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What Does A "Normal" Period Look Like? The Ultimate Guide To Your Cycle

The stuff they don't teach you in health class.

Aimee Raupp
September 22 2016

Analyze Your Tongue, Optimize Fertility + Balance Hormones: An Integrative MD Explains

Dr. Taz shares her top tips on how to incorporate traditional medicine into a healthy lifestyle. Hear what she has to say on all things inflammation,...

September 17 2016

7 Signs You're Not As Fertile As You Think You Are

Your body and your menstrual cycle are great barometers for your reproductive health — you just need to know how to read them. Here are a few...

Kirsten Karchmer
September 14 2016

I'm An OB-GYN. Here's Why I Turned To Acupuncture When I Wanted To Get Pregnant

As an doctor and scientist, I used to dismiss acupuncture and alternative therapies — until my fertility journey.

Shannon M. Clark, M.D.
September 7 2016

Planning To Have Children After 35? A Fertility Doctor Shares What You Need To Know

It's important to know that age 35 is not a magic line drawn in the sand.

Dr. Allison K. Rodgers
August 3 2016

I Couldn't Decide If I Should Freeze My Eggs. Here's How Meditation Helped

Deciding whether or not I should freeze my eggs wasn't easy. Here's how I did it.

Carrie Severson
August 1 2016

3 Ways To Deal With Stress & Uncertainty On Your Fertility Journey

No one plans to experience the pain of infertility. But feeling better *is* possible.

Dr. Ariadna Cymet Lanski
July 10 2016

I Gave Birth To My First Child At Age 53. Here's How I Made My Dream Happen

Even though it may sound crazy at my age, I never lost hope that it would happen.

Kimberly Rubin-Spivack
June 27 2016

Trying To Have A Baby? What You Need To Know About Acupuncture

One study showed that having acupuncture during IVF may almost double your chances of conceiving.

Mary Sabo
June 27 2016

The Tampon Of The Future Will Be Able To Detect Disease In Your Blood

They could test for biomarkers that help diagnose medical conditions like endometriosis, cervical cancer, and fertility.

Emi Boscamp
June 24 2016

Why I Recommend Yoga If You're Having Trouble Getting Pregnant: A Fertility Doctor Explains

In one study, a yoga program significantly lowered anxiety rates by 20 percent in fertility patients.

Dr. Jennifer Hirshfeld-Cytron
June 24 2016

5 Concerns Of Women Who Are Pregnant After 35 + What I Tell Them: An MD Explains

As a doctor in the reproductive psychiatry and OB/GYN departments at UCSF Medical Center, I've worked with many moms who are considered older (or of...

Dr. Anna Glezer
June 23 2016

Trying To Get Pregnant? Everything You Need To Know About The Zika Virus

As a fertility doctor, I have many patients concerned about how the Zika virus will affect their plans for pregnancy. Here’s what I tell them about...

Dr. Kristin Bendikson
June 22 2016

Daisy Ridley Gets Refreshingly Honest About Her Struggle With Endometriosis

"I can safely say feeling so self conscious has left my confidence in tatters."

Emi Boscamp
June 10 2016

3 Surprising Factors That Could Be Hurting Your Fertility + How To Improve It

We often get caught up focusing on the importance of female fertility. But there are plenty of things that can potentially stand in the way of a man’s...

Alisa Vitti
June 1 2016

I'm A Fertility Doctor. Here's What I Tell My Patients About Getting Pregnant After 40

As soon as it was announced that Janet Jackson is pregnant just two weeks shy of her 50th birthday, I was flooded with questions about how women well...

Dr. Kristin Bendikson
May 16 2016

Natural Ways To Relax & Bring Comfort To Your Childbirth

From giving yourself a warm oil massage to meditating during the early stages of labor, here are a few strategies that can help you have a relaxed,...

Liddy Arens
May 1 2016

Are You Missing This Essential Fertility Nutrient?

As a hormone expert and health coach, I find that many women—even the most well-informed health junkies—often don't know they’re lacking an essential...

Alisa Vitti
April 27 2016

How New York Is Paving The Way To Get Rid Of The "Tampon Tax"

Women in New York will finally stop being penalized for having their periods.

Emi Boscamp
April 12 2016

What Every Woman Should Know About Pregnancy After Age 35

The “advanced maternal age” woman is becoming more and more the typical patient rather than the unicorn she once was. Even so, there's still some...

Shannon M. Clark, M.D.
April 4 2016