Smoking and conception|
By Monica Stylli on 29/04/2010 in Before you try to conceive
Don't wait until you're pregnant to give up smoking - quitting can improve the chances of conception for women and men. Here's how it affects conception, and ways to quit.
and reduces the number of 'motile' sperm - the good swimmers, to you and me.Kicking the habit is important for both yourself and your partner as it may increase your chances of conception and of having a healthier baby. One of the key factors in an increased
By Mammy 2 be! on 02/05/2008 in forum
after depo provera
you?? Hiya Jodie, You don't ovulate at the time of your period, in a normal cycle it's 2 weeks after your period.According to the calculator I use:Conception Occurredaturday, November 10, 2007First Trimester Ends (12 weeks): Saturday, January 19, 2008
What is 'assisted conception'?|
By Laura Lee Davies on 08/09/2010 in IVF & fertility treatments
Assisted conception or assisted reproductive technology can help a woman to get pregnant through various treatments.
Help with conception and fertility treatments Assisted conception is when any means are used to help a woman conceive who is not able to or is having trouble getting pregnant just through sexual intercourse. Sometimes you will hear
Conception and blood sugar levels|
By Laura Lee Davies on 05/09/2009 in Trying to get pregnant
Insulin resistance affects the success of trying for a baby because it throws the conception hormones out. How can you ensure it is not an issue for you?
't enjoy a healthy pregnancy and birth. The same is true for women who have PCOS which can make conception tricky, but not always impossible.However, even those women who are not known to have a related condition like those above can find that their blood
Top tips for conception|
By Sara Mackenzie on 29/04/2010 in Boosting your fertility
When trying to get pregnant, there's plenty you can do to boost your chances of conception. While there's no guaranteed formula, here are the key things you can try...
, building up to three or four sessions of at least 20 minutes each week. Find out more about getting fit for conception.Cut out toxinsAlcohol, smoking and other drugs can all affect fertility and many could damage the foetus if you do become pregnant. If you
Foresight's colour code for healthy conception|
By Laura Lee Davies on 31/12/2008 in Before you try to conceive
The charity Foresight believe good organic eating is at the core of successful conception, a great pregnancy and a healthy baby.
Here at ThinkBaby we have long been suppporters of the idea that healthy living increases your chance of having a successful conception. However, the charity Foresight – who invest in research, advice and treatment for increasing people's chances
The Continuum Concept - as featured on Channel 4|
By Maria Muennich on 23/09/2007 in Your baby and you
Ahead of next week's Bringing Up Baby series on Channel 4, we chatted to one of the show's baby care 'gurus' Claire Scott about the Continuum Concept to find out more about what it is and what it means to her
Ahead of next week's Bringing Up Baby series on Channel 4, we chatted to one of the show's baby care 'gurus' Claire Scott about the Continuum Concept she coaches to find out more about what it is and what it means to her.When you say you follow a
By Mammy 2 be! on 05/06/2008 in forum
. That is the most likely day of conception but sperm can live for up to 72 hours so intercourse from 3 days before this could have fertilised the egg. Hiya,I usually use this calculator, and according to it you would have conceived around Sunday November 11 2007.I
By Laura Lee Davies on 28/07/2010 in Before you try to conceive
Preparing to Try To Conceive (TTC)? Getting pregnant tips and what to expect when trying for a baby
and your post-natal recovery much easier if you are in good shape to start off with. This doesn't mean rigourous dieting (indeed, cutting out 'diet' foods and eating well is important during conception and pregnancy), but instead, getting a little fitter
Chlamydia and conception|
By Laura Lee Davies on 14/11/2007 in Before you try to conceive
Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease and it can go unnoticed but it may affect your chances of conceiving.
you have is also treated as the infection otherwise will reoccur.Note too, that the infection can affect your baby's health even if it does not affect your conception. (It can cause miscarriage or premature birth, and at birth it can be passed