Category: Am I Ready to Start a Family?

Elizabeth Yepez, MD is a board certified ObGyn and Clinical Instructor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Medicine. Dr. Yepez has focused much of her career in eliminating racial and socioeconomic health disparities. Much of this is through women’s health

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Research tells us that the number one reason women and their partners do not seek the advice of a fertility specialist is because of the costs associated with medical treatments, like IVF.* Most insurance plans do not cover the treatment of

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Let’s start with the truth: There is no perfect time to have a baby. There will almost always be something that’s out of sync with your biological yearnings: your career, your age, your relationship (or lack thereof), your financial status, your

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Can you afford to have a baby? Sure, it’s an age-old question that people have been trying to accurately answer, for generations. Or, at least since paid maternity leave was a thing. When you first examine the cost – up to

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What to Expect Lifestyle Editor Emma Bing reflects on what she loves most about being a mom and why she can’t wait to do it all over a second time. The truth is: I can’t wait to have another bundle of

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Of course, What to Expect’s Lifestyle Editor Emma Bing is beyond excited that her friends are getting pregnant. But it also makes her feel a little nervous, too. I remember being a little girl and when one of my friends got

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