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Sometimes, getting pregnant isn't as easy as you might think, and many couples need some help in this endeavor. Usually, the easiest place to start is by tracking your menstrual cycle, with the goal of being able to predict when you ovulate so that you know when you are most fertile and perhaps most likely to conceive. There are several different ways to do this, some more expensive and labor-intensive than others.
(For more information, click An Introduction to Ovulation Tracking and Prediction. This article takes a detailed look at the different methods available, the pros and cons of each, and helpful tips and tricks.)
Because problems related to ovulation are one of the more common reasons why couples have trouble becoming pregnant, if this is the case for you, your healthcare provider may recommend medication. Several different products are available to help induce ovulation, and each has its particular advantages and disadvantages.
(Click Ovulation Medications to learn about the different classes of drugs available, the order in which they are usually prescribed, and the pros and cons of each.)
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