Before Getting Pregnant

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.
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.
Financing your retirement may be the last thing on your mind as you prepare for parenthood, but this does not mean it's not an important one. Bill Nickles speaks with Dreaming of Baby about the importance of securing your financial future and offers tips and advice on how to prepare for a comfortable retirement.
With child-related expenses always on the rise, it's wise to be financially prepared for parenthood. Nicole Merritt from jthreeNMe, shares with us some budgeting and saving tips for life with kids.
Parenthood brings new responsibilities; ensuring that you can constantly provide for your child's needs requires serious consideration. A long-term disability insurance can help you maintain your lifestyle even when illness or injury prevents you from working. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Steve Crawford on this subject.
It's never too early to start saving for college! Dreaming of Baby speaks with Erika Jensen, President of Respire Wealth Management in Houston, Texas, on healthy family financials, and the how and why of saving for college.
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.
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.
Folic acid is imperative for a healthy pregnancy. Studies have shown that this water-soluble B vitamin, accompanied by a healthy diet and lifestyle, helps boost both male and female fertility. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. Amos Grunebaum.
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.