[VIDEO] Ovulation is CRITICAL to getting pregnant. Without ovulation you can’t conceive. So if you’re struggling to get pregnant, making sure you’re ovulating is one of the FIRST fertility checks you’ll want to tick off the list. But how can you tell for SURE, if you’re definitely ovulating? In this article, I’ll be sharing the 2 easiest methods you can use to find out. Before I dive in I just…Read More
Day 21 progesterone test – what does your level mean?
[VIDEO] So, you’ve been to see your doctor and you’ve had a Day 21 progesterone test done – to find out if you’re ovulating or not and perhaps to also see if your progesterone levels are high enough for getting pregnant. And now you’ve got your results back, and you’re wondering what they mean. Is your progesterone too low? Is it too high? And what does it mean for your…Read More
Can you ovulate twice in a menstrual cycle?
[VIDEO] Can you ovulate more than once in a menstrual cycle? Do you have MORE than one opportunity to get pregnant between one period and the next? Perhaps you’ve seen more than one positive result on your ovulation predictor kit (OPK). Or perhaps you’ve seen fertile cervical fluid a couple of different times during your cycle. And you’ve wondered ‘Did I ovulate twice? Is that even possible?’ In this article,…Read More
Is a thyroid problem causing your infertility?
If you’ve been trying to get pregnant without success, your thyroid gland could be to blame. Thyroid health is extremely important when it comes to fertility and reproduction. If your thyroid gland isn’t working properly, it can have a significant impact on your ability to get pregnant, the health of your pregnancy and the health of your baby. Thyroid dysfunction is one of the most common hormonal disorders affecting women…Read More
Timing sex for conception – is it really worth it?
This week, I encountered an interesting article on a popular news website. It was aimed at women and couples who were trying to conceive and was entitled ‘How to increase your chances of getting pregnant’. Surprisingly (for a not-so-scientific article) it contained mostly good advice, such as stopping smoking and both partners taking folic acid. However, there was one recommendation that concerned me, and it raised the subject of a…Read More