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A Celebrity Doula On How To Support An Amazing Childbirth

As a doula, I've noticed that more and more mindful partners are getting involved in the pregnancy and birth process. Here are six ways a partner can...

Lori Bregman
March 5 2016

4 Warnings Every Pregnant Woman Hears + Why I'm Ignoring Them

"Childbirth is the most painful experience you will ever have."

Sarah Bivens
March 1 2016

The Weird Things That Happen When You Get Pregnant, Explained

Craving pickles actually kinda makes sense.

Leah Vanderveldt
February 27 2016

The Healthy Drink Moms Shouldn't Have While Breastfeeding (But No One Told Me About)

"I’ll never be certain if my baby's symptoms were related to my diet — but I’d rather be safe than sorry."

Anna Gannon
February 23 2016

A New Study Suggests Antidepressants Can Hurt Fertility. Here's What You Need To Know

Researchers discovered that taking an antidepressant significantly reduced the odds of conceiving. So, if you're currently taking antidepressant...

Dr. Alice Domar
February 21 2016

What Every Woman Should Know When Coming Off Of Hormonal Birth Control

Quitting hormonal birth control can be both exhilarating and terrifying, especially if you're dealing with side effects or trying to find a new method...

Hannah Ransom
February 9 2016

Why This Photo Of A Woman 24 Hours After Giving Birth Is Going Viral

Breaking news: when a woman gives birth, her stomach doesn't just magically deflate back to its pre-pregnancy state.

Emi Boscamp
January 22 2016

Why I'm Opening Up About Struggling With Depression While Pregnant

Change is one of the things I struggle with most. Losing my dad at a young age made me crave stability, sameness, don't-ever-leave-me-ness. In fact,...

Jennifer Pastiloff
January 22 2016

Why Everyone Should Consider Adding A Doula To Their Birth Plan

At mindbodygreen, we often talk about the value in having a doula, a non-medical professional who supports women throughout pregnancy and advocates...

Anna Williams
January 20 2016

I Have Infertility. Here's What I Wish My Pregnant Friends Knew

I am infertile. I have infertility. I am struggling with infertility. There, I’ve said it. It’s out there now.

Shannon M. Clark, M.D.
January 16 2016

What I've Learned From 3 Miscarriages In 9 Months

“This might be a little uncomfortable,” my doctor said. I put my headphones in and clutched my iPhone, turning the volume up on my white noise app,...

Erin Khar
December 28 2015

Why I Ate Sushi, Drank Coffee, And Broke Other “Rules” Throughout My Pregnancy

I am a 39-year-old woman who has grown to love good sushi, fine wine, and all the other little luxuries of life.

Deanna Schober
December 22 2015

What I Tell Women Who Are Pregnant & Struggling With Depression

As you may have seen, there’s been a frenzy of media attention around a study published this month in JAMA Pediatrics. The study showed an increased...

Dr. Alice Domar
December 20 2015

7 Reasons I Decided Not To Circumcise My Son

As a mother, childbirth educator, and prenatal yoga teacher, I find circumcision to be one of the biggest areas of conflict and confusion among...

Sarah Kamrath
December 17 2015

Why Kim Kardashian Is Eating Her Placenta

Celebrities like January Jones, Gaby Hoffmann, and Kourtney Kardashian have been known to sing the praises of eating their own placenta after giving...

Emi Boscamp
December 15 2015

What Infertility Is Really Like — From A Man's Point Of View

My wife and I endured a seven-year period filled with six pregnancy losses and a year of infertility.

Cory Judge
December 6 2015

5 Amazing Things About Pregnancy That You Don't Appreciate Until You Go Through It

I’m a medical doctor, but I’m also an anatomist, with a long-standing interest in embryology, or the study of how embryos develop. It’s a fascinating...

Dr. Alice Roberts
December 4 2015

7 Things That Will Help You Have An Amazing Childbirth (Even If Your Last One Wasn't)

I had two great births, so I know how positive the experience can be. But I also know I was lucky. In my work as a therapist, I’ve heard plenty of...

Anna Wilde
December 3 2015

10 Things You Need To Know Today (November 26)

New numbers from the National Institute of Health found that women are consuming more alcohol, while men are drinking less, meaning at least one...

Allie White
November 26 2015