Sperm meeting eggIf you're planning to get pregnant, we've got advice on ways to boost your fertility, how to tell when you're ovulating, identifying possible problems that may be preventing you from conceiving, fertility treatments and more. 

Our pages are based on the issues that recur on the Conception and Infertility Talk forums. For advice and support if you're trying to conceive, join the conversation.

How long does it take to get pregnant?

Body clock

Are you panicking because you're not yet pregnant? Find out which factors can affect how long it takes before you conceive.

Signs of ovulation

Basal temperature chart

Going round in circles about cycles? If you know when you're ovulating, it can help your chances of getting pregnant. Find out the signs of ovulation.

Problems getting pregnant

Woman looking at negative pregnancy test

Is it taking longer than you thought it would? If you're worried about your fertility – or your partner's – find out what could be wrong and when to see your GP for help.

Fertility treatments


If you have fertility problems, there are different ways that science can give nature a helping hand , from medicines to surgical procedures to assisted conception.

Pregnancy symptoms

pregnancy test

Think you could be pregnant? Read the most common signs and symptoms of pregnancy to find out how many sound familiar. 

Talk about conception

Tea and biscuits

It can be a lonely old place trying to get pregnant. Get some TLC from other women who know what it's like when having children isn't going according to plan.