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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

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

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

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.

Evelyn Ojeda-Fox
March 4 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 about pregnancies, so here's some hard truths.

Alice Domar, PhD
December 12 2014

Do Vegans 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

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