A study of 148,000 pregnancies has deduced the ideal pregnancy gap - that is, the time between giving birth and conceiving again.
The fertile phase of the menstrual cycle is the time you can conceive or become pregnant. As one dominant egg matures in an ovary, it releases the hormone oestrogen, with levels starting to rise in the woman's body during the days leading up to ovulation (releasing the egg).
Ovulation Prediction Kits (OPK) are readily available in a range of stores and are designed to help you predict when you are going to ovulate and therefore when you are fertile. Join us as we take a look at the two types of OPK's available, how they work, and how much value they will add to your journey to conception.
There are many reasons couples delay starting a family, but advancing age does have an impact on both partners' fertility - in fact, it is the single biggest factor affecting the chance to conceive and carry a healthy baby to full term. We take a look at the range of factors that over time cause a decline in fertility and getting pregnant.
Just like most other major decisions in life, pregnancy is something that benefits from some careful planning. To provide the best care for both yourself and your baby, being well-informed and prepared can make the experience much more enjoyable. Join us as we take a look at things to consider before you start trying to get pregnant.
If you are trying for a baby, there are some things you might like to incorporate into your sex life to hopefully help things along a bit. Find out ways you might be able to tip the odds in your favour - but remember that taking a good few months to conceive is normal.