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Ever feel like the more children you have, the dumber you get?There may be some truth in it -- at least if you're young when you start having babies. A new study says having more kids can keep women from ...Does education stand in the way of women having babies, or do babies get in the way of education?
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Trying to get pregnant? Be sure to floss.BBC News reports an Australian study presented at a fertility meeting in Sweden this week says bad oral health is just as bad as obesity when it comes to fertility and ...Study shows women with gum disease take longer to conceive.
Should health insurance cover infertility treatments? Credit: Getty Today, most couples undergoing infertility treatments are paying out of their own pockets, but experts at the Institute of Medicine are taking a closer look at the new ...Experts are looking into coverage for infertility treatments under the new health care laws.
What would you do to get pregnant? Credit: Getty Images Some women go to great lengths to get pregnant and try all sorts of fertility treatments. The vaginal steam bath is not a fertility treatment per se, but some think it could ...
Talk about giving a personal gift. Credit: Getty Here's a not-so-subtle gift that brings families together -- or at least tries to create them -- this holiday season: Now, for the couple aspiring to get pregnant, friends and families ...Not sure what gift to give this season? Try sperm!
Sorry, Pops, but right now she's definitely not thinking about dear old dad. Credit: Stockbyte, Getty ImagesWhen a woman is, ya know, fertile, she wants a guy like Brad Pitt or Johnny Depp standing by. Right, ladies? Wink, wink. Nudge, nudge. ...Fertile women avoid their fathers like the plague. Literally.
Brenda Strong, with her son, Zak, uses yoga to help women with fertility issues. Credit: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin.comThere isn't a neighbor residing on Wisteria Lane who is safe from the insightful observations and intimate knowledge of Mary Alice ...Brenda Strong is helping women and couples facing fertility issues.
As a person dealing with fertility issues, Lori LeRoy finds the holidays especially difficult. Credit: Kevin FosterEvery bit as much as she embraces sharing the holidays with family and friends, Lori LeRoy says staring at the cards already ...Can't handle another holiday card with a cute baby on it? Experts offer advice for getting through the holidays when you face infertility issues.
Could be that spring is a better time to grow babies, too. Credit: Getty ImagesIn the spring, they say, a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love. That might have something to do with the fact that it's easier for a woman to ...According to a study presented Sept. 14 at the World Congress of Fertility and Sterility in Munich, Germany, in vitro fertilization rates were found to be highest in the spring (73.5 percent) versus the winter (67.9 percent), summer (68.7 percent) or fall (69 percent).