The Joys (and Frustrations) of Monitoring Your Fertility – Part One

I think it’s probably assumed, but since I haven’t actually stated it, I am not a doctor. Your fertility journey is best directed by your doctor/midwife/ob-gyn and your unique personal conditions. Any posts I make regarding possible aids/tests/supplements are to be taken as a point in which to start your own research and to spark [...]

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Greetings Fellow TTC-ers!

This is my first post on the CTP blog so I figure I owe you the honor of introducing myself. After all, as our relationship progresses, you’ll end up knowing more about the inner workings of the more private aspects of my life. So, me. I’m a married, 25 year old woman from the midwest. [...]

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Trying to Conceive

Posted Feb. 5th, 2009 Written by

Fertility & Conception Aids

Are you having trouble conceiving or do you just want to help improve your chances of conceiving quickly? Many women have had great success using a variety of different fertility tools.

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Fertility Aids

Posted Jan. 23rd, 2009 Written by

Fertility & Conception Aids

Are you having trouble conceiving or do you just want to help improve your chances of conceiving quickly? Many women have had great success using a variety of different fertility tools.

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Fertility Aids

Posted Jan. 23rd, 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

Strong Smelling Urine

During early pregnancy urine may become darker in colour and/or have a stronger or different smell than usual – be sure to drink plenty of water (at least 8 glasses a day). If you are experiencing any pain you should speak with your doctor as it could also be a sign of a urinary tract [...]

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Early Pregnancy Symptoms

Posted Jan. 18th, 2009 Written by

Runny Nose in Very Early Pregnancy

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It may never occur to you that a runny or stuffy nose could be connected with being pregnant, but many women experience cold or flu-like symptoms in early pregnancy. This is due to higher levels of estrogen during pregnancy which can cause swelling in the mucous membranes throughout the body, including the nose. In very [...]

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Early Pregnancy Symptoms

Posted Oct. 24th, 2008 Written by

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