Trying to get pregnant»

Tips for a faster conception

Tips for a faster conception

April 17, 2014 4:04 pm
“What can I do to get pregnant as soon as possible?” is a question every woman who is trying to conceive asks herself. Once you and your partner decide to try...

Fertility problems»

Using donor eggs: An overiew

Using donor eggs: An overiew

April 1, 2014 12:09 pm
Egg donation enables women who can’t get pregnant using their own eggs to give birth to a baby. Gay couples using a gestational surrogate to carry their baby also turn...

Male fertility»

Older fatherhood: A health risk for children?

Older fatherhood: A health risk for children?

March 4, 2014 5:25 pm
Have you ever been envious of the fact that men appear to be fertile until the day they die? Don’t be. While a man’s gametes might not come with an obvious sell-by...

Parenting»

Baby products you’ll be happy you bought

Baby products you’ll be happy you bought

April 21, 2014 12:05 pm
Are you trying to conceive, expecting, or perhaps already a mom? The baby isle can be overwhelming. There are so many different products, many of which look great and extremely...

Fitness and nutrition»

Exercise and fitness during pregnancy

Exercise and fitness during pregnancy

April 3, 2014 3:00 pm
Pregnancy is often described as a time of joy. Once you’re expecting yourself, it quickly becomes clear that pregnancy is also a time when you are bombarded with (unwanted)...

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Baby products you’ll be happy you bought

Baby products you’ll be happy you bought

Are you trying to conceive, expecting, or perhaps already a mom? The baby isle can be overwhelming. There are so many different products, many of which look great and extremely useful — but aren’t. Which baby products will you really end up using? Well, that’s going to vary from person to person. Here are the [...]

Tips for a faster conception

Tips for a faster conception

“What can I do to get pregnant as soon as possible?” is a question every woman who is trying to conceive asks herself. Once you and your partner decide to try for a baby you don’t want to wait for ages, do you? If you weren’t ready to add someone new to your family, you [...]

Pregnancy nausea: What, why, and how to deal

Pregnancy nausea: What, why, and how to deal

“Morning sickness” is probably the single most famous early pregnancy symptom. Most women know that it really shouldn’t be called that — pregnancy nausea can show up at any time of the day or night, and it may or may not lead to vomiting. The frequency and severity of pregnancy nausea varies from woman to [...]

What a postpartum doula can do for you

What a postpartum doula can do for you

Birth doulas have been increasing in popularity. These women are there to support you through your labor and birth, making you feel more comfortable and helping you with breathing techniques, massage, and even aromatherapy. While it can be incredibly comforting to have someone who is there just to support you at your birth, many new parents [...]

Exercise and fitness during pregnancy

Exercise and fitness during pregnancy

Pregnancy is often described as a time of joy. Once you’re expecting yourself, it quickly becomes clear that pregnancy is also a time when you are bombarded with (unwanted) advice, and a time when you worry yourself crazy. Nutrition is one “hot-button issue” that you are likely to have lots of questions about, while physical [...]

Using donor eggs: An overiew

Using donor eggs: An overiew

Egg donation enables women who can’t get pregnant using their own eggs to give birth to a baby. Gay couples using a gestational surrogate to carry their baby also turn to donor eggs.

Preparing for your baby: a pregnancy checklist

Preparing for your baby: a pregnancy checklist

It’s a good job that pregnancy lasts roughly 38 weeks, because a new baby requires an awful lot of planning! What should you be doing to prepare yourself and your home for your little one? Whether you are a first-time mom or a veteran, you can always do with some help. These tips should help [...]

Ovulation: What is it, and what do you need to know?

Ovulation: What is it, and what do you need to know?

Trying to conceive is a complicated process. Whether and when you will succeed depends on a great many factors, but ovulation is one that is impossible to ignore. If you’ve never tried to get pregnant before, chances are that you have not given much thought to ovulating either. When you decide to take the plunge [...]

Older fatherhood: A health risk for children?

Older fatherhood: A health risk for children?

Have you ever been envious of the fact that men appear to be fertile until the day they die? Don’t be. While a man’s gametes might not come with an obvious sell-by date, a large study involving millions of people found that delayed fatherhood isn’t without risks. Becoming a father later in life certainly has [...]

Study: Miscarriage can be prevented after all

Study: Miscarriage can be prevented after all

Miscarriage is the secret heartache of one in four women, and most of those lost their babies during the first trimester of pregnancy. According to new Danish research, up to 25 percent of these miscarriage may be prevented with lifestyle changes in the future. What can you do to minimize your risk of early pregnancy [...]