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19 Ways to Boost Your Fertility Feature
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19 Ways to Boost Your Fertility

If you've been trying several months to conceive and have not been successful, check out these tips to boost your fertility.

19 Ways to Boost Your Fertility
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19 Ways to Boost Your Fertility

If you've been trying several months to conceive and have not been successful, check out these tips to boost your fertility.

A Sign of Ovulation You Probably Don’t Know About
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A Sign of Ovulation You Probably Don’t Know About

Women's faces are redder than usual during ovulation, but this subtle change isn't detectable to the human eye, new research shows.

Taking Birth Control Pills After 40
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Taking Birth Control Pills After 40

For most women, it's fine to take birth control pills throughout their 40s and early 50s—and there may even be some advantages other than contraception.

Getting Pregnant: Improving Your Chances
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Getting Pregnant: Improving Your Chances

Women who are ready to have a baby often have questions about how to improve their chances of getting pregnant. Nurse Barb Dehn offers some answers.

Signs You're Ovulating
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Signs You're Ovulating

If you're trying to get pregnant, it may help you get pregnant faster if you know the signs that you're ovulating.

What Happens if You Get Pregnant While Taking Birth Control?
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What Happens if You Get Pregnant While Taking Birth Control?

Becoming pregnant while taking birth control pills doesn't seem to increase the risk of birth defects, a new study suggests.

Fertility Apps: Which One Is Best for You?
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Fertility Apps: Which One Is Best for You?

Whether you want to become pregnant or ensure that you don't, chances are one of these fertility apps will fit your needs.

Trump Proposes Cutting Planned Parenthood Funds. What Does That Mean?
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Trump Proposes Cutting Planned Parenthood Funds. What Does That Mean?

The planned revival of an old policy may finally present a way for President Donald Trump to fulfill his campaign promise to “defund” Planned Parenthood.

Taking Birth Control Pills After 40
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Taking Birth Control Pills After 40

For most women, it's fine to take birth control pills throughout their 40s and early 50s—and there may even be some advantages other than contraception.

When Is the Best Time to Get Pregnant?
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When Is the Best Time to Get Pregnant?

Picking the best time to get pregnant is a personal decision, but there are some physical and emotional factors to consider.

Fertility Info Lacking for Young Women Who Beat Cancer
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Fertility Info Lacking for Young Women Who Beat Cancer

Many young female cancer survivors say they don't receive enough information about preserving their fertility, a new study finds. These women are at risk for early menopause because of their cancer treatment. If they want to have children but are not yet ready to start a family, they may be able to freeze their eggs or embryos after treatment, researchers explained.

Getting Pregnant: Improving Your Chances
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Getting Pregnant: Improving Your Chances

Women who are ready to have a baby often have questions about how to improve their chances of getting pregnant. Nurse Barb Dehn offers some answers.

Why Am I Not Getting Pregnant?
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Why Am I Not Getting Pregnant?

If you are having trouble getting pregnant, find out some common and often treatable reasons why you may be having difficulty conceiving.


Signs You're Ovulating
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Signs You're Ovulating

If you're trying to get pregnant, it may help you get pregnant faster if you know the signs that you're ovulating.

Many Smartphone 'Fertility Apps' May Not Work
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Many Smartphone 'Fertility Apps' May Not Work

A smartphone app probably won't help you get pregnant or avoid pregnancy, researchers report.

'March Madness' Is a Peak Time for Vasectomies
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'March Madness' Is a Peak Time for Vasectomies

The NCAA basketball tournament and other major sporting events are popular times for men to schedule vasectomies, because they have something to watch on TV while they recover.

Are You Thinking About Becoming Pregnant?
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Are You Thinking About Becoming Pregnant?

If you're starting to consider becoming pregnant, you may want to ask yourself some questions about yourself and your partner and think about life as a mom.

19 Ways to Help Boost Your Fertility
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19 Ways to Help Boost Your Fertility

If you've been trying several months to conceive and have not been successful, check out these tips to boost your fertility.

Kids of Older Moms May Have Advantage Over Their Peers
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Kids of Older Moms May Have Advantage Over Their Peers

Although older women may face more potential pregnancy complications, their children seem to fare better in some ways over the long run, a new study suggests.