Trying To Conceive
Trying to conceive? Congratulations! Setting up a family is an exciting stage of life and we have all the information that you need to know. Before trying to conceive, it’s important to know what preparatory steps to take. From pre-pregnancy vaccinations and lifestyle tips to questions you need to discuss as a couple before having a baby. To couples trying to conceive, we proudly present you a guide to pregnancy expenses. All the information you need to know when planning for a family is at your fingertips on our website. This is the go-to guide for couples trying to conceive.
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Having a baby is a big decision to make as a couple. You need to be sure that you and your partner are ready for the commitment it demands Here are 7 questions you should ask yourself before having a child.
For couples who are struggling to get pregnant, it can be difficult to know when it is time to seek advice from a professional. Take a look through our guide to know when to see a specialist with our fertility checklist.
Recent studies show that being underweight and infertility could be linked. Hormonal health and normal ovulation require a fine balance. According to research, this balance can be disturbed by weight issues.
When you've made the decision to start a family, you want to be sure you and your body are in tip-top condition. Besides your overall general health, there are some pre-pregnancy vaccinations which can be considered.
It's a good idea to get yourself screened for a host of illnesses, like Rubella, Chicken Pox and Hepatitis B, as they can be easily prevented. Here's some more information you should know about important pre-pregnancy vaccinations to have before…
All the pre pregnancy tests can help your doctor have all the relevant information before you get pregnant. He or she can make the best recommendations for a healthy pregnancy based on these tests. Find out if you need to get a pre pregnancy test done...
What is preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) and how can it help parents undergoing IVF? Dr. Ann Tan answers our questions about this subject.
Many women who stop birth control wonder how long it takes to get pregnant. The opinions can be very different among specialists. However, most recommend waiting a few months before trying to conceive.
Is there a body type that’s best for conceiving? Will contraceptive pills affect my fertility? How often should I be having sex? Which position should we have sex in? Should I try to stop the sperm from leaking out after sex? Find out everything you need to know about getting pregnant.
We all know that a pregnancy means a number of lifestyle changes, but there are some bad habits you should try to quit BEFORE getting pregnant too. Here's seven.
Deciding to try IVF in order to get pregnant is a hard decision, filled with a mixture of worry and anticipation. Don't rush into it. Make sure you do your research. Here are some helpful tips on finding an IVF clinic in Singapore.
Can the position you have sex in determine whether you get pregnant or not? It can! Try out these 15 positions for a better chance of conceiving and also whether you have a boy or girl!
Our understanding about miscarriage is still limited but we do know that the causes of miscarriage are multifactorial. Both genetic and environmental factors come into play.
Trying to conceive? Male infertility is steadily increasing but there are ways you can improve sperm count. We asked Dr. Fong Yan Kit, specialist in Urology at Raffles Surgery Centre, to explain factors that can affect sperm health.
Many women will pray to Zhu Sheng Niang Niang to help when they are trying to conceive. She is the goddess of birth and babysitting and is believed to watch over your pregnancy, delivery and newborn. Find out where and how to pray in Singapore.
If you are trying to conceive, you want to make sure your partner and his sperm are in tip top condition! Here's a list of nutrients to add to his diet for healthy sperm.
Here is a list of the best Kama Sutra sex positions to get pregnant. Plus, which positions are best to conceive a boy or a girl.
Here are some natural methods you can try to increase your chances of conceiving a boy or a girl.
Some pregnancy myths might sound crazy to you but you might wonder if there is any truth to these theories. Drinking coffee to conceive a boy is one such myth. While some women swear by consuming caffeine, there is simply not enough evidence to back up this old wives’ tale.
Some couples find conceiving naturally difficult. There are many options to explore. We look at Infertility in Singapore. Explore ICSI and IVF treatments that are available to Singaporeans.
If you are trying to get pregnant, do use the following ingredients in your recipes. These ingredients are believed to strengthen the womb and boost overall fertility in both men and women according to TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine).
Basal body temperature refers to when our body temperature is at its lowest level. Measuring your temperature at this time can help to track ovulation which is important for couples trying to conceive. Find out more.
