Despite the wear-and-tear on a new mother's body, the lack of sleep after a baby is born, and the constant screams of the newborn, science has found that most women are ready to get it on long before the end of the doctor-recommended six-week waiting period.
While everyone's favorite killjoy Mitt Romney has vowed to toss out Obamacare if he's elected president (in your dreams, Romney), today, in a move that proved that America is finally taking a step in the right direction, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the plan. Let's raise a glass.
Mother Nature's biological clock stops for no one, not even wannabe grandparents. And that's why, instead of nagging their daughters about why they have not settled down and started pumping out babies, today's moms and dads are helping to foot the bill to freeze their eggs.
The indie rom-com The Pill is about the day after a one-night stand that the man fears will result in a pregnancy; hilarity and the pursuit of emergency contraception ensue. We asked two writers—one male, one female—to sound in on one-night stand etiquette, answering such questions as: When to bring up contraception? How to talk about the potential of it failing? And, whose responsibility it is to deal with the consequences of contraception gone wrong?
In this video, hypnotherapist, psychologist and YourTango Expert Dr. Shoshana Bennett addresses the complicated issue of how to manage your depression during pregnancy.
Did you know that infertility affects one in six couples in the U.S.? That's 6.1 million people! So if you see a baby in your future, take steps to learn more this National Infertility Week, because fertility awareness is critical to upping your chances of conceiving.
What do you think about using a pregnancy surrogate, like Giuliana and Bill Rancic? A sex toy shop for Christians. Heart-broken fruit flies turn to booze. Do men really get dumber when women are around? Man attacks his wife for dumbest reason ever. A woman is not "crazy" just because she has emotions. And, what your clothes say about you.
by Shannon Duffy and John Zakour, co-authors of the book The Couples Guide to Pregnancy & Beyond: He Says, She Says for GALTime
By Jane Greer, Ph.D., Relationship & Sex Talk, for GALTime Can the anticipation of a baby bring people together? That’s a good question, and it looks like Uma Thurman is working toward answering it right now. She announced this week that she is expecting a baby with her on-again boyfriend multimillionaire financier Arpad “Arki” Busson.
Friends With Kids opens with a hushed phone call in the middle of the night from Julie (Jennifer Westfeldt) to Jason (Adam Scott). She asks him a strange question about how he'd prefer to die, presenting two options. Jason mulls it over and chooses one. And then the camera reveals a scantily clad woman sleeping next to him, his flavor of the month. "I think I'm going to break up with her soon," Jason confesses.
According to a recent study by the Guttmacher Institute, young women underestimate their ability to get pregnant, while women in their 30s and 40s overestimate, and continue to wait. Whichever side of the fertility divide you fall on, there are way too many myths floating around that have nothing to do with age.
It is simple to have kids. It really is. Man and woman go out on romantic date. Man and woman get lost in each others eyes while drinking a nice Merlot and they forgo the movie after dinner for some private sexy time. Wash. Rinse. Repeat. Nine months later you both have a mini-me. A little bundle. A little ‘un. A baby. There is nothing to it right? That use to be what I thought. I never once in my life considering having a baby would be hard.