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What Every Woman Should Know About Pregnancy After Age 35

The “advanced maternal age” woman is becoming more and more the typical patient rather than the unicorn she once was. Even so, there's still some...

Shannon M. Clark, M.D.
April 4 2016

Herbal Remedies That Could Help With Breastfeeding

Many women worry about low production and want to know ways to boost it. Here's what research really shows about effective herbal remedies and other...

Tara Haelle
April 3 2016

The One Factor In Fertility I Wish More People Understood: An OB Explains

Some 12 percent of all infertility cases are the result of a woman weighing too much or too little—and the man’s weight can be a factor, too.

Dr. Laurence A. Jacobs
April 1 2016

What I Wish Every Woman Knew About Quitting The Pill

After nearly a decade of teaching women how to adopt natural birth control, I've seen both the highs and the lows of ditching the Pill. Here's what...

Amy Sedgwick
March 18 2016

5 Foods To Eat To Boost Your Fertility

Digestion and nutrition play a key role in just about every aspect of our health — including fertility. Dr. Jamie Grifo of the NYU Fertility Center...

Kyra Phillips
March 10 2016

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...

Alice Domar, PhD
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

To be human, I do believe we have to be willing to be vulnerable and share our stories.

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

It has been a struggle to come to terms with these losses, losses of the potential for life.

Erin Khar
December 28 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...

Alice Domar, PhD
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