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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.

#Acupuncture #Traditional Chinese Medicine #fertility #pregnancy #stress management
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.

#fertility #motherhood #women's health
Dr. Allison K. Rodgers
August 3 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.

#fertility #motherhood #pregnancy #realtalk: infertility
Kimberly Rubin-Spivack
June 27 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.

#fertility #pregnancy #pregnancy and yoga #yoga

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...

#fertility #pregnancy #stress management
Anna Glezer, M.D.
June 23 2016

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

Yes, it's possible. But there are some risks to consider.

#fertility #healthy aging #pregnancy #motherhood

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...

#fertility #health #parenting #pregnancy
Shannon M. Clark, M.D.
April 4 2016

5 Foods To Eat To Boost Your Fertility

Digestion and nutrition play a key role in just about every aspect of our health — including fertility. Dr. Jamie Grifo of the NYU Fertility Center...

#fertility #healthy foods #nutrition #pregnancy
Kyra Phillips
March 10 2016

Why I'm Happier, Healthier & Sexier Off Hormonal Birth Control

It wasn't until I finally ditched my birth control pill, after years of feeling like I was missing something, that I started to really come into my...

#fertility #happiness #health #hormones
Kara Ferreira
February 16 2016

PCOS: A Functional Doctor Explains What You Really Need To Know

Polycystic ovarian syndrome affects an estimated 10 percent of women — but there's a lot of misinformation out there about what it means and how it...

#fertility #health #hormones
Robin Berzin, M.D.
February 12 2016

What I Tell My Patients About Endometriosis + How To Manage It Naturally

Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women in America. As a natural doctor focused on women’s health, my approach to managing this painful condition involves...

#fertility #health #pain
Aviva Romm, M.D.
February 10 2016

I Had 4 Pregnancy Losses In 3 Years. Here's How I Finally Got My Happy Ending

After I tied the knot in 2011 at age 27, I got pregnant immediately — but what came afterward wasn't all rainbows and butterflies.

#motherhood #fertility
Kristen Jamie
January 26 2016

I Have Infertility. Here's What I Wish My Pregnant Friends Knew

I've been going through infertility treatments for two years now, but no one has really held back from telling me they're pregnant, asking pregnancy...

#fertility #friendship #pregnancy
Shannon M. Clark, M.D.
January 16 2016

9 Ways To Deal With The Holidays When You're Experiencing Infertility

The holidays can be joyous for some and challenging for others.

#anxiety #fertility #holidays #stress management
Alice Domar, PhD
December 22 2015

6 Natural Ways I Got My Period Under Control (After Years Of Issues)

Here are the six ways I naturally improved my period and changed my life

#fertility #health #hormones
Jennifer Aldoretta
December 18 2015

My IVF Treatments Failed. Here's What I Wish Others Struggling With Infertility Knew

My infertility survivor story does not end how we wanted it to end.

#fertility #parenting
Justine Brooks Froelker
December 15 2015

I'm Scared To Have Kids — But My Biological Clock Is "Ticking"

But somewhere along the line, especially in the last year or so, I began to question this. Do I actually even want kids?

#fertility #marriage #parenting #relationships
Dana Hall
December 8 2015

What I Wish Every Couple Knew Before Starting IVF: An OB/GYN Gets Real

Whether a couple goes through just one cycle or five, the experience of in vitro fertilization (IVF) can significantly affect an otherwise stable and...

#fertility #health #pregnancy
Shannon M. Clark, M.D.
November 13 2015

After My Third Pregnancy Loss At 36, I Thought Things Couldn't Get Worse...

It’s true that you never know your limits until they’re tested.

#fertility #pregnancy #realtalk: infertility
Cate Scolnik
November 3 2015

What Every Woman Should Know About Her Fertility

Even if you're not sure whether you want kids, you should still know these facts about your body — but most women don't.

#fertility #mbg features
Amy Klein
October 22 2015