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Why are there not more fertility lubricants?

Why are there not more fertility lubricants?

It seems that if you are in the US then you don’t really have much in the way of choice if you want to use a fertility lubricant. Pre-seed is the foremost one and in fact the only one available on Amazon (be careful not to click on the ones for animals are there are some on there!). Pre-seed is obviously good and a market leader but it is not cheap. When you are trying to get pregnant it seems…

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Research on Maca Shows Improved FSH in Rats

Research on Maca Shows Improved FSH in Rats

When trying to conceive, women are investigating all types of things that can give them a better chance of achieving that longed for pregnancy. One of the things that should increase their chances is taking the right supplements. There are a number of vitamins and natural supplements around that have been shown to help with fertility and some that are more hearsay and trial and error. Maca root is one natural product that has been generally used to increase libido in…

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Soft Cups and Conceive Plus

Soft Cups and Conceive Plus

When using soft cups for the purpose of trying to get pregnant, many people also use a fertility friendly lubricant to give the sperm a better chance. In order to survive our body produces cervical mucus which can help to carry the sperm on it’s path but if for some reason we do not produce enough cervical mucus there are a couple of products out there that can help. You must note however, that you should not use traditional standard…

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How do you use Soft Cups for TTC?

How do you use Soft Cups for TTC?

This is a question that we hear people asking quite a lot, particularly on the pregnancy forums. Because the news gets around that people are using soft cups and getting pregnant (whether this helps or is just a coincidence), many ladies ask, how do you use soft cups for ttc? Well you can find full details on hoe to use soft cups to help you get pregnant on the page dedicated to that. In fact this site mostly focuses on…

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Unexplained Infertility and Hypnotherapy

Unexplained Infertility and Hypnotherapy

So we have been recommended a book that deals with the issue of unexplained infertility. It proposes that some of the problem could be of a psychological nature and might be able to be overcome by using methods such as hypnotherapy and acupuncture. The book is called ‘The Mind-Body Fertility Connection’ by James Schwartz. There has been a lot of anecdotal evidence that acupuncture in particular can help with infertility, especially when the problem cannot be diagnosed. The book gives…

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Supplements to Help Egg Quality

Supplements to Help Egg Quality

[ad name=”Adsense – Block Text”] If you are trying to get pregnant and have been for a little while then you may want to think about taking one of the supplements that are recommended to improve egg quality. It is usually the case that in women over the age of 35 egg quality diminishes and although it is still very likely that you will get pregnant, it may take a little longer than if you were younger, so it may…

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Soft Cups for Self Insemination

Soft Cups for Self Insemination

Perhaps another use for Soft Cups that the manufacturers didn’t anticipate is for women who are trying to get pregnant through self-insemination, whether you are in a single sex relationship or just want to have a child but don’t have the advantage of a partner, then Soft Cups can be a means of helping with self-insemination. It can be very difficult, not to say expensive, for a person who is not in a ‘standard’ relationship, to actually get pregnant, so…

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Soft Cups

Soft Cups

Soft Cups are a relatively new innovation that were initially designed as an alternative to tampons and sanitary towels (napkins) for women. However, women have also discovered that they can be a useful device when trying to conceive so they now have a dual use. This site will try and tell you all you need to know about soft cups whether that be for their intended use or for women who are trying to conceive.