Fertility awareness has empowered me, and thousands of other women, to take control of our fertility. Unlike contraceptive drugs and devices, they are side-effect-free and can even provide health benefits.
Most people date a baby’s gestational age two weeks earlier than the baby actually began because most women don’t know their menstrual cycles well.
Lena Dunham: ‘A solid 10 friends texted me triggered by Kylie pregnancy. I’m like ‘ladies she’s 20. We were all v fertile then, we were just broke.’’
Early international ‘family planning’ programs were essentially intended as population control. Today, contraception-pushers use the language of ‘reproductive freedom’ and ‘unmet need.’
The defensiveness at Serena Williams’s remark rather than rush to celebrate her body’s uniquely female creative work implies that women who don’t have children agree that they are missing something.
A hot, new, headline-grabbing study claims men in Western countries have a lower sperm count than their counterparts in South America, Asia, and Africa, all due to plastic.
A disturbing number of the world’s nations will not be replacing themselves population-wise in coming generations. This is serious, and Elon Musk knows it.
In the vast majority of cases, how many kids you have just won’t affect any environmental outcomes. Plus the study on which these articles were based is junk science.
It is a good thing for rational dialogue and eventual progress for leaders like Emmanuel Macron to accidentally tell the truth publicly, even if his unforced truth-telling was incomplete.
Women don’t know the risks associated with putting off pregnancy. As a result, we’re seeing an increase in high-risk pregnancies and high-risk births.
Abortion advocates such as Cosmopolitan magazine’s Jill Filipovic enthusiastically tweeted an article about reducing population for climate change.
Jay and Bey are helping others on fertility journeys know they’re not alone. For those facing setbacks on the road to building a family, that in itself is meaningful.
Yet another study finds a link between hormonal contraceptives and dangerous health outcomes for women, this time in increased breast cancer risks.
My friend asked me how to balance honesty about the difficulties of fertility with sympathy for her friends who couldn’t have kids. Here are some ideas.
‘I made a decision that broke me, and one from which I would not immediately heal. . . Abortion would now forever be a part of my life. A scarlet letter I never thought I’d wear.’
Infertility is not a traumatic event but rather a state of being traumatized, so the stages of recovery and grief become a way of life, not a stage of life.
Marco Rubio’s statement contradicts some of the best advice my father ever gave me: If you wait until you have enough money to have children, you will never have children.
In a musical world filled with lyrics that degrade, shock, and diminish others, ‘I Was Born’ is an inspiring (and addicting) antidote.
Had the crew in ‘Alien: Covenant’ included a couple of gloomy, maladjusted types, and had they listened to any of them, things would have gone better.
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