Trying to get pregnant can be nerve-racking, but stress can hamper ovulation or even make you skip a period. Exercise is a good way to relax, so aim for 30 minutes, four or five times a week.
Invest goodwill in your relationship bank by doing small favors for your partner without being asked. The first year after a baby can test the bonds of marriage, but if you nurture your relationship now, you'll find it easier to ride through any turbulence.
If you are trying to have a second child, prepare for a baby with a more laid-back personality than your firstborn. Kids in the number-two spot have the luxury of more relaxed parents. Your calmer demeanor tends to transfer to a second child, who'll typically recover from setbacks more easily than his older sibling and be more creative and playful.
Are you likely to have twins? More women are waiting until after age 35 to become moms, when the probability of naturally conceiving twins doubles!