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I'm afraid of the day that I have to explain sexism to her. I get teary-eyed at the thought of explaining racism to her.

I Feel Like I Owe My Black Daughter An Apology — And She Isn't Even Born Yet​

It's strange to think that at the end of the year I will be the Read...
Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez    |   09.20.18   |   SHARE
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5 Things You Shouldn't Do In Labor, According To A Labor & Delivery Nurse

It doesn’t matter if you’re having your first baby or your fifth, the unknowns of labor & delivery can always be a little daunting. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.13.18   |   SHARE
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This Is Postpartum: A New Project Celebrating All Postpartum Bodies And Their Differences

Meg Boggs reached out to other mom bloggers to share their own postpartum bodies for her project This Is Postpartum. They did and the result is Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.7.18   |   SHARE
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Photo by Becca Tapert on Unsplash

Keeping Intimacy Interesting When Trying To Have A Baby

Ovulation tracking, scheduling sex, optimizing positions - it is ironic and downright unfair that the act of baby making can feel so unsexy. Read...
Myisha Battle    |   08.28.18   |   SHARE
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So why do pregnancy announcements still affect me so much?

Pregnancy Announcements Can Be Hard When Dealing With Infertility

Pregnancy announcements are the norm all over social media. But for someone experiencing infertility, seeing those announcements can be triggering. Read...
Risa Kerslake    |   05.9.18   |   SHARE
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Should you drink coffee while pregnant?

Studies Show Yet Another Way In Which Everything Is My Fault

As if parenting isn’t hard enough, here comes another group of scientists bent on making us feel terrible for yet another thing. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   04.24.18   |   SHARE
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I’m not ready to be mom material, and for that, I sometimes feel intimidated by my friends.

All My Friends Are Pregnant & I Am Jealous That I'm Not... Even Close

Friends call — once or twice a month — to tell me that they are pregnant.I’m no longer over-the-moon happy for them; I’ve become jealous. Read...
Jen Glantz    |   03.19.18   |   SHARE
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Awash in the postpartum anxiety, I felt glued to the couch, unable to mobilize myself to get anything done except the bare basics of being a present.

What To Do When You Have Postpartum Anxiety

Awash in the postpartum anxiety, I felt glued to the couch, unable to mobilize myself to get anything done except the bare basics of being a present. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   03.9.18   |   SHARE
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