Bitches Be Ovulating

Today we have two new stories about your uterus: one that reveals that the sound of a ticking clock can actually speed up a woman's desire to have children, and another that reveals that young women who don't hear that clock in their heads (or who want to ignore it) are attending parties where they learn how to… » 8/14/14 8:15pm 8/14/14 8:15pm

A Field Guide to Freezing Your Eggs

So, you're thinking about "having it all." Great! Unfortunately, your body might not be as amenable to your professional schedule as you'd like. A woman's fertility is finite and needs to be addressed during the years that are most crucial to career development. It's one of the more annoying snags in the corporate… » 4/09/13 3:10pm 4/09/13 3:10pm

Singapore Government Uses 'Fairytales' to Chide Women About Biological…

A new government-funded campaign in Singapore is educating young women about declining fertility through a series of illustrated "fairytales," distributed on university campuses, that retell classic stories that result in some kind of moral lesson for women who ignore the ticking of their biological clocks. » 3/22/13 11:00am 3/22/13 11:00am

Hooray for the Male Biological Clock!

On the heels of this week's buzzy little blog-storm about older fathers being linked with autism and schizophrenia (short version: older fathers have been linked with autism and schizophrenia), Ann Friedman at NY Mag breaks down why we care so much. The reason, she says, is women's deep, latent, kinda… » 8/23/12 7:00pm 8/23/12 7:00pm

Perez Hilton Thinks His "Biological Clock" Is Ticking

In a new interview, Perez Hilton reveals that despite his success, he yearns to hear the pitter-patter of little feet...running to tell Daddy they've found a shot of Miley Cyrus just begging to have a penis drawn on it? » 1/05/11 5:52pm 1/05/11 5:52pm

Third Cliché-Filled Bridget Jones Flick In The Works

There's a third installment of the Bridget Jones series in the works, which means two things: First, Renée Zellweger will once again "pack on the pounds" to play the full-figured singleton. But also: » 7/15/09 11:00am 7/15/09 11:00am

Fertility Frenzy

Your biological clock? Yeah, it's ticking. But it's hard to know how fast. A new study out of University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands says while menopause for most women begins sometime between 40 and 50, there is no real "average" age that marks the lack of fertility, meaning that some women may begin… » 4/28/08 3:45pm 4/28/08 3:45pm

Hey Man, Your Clock Is Ticking. Your Biological Clock!

Some men get all weird and judge-y when a woman starts panicking about her rapidly ticking biological clock, but guess what? Dudes have clocks, too! Take that, suckers! New studies show that the men folk's fertility is pretty much shot once they hit age 40. One study has shown that the older a man is, the greater the… » 11/06/07 7:45pm 11/06/07 7:45pm

Finally - news that makes us feel better about our ticking biological clocks! A new study reports that older women make better mothers. Which makes perfect sense. Because frankly, if you are, like some people we know, baby-minded but still quick to complain that your new jeans got wet in the rain or, even worse, have… » 10/30/07 9:45am 10/30/07 9:45am