Before Getting Pregnant

Dr. Anthony Shaya talks about what you should be eating more of, what you should be keeping away from, what's healthy in terms of weight gain, and how diet and labor may be connected.
Did you know that the food you eat affects your fertility? If you're looking for a boost, make sure that you are eating right. Read more about a groundbreaking study on foods that boost fertility.
Thinking about becoming a single mother by choice? There is much to keep in mind before taking the plunge towards motherhood.
Carrier screening analyzes DNA to identify your chances of having a child with a genetic disorder. Whilst carrier screening can be done during pregnancy, Lama Elkhoury from Sema4 speaks with Dreaming of Baby about the importance of testing prior to conceiving.
Parenthood is not easy. It’s messy, emotional, and sometimes downright painful. But, it also thrusts you into a world of big love, warm cuddles, and endless kisses. Here are 11 reasons why you should have a baby. Like, now.
Home insemination offers privacy, affordability, and added comfort - identifying the right tools towards a positive pregnancy test helps you reach your dream faster. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Carol Lomas from Conceivex.
Amy Zhang, founder of Affinity Services LLC, opens up with Dreaming of Baby on the pain and beauty of being a mother and an entrepreneur.
With numerous products containing pollutants and toxins, staying away from harmful substances prior to pregnancy is sometimes easier said than done. Dr. Sally Warren speaks about frequently used products that may be adversely affecting your health and, eventually, that of your baby.
Dealing with infertility can have a significant impact on your emotional and mental well-being. Dreaming of Baby discusses mental health and empathy to stressors of infertility with Dr. Aaron Styer, Reproductive Endocrinologist, Fertility Specialist, and Co-Medical Director of CCRM Boston.
Neural Tube Defects (NTDs) affect 300,000 births each year worldwide and are one of the most common birth defects. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. Angela Jones on the role of folic acid in preventing NTDs, diagnosing NTDs, and their prognosis.