Before Getting Pregnant

The opioid crisis is placing more infants into foster care leading to further strain on foster care agencies and greater calls for foster parents. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. John DeGarmo on the opioid addiction crisis, the effects of opioid addiction in pregnancy, and the challenges and rewards of fostering a child with opioid withdrawal.
Is your cycle too short? The follicular phase is the time in between the start of your period and the point at which your body releases the month’s fertile egg at ovulation. During this phase, follicles in the ovary mature and get ready to release an egg. A short follicular phase may affect fertility. Read on to find out how and why.
Are you expecting or a new parent? It's never too early to start saving for college. Jack Schacht from My College Planning Team answers your questions on saving for college, the mechanisms available, and - more importantly - where not to save.
90 percent of new parents are Millennials. Douglas A. Boneparth, CFP®, shares some tips on how to financially prepare for baby, prioritizing, and what to be careful about as a Millennial on the path to parenthood.
The World Health Organization estimates that more than 40% of pregnant women worldwide are anemic. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. Salli Tazuke from CCRM San Francisco on the effects of folic acid deficiency on a mom-to-be’s health and well-being.
If you can't make head or tail of how your tax status will change or which benefits you'll be entitled to in your journey to parenthood and beyond, then this article is your go-to-place. From tax benefits and effects on withholding allowance, to help with adoption, fertility treatments, and childcare, Josh Zimmelman from Westwood Tax and Consulting shares all you need to know about tax whichever way you approach parenthood.
Officially, endometriosis affects up to 10% of all women. Despite its wide prevalence, it is also widely undiagnosed, with many unaware of what the condition involves. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr Abhishek Mangeshikar, Gynecological Endoscopist and Robotic Surgeon, specializing in endometriosis.
Nearly half of all infertility cases are due to male factor issues. Regardless of this, most men are still in the dark when it comes to their own reproductive health. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Greg Sommer, Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Trak Fertility, about the discreet male fertility testing system, Trak.
The relationship between lead and fertility has been a subject of study for years. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. Vasiliki Moragianni about the effects lead has on health and fertility.
Ready to embark on the parenthood journey? From preparing your body physically to addressing any health issues, discussing parenthood and the ways and means to reach it, to financial considerations, and employment and care prospects, deciding on baby is not always a simple decision to make. Let's help you out.