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How Often Should You Have Sex to Get Pregnant

Conception requires timing so exact that it is a wonder “accidents” happen left and right.  For couples who aren’t so “lucky”, it is important to know when to have sex and how you often you should do it. OvulationTo get pregnant, you need to have sex when you are fertile – that is when you ovulate. It is believed that ovulation occurs on day 14 of the menstrual cycle, with day 1 as the day of your period. The problem is that many women do not ovulate on day 14 of their cycle. Ovulation can happe…

Want to Make a Baby Girl or Boy?

Danny and April are a happily married couple who are now ready to follow their beautiful three-year-old daughter with another baby. And they want it to be a boy. Although they think a girl would be great, they’re praying that their next child would be a boy. Of course, Danny and April know for a fact that there’s a 50-50 chance of conceiving a boy. Is there a way to conceive a baby of the gender of your choice? There’s one method that’s reputed to help determine the sex of the baby – the Shettle…

Baby Development: The Third Month

At the third month of pregnancy, your baby has reached more milestones in development. Here are some of the developmental changes your baby undergoes in weeks 9-12.Length and weightBy week 9, your baby measures .9-1.2 inches from crown to rump. By week 10, your baby is now officially a fetus. He/she now measures 1.25-1.68 inches and weighs a little less that 2/10 of an ounce. By the 11th week, your baby is about the size of a large lime – measuring about 1.75 to 2.4 inches from crown to rump, an…

Fetal Development: The Second Month

The second month of pregnancy is also very crucial to your baby’s development. In a matter of four weeks, your baby will undergo a number of developmental changes. Let us look at how your baby will be progressing in the second month of its life.EmbryoIn the second month of your baby’s life, he/she will develop from a blastocyst into an embryo. By the 5th week of pregnancy, your baby will be around .05 inches long. The primitive circulatory system – Heart, brain, spinal cord, muscle and bones are…

Pregnancy Symptoms and Early Signs

Different women have different pregnancy symptoms. The most common symptom though, is a missed period. It important to know and understand the various signs and symptoms of pregnancy because there may be an underlying condition to each symptom other than pregnancy. Some women do not develop symptoms within the first weeks of pregnancy. Some my not even develop symptoms at all. While for other women, symptoms develop as early as week after conception. Below are some of the most common pregnancy s…

Low Back Pain During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a very delicate phase for a woman, especially when it comes to her health. One of the problems pregnant women encounter is that they experience back pains. This is because ligaments become softer and stretch to prepare for labor, thus putting strain on the lower back and pelvis. They can also feel backaches as the baby grows inside their belly, and as the hollow on their lower backs may increase.Here are some steps to avoid such predicament.Avoid lifting heavy objects – Doing so put…

Being Healthy While Your Are Pregnant

So, you’ve finally decided to add another branch to your family tree by deciding that you would like to have a baby with your spouse. It is definitely one of the most exhilarating times in ones life because it is an experience that is like no other. One of the things that you need to remember whenever you’re going to get pregnant is that you need to have some lifestyle changes. There needs to be a lot of improvement regarding your health because that, in turn, will determine the health of the ba…