Women's health issues

What Are My Odds of Having a Baby

Your chances and odds having a baby depend on three issues: Ovulation, Sperm, and Fallopian Tubes. ... read more »

Abortion, Future Fertility and Pregnancy

Does an abortion affect future fertility or pregnancy? ... read more »

Are Caffeine and Soda Safe to Consume During Pregnancy?

Are caffeine and soda safe to consume when trying to conceive and during pregnancy? How much caffeine is too much when trying to conceive and during pregnancy? ... read more »

Caffeine, Coffee, Fertility and Pregnancy Issues

Caffeine and coffee or tea may have a negative effect on your fertility and pregnancy. ... read more »

Breastfeeding Reduces Breast Cancer Risk

Breast feeding decreases the risk of breast cancer in premenopausal women with a first-degree relative with breast cancer. ... read more »

Snoring and Pregnancy Gestational Diabetes

A new study from researchers at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has found that women who reported frequent snoring during their pregnancy were more likely to develop gestational diabetes. ... read more »

Phantom Pregnancy

Patients with a phantom pregnancy hCG will have a persistently and not significantly rising positive blood pregnancy test but the urine test is negative and they are not pregnant. ... read more »

Pitocin Oxytocin and Autism or ADHD

  Is there a relationship between pitocin/oxytocin labor use and autism or adhd? ... read more »

Bipolar Disorder: TTC, Pregnancy, and Postpartum Period

If you suffer from bipolar disorder, is important to understand how trying to conceive (TTC), pregnancy and the postpartum period will affect your mental health.  ... read more »

Anxiety Disorders

The term anxiety disorder represents a family of mental disorders associated with fear and anxiety. When these feelings linger or are experienced with intensity, quality of life suffers. ... read more »

Acupuncture

The practice of acupuncture involves stimulating anatomical points using heat, pressure and/or thin metal needles with the goal of achieving optimum health and relieving ailments such as chronic pain. ... read more »

What Are Causes of Spotting?

What are the possible causes of spotting? ... read more »

Why Sign Up for babyMed?

There are so many reasons to sign up for babyMed! Save your due date and fertility date. This will help you get updated information every time you log in. Create your own fertility and ovulation calendar that allows you to track your ovulation and improve your fertility. ... read more »

Ruth Harriet Louise - Famous Photographer Died In Childbirth in 1940

This page is dedicated to women who died in childbirth. ... read more »

Information About Vaccinations

How do vaccines work? ... read more »

He's Gaining Weight Too: The Couvade Syndrome

Information about the Couvade syndrome, or sympathetic pregnancy. ... read more »

Umbilical Cord Information

The umbilical cord is a narrow, tube-like structure that connects the developing baby (also referred to, in medical terms, as the fetus) to the placenta and transports blood and nutrients between the fetus and the placenta. ... read more »

Umbilical Cord Prolapse

An umbilical cord prolapse occurs when the umbilical cord which connect the baby to the placenta slips before the baby's presenting part close to (occult prolapse) or into the vagina. ... read more »

The Ejaculate

What does male ejaculate consist of? ... read more »

ECP (Morning After Pill)

Can emergency contraceptive pills (morning after pill) harm the fetus? ... read more »

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Niddah and Mikvah Jewish Laws and Calendars

The Laws of Family Purity (Taharat Hamishpacha) are quite complex. One of the components of these laws is to anticipate the upcoming period and intimately separate at that time. ... read more »

Einstein's Theory of Relativity Explained

The Einstein Theory of Relativity is a 20 minute silent black and white animated film. It was produced in 1923 by the Fleischer Studios, best known for their Betty Boop cartoons. ... read more »

Umbilical Cord Information and Anomalies

The umbilical cord transports blood and nutrients between the placenta and the fetus and back. ... read more »

Recurrence Odds - Down Syndrome

What is the risk of having another Down Syndrome baby? ... read more »

Bimanual Vaginal Abdominal Rectal Examination

The Bimanual Vaginal Abdominal Rectal Examination happens at the ObGyn visit when the doctors examines your vagina and pelvic organs with both hands. ... read more »

Odds - Down Syndrome

What are my odds of delivering a Down syndrome baby? ... read more »

Smoking and TTC

Can smoking be a problem when I try to conceive (TTC)? ... read more »

Rh Sensitization

What is the incidence of Rh sensitization? ... read more »

