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Free download: Elevit's Guide to Conceiving

Falling pregnant is one of the most exciting things that can happen to a couple. But sometimes the process can be difficult, so Elevit has created a guide to help you along the way.

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Video: Keeping the spark alive

In episode three of our 'Conception Series’, we look at maintaining relationships while you’re trying to fall pregnant.

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Video: Tracking your fertile times

If you’re trying to make the most of that small monthly window of opportunity to fall pregnant, it’s a great idea to learn how to keep track of your most fertile times.

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The ABC of TTC

As if trying to get pregnant isn't difficult enough, there is a whole language of acronyms out there to get your head around too. Let me (try) to explain.

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Shhh, we don't want to hear it

I've heard a lot of ‘advice’ as I try to fall pregnant, but honestly, I don't want to hear it. Here's what people like me would like to hear and experience instead.

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'I was born with a double uterus'

Allison had severe pain in her tailbone and hip, was in agony once a month, and had no appetite. But doctors had no idea about what the 16-year-old's body was hiding.

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Myth busting

Can you influence your baby's gender?

The Shettles Method, the Chinese lunar calendar, following a special diet ... do any of these actually influence your baby's gender? We look at the research to find out.

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Folate reduces risk of severe autism, finds study

A new study that shows a link between taking folate around the time of conception and a reduced chance of severe autism could have implications for other brain disorders, such as schizophrenia.

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