Doctors share what you need to know about contraception and getting pregnant in the future. Ever since it was approved by the FDA in 1960, … Read more about Could Birth Control Be Masking Your Infertility Issues?
As illegal meth use has made a comeback across the U.S., pregnant women have not been spared, doctors say. New research shows rural areas in … Read more about Women Using Meth and Opioids During Pregnancy Rising Fast [new study]
That this particular woman broached this subject could move the focus immediately to how public policy treats it. In an interview on ABC's … Read more about Michelle Obama Reveals Using IVF to Conceive Daughters
Recent studies underscore the benefits of induction at 39 weeks in healthy nulliparas but the decision to deliver should remain up … Read more about Induced Labor at 39 Weeks May Be Best for Mother and Child [new study]
Tamara Jenkins’s new film stars Kathryn Hahn and Paul Giamatti as a 40-something New York couple trying to conceive. At this point, the … Read more about Netflix’s Private Life Gives Infertility an Authentic Treatment. And It’s Really Good!
Assisted reproductive technologies are not the sole cause of multiple births — naturally occurring multiple births due to women delaying … Read more about Delaying Motherhood Increases Chances of Having a Multiple Birth [new study]
It's that time of the year, the weather is starting to turn colder and people are beginning to sniffle and cough. Your best bet is to … Read more about Pregnant Women Can Protect Their Newborns Against the Flu (and themselves). Here’s how.
Alydia Health, a tiny Menlo Park, CA startup co-founded by a 21-year-old woman, announced it has secured $10 million in funding to test a … Read more about Young Female Entrepreneur Finds Solution to the Shocking Rise in Maternal Bleeding Deaths
Pregnancy is a time of rapid and constant changes in your body. The baby brewing inside you affects your diet, body shape, physical … Read more about This Is How Sleep Changes When You’re Pregnant
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released its first-ever guidelines on marijuana use for pregnant and breast-feeding women.These … Read more about Warning for Pregnant Women and Breastfeeding Moms: Don’t Use Pot! Here’s Why.
From conversations with women around the country who have recently negotiated pumping in their workplaces, it seems that plenty of companies … Read more about Pumping Breast Milk at Work: Why Are So Many Women Giving Up?
Americans are more likely to anticipate negative than positive effects from widespread use of gene-editing technologyAn astonishing and … Read more about Gene Editing Can Save Your Unborn Baby’s Life! But Will Americans Allow It to Happen? [new study]
A large-scale study at Harvard confirms what smaller studies have shown: boxers are better for sperm count than briefs.Boxers or briefs? … Read more about Boxers Vs. Briefs: How the Right Underwear Can Improve your Odds of Getting Pregnant [new study]
CRISPR is one of the biggest science stories of the decade. It could revolutionize everything from medicine to agriculture. Better read up … Read more about Editing the DNA of Unborn Babies Is Here. What You Need to Know About “CRISPR”
Women have more options, for one. But a new poll also shows that financial insecurity is altering a generation’s choices. In … Read more about Why So Many American Women Are Deciding to Not Have Kids
A 65-year-old American women has a 16% chance of developing Alzheimer's. The Alzheimer's odds of a man at that same age are 9%. This … Read more about Why Does Alzheimer’s Afflict More Women Than Men?