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What I Wish More People Understood About Infertility

After being in the infertility industry for 17 years, both as a patient and a professional, I have aware of how sensitive an issue it is for so many...

Mindy Berkson
June 16 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...

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

The irony of pregnancy is that the actual 40 weeks is referred to as "nine months." This is an especially bitter pill to swallow in the last few...

5 Lessons I've Learned From 3 Miscarriages

Seven months. Three pregnancies. Different emotional reactions to each, but same outcome. My first miscarriage happened at nine weeks. During my first...

Erica Orange
May 27 2015

To Eat Or Not To Eat: Pregnancy Myths Debunked

When you find out you’re pregnant, life automatically changes. You are no longer making everyday lifestyle choices for yourself, but also for your...

Jan Rydfors, OB-GYN
May 4 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?

5 Everyday Chemicals To Avoid For Optimal Fertility

When preparing to try to get pregnant or conceive a healthy baby, there are certain things you can do to enhance your journey, and other things you...

Dr. Carolyn Alexander
April 28 2015

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

How My Wife And I Overcame Miscarriage & Infertility

I met my wife the first day of high school standing in line for school pictures. Fast forward 13 years: we were newlyweds excited to start a family. I...

Cory Judge
April 21 2015

What I Wish More People Understood About Infertility

When your hopes are dashed again and again, it’s hard to have the courage to keep trying — this is a fairly universal and relatable sentiment, in all...

Dr. Jane Nani
April 17 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

When Is The Right Time To See A Fertility Specialist?

Studies show that less than 50% of patients who are referred to a fertility specialist by their OB/GYN actually end up making the appointment. Why is...

Dr. Hal Danzer
March 27 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

Vaginal Steaming: What You Need To Know

If you're like many of the women I know, when "that time of the month" rolls around, menstrual cramps are likely to send you seeking the warm refuge...

Sierra Brashear
January 31 2015

How I Finally Got Pregnant Once I Stopped Trying So Hard

It wasn't easy for me to get pregnant. It didn't "just happen" like it does for so many people. We "tried" for two years, and with each month that...

Kaia Roman
January 28 2015