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pregnancy

What I Wish Every Couple Knew Before Starting IVF: An OB/GYN Gets Real

Whether a couple goes through just one cycle or five, the experience of in vitro fertilization (IVF) can significantly affect an otherwise stable and...

Shannon M. Clark, M.D.
November 13 2015

Pregnant? 11 Things You Can Stop Worrying About Right Now

Worry is a normal response to the uncertainties of pregnancy, as well as to caring deeply about our babies.

Aviva Romm, M.D.
October 23 2015

7 Ways French Women Do Childbirth & Breast-Feeding Differently

Here is what I’ve noticed about how women in France approach childbirth and breastfeeding.

Rebeca Plantier
October 13 2015

The Hormone-Free Birth Control Method No One Talks About (It's Not An IUD)

What's it really like to use "fertility awareness" as birth control? If you listen to popular opinion, you're probably thinking the following: It's...

Hannah Ransom
September 16 2015

Why A Doula's Worth The Money

Six reasons having a doula can improve your pregnancy, labor and journey into motherhood.

Elisabeth Lewis
August 24 2015

9 Women On What Happened When They Went Off Hormonal Birth Control

It's helpful to know what you might encounter when you say goodbye to the pill.

Anna Williams
August 11 2015

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

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.

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