The study looked at pregnancy rates after using the ICSI procedure. One group used fresh sperm, while another used frozen sperm for IVF treatments. The results showed that there was no statistically significant difference of delivery rate between the two groups.
Finding out you're pregnant is a wonderfully emotional moment. Now, this moment is being packaged and sold! Find out more about the latest online craze of selling positive pregnancy tests.
A miscarriage can be a very painful event, whether it happens early or late during pregnancy. It can affect you physically, mentally and emotionally. You may be eager to try to conceive right away after a miscarriage. But can miscarriage affect your chances to conceive?
The future of pregnancy testing could mean finding out just 48 hours after conception. Will you feel pregnancy symptoms this early on? Learn more about the early pregnancy factor which detects pregnancy almost as soon as you conceive.
Carrying a healthy baby through in-vitro fertilization depends on a series of weighing factors, including choosing the healthiest sperm and egg to result in the healthiest embryo, and looking at the surface, this was extremely difficult in the last few years. Now, researchers have started to probe much deeper.
Most early miscarriages happen due to chromosomal abnormalities. If the fertilised egg is not viable, this can naturally result in an early spontaneous abortion. But when miscarriages are recurrent, there might be other factors involved.
If you have suffered a spontaneous termination and plan to conceive again, you should have a lot of questions. When is the best time to conceive? What are the effects of a previous miscarriage on your pregnancy? Are you at risk for another miscarriage?
Dysmenorrhea can be linked to fertility issues, depending on what's causing it. There are a number of health conditions that can lead to painful menstrual cramps, such as endometriosis, pelvic inflammatory disease and uterine fibroids.
All parents are happy with the impending birth of their babies. There are, on the other hand, some parents whom have different wishes regarding the gender of their baby.
Many women of child-bearing age are having bariatric surgery to help lose weight. In fact many women are opting for this surgery to help become pregnant. Studies have shown that obese women have a harder time conceiving children.
Having the bariatric surgery greatly increases their chances of conceiving naturally. With this trend on the rise, studies have been done to make sure that it is safe to get pregnant after bariatric surgery. The latest studies show…
Amenorrhea can be caused by many different factors and conditions. It can greatly affect a woman's chance of conceiving. There are many treatment options depending on the cause. Your doctor can rule out a possible pregnancy and can advise which treatment is best.
There are more than 100 million women that are currently on the pill worldwide. Research on the side effects of birth control pills is still ongoing. Before going on the pill, it is worth knowing how it can affect your body.
Irregular periods are something that many women experience. They can be a cause for infertility, as well as carry a risk to miscarriage. There can be many causes for having irregular periods.
The link between stress and decreased odds of conception is not new. But experts say that stress is rarely the culprit for delayed conception.
The online community of mums have a beautiful name for a baby that is conceived after a miscarriage: a rainbow baby, which symbolises hope. And now there is new hope for women who have experienced unexplained pregnancy loss. Scientists have recently discovered that taking aspirin may improve the likelihood of a sustainable pregnancy for a woman who has suffered a miscarriage.
In a study presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine,…
If you’ve been diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) or suspect you have it, you’re not alone. PCOS, which refers to a hormonal imbalance that causes cysts in the ovaries, affects one in 10 women. It is the most common hormone-related problem experienced by women of reproductive age. Many women wonder if there's a negative relationship between PCOS and fertility, but it's rarely that simple. Here is some information about the condition and how it…
When couples have been trying to get pregnant for a while with no success, they often look for other routes. In today's advanced age, medical technology has gone far to allow for solutions for many so they can conceive. Two of those solutions are and superovulation and intrauterine insemination.
What are they?
Superovulation (SO) is the use of fertility drugs to stimulate two to three ovarian eggs and bring them to maturation so chances of conception are…
Having double or single embryo transfers have long been a contentious issue. A Swedish study reveals that twin pregnancies through IVF are riskier. Read on to find out more about this intriguing find from the Swedish researchers.
Couples who have resorted to in vitro fertilization (IVF) due to infertility problems often opt for double embryo transfers rather than single embryo transfers. The common logic underlying such a decision is often because patients want to increase their chances of…