Posts filed under: Women’s Health

10 Natural Ways to Boost Your Immune System

Lots of people are panicking about health, feeling helpless and searching for natural ways to boost the immune system. First, and foremost, the best thing you can do right now... Read More

3 Ways to Ease Anxiety While Living with Uncertainty

Undoubtedly, we’re in hard times right now, and we’re dealing with uncertainty in a way most of us have never experienced before. Our age group didn’t live through the Great... Read More

Knowing the Signs of Postpartum Anxiety Saved My Life

This is not about “normal" emotions after giving birth, but a serious mental health issue. We must try to understand dealing with postpartum anxiety.... Read More

Cancer After Miscarriage: How My Baby & an ER Nurse Saved My Life

My miscarriage story is not typical, but it's so special. Thanks to my baby, and a vigilant ER nurse, I found out I had cancer after miscarriage. Read more here.... Read More

What It’s Like Using Donor Eggs: Laura’s Story

When Laura found out that her “ovaries had all but closed up shop at the ripe old age of 32,” she vowed she would find a way to conceive naturally.... Read More

Painful Sex After Episiotomy: Lifelong Scars from a Traumatic Birth Story

Birth stories often fall into two categories: lovely and full of warmth and downright horrifying. In fact, we’ve published several birth stories that run the gamut from joyful to petrifying.... Read More

Maternal Mortality in the US: We Haven’t Come As Far As We Think

What is maternal mortality? The CDC defines “pregnancy related deaths,” often referred to as “maternal mortality,” as “the death of a woman while pregnant or within 1 year of the... Read More

Anxiety in Motherhood: Why We Feel It and 6 Tips to Overcome It

The pressure to be a perfect mom begins before we have children. No wonder we feel anxiety in motherhood every step of the way! Learn how society makes parenting anxiety... Read More

Disadvantages of Natural Birth: How Being Guilted Destroyed My Birth Experience

Some pregnant women feel pressure to have a natural childbirth. Learn about the importance of choice and some of the disadvantages of natural birth.... Read More

Dealing with Anxiety as a Mom: Not Quite Trapped In the Wallpaper

In many ways, I am a remarkably average mom. Married, suburban, driving around in a white minivan carting two elementary-age kids from one activity to another. I’m juggling the snack... Read More