Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake recently revealed that Jessica had to be rushed to the hospital to have an emergency cesarean section to deliver their son, Silas, when plans for a home birth went awry. Biel says that despite months long … [Continue reading] about Jessica & Justin: Why home birth is not best … for baby or mom
There are many pregnancy safety myths when it comes to dental health and hygiene, from losing a tooth for every baby you have to weakened teeth from calcium loss. Fortunately, none of these myths is true. Yet another myth is that it is unsafe to have … [Continue reading] about How safe is dental work in pregnancy?
A miscarriage is the loss of a pregnancy before 20 weeks and happens in over 50% of all pregnancies, most of them early in pregnancy. Studies have shown that over 4 in 5 miscarriages are due to chromosomal anomalies and unrelated to other … [Continue reading] about Misperceptions about what causes a miscarriage
Question: I have a perfect 6-month-old daughter and we will start TTC next month. I will be 37 in August and would LOVE to have twins. I have been eating a diet to increase chances for twins (as well as a boy). My questions are: 1. Many say to wait … [Continue reading] about Can I increase my chances having twins with a certain diet?
I am often asked by my patients "How long should I wait after an early pregnancy loss or miscarriage before getting pregnant again?" This question usually has several different components: One is, when does fertility begin after a miscarriage, and … [Continue reading] about How long should a woman wait after an early miscarriage before getting pregnant again?