Women are having children at increasingly later ages, and they can finally stop worrying about its effect on their kids. Scientific evidence now tells us it is actually good for the kids too.
Elisa is a loving wife and stay at home mom in San Francisco. She has been published by several popular parenting sites, including Scary Mommy and Her View From Home. She is a regular contributor to City Moms Blog and she used to report news for Baby Gaga before switching over to Moms.com. When she's not writing or spending time with her family, you might find her at the spa or curled up on the sofa with a good book, a cat, and a hot cup of tea.
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Everyone knows that smoking is a pregnancy no-no, but new research suggests that its harmful effects may go much further than we once thought. Smoking while expecting a baby girl may actually cause fertility problems for her down the road.
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