News archive: May 2015

Tips when Planning for a Baby

You’re thinking of starting a family. Of course, you want to do the best for your baby-to-be and you know all about not smoking and drinking during pregnancy, but there’s…

5 Foods That Can Help Boost Fertility

Infertility affects about 12 percent of couples, a statistic attributed partly by some studies to an increasingly Western-style diet, according to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Adding these five…

The Fertility Tests Every Woman Should Have By Age 30

TMI alert: I still remember the day I first got my period as a seventh-grader. I went on a bike ride with my best friend later that afternoon, and I proudly proclaimed, “I’m a woman now!” (Talk about a Judy Blume moment.) Ever since then, my period has always come like clockwork—with relatively minimal cramps and PMS.

7 Fertility Myths, Busted

Here are seven common misconceptions about getting pregnant: It takes a long time to get pregnant after stopping birth control pills. Many women think that, after they stop taking birth…