Making a Will for Pregnancy

A will is a powerful final testament tool which provides instruction regarding a person's last wishes, including how they want their estate divided and distributed. ... read more »

Fertility Charting - Who Uses It?

Who uses fertility charting? ... read more »

Do You Need Life Insurance?

As soon as you learn that you are pregnant, you should begin thinking about obtaining life insurance. Life insurance will ensure that you, your partner, and your children are financially taken care of in the event of death. ... read more »

Longer Maternity Leave Reduces Risk of Postpartum Depression

A new study shows that the more time a woman takes off from work after having a baby, the lower her risk for postpartum depression. This research is the first of its kind. ... read more »

Having a Baby – Things to Remember During Those 40 Weeks

Having a baby is a wonderful experience for most couples. When the surprise, elation and fear have died down a bit, the time comes to think about the impact of having a baby on life and future. ... read more »

Global Trends in Maternal Mortality

It is the consensus that the majority of maternal deaths can be avoided; despite this consensus, rates of mortality among pregnant women in developing nations remain higher than desirable. ... read more »

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg Wants More Baby Talk on the Job

Sandberg wants more baby talk on the job without the threat of discrimination, lawsuits, and diminished opportunity. ... read more »

Chinese Parents Race to Have Babies Before Year of the Sheep

February 19, 2015, marks the beginning of the Chinese lunar new year, when characteristics of the sheep will influence the personality, health, wealth, and happiness of babies born during the year. ... read more »

Neighbor’s Family Size May Affect Family Planning

The majority of participants in a recent study in Nepal claimed two children was the ideal number (73%), but more than half of the women continue to have children beyond the second child. ... read more »

4 Types of Insurance You Need to Have Before Pregnancy

f you're currently planning for a new baby, insurance is likely the last thing you have on your mind. However, it's usually a good idea for you to brush up on your insurance policies between medical checkups, birthing classes and shopping for new baby supplies. ... read more »

Spring Break May Lead to More Teen Pregnancies

Have you ever wondered what month accounts for the highest number of pregnancies? The answer is different for adults and teens. According to current research, teens are more apt to conceive in the month of March; the same month as spring break trips and activities. ... read more »

When is the Best Time to Have Another Baby: Pregnancy Spacing

Having a family is part luck and part planning; for some couples, it's planning part that is the most difficult. You know you want to have more than one child, but you have no idea how close together or far apart you should plan your children. ... read more »

Netflix: Unlimited Family Leave During Baby's First Year

A new Netflix company policy, announced on August 4, offers all new parents as much as a year of paid unlimited time off following the birth or adoption of a child. ... read more »

When to Work on Growing Your Family

Times have changed. Couples are now living together for years, sometimes even decades, before choosing when to work on growing a family. ... read more »

Kids or no Kids: Do All Women Want Children?

Some experts theorize that mother/daughter relationships play an important part in the desire to have children; others theorize testosterone levels in the womb and body play a part in maternal instinct. ... read more »

Fertility Awareness and Natural Family Planning For Contraception

Information about fertility awareness helps to fulfil the broader definition of the services many family planning clinics offer. ... read more »

Pick your Birth Season Carefully

Some women put a lot of thought into when they’ll have their baby. They might try to line up the dates so that their baby is a certain astrological sign, or they might even try for a specific birth date that is meaningful to them. ... read more »

Fertility Awareness Ovulation Calendar and Chart

Fertility awareness and charting is part of 'Natural Family Planning' (NFP). It uses a woman's natural fertility signs to identify when she may or may not be fertile. ... read more »

Temperature or Symptothermal Method for Contraception?

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A method of natural family planning that closely monitors two indicators of fertility is just as effective as oral contraception in preventing unwanted pregnancies if used correctly, European researchers report. ... read more »

How Important Is Having Children?

At some point in our lives, we are all faced with the question of whether or not to have children. This question is a multi-facetted question because there are a number of factors to consider when making the huge decision of whether to have kids or not. ... read more »

How Long Should You Wait to Have Another Baby?

Many couples like to space their children out so that the gap isn’t too large or too small. Usually this is because it’s easier to raise their children when they’re a similar age, but there are medical reasons for this as well. ... read more »

Do I Really Have to Wait?

It is not so unusual to have babies a year and a half or two years apart. What really stuns me are the women who are pregnant when their babies are only a month or two old. ... read more »

Is Having Children Late a Good Idea?

Is it a good idea to wait to have children, or does it increase your chances of having a child with birth defects? ... read more »