With more resources about parenting and pregnancy available than ever before, it’s easy to get lost in a mountain of information about what happens after you learn you’re expecting, from signing up for birthing classes to choosing colors for the nursery to browsing baby-name books.
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IVF has actually become more efficient over recent years, with the development of newer and better lab conditions. Exciting research developments exploring genes and DNA have yielded a perfect collaboration between IVF centers and genetics experts. With these advances, Dr. Jones’ long-standing goal of “one embryo, one healthy baby” is now a reality. This advice can be embraced because we are able to learn more about the chromosome health of embryos through pre-implantation genetic screening, or PGS.
When singer Chrisette Michele was featured in EBONY’s “Body Brigade” issue in March, she and her fellow full-figured bombshells dished intimate details of their lives. Amid the candid discussion was a moment of education, as the ladies were asked whether they’ve dealt with weight-related illnesses.
Over the next several days, I started having some pregnancy symptoms, but then they quickly went away. I knew something wasn’t right. Sure enough, I started my period just shy of 6 weeks. My “wonderful” didn’t last very long.