pregnancy

Wanting a child and wanting to experience childbirth are two very different things.

What If A Child Is Right For Me, But Childbirth Isn’t?

Wanting a child and wanting to experience childbirth are two very different things. Read...
Chelsea Cristene of Role Reboot    |   01.10.19   |   SHARE
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I Spent More Than $80,000 To Have My Kids, And I’d Do It Again

I always wanted to be a mother. I loved kids and they loved me. The only problem was, my defective reproductive system didn’t get that memo. Read...
Aleney de Winter of SHESAID    |   11.12.18   |   SHARE
I keep waiting for the wane of the “gender reveal party,” one of the most widely-disparaged-on-social-media parenting trends.

12 Alternatives To A Gender Reveal Party

I keep waiting for the wane of the “gender reveal party,” one of the most widely-disparaged-on-social-media parenting trends. Read...
Lindsay King-Miller of Role Reboot    |   10.22.18   |   SHARE
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There's nothing more surreal than being depressed and pregnant during what was otherwise one of the happiest times of my life.

What It’s Really Like To Be Depressed And Pregnant

There's nothing more surreal than being depressed and pregnant during what was otherwise one of the happiest times of my life. Read...
Claire Gillespie    |   10.3.18   |   SHARE
Minds
I couldn’t believe the medical system and several of my peers had me obsessing about my food consumption. I was experiencing food shaming during pregnancy.

Food Shaming During Pregnancy Is More Stressful Than Weight Gain 

I couldn’t believe the medical system and several of my peers had me obsessing about my food consumption. I was experiencing food shaming during Read...
Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez    |   09.25.18   |   SHARE
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I wish I had realized there was no such thing as being too young to have mental health issues.

I Thought I Was "Too Young" For Mental Health Problems

I wish I had realized there was no such thing as being too young to have mental health issues. That there was nothing shameful about postpartum Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   09.25.18   |   SHARE
Minds
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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