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Pregnant

“Pregnant” This may just be the word you are looking for. You may be working on getting pregnant or already asking the question, “Am I Pregnant?” Whether it is pregnant…

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Maternity Insurance

Maternity Insurance

Maternity insurance, Pregnancy coverage, maternity coverage, or pregnancy insurance are all speaking about the same thing. This coverage can be provided by an employer or secured individually. Maternity insurance as…

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OV-Watch Fertility Predictor

The following articles are provided by organizations partnering with the American Pregnancy Association to deliver related information to you. The mention of specific products or services does not constitute a…

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Cervical Mucus and Your Fertility

If you participate in any of the many TTC forums or message boards on the Internet, you have undoubtedly run across the following terms: cervical mucus (CM, for short), egg…

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Determining Your Fertility Window

The following articles are provided by organizations partnering with the American Pregnancy Association to deliver related information to you. The mention of specific products or services does not constitute a…

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Ovulation Tests

Ovulation tests are used to determine your fertile days so that you can maximize your efforts in trying to conceive. Although more expensive, some women will use fertility monitors so…

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Pregnancy Tests

Pregnancy tests can either be urine or blood tests, but the most commonly used are urine tests. Urine pregnancy tests are accurate and they carry almost the same accuracy as…

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Understanding Ovulation

Understanding Ovulation

Ovulation occurs when a mature egg is released from the ovary, pushed down the fallopian tube, and is available to be fertilized. The lining of the uterus has thickened to…

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Ovulation Kits & Fertility Monitors

Ovulation Kits & Fertility Monitors

Tracking ovulation through fertility awareness procedures is the best way to identify the appropriate time to get pregnant. However, ovulation kits and fertility monitors help further determine your expected ovulation…

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Signs of Ovulation

The signs of ovulation vary from woman to woman. It is possible that some women will not even experience ovulation symptoms. The time of ovulation varies for every woman. Some…

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Taking a Pregnancy Test

Taking a Pregnancy Test

Taking a pregnancy test can be filled with excitement for some people, whereas for others it may be a little intimidating. Before you take a pregnancy test, you might check…

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Preconception Nutrition

Preconception Nutrition

Preconception Nutrition: Increasing Fertility More and more preconception nutrition research is showing that food and healthy nutrition are tied to fertility health. There are nutritional needs for both men and…

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Genetic Counseling

Genetic Counseling

What is genetic counseling? Genetic counseling is the process of determining the risk you have of passing on an inheritable disease to your baby. Genetic counseling involves a specially trained…

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Trying to Conceive after age 35

Trying to Conceive after age 35

Many women today find themselves trying to conceive after the age of 35. This opportunity can be full of joys and riddled with new questions. Despite the challenges, many women…

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Pre-Conception Health for Men

Pre-Conception Health for Men

As couples prepare for pregnancy, it is easy to focus only on the woman’s health. However, there are several habits men need to be forming during these critical months of…

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Am I Pregnant: FAQs on early pregnancy

Am I Pregnant: FAQs on early pregnancy

There are many situations that lead women to ask the question “Am I pregnant.” The following questions are some of the most frequently asked questions that the APA receives regarding…

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Preconception Health for Women

Pregnancy should not be considered only a 9 month journey but as a year long journey. Knowing that the first few weeks of pregnancy are the most vital to the…

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