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fertility

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....

6 Things I've Learned From Being Pregnant In 4 Countries

I wish I could say that my transcontinental experiences have allowed me to glean the most essential wisdom necessary for a healthy pregnancy.

A Chocolate-For-Breakfast Smoothie (Oh, Yes!)

This smoothie is an easy and delicious option for breakfast.

Pauline Hanuise
June 7 2014

10 Things Every Woman Should Know About Her Hormones

What to know about your health, even if you're health conscious.

Alisa Vitti
May 12 2014

6 Reasons Why The Paleo Diet Is Great For Women

When we think “Paleo diet” we understandably think “cavemen.” The diet emphasizes traditionally male concepts such as hearty meals and animal protein,...

Stefani Ruper
April 4 2014

10 Food Rules To Live By If You're Trying To Get Pregnant

Here's what to do if you're trying to get pregnant.

Josie Bouchier, LAc
March 14 2014

7 Things Doctors Don't Tell New Moms

During your pregnancy, you obsessed over every new change in your body and belly. For nine months, you practiced prenatal yoga, ate all the right...

Julie Durnan, N.D.
March 6 2014

I Had PCOS & I Still Got Pregnant Naturally

I found myself as one of the estimated five million American women struggling with the symptoms of this condition.

Sarah Maddux
February 14 2014

10 Things Potential Donors Should Know About Egg Donation

For those who find themselves asking whether or not they'd like to help others expand their families in this way.

Wendie Wilson-Miller
December 13 2013

Single, In Your 40s & Want To Have A Baby? Read This

Do you lie in bed late at night, dreaming of becoming a mother someday? Think life would be just perfect with a baby on the way?

Lisa Lane
December 10 2013

6 Steps To Attract Great Things Into Your Life

As a doula with 13 years of experience, I've noticed a pattern toward the end of pregnancy: a woman goes through a "nesting period" where she has an...

Lori Bregman
December 9 2013

Why The Spiritual Path Is More Than A Consolation Prize

“The spiritual path is a consolation prize for people whose lives have gone to hell.”

MeiMei Fox
November 13 2013

What Every Woman Needs To Know About Her Cycle

For years, I dreaded getting my period. The moodiness and fatigue were so confusing, and I was so tempted to go on birth control pills just so that I...

Amy Shah, M.D.
October 25 2013

​What I Wish Everyone Knew About Endometriosis

It can take years and multiple failed treatments before a woman finally receives the care she needs to relieve her pain.

Libby Hopton, M.A.
October 16 2013