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.

What Determines a Baby’s Sex?

Many parents have a bit of a preference regarding their future baby’s sex. This is especially true when they already have one or more children. That’s why they may ask themselves what determines a child’s sex. It’s not just curiosity…

How to Know if You’re Ovulating

How can you know if you’re ovulating? Each woman will choose the system that best suits her personal needs, according to her schedule, lifestyle and even budget. Knowing your ovulation cycle helps you to not only get pregnant, but also…

11 Foods that Favor Fertility

Bringing a child into the world in a conscious manner is a wonderful process. In order to experience this wonderful moment, prepare your body by eating foods that favor fertility. It has been proven that a balanced diet helps improve…

Non-hormonal Contraceptives

Did you know that non-hormonal contraceptives exist? If your doctor has recommended that you use these types of contraceptives, or if you’re simply curious to learn what they’re all about, we’ll tell you all you need to know about them…

How to Calculate the Date of Conception

Calculating the date of conception is rather complicated. However, knowing this information is very valuable. Gestational age is known as the period that covers all of conception. The process begins on the first day of your last menstruation. Specialists believe…

Is Motherhood Really Contagious?

In order to answer the question about whether motherhood is contagious, we’ll share the results of numerous studies with you.  Are your friends pregnant? Well then, it’s possible that you’ll be next. Several studies show that a friend’s pregnancy can…

Being a Mother After a Hysterectomy

In this article we’ll discuss the topic of becoming a mother after a hysterectomy. Certain conditions in women’s reproductive systems attack the uterus, the organ where gestation takes place. If the uterus is removed, the chances of having a child…

Sperm’s Fight for Survival

Sperm’s fight for survival begins after ejaculation. Nearly 200 million of these cells race to the female’s egg in order to fertilize it. We’ll detail the route of this fascinating event below. Although it may not seem like it, fertilization…

The Desire to Become a Parent

The desire to become a parent can occur at any time in a person’s life and for several different reasons. Many of these motivations are valid, however some of them are not. Becoming a parent can either be planned or…

5 Myths About Fertilization

Throughout the world there are many myths about fertilization, fertility, and pregnancy. Although we now have the Internet and social media where you can find thousands of research studies and specialists to debunk these myths, there are those who –…