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Tag Archive | "Pregnancy"

Wise Guys – Why Do Men Seem Less Concerned About STDs & Pregnancies

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

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photo by Alaskan_Dude Advice from three of our guy friends. This week a straight woman asks,”It’s been my experience that it’s the woman who has to insist on the condom, and that if she were happy to forgo it, then he would automatically be too? What’s with that? Why don’t guys seem to be as [...]

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One Woman’s Tale of Dying to Give Birth

Monday, June 14, 2010

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photo by Lynsey Addario/VII Network for Time It’s reasonable to assume that, in this day and age of technological advances and common knowledge about good health, maternal mortality rates should be next to nil. But even in the United States, one of the richest countries in the world, it’s up at 13.3 deaths per 100,000 [...]

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Dream Interpretation – I Told BF I Was Pregnant and He Withheld Sex

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

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photo by karindaiziel Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. This week, a reader asks Lauri: I’m female, single, and very NOT pregnant, but I recently had a dream in which I had just told the [...]

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Will Teary-Eyed, Face-Holding, Baby-Making Sex Become Obsolete?

Thursday, May 27, 2010

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photo by Blyzz According to a new report in the journal Reproductive BioMedicine (what, you’re not a subscriber?), IVF conception could become routine for thirty-somethings within a decade. Buh-bye, baby-making sex, hello doctor! The report claims that IVF technology is advancing so quickly that soon it will be possible to produce embryos with almost a [...]

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Dream Interpretation: My Ex-Husband Gave Birth

Monday, April 19, 2010

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Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. This week, a reader asks Lauri: I recently divorced my ex-husband after his not being there for me and his children for many years. I also took back my [...]

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Dear Dr. Kate: Can I Get Pregnant During My Period?

Thursday, March 11, 2010

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Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions here once a week. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, Can I get pregnant if I have unprotected sex during my period? I’ve heard that you can, but [...]

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NOW Can We Give Up Abstinence-Only Programs?

Thursday, January 28, 2010

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photo by Marina(im.back) You might have seen the headlines this week that read “Rise in Teen Pregnancy Rates.” Of course what’s missing from that title is the fact that these are not real-time figures they’re talking about. The 3% rise in teen pregnancies among 15-to-19-year-olds increased between 2005 and 2006 — the first jump since [...]

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Comment of the Week: The Truth About Sagging Boobs

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

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photo by St_A_Sh I have a Master’s in Lactation Science, so I know what I am talking about when it comes to all things breast: 1) Breastfeeding does not make breasts sag. Pregnancy and genetics cause the lost of elastic tissue, which causes sagging, NOT breastfeeding. If you didn’t nurse your children [i.e. if you [...]

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