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scheduled c section what should you expect

Scheduled C Section: What to Expect

Do you have a schedule C section? What to expect varies by person, but there are a few commonalities that most women experience. A lot of worries may spring to mind when you think about your scheduled C section and wonder what to expect. Some of your expectations will prove spot on, such as the […] Read more…

twins discovered late in pregnancy

Twins Discovered Late in Pregnancy: How Often Are Twins Missed on Ultrasounds?

It’s hard enough planning for one baby without worrying about whether there will be more. Even if you’re told multiple times that you’re only having one, you might still be convinced you’re having double. Tales of twins discovered late in pregnancy may cause you to wonder, how often are twins missed on ultrasounds, really? The […] Read more…

high blood pressure pregnancy

High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy: What’s Going on?

High blood pressure in pregnancy occurs more often than you think, but it’s not necessarily dangerous. You may have had high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, before you conceived, or you may develop gestational high blood pressure as your pregnancy progresses. You swore you were swelling up, but you don’t need this kind of […] Read more…

does alcohol affect fertility at all

Does Alcohol Affect Fertility?

Perhaps you’re trying to conceive and it’s taking longer than you thought. You know that many women struggle with conceiving, but your worry may be making you analyze every chemical or substance your body comes into contact with. And that’s understandable! You know you won’t drink after becoming pregnant, but does drinking now inhibit your […] Read more…

skin tags during pregnancy

Skin Tags During Pregnancy: How Common Are They, and Why?

No visits from Aunt Flo. You can eat your weight and your baby’s weight in food while indulging more in your cravings. People gift you with that thing they’re supposed to bestow upon you as a human being anyway, but sometimes have trouble finding — also known as common courtesy and decency. The doors just […] Read more…

How Can We Create Comprehensive Sex Education in Schools?

Many teens have sex and may suffer consequences as a lack of comprehensive sex education in schools irresponsibly fails youth. Yes, teens are doing the “dirty,” and they have since the dawn of time. If teens are engaging in sexual activity, why deny them information about avoiding disease and pregnancy? Why not teach them to […] Read more…

raspberry tea and fertility and how raspberry leaf tea benefits fertility

Did You Know Raspberry Leaf Tea Benefits Fertility?

What’s delicious, tasty and helps keep your reproductive system strong? And yes, you read that sentence right — you don’t always have to ingest unwanted hormones or initiate a medication plan to enhance your fertility! Sometimes, you have all you need with a flavorsome cup of home-brewed tea — raspberry leaf tea, to be more […] Read more…

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Conception-Friendly Exercise to Prepare You for Pregnancy

“Being a mom is hard work,” people say, which is perhaps one of the biggest understatements of eternity! If you already have children, you know all too well that the tasks of motherhood are no joke. Conception-friendly exercise can help you better prepare for what lies ahead. Because from all-nighters spent feeding your newborn to […] Read more…

Public Breastfeeding Laws and the Stigma Around Breastfeeding in Public

Fewer things are more important to a newborn’s life than providing them with the nutrition and support necessary to help them grow into healthy toddlers. Knowing this, you’re likely to do whatever possible to nurture your children. Now imagine providing your child with the necessary nutrients and vitamins to help them to develop only to […] Read more…

On Feminism and Motherhood

Mother’s Day falls on May 13th this year. As the holiday is getting closer, we decided to take a closer look at the history of this Hallmark holiday and any existing links between feminism and motherhood. The holiday became official in 1914, and the woman behind the holiday spent much of her life fighting against […] Read more…

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