If you are a super savvy TTC-er, you have probably heard about women using their OPKs (ovulation predictor kits) as pregnancy tests. On the other hand, if you are new to the TTC community, you might be wondering how this is possible. While it is certainly possible to use an ovulation test as a pregnancy […]
Category Archives: Charting & Other Helpful Tips
Information about fertility is great, but how do you apply it to your own situation? Here’s where you’ll find concrete tips and tricks to help increase your odds of conceiving.
First of all, no need to panic! You’re doing great. The fact is that it may take a relatively long time to finally get that big fat positive on your pregnancy test. If you’ve been trying for more than a few months and are feeling a little impatient, know that it’s common to take a […]
Basal thermometers can be purchased online here. This page is a basic guide to charting your basal body temperature. You can use a free online BBT charting service like OvaGraph and buy a BBT thermometer and you will be all set to go. For more details on charting, you should consult one of the many […]
IUI Frequently Asked Questions Personal Experiences with IUI Journal Abstracts IUI Frequently Asked Questions Q: What is an IUI and how is it done? A: An IUI — intrauterine insemination — is performed by threading a very thin flexible catheter through the cervix and injecting washed sperm directly into the uterus. The whole process doesn’t […]
Please note that all labs have their own normal values, and those presented in these charts are just an average. These charts are provided as a tool to help patients have a better dialog with their doctors, not for self-diagnosis or as a substitute for good medical care. When trying to conceive, it is important […]