Before conception

Ready to get pregnant? You’re going to have so many questions, and that’s why we’ve gathered all the best information for you at You are Mom to make it a little easier: calculating your fertile days, habits for increasing your chance of conceiving, the first signs you might be pregnant. It’s going to be a wonderful journey and we’d love to join you.

Brain Changes in Women During Menstruation

Over the years, it has become clear that a woman’s brain changes during menstruation. This is what causes mood swings and other symptoms. The changes that women’s bodies undergo during their menstrual cycle have been the subject of many comments…

Egg Donation: Everything You Need to Know

Egg donation is a reproductive technique that involves in vitro fertilization and is a possible solution for women with certain fertility issues. It allows them to conceive through the donation of healthy eggs from other women. It can involve sperm…

NoMo Women: Choosing Not to Have Children

“Motherhood will be desired or it will not be.” This historic feminist motto is currently a flag that’s flying high. On the one hand, it means that motherhood isn’t something absolutely necessary in women’s lives. On the other, it’s very…

The Relationship Between Vitamin D and Fertility

Doctors and researchers have found links between Vitamin D and fertility, due to its effects on the endocrine system. For this reason, fertility specialists and obstetricians recommend that couples who are looking to conceive make healthy choices and incorporate certain…

5 Natural Birth Control Methods

Natural birth control methods are ways of preventing pregnancy by studying the cycle of ovulation. This way you can avoid barrier methods or ingesting hormones. This type of family planning was the only method available until hormonal and barrier methods of birth…

Habits that Cause Infertility in Men

When a couple decides to have a child and then goes several months without getting pregnant, it’s common for the woman to feel she’s “responsible.” However, it’s worth learning about certain habits that cause infertility in men so they can…

9 Plants and Infusions that Boost Fertility

Besides all of the medicinal benefits of plants and infusions, many of them also help naturally boost fertility. Along with a healthy diet, frequent exercise and good quality sleep, herbs can boost our chances of conceiving. Certain botanical elements have an…

4 Home Pregnancy Tests

Today, we have pregnancy tests that guarantee a very high percentage of accuracy. We have many options when it comes to pregnancy tests. But how did our ancestors find out they were pregnant? Beyond the absences or delays in the…

12 Important Diseases that Influence Fertility

Currently, it’s possible to detect and treat certain diseases that influence fertility in women. In some cases, the issues preventing women from conceiving are very complicated. However, in other cases, they’re common problems. In this article, we’ll share some of…

I Want to Be a Mom, but I’m Scared

Being scared of becoming a mother is a much more common psychological phenomenon than you might think. Many women feel this way when they want to be a mom. Additionally, they know that this decision will radically change their lives forever.…

Tight Underwear and Male Fertility

You’ve probably heard that there might be a relationship between tight underwear and male fertility. There are several different theories saying that wearing tight underwear or pants could affect sperm production and as a result, make conception more difficult. Certainly, testicles work…