Trying & Tracking

You’ve probably just received the worst news of your life—that you’re no longer pregnant. And we know just how shocking and upsetting that can be. We’ve been there, too, asking the same horrible question: How could you possibly feel so pregnant, but not be? ...

There's something about trying to get pregnant that seems to bring out the worst advice from your friends and family. Sure, they mean well, but when your cousins are swearing up and down that they know absolutely the only thing that will help you conceive,...

When it comes to infertility causes, some might just be fake news. There are a lot of rumors out there about what does and doesn’t contribute to infertility. Some of them are brand new and some of them are as old as baby-making itself. So let’s...

Thanks to fertility apps, you can track your cycle anytime, anywhere. Maybe you’ve been tracking your own BBT on your trusty notepad for a few months. Maybe your periods are all over the place and you are just one unexpected bleed away from losing your sh*t....

First of all—and most importantly—if you have recently miscarried (or think you may have), we are so, so sorry. Experiencing a miscarriage is probably one of the most, if not the most, emotionally painful things you’ll ever experience. Having your baby’s life taken away from...

If you’re just starting to try to conceive (hi, new #ttc club member!), you may be tempted to think that all you have to do is have a lot of unprotected sex. Well, that’s definitely key—and might be fun at first—but what’s actually more important...

If you already have one child (or more), but you're struggling to conceive again, you're not alone. It has its own term: secondary infertility, and it's more common than you might think. Secondary infertility is just as emotionally jarring as primary infertility, but with its...

You probably never saw yourself using the words cervical mucus, much less pulling down your pants and checking to see if you’ve got any. But here you are. You’re trying to conceive, and your best friend told you that you’ve absolutely got to start checking...

You've been off your birth control for a while and even though you know there's no magic wand that can get you pregnant overnight (if only!), maybe you thought it would've happened by now—and you're constantly shaking off a nagging feeling that something's just...