Trying to conceive

If you are trying to conceive (TTC), whether it’s your first, second, third (or fourth!) baby, our experts at Gurgle are here to provide you with all the information you need about conception; from the best time of the month to try, to how long it will take you to get pregnant and early signs and symptoms of pregnancy.

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UK's first miscarriage research centre

The UK’s first miscarriage research centre is being set up by Tommy’s to research why miscarriages happen
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Making conception fun

Going at it like rabbits but still no bunny in the oven? Don't lose your sense of humour
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Get busy - it's Nookie Friday

Today is the most fertile day of the year – will you be celebrating National Conception Day?
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The IVF postcode lottery

Could more women access IVF treatment on the NHS if a national tariff was introduced?
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IVF success rates could rocket

Hopeful mums undergoing IVF could face an 80 per cent success rate as soon as next year
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Is stress hereditary?

Research has found a link between male stress and their children’s own reaction to pressure
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Too old at four?

It’s National Adoption Week this week, focusing on older children who face the longest wait to be adopted
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More twins being born with IVF increase

More twins, triplets and quads are being born as more mums are having fertility treatments
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Pregnancy tests just got technical

A new home pregnancy test could be capable of detecting everything from preeclampsia to twins
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When should you start trying?

A computer model can suggest when you may want to start trying for your first child
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The best baby-making positions

Find out here the perfect baby making positions and common myths to know when trying to conceive
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Early Pregnancy: Signs and symptoms

Common signs and symptoms women feel in early pregnancy include morning sickness, fatigue, and a range of emotions

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How long will it take to get pregnant?

How long will it take to get pregnant? Here is our Gurgle advice
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The science of conception

In case you didn’t pay attention to how babies were made in school, here’s the baby making low-down
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Common signs of pregnancy

If you are experiencing tiredness, mood swings, cramps or cravings, you might be pregnant