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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.

Food Safety in Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

Food safety is always important, but it’s even more crucial when you’re pregnant.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

The Benefits of Hiring a Doula During Pregnancy

Learn about how doulas can improve birth outcomes, how to find the right doula for you, and more.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

What to Expect During Each Stage of Labor

Labor is divided into three stages. Here’s what happens during each one and for how long.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

13 Ways Stress Makes Thyroid Disease Worse

Stress can heighten the effects that your thyroid disease already causes, like lack of sleep and infertility.

By Mary Shomon

A Royal Thyroid Problem? Severe Morning Sickness and the Thyroid

In some cases, severe morning sickness while pregnant can be the result of thyroid dysfunction.

By Mary Shomon