Isobel Whitcomb

Hic!

The Best Way To Get Rid Of Hiccups, According To A Neurologist

And how to reset the nervous system to get rid of them.

Pregnancy

What Causes Miscarriage? An OBGYN Explains.

Let’s make this perfectly clear: Losing a pregnancy is not your fault.

Conception

How Long Does It Take To Get Pregnant? A Tryer’s Guide

“There are a lot of moving parts to become pregnant. When I think about it in detail, I wonder how there are so many of us.”

Sleep

When Do Babies Drop To One Nap?

It depends on what works for your baby — and for you.

Health

Should Adults Get the HPV Vaccine?

For most people over 26, the answer is no — but there are exceptions.

Health

At What Age Should Kids Get the HPV Vaccine?

And parents' other HPV vaccine questions, answered.

Parenting

When Do Babies Wave for the First Time?

The simple gesture is a language milestone.

Health

The Coronavirus Sleep Regression Is Real. Sleep Consultants Are Here For It.

If your kids are experiencing a sleep regression right now, you can most definitely blame the quarantine. You can also fix it with relative ease.

Health

There Are No Pregnant Women in Coronavirus Vaccine Trials. Why?

Excluding pregnant women from new vaccine trials is standard practice. Not all experts agree it's for the best.

Health

Can a Face Mask Cause CO2 Poisoning? Fact-Checking The Conspiracy

Face masks are uncomfortable, sure, but they don't put you in harm's way. Here's what the science says.

Health

How To Safely Play Outside During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Social isolation and a home quarantine is the way we all can kill COVID-19 fast. But people need to walk. Kids need to play outside. Here's how to do it safely.

Health

Tear Gas Is an “Uncontrolled Experiment” That Hurts Kids

It's time to ban tear gas.

Health

Is the Playground Safe from the Coronavirus?

Can the coronavirus live on slides and swings and other playground surfaces? It sure can.