When you’re first thinking about getting pregnant, a wise place to start is by tracking your cycles to know the best days to have sex for conception.

Knowing when you ovulate can help you time intercourse—not to mention date night—so it’s good to get to know your body’s normal patterns even months in advance of trying to conceive.

Here are 3 apps we love:

5. Start charting your cycle

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