic “J”-shaped toy with a hook at one and a ball at another. The ball is inserted inside the sub and the dom tugs on through the hook to create an amazing sensation. You might have come across anal hooks in your research about BDSM toys. If you have found about the toy, chances are high that you have longed to use it. But what if your partner knows nothing about the toy and become apprehensive of introducing it into your kink play sessions? Well, don’t fret; the post below is a handy guide on how to prepare your partner for your first conjugal anal hook experience.

Accept the reality

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Vibrators are fun and more so when they can stimulate both anally and vaginally. Are you too looking for a great vibrator with dual penetration? Well, the rising popularity of these toys has flooded the adult toy market with a wealth of vibrators with double penetration functionality. But, then, which one would be the best for you. It’s easy to get spoilt for choices among so many models today. But, don’t fret- the post below offers a brief on some of the top vibrators with dual penetration you may try out.

Pink B.O.B. Dual Penetration Vibrator

You have a wonderful dual penetration vibrator toy here that will leave you with explosive bouts of orgasm for hours. It’s strategically angled to sweep you to amazing pleasurable heights and a must have in your adult toy arsenal. Being a dual vibrator, the toy assures anal and vaginal stimulation simultaneously. There are as …

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