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Can I Still Get Pregnant If My Periods Are Irregular?

A reader with unpredictable periods writes in to find out whether she can still get pregnant. Here’s what our expert replied.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Do Sugary Sodas During Pregnancy Lead to Childhood Asthma?

Drinking soda during pregnancy can lead to your child developing asthma during their elementary-school years.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

6 Tips to Boost Male Fertility

Are you and your partner trying to conceive? Learn about lifestyle changes you can make to increase your sperm health and more.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

How to Reduce Your Risk of a Cesarean Birth

Learn about why c-sections are performed and things you can do to make them less likely.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

First Trimester Exposure to Anti-Thyroid Drugs Associated with Birth Defects

A study finds that the combination of two anti-thyroid medications during the first trimester can harm your baby before they’re even born.

By Stephanie Stephens

What You Should Know About Fertility-Tracking Apps

It seems like there is an app for everything these days, and that includes ones that help you pinpoint when you are fertile to increase your chances of getting pregnant.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Pregnant at 40: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Tracy didn’t plan to get pregnant at 40 years old. But now, 15 years later, she wouldn’t change a thing.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Top Pregnancy and Fertility Books You Should Read

Trying to conceive or already expecting? Finding the sheer amount of books on pregnancy overwhelming? Here are 11 of our favorites.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

9 Common Pregnancy Test Mistakes to Avoid

Problems can arise if you take the test incorrectly. Here are some mistakes to avoid.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

7 Delicious Mocktail Recipes to Try During Pregnancy

Pregnant or avoiding alcohol for other reasons? These nonalcoholic drinks are fun to make for any occasion — and tasty, too!

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.