There's no time like the first time: Mo's perspective

I woke up early this morning and was partially dressed for the gym before I realized that I was supposed to get bloodwork at the RE's office to confirm my ovulation. I had completely forgotten. ...more

Consumer Reports: high-tech births=poor outcomes

Consumer Reports isn't just for researching your next car purchase or washing machine anymore. That's right, that longtime resource for product reviews has broadened its scope to include health and wellness. In a recent article Consumer Reports tackles the topic of childbirth, concluding that "Too many doctors and hospitals are overusing high-tech procedures." ...more

yay for shopping for childbirth methods and approach in the same logical comparison model as ...more

Young and Fertile

So I went to the doctor for a clomid check. Yes, clomid is a fertility drug and yes I'm only thirty-two and have a child, but for some reason, like Tina Fey's character in Baby Mama, I have a poorly shaped uterus. They just figured this out a year later because Kaiser sucks so much ass.Anyway, the doctor who's there today is busy, so in walks his intern or something, young like Doogie Howser, but with absolutely no confidence or authority. ...more