Posts tagged "conception"

According To New AZ Law, Pregnancy Begins Two Weeks Before Conception

Wait. What? I must be reading this wrong. The “Women’s Health and Safety Act,” signed into law yesterday by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, and referred to by some as "the egg drop bill," defines pregnancy as beginning two weeks before conception, as it calculates the gestational age starting with the first day of the last menstrual…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 24, 2012

Your Child Is What You Eat

What you eat around the time you get pregnant could influence whether you have a boy or a girl, a study published in Proceedings B, a biological research journal, reported. And because diets have changed due to industrialization (Hamburgers! French fries! Sour Patch Kids!), diet could be a possible explanation for the falling proportion of…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 18, 2008