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Pollution Could Increase Risk of Miscarriage, New Study Shows

There could be a link between high levels of pollution and miscarriage, according to new research. Experts found that levels of pollution just above the "safe" amount could increase the risk of miscarriage. The study was carried out by the University...

John Stossol and Pregnant Women, Fertility Statues and Moms Who Blog - Links We Love

Kids fight, it's normal. So why did this mom get her own revenge on Craigslist? Photo courtesy of Marja Flick-Buijs/sxc.hu. Expecting, knocked up, a bun in the oven -- Mom-to-be Teresa Strasser can't seem to find the right phrase to describe her...

California Woman Gives Birth to Octuplets!

An as-yet-unnamed woman in Belleflower, California became mom to eight -- yes, eight -- babies on Monday. The octuplets, six boys and two girls, were born via C-section at Kaiser Permanente hospital, and all are doing well. The newbies weigh anywhere...

Booty Caller Tells You When It's Time For Baby-Making

As far as naughty text messages go, BabyCenter's Booty Caller (a.k.a. ovulation alerts) are G-rated. But getting one on your cell phone does mean a romantic night is in your future. Women really only have about five fertile days a month. If you're...

Teens' Deeds Now Up infertility Risks Later

No one likes to think their teenager is having sex. And we all remember how that went when we ourselves were teenagers. The math suggests that teens ARE having sex--if, you know, Bristol Palin, for example, is any indicator. What teens might know...

Baby Born From Transplanted Ovary

I hate to say it's a miracle, but by heavens, IT'S A MIRACLE! Well, actually, it's science. A baby girl has been born after a twin donated an ovary to her sister, who was infertile. According to reports, this is the first time the ovary transplant...

Women's voices go up when ready to conceive

How does a woman signal to a man that she is fertile and about to ovulate? Researchers have found that women raise the pitch of their voice when talking in social situations; the better the timing for conception, the higher the pitch. This,...

Jaime Oliver goes to great lengths to father a son

I'm not sure I'd ever want to be famous. There comes a point in everyone's life when they say something they wish they could take back, but when you say it on national television ... well, that's a problem. I'm wondering if Naked Chef star Jamie...

Nicole Kidman credits miracle pregnancy to waterfall swim

Whenever there's a rash of pregnancies among a group of friends or co-workers, you'll often hear the joke: "There's something in the water!" In new mom Nicole Kidman's eyes, however, that might really be true. According to Nicole, she thought she'd...

59-year-old French woman gives birth to triplets

(Think that's shocking? Click the photo to see who set the record for identical births!) A fifty-nine-year-old French woman has given birth to triplets after seeking fertility treatment. The new mom, unnamed at press time, sought fertility...

Heated seats not so good for wanna-be dads

Most machinery works best when kept cool, be it mechanical, electronic, or even biological. Your car's engine has a cooling system that's pretty darn important (he writes with an experienced air) and your computers really belong in an air-conditioned...

Victoria Beckham warned not to have more kids

Last May, while denying pregnancy rumors, Posh Spice shared that she and husband David Beckham would like to add to their brood of three young boys: "... We would love another baby, but right now the boys are still really young. Cruz is only three,...

Coffee makes infertility worse

For women undergoing IVF, it may be wise to cut out the coffee to increase the chance of getting pregnant. A study suggests that drinking upwards of four cups of coffee leads to being 26% less likely to conceive. The study followed 9,000 women who...

When life goes on, without children

In a recent New York Times article, the pain associated with not being able to have a child is likened to that of a back ache--dull, aching, and never quite goes away. For some women, the miracle of child birth and the joy of raising a child will...

Court to decide if doctors can discriminate

The desire to start a family can be an awful powerful one. If someone wants kids, they'll go through a lot to get them. Guadalupe Benitez went through a lot. She went to North Coast Women's Care, a clinic in the San Diego, California area, but was...

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