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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....

Why Birth Control Could Put You At Risk For Breast Cancer

In the past, studies have shown a very slight increased risk for breast cancer with the use of hormonal birth control, or none at all. Now, a study...

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.

Why Everyone Needs To Try Foam Rolling + How To Do It

As we age, our once-spry muscles lose elasticity in the joints and connective tissue and lead us to develop more aches, pains and injuries. The good...

Leandra Rouse
July 14 2014

Why You Should Consider Seeing A Midwife (Even If You're Not Pregnant)

While midwifery may seem like a hot trend, it's been in practice for a long time. As with many holistic practices, midwifery is gaining ground as...

Debra K
July 2 2014

I Couldn't Breast-Feed My Baby (And What I Did Instead)

I remember when I decided to exclusively pump for my son. I had struggled with nursing him in the three weeks since he’d been born, and we’d been...

Amanda Glenn
May 7 2014

Why It's So Important To Avoid Toxins While Breast-Feeding

The news on breast-feeding is good news. According to the CDC, 77% of newborns begin life breast-feeding, and the number of infants still...

Terry Wahls, M.D.
April 28 2014

8 Things I Tell Women Who Want To Have A Home Birth

In a home birth, the infection rate for both mother and baby is less than half that of hospital births and unnecessary medical interventions are...

Evelyn Ojeda-Fox
April 23 2014

How To Enjoy Yoga When You're A New Mom

After giving birth to your beautiful baby, it's very easy to get caught up in the beauty, wonder and business of raising a human, especially in the...

Kari Edwards
March 31 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

What I Learned When My Life Unraveled

I got married too early. I was 23 when I tied the knot. At 24, I started panicking in the shower. It was a maddening experience. I wanted to just take...

Rebecca Butler
December 18 2013

PCOS: What It Is & How To Treat It

PCOS, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, is a disorder that stems from a young woman's inability to produce enough estrogen.

Tina Discepola, M.D.
December 11 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

Who Says You Can't Practice Yoga Pregnant?! (Amazing Slideshow)

The subject of this shoot, Amy Pastore, wrote the following about her participation in this project:

Robert Sturman
December 6 2013