For most women, the first trimester is undeniably rough. After briefly honeymoon of revelling in being pregnant (two lines!), you start to feel sick as a dog, all day long. At least, most of us do. An estimated 70-80% of pregnant women experience nausea during their first trimester, and about 50% also experience vomiting. Not that it […]
Three years ago, sitting with my 15-month-old son and my husband during a long layover, on our way back home from Norway, I felt a sudden gush of warm blood. So much for my miracle pregnancy, I thought. I was only six weeks along and certain I was miscarrying. Our return trip […]
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.