The Big "O" -- It's not just for orgasm anymore

Remember when the big "O" meant only one thing '- the ultimate orgasm after a fantastic night of sex with your husband? But if your marriage has moved beyond making love to making babies, the big O can take on a whole new meaning '- ovulation.

If you're merely thinking about or have just started trying to have a baby, you may assume pregnancy is going to happen rather quickly for you '- and we hope you're lucky enough that it does. However, for many women it can take many months, even years, before they conceive. And the longer it takes the more curious you'll become as to why it's just not happening.

After a few unsuccessful months it may be time to take charge of your conception efforts. You may have always had regular periods and received a clean bill of health at your annual OB/GYN exam, but do you really know for certain that you ovulate each month? Closely monitoring the "other big O" will help to ensure all of your equipment is working properly.

Why not stack the deck in your favor and take advantage of the abundance of fertility tracking paraphernalia available to you. There are a number of tools that can help identify your fertile days and should increase your chances of getting pregnant. Here are some of the most popular and easiest to use:

Ovulation Predictor Kits: If the Stick Is Blue, You Know What to Do

What's easier than peeing on a stick? The ovulation predictor kits are one of the quickest ways to zero in on your peak fertile days. The sticks come seven to a box, which clearly is not enough for the heavy user. Our advice is to double up on your maiden purchase '- one box is never enough.

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