Posted on January 31st, 2007 by Matt
This is Marcy.
Now I know what you’re all thinking, and it’s probably, definitely true; Marcy is most likely a canine substitute for the baby we have yet to have. Her acquisition happened quickly, and it happened around the holidays when we hoped to be hanging an extra stocking in anticipation of our firstborn.
And while her [...]
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Posted on January 30th, 2007 by Matt
Have you taken pleasure in the latest kick to the face for trans fats? Probably not as much as you would from eating a bucket of trans-fatty fried chicken, but I digress. A new study shows that 4 grams per day of those tasty processed treats can lower fertility in women by 73%.
I wonder if [...]
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Posted on January 29th, 2007 by Matt
You know, thinking about infertility is like having ice cream in the freezer: even though it’s something that can be easily hidden from the world, locked behind a sealed door and your own anxious mind, just knowing it’s there can drive you to the brink of madness. And whether it’s ice cream or pregnancy, sometimes [...]
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Posted on January 28th, 2007 by Matt
“If it’s so hard to get pregnant, how do you account for the number of crying children on planes?” – Samantha Jones (Kim Cattrall), Sex and the City, Episode 59
In the spring of 2006 my wife Constance and I committed the single biggest blunder any parent-in-progress can make short of quitting our jobs to pursue [...]
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