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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.

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

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.

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...

5 Ways To Chill Out About Your Changing Pregnant Body

Maybe you feel like a glowing goddess, and maybe you feel like an exhausted hobbit. Either way (or somewhere in between) you are making a human, mama.

Simi Botic
June 6 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

What I’m Telling All My Patients About The Zika Virus + How To Protect Yourself This Summer

I'm going to be honest: As an ER doctor and mom considering having another child in the future, Zika worries me. Here's what I'm telling my patients.

Avocados Might Be The Perfect Pregnancy Food, According To Science

Not that you needed another reason to stuff your face with guac.

Emi Boscamp
May 26 2016

A Meditation To Help You Feel Your Best While Pregnant

Meditation can be helpful for those times when vinyasa flow is off the table.

Courtney Sunday
May 21 2016

What You Really Need To Know About The Study Linking Folate & Autism

Researchers found that in women who had very high levels of folate right after giving birth, the risk of their babies being diagnosed with autism...

Dr. Alice Domar
May 19 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...

How A Wellness Maven (And Mama) Keeps Her Skin Glowing

"My beauty routine is one that I would recommend to all women."

Latham Thomas
May 10 2016

What Pregnant Women Should Know About Meditating

Most of the time meditation is all about you—relieving your stress along with making you feel good. But now meditation is about you AND your baby....

Liddy Arens
May 4 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

The One Thing Every Parent-To-Be Should Do Before Having Kids

Most great experiences take preparation and hard work—a birth is no different. Here are some of the many benefits of taking childbirth education...

Sarah Kamrath
April 17 2016

Why You Shouldn't Feel Guilty About Getting An Epidural: A OB/GYN Explains

I’m an obstetrician-gynecologist and former clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School. Most importantly, I'm a mother of four, all delivered...

Dr. Amy Tuteur
April 5 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