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What You Don't Know About Easing Menopause (But Should!)

As women approach their late 40s to early 50s, many are anxious about what menopause will mean for them. I've heard women compare this experience to...

10 Of The Healthiest Foods To Eat When You’re Pregnant

If you’re pregnant, you’re probably all too familiar with what foods to avoid — shellfish, unpasteurized cheese, and deli meats that may carry...

Nicole Avena, Ph.D.
May 29 2015

7 Simple Healthy Habits For Pregnant Women

Since what goes into your body is crucial to the healthy development of your baby, it’s important to eat healthy even before you're pregnant.

What Your Menstrual Cycle Says About Your Health

Did you know that your period can be the biggest and clearest window to what is going on inside your body?

10 Things I Wish More People Knew About Maternal Health Worldwide

Ten years ago, I began working as a maternal health advocate to draw attention to the millions of mothers and newborns who die each year during...

Liya Kebede
April 21 2015

What Every Woman Should Know About Getting Pregnant After The Pill

Birth control pills are one of the most effective means of preventing pregnancy, which is why it is such a popular method of contraception. But...

Richard Schmidt, M.D.
April 3 2015

How To Sync Your Menstrual Cycle With The Moon

If we are synced up with the moon's cycle, we will menstruate around the new moon and ovulate around the full moon.

Denise Wiesner, LAc
February 25 2015

A Day-By-Day Guide To Your Menstrual Cycle, From An OB/GYN

A day-by-day breakdown of what's really happening during your cycle.

Lauren Streicher, M.D.
January 12 2015

10 Truths About Stress & Pregnancy

There are a lot of myths about pregnancies, so here's some hard truths.

Alice Domar, PhD
December 12 2014

Don't Let Your Period Stand In The Way Of Your Success

But what if you could actually benefit from the fluctuations in your biochemistry and be even more productive all month long? There is a way!

Alisa Vitti
November 25 2014

5 Signs You Have A Healthy Menstrual Cycle

Start paying attention to the many indicators of a healthy cycle now.

Nicole Jardim
November 6 2014

Do Vegans Have Lower Sperm Counts Than Meat-Eaters?

Headlines have had some concerning news for plant-based guys—but it's probably nothing to worry about.

Joel Kahn, M.D.
October 22 2014

What I Wish More Women Knew About Their Hormones

Is your period different now than it was five years ago? Do you notice shifts in its length, quality, and symptoms? Or are you not even paying...

Alisa Vitti
October 17 2014

Why Not Getting Pregnant Was A Blessing In Disguise

This is my first time speaking openly about this (mild panic attack happening over here) but I’m trying to get pregnant. It’s taking longer than we...

Anne Omland
September 22 2014

10 Things I Wish All Women Knew About Giving Birth

When I was pregnant, I seemed to be a magnet for birth war stories — cords around the neck, emergency cesareans, and more. It took a lot of inner...

Aviva Romm, M.D.
September 3 2014

Fracking: What It Is & Why You Should Care

Fracking is all over the news lately. No wonder. This technology responsible for America’s recent boost in natural gas production has some critics....