Does Implantation Spotting Really Exist?

After weeks and weeks of working closely with my statistical analyst (who now knows far more about the menstrual cycle than I’m sure he wanted, and more than most women!) we’ve come to some conclusions. The simple answer is – yes and no… :) Implantation spotting does exist but it is not nearly as common […]

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Countdown to Pregnancy

Posted Sep. 30th, 2011 Written by

New Trying to Conceive Ticker Launched!


We’ve just launched our newest ticker! Unique and packed with information to display in your forum signature, on your blog etc! Choose from a variety of tickers themes! Click to create your own Trying to Conceive Infographic ticker now! Hope you enjoy! Gwen

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Countdown to Pregnancy

Posted Sep. 6th, 2011 Written by

OvaCue Fertility Monitor

OvaCue Fertility Monitor

Pinpoint your most fertile time with the all-new OvaCue Fertility Monitor. Pinpoint ovulation and increase your chances of becoming pregnant with the new OvaCue Fertility Monitor. The OvaCue is an advanced fertility monitor that enables you to predict ovulation up to seven days in advance! It’s easy to use, over 98% accurate, and unlike other […]

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An Affordable Fetal Doppler/Heart Rate Monitor for Home Use!


Finally! An Affordable Baby Fetal Heartbeat Monitor for home use! This handy portable fetal doppler detects the fetal heart rate quickly from about 10-12 weeks through labor, and it’s safe and simple to use. The new Hi Bebe BT200 hand held fetal heart rate monitor has been designed to be small and lightweight, yet robust, […]

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Pregnancy Tools

Posted Feb. 12th, 2010 Written by

Pregnancy Symptoms or PMS?

Crossed Fingers

Trying to decipher what are pregnancy symptoms and what are PMS symptoms is a predicament for any woman who is trying to conceive. This question can fluster and befuddle even the most levelheaded woman during the seemingly endless two week wait. The problem is that nearly every early pregnancy symptom is also a PMS symptom. […]

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Our writing team grows! Welcome JustCallMeTeach

We’d like to welcome a new member to our writing team! JustCallMeTeach will be posting on a variety of Trying to Conceive topics. We look forward to her “straight-forward” approach to life and her sense of humour! You can see her personal blog by visiting: Welcome aboard!

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Countdown to Pregnancy

Posted Feb. 5th, 2009 Written by

Male Fertility Testing – At Home

I found this neat testing product for men wanting to test in the privacy of their home. (Why should women have all the testing fun!) The FertilMARQ™ Home Diagnostic Screening Test provides everything needed to collect and test two separate semen samples. Taking this screening test will indicate if you have a low amount of sperm […]

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Fertility Aids, TTC Tools

Posted Jan. 20th, 2009 Written by

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