Starting a Family

If you're thinking of getting pregnant - or already trying to conceive - you're in the right place. Here you'll learn about ovulation and fertility, the role of genetics in pregnancy, and the importance of healthy living pre-pregnancy. We also get into questions of infertility, and how age affects pregnancy.

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Can the 'Carnivore Diet' Actually Help You Get Pregnant?
This restrictive, zero-carb diet claims to boost fertility—and Heidi Montag is the latest celeb to try it while TTC. But is there any truth behind it?
11 Things To Never Tell Someone Who's Having Trouble Getting Pregnant
You might think you're saying the right things while comforting a loved one who is struggling with infertility—but you may be doing more harm than good. Here are tips on better ways to approach the subject.
Can Birth Control Pills Cause Infertility?
While birth control pills don't affect your fertility, they play an important role in your menstrual cycle. Here's what you need to know before trying to conceive.
Does Melatonin Affect Fertility?
Millions of individuals have trouble sleeping, but is melatonin safe—particularly for those trying to conceive? Here's everything we know about melatonin and fertility.
Is Sperm Count Decreasing? Here's What Would-Be Parents Should Know
Research has shown that sperm count is declining. Experts discuss what that means and what couples thinking about trying for a baby should know.
Black Women Face Fertility Challenges Silently—Today Show's Sheinelle Jones Is Changing That
Airing Sunday, 'Stories We Tell: The Fertility Secret' is lifting the veil off infertility and starting a healing conversation.

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Your Chances of Getting Pregnant at Every Age
Get familiar with these pregnancy statistics by age so can increase your odds of conceiving in your 20s, 30s, 40s and beyond.
14 Things to Know If You're Having Sex to Get Pregnant
Want to raise your odds of baby-making success? Here, we answer some common conception questions to help increase your chances of getting pregnant.