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PCOS: A Functional Doctor Explains What You Really Need To Know

Polycystic ovarian syndrome affects an estimated 10 percent of women — but there's a lot of misinformation out there about what it means and how it...

#fertility #health #hormones
Robin Berzin, M.D.
February 12 2016

What I Tell My Patients About Endometriosis + How To Manage It Naturally

Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women in America. As a natural doctor focused on women’s health, my approach to managing this painful condition involves...

#fertility #health #pain
Aviva Romm, M.D.
February 10 2016

I Had 4 Pregnancy Losses In 3 Years. Here's How I Finally Got My Happy Ending

After I tied the knot in 2011 at age 27, I got pregnant immediately — but what came afterward wasn't all rainbows and butterflies.

#motherhood #fertility
Kristen Jamie
January 26 2016

I Have Infertility. Here's What I Wish My Pregnant Friends Knew

I've been going through infertility treatments for two years now, but no one has really held back from telling me they're pregnant, asking pregnancy...

#fertility #friendship #pregnancy
Shannon M. Clark, M.D.
January 16 2016

9 Ways To Deal With The Holidays When You're Experiencing Infertility

The holidays can be joyous for some and challenging for others.

#anxiety #fertility #holidays #stress management
Alice Domar, PhD
December 22 2015

6 Natural Ways I Got My Period Under Control (After Years Of Issues)

Here are the six ways I naturally improved my period and changed my life

#fertility #health #hormones
Jennifer Aldoretta
December 18 2015

My IVF Treatments Failed. Here's What I Wish Others Struggling With Infertility Knew

My infertility survivor story does not end how we wanted it to end.

#fertility #parenting
Justine Brooks Froelker
December 15 2015

I'm Scared To Have Kids — But My Biological Clock Is "Ticking"

But somewhere along the line, especially in the last year or so, I began to question this. Do I actually even want kids?

#fertility #marriage #parenting #relationships
Dana Hall
December 8 2015

What I Wish Every Couple Knew Before Starting IVF: An OB/GYN Gets Real

Whether a couple goes through just one cycle or five, the experience of in vitro fertilization (IVF) can significantly affect an otherwise stable and...

#fertility #health #pregnancy
Shannon M. Clark, M.D.
November 13 2015

After My Third Pregnancy Loss At 36, I Thought Things Couldn't Get Worse...

It’s true that you never know your limits until they’re tested.

#fertility #pregnancy #realtalk: infertility
Cate Scolnik
November 3 2015

What Every Woman Should Know About Her Fertility

Even if you're not sure whether you want kids, you should still know these facts about your body — but most women don't.

#fertility #mbg features
Amy Klein
October 22 2015

4 Simple Lifestyle Changes That Improve Your Chances Of Getting Pregnant

The road to conception can be a bumpy path for many people. And over the years, one of the most common questions I've heard from patients at my...

Dr. Shahin Ghadir
October 2 2015

How I Finally Became A Mother At 42 — Without IVF

I was 41 years old when my husband and I started seriously talking about having kids

#fertility #motherhood #pregnancy
Alisa Vitti
June 29 2015

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...

#Acupuncture #Traditional Chinese Medicine #fertility #hormones

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...

#fertility #healthy foods #pregnancy
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.

#fertility #parenting #parenting advice #pregnancy

5 Lessons I've Learned From 3 Lost Pregnancies

What I learned in the months following my last pregnancy loss.

#fertility #hormones #mind body connection #personal growth #pregnancy
Erica Orange
May 27 2015

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?

#awareness #fertility #hormones #wellness

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...

#fertility #motherhood #pregnancy
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...

#fertility #hormones #motherhood #parenting #pregnancy
Richard Schmidt, M.D.
April 3 2015