What can you expect with a prematurely born baby? Every individual preemie is different, but we’ve made a list of health problems premature babies may encounter, as well as their survival chances and the amount they may need to stay in hospital.
Are you thinking about having a baby? Find out what health changes you should make — what you should stop doing, and what you should start with!
What exactly happens when a woman menstruates? What are the most common problems with the menstrual cycle? And where does ovulation fit in? Read our “back to basics” information if you think you missed out somewhere.
Are you a plus size woman who is pregnant or considering becoming pregnant? You may wonder how much weight you should gain, and if dieting during pregnancy is safe.
Obese women have a harder time getting pregnant naturally, but are also less likely to achieve success during fertility treatments. Many people are aware of that, but what role does obesity play in male infertility? Are men with a very high BMI unable to get their partner pregnant?
Metformin is a drug for diabetes, but it has also become well known as medication that can help women who face infertility because of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome lose weight and get pregnant. How does Metformin — originally called Glucophage — help with fertility? And is it suitable for infertile women who don’t have PCOS?
If you are pregnant during these hot summer months, you may have heard that overheating can be dangerous for your fetus. Hot weather may pose an obvious risk of overheating, but a fever, water bed, or vigorous exercise may cause hyperthermia too. How hot is too hot when you are expecting, and what activities should [...]
Can women who are nearing the menopause still get pregnant? And how those who have already entered the menopause?
IVF often produces “excess embryos” — embryos of perfect quality that can’t all be implanted into the mother’s uterus at the same time. Lots of couples decide to freeze these embryos for later use. How long do frozen embryos remain viable?
Morning sickness, heartburn, and insomnia may be annoying, but some pregnancy symptoms actually make you look bad. What are the most common beauty concerns during pregnancy?