About 700 New York City Schools have been contaminated with PCBs, and today elected officials called for the Department of Education to shorten its cleanup timetable.
Whether it’s a demanding career or the struggle to find Mr. Right, more women are postponing motherhood. Advancements in medicine have made it easier than ever to have children at 40 — even 50. But pregnancy later in life is not without controversy.
It was 4 a.m. Sunday when officer Mandy Smith, who is nine months pregnant, walked into the police department in Hempstead during Hurricane Irene and stayed there for 17 hours.
The judge said the EEOC supported its claim of a pervasive bias with no statistical evidence of discrimination and about 10 statements from four or five managers or executives in a company of 10,000 employees, 603 of whom took maternity leave during a six-year span covered by the lawsuit.
New York, ever the beacon of fashion, has some of the best stores around for the stylish mothers-to-be.
Two months after undergoing a double-mastectomy, Eva van Dok Pinkley, 40, got pregnant. However, the procedure that saved her life has now left her unable to nurse her 3-week-old son Oliver.
In some parts of the city, 1 in 3 expectant mothers are considered obese and Dr. Adam Buckley, an OB/GYN and patient safety expert at Beth Israel Medical Center, calls it a “significant problem.”
The law’s chief sponsor, City Councilwoman Jessica Lapin, says the law demands truth in advertising.
Until now, the thinking with in vitro fertilization has been that implanting several embryos improves the chances of having a baby, but new research shows that’s not always the case.
It has long been taboo, but now is a growing trend: Moms drinking for two. And believe it or not, some doctors say drinking alcohol while pregnant might not be so bad.
It turns out a lot goes out with the bath water when a woman is pregnant, including memory. Doctors say the feeling many women get – that they are losing their minds – is not in their imagination.
The how to’s and where to’s of shopping for the pregnant woman.
The couple says when they decided to change doctors in May, they were told to pick up the remaining embryos, but they were informed the embryos had been thawed and destroyed.
It’s news many women have been waiting to hear – researchers are now testing a new, potentially safer way to prevent pregnancies. The race is on to develop a low-dose birth control patch
By Kimberly Rae Miller Name: MamaBean Borough/Neighborhood: Astoria Profession: Recruiter for professional services firm Brief Bio: MamaBean (who agreed to be interviewed incognito, to protect her high profile professional reputation) is a 5+ year resident […]