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What I Wish Every Woman Knew About Doulas

I've had long labors and short labors. I've had babies in three different hospitals. However, my births do have a few things in common. I had each...

Kate Solomon
January 21 2015

4 Stretches To Ease Back Pain During Pregnancy

Why do so many pregnant women have back pain? A lot happens in nine months! Some changes are obvious, some are not. The obvious change is in the size...

Denise Jagroo, DPT, WCS
January 2 2015

Pregnant & Have Back Pain? It May Be Your Bra

Skimping on good bras will contribute to upper body pain and discomfort

Denise Jagroo, DPT, WCS
December 17 2014

10 Truths About Stress & Pregnancy

There are a lot of myths surrounding pregnancy. Women who carry weight only in front are having a girl. Eating fewer citrus foods before conception...

Alice Domar, PhD
December 12 2014

10 Things Not To Say To Someone Experiencing Infertility

Would you tell a friend with cancer to just relax and his/her cancer would go away? Of course not. Infertility is a disease just like cancer or heart...

Alice Domar, PhD
December 4 2014

What I Wish I Knew About Pregnancy Before I Got Pregnant

When it comes to pregnancy, there are a lot of things no one talks about because they're taboo.

Judy Tsuei
November 25 2014

9 Tips For A Naturally Beautiful Pregnancy

Making simple and easy changes to your beauty routine will go a long way in helping detoxify your pregnancy.

Grace Lee
November 13 2014

Signs You May Have Pregnancy-Related Depression Or Anxiety

Becoming aware of these changes helps us to cope better with them.

Talia Steed
October 30 2014

Are You Sabotaging Your Metabolism?

Rebuilding your metabolism is the key to healthy weight management.

Dylan Schenk
October 24 2014

Do Vegetarians 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

Can Acupuncture Really Boost Fertility?

Relieve your stress and boost fertility with acupuncture.

Daniel Hsu, DAOM, LAc
September 24 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

Why I Wish More Women Talked About Their Fertility Challenges

Every day, women experience pregnancy loss. Approximately one in five women with a confirmed pregnancy (meaning she already knows she's pregnant) will...

Tamar Henry
September 10 2014

DIY: Luscious Baby Belly Lotion To Prevent Stretch Marks

If you’re pregnant and your belly is growing, you may be all-too-familiar with the itchy, stretchy feeling that happens as the skin expands. This is a...

Michelle Kapler
September 9 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