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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...

Alice Domar, PhD
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...

5 Things I Always Tell Pregnant Women 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

7 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

Herbal Remedies That Could Help With Breastfeeding

Many women worry about low production and want to know ways to boost it. Here's what research really shows about effective herbal remedies and other...

Tara Haelle
April 3 2016

The One Factor In Fertility I Wish More People Understood: An OB Explains

Some 12 percent of all infertility cases are the result of a woman weighing too much or too little—and the man’s weight can be a factor, too.

Dr. Laurence A. Jacobs
April 1 2016

What I Wish Every Woman Knew About Quitting The Pill

After nearly a decade of teaching women how to adopt natural birth control, I've seen both the highs and the lows of ditching the Pill. Here's what...

Amy Sedgwick
March 18 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...

Kyra Phillips
March 10 2016

The Weird Things That Happen When You Get Pregnant, Explained

Craving pickles actually kinda makes sense.

Leah Vanderveldt
February 27 2016

The Healthy Drink Moms Shouldn't Have While Breastfeeding (But No One Told Me About)

"I’ll never be certain if my baby's symptoms were related to my diet — but I’d rather be safe than sorry."

Anna Gannon
February 23 2016

A New Study Suggests Antidepressants Can Hurt Fertility. Here's What You Need To Know

Researchers discovered that taking an antidepressant significantly reduced the odds of conceiving. So, if you're currently taking antidepressant...

Alice Domar, PhD
February 21 2016

What Every Woman Should Know When Coming Off Of Hormonal Birth Control

Quitting hormonal birth control can be both exhilarating and terrifying, especially if you're dealing with side effects or trying to find a new method...

Hannah Ransom
February 9 2016

Why I'm Opening Up About Struggling With Depression While Pregnant

To be human, I do believe we have to be willing to be vulnerable and share our stories.

Jennifer Pastiloff
January 22 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...

Shannon M. Clark, M.D.
January 16 2016

What I've Learned From 3 Miscarriages In 9 Months

It has been a struggle to come to terms with these losses, losses of the potential for life.

Erin Khar
December 28 2015

What I Tell Women Who Are Pregnant & Struggling With Depression

As you may have seen, there’s been a frenzy of media attention around a study published this month in JAMA Pediatrics. The study showed an increased...

Alice Domar, PhD
December 20 2015