Top BabyMed Keywords and Online Searches

Below are the top BabyMed Pregnancy and Fertility associated searches and online keywords ... read more »

About BabyMed

BabyMed was conceived and is supervised by a real doctor, well-known pregnancy and fertility expert Amos Grunebaum, MD, a professor at a New York Ivy League Medical School.   ... read more »

Everything You Want to Know About DHA and Omega 3s

DHA or docosahexaenoic acid is an omega 3 fatty acid typically found in fish oil. With all the warnings about reducing fish intake during pregnancy, many women choose to skip fish all together; unfortunately that may mean missing out on important omega 3 fatty acids. ... read more »

When to Work With an Adoption Agency

Before seeking adoption there are various considerations that need to be discussed between couples and with other children in the household, if applicable. ... read more »

Mercury: Common Chemicals and Pregnancy Safety

Human exposure to mercury comes through the air and the diet. Exposure threatens male and female reproductive health and poses profound neurological risks to a developing fetus. ... read more »

Perchlorate: Common Chemicals and Pregnancy Safety

Perchlorate is a naturally occurring salt that is used to manufacture airbag inflation systems, fireworks, matches, and rocket fuel. Groundwater is the main source of perchlorate around the world. ... read more »

Bisphenol-A (BPA): Common Chemicals and Pregnancy Safety

Bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical known as an endocrine disruptor that mimic's the effects of estrogen, was found in the bodies of 96 percent of all American women pregnant in 2011. ... read more »

Dioxins: Common Chemicals and Pregnancy Safety

Ninety percent of human exposure to dioxins comes from the food supply.As with humans, dioxins accumulate in a food animal's fatty tissues.Meat and dairy products, fish and shellfish are the mostdioxin-contaminated foods in the global food supply. ... read more »

Fire Retardants: Common Chemicals and Pregnancy Safety

The use of fire retardants in the American furniture industry is similar to a double-edged sword: they probably do prevent a certain degree of fires but they do so with environmental toxins that create their own set of ills. ... read more »

Glycol Ethers: Common Chemicals and Pregnancy Safety

Glycol ethers comprise a large group of solvents used industrially and in the home. The aromas emitted by glycol ether compounds run the gamut from odorless to quite strong. One form of glycol ether many women are familiar with is acetate-based nail polish remover. ... read more »

Arsenic: Common Chemicals and Pregnancy Safety

Arsenic, described as notoriously poisonous to multicellular life, is a common groundwater contamination that affects millions of people worldwide. Contamination is strongest near mining operations. ... read more »

Forum Acronyms and Abbreviations

These abbreviations and acronyms are often used online to discuss pregnancy and fertility ... read more »

Atrazine: Common Chemicals and Pregnancy Safety

The widely used herbicide, atrazine, interferes with thyroid hormones, a factor that suggests a link between the chemical and autoimmune disorders, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and obesity. ... read more »

Phthalates: Common Chemicals and Pregnancy Safety

Phthalates are thought to be endocrine disrupters that are difficult to hide from. Toiletries and cosmetics are laced with them. ... read more »

What are Autism Spectrum Disorders?

Autism is a simple name for a complex array of disorders. Disorders associated with autism are generally focused on socialization and communication. ... read more »

Eating the Placenta - Placentophagia

The placenta is a fetal organ consisting of an umbilical cord, membranes (chorion and amnion), and placental body. The placenta is a unique pregnancy organ which functions to sustain nutrition for the developing fetus. ... read more »

Lead: Common Chemicals and Pregnancy Safety

Lead has a reputation for being the bad boy of environmental toxins but many people don't know why. The chemical structure of lead is similar to calcium, therefore it is stored in the bones and teeth, right alongside calcium. ... read more »

Pregnancy Safety: Organophosphate Pesticides

Once nerve agents of chemical warfare, organophosphates are now commonly used in agricultural pesticides that dust many of our industrial crops and are commonly used in home gardens, too. ... read more »

Pregnancy Safety: Perfluorinated Chemicals

Perfluorinated chemicals, also known as PFCs, are used in so many everyday household items it's almost impossible to avoid exposure. They're in food packaging, pesticides, and personal care products as well as carpets, clothing, and upholstery. ... read more »

Monthly babyMed Page Use Top 10 By US Pregnant Women

Monthly babyMed page use top 10 by US pregnant women ... read more »

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