- August 31st, 2012
Women who drink five or more cups of coffee a day severely reduce their chance of success from in vitro fertilization treatment. The study showed that the consumption of five or more cups of coffee a day reduced the clinical pregnancy rate by 50 percent and the live birth rate by 40 percent.
- August 31st, 2012
The dream of motherhood is not always the easy, blissful, or idealistic journey you may have imagined it to be. That twinkle in your eye may take much longer to realize than many parents initially thought.6 pregnancy tips to remember
- July 31st, 2012
Doctors in Britain have begun administering the diabetes drug metformin to unborn babies of morbidly obese mothers-to-be in an attempt to reduce the fetuses’ weight.
- March 31st, 2012
Enduring a high-risk pregnancy can be an overwhelming experience of stress, fear, and unknowns that lead to more questions than answers. Many high-risk mothers-to-be adhere to strict regimes of bed rest, face major changes in lifestyle and relationships, and are subject to dozens of doctor visits to protect their unborn child.
- April 1st, 2010
Pregnancy is famously a time of lifestyle choices, such as skipping mouthwatering ceviche and glasses of pinot, that will ensure a healthy mom and baby. But moms-to-be should also scrutinize their personal care products—from soaps to stretch-mark creams—for ingredients, both synthetic and natural, that can harm a developing baby inside.
Prenatal pampering for you and babyBy Erinn Morgan
- June 1st, 2009
When Chandra Lund discovered she was pregnant, she faced a dilemma. She wanted a natural labor, but media images of women screaming in pain haunted her, and the “horrible, painful” birth stories her friends told made her think twice.By Diana Reynolds Roome
- January 1st, 2008
No poolside margaritas or ceviche. No hot tubs or saunas. No horseback riding or waterskiing. Still, taking some time out as a couple before the baby arrives may turn out to be the vacation of a lifetime. It was for us.
Indulge in a little pre-baby pampering.By Elizabeth Marglin