145 Items Tagged

fertility

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?

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...

Shannon M. Clark, M.D.
November 13 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.

Amy Klein
October 22 2015

4 Simple Lifestyle Changes That Improve Your Chances Of Getting Pregnant

The road to conception can be a bumpy path for many people. And over the years, one of the most common questions I've heard from patients at my...

Dr. Shahin Ghadir
October 2 2015

How I Finally Became A Mother At 42 — Without IVF

I was 41 years old when my husband and I started seriously talking about having kids

Alisa Vitti
June 29 2015

What You Don't Know About Easing Menopause (But Should!)

As women approach their late 40s to early 50s, many are anxious about what menopause will mean for them. I've heard women compare this experience to...

10 Of The Healthiest Foods To Eat When You’re Pregnant

If you’re pregnant, you’re probably all too familiar with what foods to avoid — shellfish, unpasteurized cheese, and deli meats that may carry...

Nicole Avena, Ph.D.
May 29 2015

7 Simple Healthy Habits For Pregnant Women

Since what goes into your body is crucial to the healthy development of your baby, it’s important to eat healthy even before you're pregnant.

What Your Menstrual Cycle Says About Your Health

Did you know that your period can be the biggest and clearest window to what is going on inside your body?

10 Things I Wish More People Knew About Maternal Health Worldwide

Ten years ago, I began working as a maternal health advocate to draw attention to the millions of mothers and newborns who die each year during...

Liya Kebede
April 21 2015

What Every Woman Should Know About Getting Pregnant After The Pill

Birth control pills are one of the most effective means of preventing pregnancy, which is why it is such a popular method of contraception. But...

Richard Schmidt, M.D.
April 3 2015

How To Sync Your Menstrual Cycle With The Moon

If we are synced up with the moon's cycle, we will menstruate around the new moon and ovulate around the full moon.

Denise Wiesner, LAc
February 25 2015

A Day-By-Day Guide To Your Menstrual Cycle, From An OB/GYN

A day-by-day breakdown of what's really happening during your cycle.

Lauren Streicher, M.D.
January 12 2015

10 Truths About Stress & Pregnancy

There are a lot of myths about pregnancies, so here's some hard truths.

Alice Domar, PhD
December 12 2014

Don't Let Your Period Stand In The Way Of Your Success

But what if you could actually benefit from the fluctuations in your biochemistry and be even more productive all month long? There is a way!

Alisa Vitti
November 25 2014