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pregnancy

Pregnant? 5 Natural Skin Care Ingredients To Treat Your Body Right

Not only is skin your largest organ, but much of what we put on it ends up in our blood stream, meaning it can also be found in your baby's.

Grace Lee
August 11 2015

I Wanted To Avoid A C-Section At All Costs. And Then I Went Into Labor

Before I became pregnant, I thought Cesarean sections were performed only in the event of a true emergency.

Alena Gerst, LCSW
August 6 2015

5 Affirmations I Use Every Day For A Blissful, Stress-Free Pregnancy

I still remember the day I found out I was pregnant. It was a frigid day in New York City and the yellow taxi cabs were whizzing by on the streets...

Suki Eleuterio
July 28 2015

The Hidden Risks (And Rewards) I Wish Every Woman Knew About IVF

“I feel really comfortable putting in three.”

Krysta Manning
July 24 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

Alisa Vitti
June 29 2015

7 Ayurvedic Tips To Alleviate The Postpartum Blues

The science places emphasis on the first 42 days after birth

4 Reasons Meditation Will Transform Your Pregnancy

During my pregnancy, my fundamental desire was for my baby to be balanced, happy and healthy.

Jillian Lavender
June 8 2015

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.

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

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

10 Practices To Experience Childbirth As A Spiritual Journey

Birth is a sacred, spiritual journey to welcome a child into the world. It's an intuitive process that requires a woman to access her right-brain...

Evelyn Ojeda-Fox
March 4 2015

7 Ingredients To Add To Your Smoothie When You're Pregnant

Smoothies are nutritious, delicious and highly recommended to enjoy as part of your preconception/pregnancy diet. They are easy to digest, will...

Lisa Lane
February 22 2015