Year: 2018


What Are Menstrual Cups?

December 23, 2018

As women, many of us spend lots of time thinking about the products we use to handle our periods. For millions of women, this means keeping pads and tampons on hand – but what about a menstrual cup? Are they a fad or is a menstrual cup something you should consider? Menstrual cups are widely […]


How Soon After Giving Birth Can You Get Pregnant?

December 21, 2018

You’ve heard it all: You can’t get pregnant right after giving birth. You can’t get pregnant while you’re breastfeeding. You can’t get pregnant before your first postpartum period. But is any of it true? Many mothers wonder how soon they can get pregnant after giving birth. While some are looking to expand their family sooner […]


How Does Diabetes Affect Pregnancy?

December 18, 2018

If you are currently expecting or hoping to be in the future, congratulations! This is undoubtedly an exciting time in your life. But what if you have diabetes? Can you deliver a healthy baby? Should you even try to conceive? Women who have diabetes can and do bring healthy babies into the world every day […]


7 Ways to Prevent Heartburn While Pregnant

November 30, 2018

All expectant mothers have a common denominator: At some point during their pregnancy, they will feel certain discomforts, such as morning sickness, a frequent need to urinate, lower back pain, swelling ankles, or heartburn. In order to help you be better prepared for the last of those ailments, below is an overview of what you […]


Can I Have Sex While Pregnant?

November 26, 2018

Finding out you’re pregnant for the first time comes with many emotions and many questions. What will this new stage of life feel like? What can you do to best take care of your baby? What can you do to alleviate cravings or swollen ankles? And can you have sex while pregnant? No matter how […]


What is Fetal Alcohol Syndrome?

November 22, 2018

If you’ve recently discovered you’re pregnant, you likely have a million questions and emotions rushing through your mind. How will this impact your life? Is there anything in your lifestyle that may affect the fetus? What can you do to ensure proper prenatal care moving forward? What is Fetal Alcohol Syndrome? Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder […]


8 Tips for Getting Pregnant If You’re Having a Hard Time

October 30, 2018

Deciding to start a family is one of life’s biggest decisions. For some people, all stars have to align for them to move forward: Finding the right partner, being financially stable, and having a good support system. So if you’ve ticked all the boxes, yet month after month you discover you’re not pregnant despite all […]

10 Things to Know About Birth Control

10 Things to Know About Birth Control

October 17, 2018

How much do you know about birth control? Granted, plenty of people have a basic understanding of what they do: serve as contraception. But could you identify the type that would serve you best? And are you aware of the other purposes for it? The following blog is an overview of the most popular methods […]

What to Expect When Going Into Labor

What to Expect When Going Into Labor

August 29, 2018

Finding out you’re pregnant for the first time can be exciting. And scary. And overwhelming. You will learn so much in the weeks and months to come. Besides picking out names, decorating a nursery, and planning for maternity leave, you’ll likely figure out pretty quickly how to deal with morning sickness as well as other […]

Incurable STDs

Incurable STDs

August 23, 2018

Learning that you have a sexually transmitted disease (STD or STI, sexually transmitted infection) is scary. Depending on the type of disease, you may deal with pain, unsightly discharge, and a list of other unpleasant symptoms. You’ll also deal with the embarrassment that comes with having to tell a partner or a person you just […]