Things We’ve Read: Week of Oct. 13th, 2013

Bigger Postpartum Challenges Than Just Baby Weight (WSJ): An increasing number of women and health professionals are turning their attention to post pregnancy changes beyond weight  to stretched, weakened or torn muscles, misaligned bones and more.

BPA, phthalate exposure may cause fertility problems (CNN): Great article explaining what BPA & Phthalates are & how they impact your health & fertility.

Popular Morning Sickness Drug Safe in Pregnancy, Study Finds (USHealthnews): Studies have found that metoclopramide, a popular anti-nausea drug, appears to be a safe and effective treatment for morning sickness

Everything You Need For a Halloween Baby Shower (Babble): Halloween is just around the corner. Here are some fun ways to incorporate the holiday into your baby shower!

Your Baby’s first 24 hours of Life (Parents Magazine): You read and research what your and your partner’s experience will be on your delivery day. Do you know what the experience will be like for your newborn?

A little Bit Pregnant: The Numbers Game (NYTimes): The next edition to Amy Klein’s IVF series explains how positive pregnancy test results for pregnancy do not tell the full story.