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Study: Women Who Have Children Later Might Live Longer

Longevity and having children later in life might have something to do with one another.

06/27/2014

Developer Alain Hanash says his StorkDiet/Girl includes scientifically-based diet recommendations that help couples who want baby girls. (Getty Images)

DC Developer: App Helps Parents Give Birth To Girls

Alain Hanash says the app includes scientifically-based diet recommendations that help those who want baby girls.

04/17/2014

Nearly half of U.S. births (48 percent) are paid for by Medicaid -- a number likely to increase in 2014, as some states will extend Medicaid to thousands of uninsured, low-income women under the Affordable Care Act. (ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Nearly Half of U.S. Childbirths Paid For By Medicaid

Nearly half of U.S. births are paid for by Medicaid — a number likely to increase in 2014, as some states will extend Medicaid to thousands of uninsured, low-income women under the Affordable Care Act.

09/04/2013

Fewer women are having children and many have less distress because of it, a new study suggests. (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)

Study: More Women Skipping Childbirth, Face Less Distress

An increasing number of American women are exiting their childbearing years without any kids – and many live a more distress-free life than their parenting counterparts.

10/15/2012

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Best Childbirth Classes In DC

Although giving birth is natural, labor and delivery can be scary and challenging, even for experienced moms. Whether it’s your first or fourth child, every birth is unique, and D.C.’s best childbirth classes understand and address each mom’s concerns in full. From natural, hypnotic or water births to emergency caesarian sections, these are the pros who’ll help you prep for that little bundle of joy.

05/25/2012

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