Paddling Through the Years Like Picasso

If you thought that it is only women who have the biological clock and men can gleefully take their time before starting a family, then science has just scored one for greater equality. Sorry all you wannabe Pablo Picasso’s out there; I think that’s your biological clock ticking and it gives you quite a headache, doesn’t it? Picasso fathered two of his children in his late 60′s but... read more

The Scientific Principles of Fertility Awareness

A woman’s menstrual cycle is hormonally controlled by estrogen and progesterone. Estrogen dominates the first part of the cycle in preparing for ovulation, and progesterone the latter part of cycle in preparing for pregnancy. A ripe egg lives a finite period, between 10-24 hours. If a second egg is released in one cycle (i.e. fraternal twins), it will be released within 24 hours of the first egg.... read more