The Art of Conception

Thanks to modern technology, having a child is more possible—and more complicated—than ever. Photo: Shutterstock.

The New Front in Baby-Making: Uterine Transplants

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
Are uterine transplants a revolutionary chance at motherhood?

Should Young Women Freeze Their Young Eggs?

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
Should women evaluate their fertility options while they are young?

When Is the Best Time to Have Children?

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Let go of conventional wisdom if you want to be able to have kids or grandkids.

If and When to Have Your Babies: The Happiness Measure

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
At what age do children make parents happy?

Vulnerabilities of Singles with No Children: Part 4

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Discrimination creates vulnerabilities.

Defensive About Not Having Children? Philosopher Says We Have It All Wrong

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
The unselfish choice: Maybe it is to NOT have children.

Moving From “If” to “When” You Might Have a Baby

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
Improved egg freezing gives “older” women a second chance at motherhood.

The Ideal Age to Have a Baby

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
Do older first-time mothers live longer?

How Long Should it Take To Get Pregnant?

By Sharon Praissman Fisher
The standard answer is one year—but it can be normal for it to take longer.

The 4 Principles of Attachment Parenting and Why They Work

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
A sensible guide to make attachment parenting work for you

This is Your Brain on Parenthood

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Parenthood affects, and reflects, your brain and IQ in surprising ways