Last-minute shopping and meal planning making you reach for that candy bar and Diet Coke? Put them down and read this!
There's more scary information coming out about cell phone exposure by the second! CNN.com reports that a new study, published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, has found that children exposed to cell phones in the womb and after birth, up to age 7, are more likely to
experience behavioral problems such as hyperactivity, attention and
social issues than those who aren't exposed.
Writer Vanessa Grigoriadis wrote a compelling piece for New York magazine called "Waking Up from the Pill," about how the sexual liberation of women of "a certain age" may have come at a considerable cost -- their fertility. Have you spent years on the Pill, only to have trouble conceiving when you got off it?
It's been over a half century since "the Pill" was made available to women, and thanks to healthcare reform, the day may FINALLY come when we can stop shelling out hundreds and hundreds of our hard-earned dollars each year for contraceptive purposes. But will the powers that be see family planning as preventive medicine?
Can you imagine interviewing scientists and reading reams of research about how various situations can affect a fetus in the womb and far beyond -- while you were pregnant yourself?Mom of two Annie Murphy Paul did just that while writing "Origins: How the Nine Months before Birth Shape the Rest of Our Lives," a new book that explores the field of "fetal origins" research through the lens of Paul's own pregnancy.