How risky is bedsharing with your child? And if you choose to bedshare, how can you do so as safely as possible?
Trying to figure out your chances of miscarrying? Sadly, you are going to have a hard time finding good information. Many websites claim to tell you your risk of miscarriage, citing statistics that look like these: But problems abound with their numbers. Problem 1: These sites rarely provide their sources, so you […]
Considering egg freezing? Here’s how does age affects your chances of success.
A few weeks ago, I was all set to write about the vitamin D needs of pregnant and nursing women. Increased sunscreen use and less time spent outdoors means that few women can meet their vitamin D needs through sunlight exposure alone. As a result, many pregnant women are insufficient in the vitamin. The […]
In 2000, the AAP advised delaying introduction of peanuts and tree nuts until age 3. But new research finds delaying exposure considerably boosts the chances of a peanut allergy.
Several years ago, before I was married or had even begun dating my husband-to-be, I was chatting with a reproductive endocrinologist about when I needed to worry about my fertility going into decline. I was about to turn 30. Should I be worried? And how many quality reproductive […]
Getting pregnant is a numbers game. Here’s what every woman should know about her odds of success in her late 30s and early 40s.