First up, let’s get things straight. I believe passionately, that learning how to chart your fertility with the fertility awareness method is the single most important step you can take if you’re trying to get pregnant – particularly if you’re having difficulty conceiving. Not only can you essentially halve the time it takes to get pregnant, but your fertility charts can also be used as a powerful diagnostic tool to…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
Ovulation Calculator vs Fertility Charting – which is best?
With a seemingly infinite number of digital tools and apps at our disposal these days, it’s not surprising that many couples are opting to use an ovulation calculator or fertility app to assist them in getting pregnant. Many websites offer these tools for free, and an app store search will have you swamped with an abundance of options. Simple or elaborate, an ovulation calculator usually has one key objective: to…Read More