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How Long Does it Take to Get Pregnant?

Many women get pregnant effortlessly. Some hit the jackpot after many months or years of trying. While some others seem to have run out of luck. Actually, the total time it may take for you to conceive a child is a fraction of a second, when a healthy sperm finds the egg and penetrates it. Including the time needed for you and your partner to begin and end the sexual intercourse, then you may get pregnant in only under an hour. However, conceiving a baby involves the meeting of a lot of factors …

Fertility and Ovulation Test Kits

It’s like a second instinct for women to become mothers because women are innately caring and protective. When women have difficulty in procreating, they often feel sad and depressed because they feel that they are somewhat less of a woman because they cannot have a baby. If you are one of the many women who suspect that they are infertile, do not worry. There are many ways of finding out whether you have infertility problems or not. In fact, some methods can be done right in your own home.Basal…

Child Development: Your Baby's First Mounth

Your baby’s development is just amazing. A lot can happen in matter of weeks. The first few weeks of life are the most crucial period for your baby. Let us look at your child’s development in the first four weeks of his or her life.OvulationOvulation is the perfect time for you to get pregnant. The egg now only needs to be fertilized.ConceptionThis is when the egg is fertilized by the sperm, and voila! You’re pregnant.Your baby’s genderYour baby’s gender is automatically set the moment the egg w…

How Medication Affect The Result of BBT Readings

People who are charting their Basal Body Temperature to determine when ovulation will occur but who suddenly experience a certain condition which require them to take medications are worried that it might affect the result of their BBT readings. According to doctors, there have been no medical findings suggesting that medications such as those mentioned previously have no effect on a woman’s BBT reading. In fact, you can see no rise in daily temperatures. However, hormones such as progesterone h…

Clomid Effects On Your Basal Body Temperature

Women who are trying to get pregnant have reported that clomid affects their basal body temperature and thus, misinterpretation of temperatures on their BBT charts can happen. What is Clomid?Clomiphene, Serophene is an oral medication that induces ovulation. It works by making your pituitary gland think you ovaries are not doing their job. The pituitary gland will try to stimulate the ovarian response by increasing the output of stimulating the Luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle-stimulating h…

Can Basal Body Temperature Diagnose a Thyroid Condition?

There have been articles which say that Basal Body Temperature (target range being 97.8 to 98.2 ) is much more accurate than blood tests. A woman doctor has used her Basal Body temperature (BBT) as a guide to determine if she has met her optimum thyroid medication level. She took her temperature under her arm first thing upon waking for 3 days in a row and writes it down. Her basal temperature for the 3 days ranged from 95.8 to 96.8, though her Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone or TSH level at her las…

Pros and Cons of Basal Body Temperature

Basal Body temperature can also be used as a natural family planning method by telling when is the ‘safe period’ or the appropriate time when couple can have intercourse without the risk of getting pregnant. This safe period begins the 3rd day after the temperature increase and continues until the next menstruation. Listed below are both the good and bad sides of the method.PROSIt can be used in for improving chances of contraception by mixing it with other methods, in case the other method woul…

Charting Your Basel Body Temperature

Basal body temperature can be a means to help women plan their pregnancy. It is a method wherein a woman takes her body temperature the first thing she wakes up and charts it form day to day. The temperature readings should be accurate enough to a tenth of a degree in order to get the more accurate measurements. The reason for this is because the changes in basal body temperature may provide information to help determine a woman’s ovulation time. The basal body temperature method can be an effec…

Charting Your BBT (Basel Body Temperature)

Since measuring a woman’s basal body temperature can be really tricky, one has to be able to know what to do in order to measure her BBT as accurate as possible. Measuring the temperature at either a few degrees higher or lower than the actual BBT would only cause a miscalculation on a woman’s ovulation period.Here are some tips on what to do for an accurate BBT chart.Start on the right track – Make sure that the first day of your BBT chart should be the first day of your menstrual flow. Do not …

How to Take a Pregnancy Test

Pregnancy testing is really not that difficult. However, it carries a lot of importance, especially to the one who is taking the test. You want to be sure that the result would be accurate because there is a lot of difference between being pregnant or having a false alarm.Here are some steps you should take in taking a pregnancy test and be more confident in your test results.Purchase a pregnancy kit You will need to select a pregnancy test and purchase it. Some women feel more comfortable with …