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My Journey From the NICU to Postpartum Depression and Back to HealthFeature
My Journey From the NICU to Postpartum Depression and Back to Health

I was grieving a birth experience and suffering PTSD, but I believed I needed to do it all on my own.

19 Ways to Boost Your Fertility
19 Ways to Boost Your Fertility

If you've been trying several months to conceive and have not been successful, check out these tips to boost your fertility.

Low Progesterone Symptoms
Low Progesterone Symptoms

Progesterone is a hormone that regulates many functions in a woman's body. Learn to recognize low progesterone and what you can do about it.

3 Weeks Pregnant: Spotting the First Signs of Pregnancy
3 Weeks Pregnant: Spotting the First Signs of Pregnancy

When you're 3 weeks pregnant, your baby is officially beginning to grow inside.

Common Physical Changes During Pregnancy
Common Physical Changes During Pregnancy

Pregnancy affects every part of your body—from your hair to your toenails. Here's what to expect and what to do about it.

Ovulation Calculator
Ovulation Calculator

An easy way to track your most fertile days.

Breastfeeding Tips for New Moms
Breastfeeding Tips for New Moms

Learn 7 ways to improve your breastfeeding success, and 4 common breastfeeding challenges, including a low milk supply and sore nipples.

36 Weeks Pregnant: Feeling Pelvic Pressure
36 Weeks Pregnant: Feeling Pelvic Pressure

When you're 36 weeks pregnant, you're almost at full term, and your baby weighs about 6 pounds and measures roughly 18.5 inches long.

4 Weeks Pregnant: Suspecting Successful Conception
4 Weeks Pregnant: Suspecting Successful Conception

When you're 4 weeks pregnant, your fertilized egg has made its way to your uterus, things are really starting to get interesting.

Fertility-Boosting Foods
Fertility-Boosting Foods

Trying to get pregnant? Learn how smart eating can help fertility and pregnancy, Get food ideas and more.

Tips for Your First Trimester
Tips for Your First Trimester

Good prenatal care is integral for a healthy mom and baby. Get everything you need to know

Top 3 Birth Control Options for Your Teenage Daughter
Top 3 Birth Control Options for Your Teenage Daughter

Although teen pregnancies have declined among girls 15 to 17 years old, there's still room for improvement. Talk to your teenager about safe sex practices and the possibility of birth control.

Sex During Pregnancy: What Works, What Doesn't
Sex During Pregnancy: What Works, What Doesn't

But have you thought about your sex life? Yes, sex. Believe it or not, there can be Sex During Pregnancy: What Works, What Doesn't!

Nearly 3 in 4 US Moms Were in the Workforce Before the COVID-19 Pandemic – Is That Changing?
Nearly 3 in 4 US Moms Were in the Workforce Before the COVID-19 Pandemic – Is That Changing?

Many working parents with young or school-age children may have to quit their job to stay home as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on.

I Thought My Postpartum Pain Was Normal, But It Wasn't
I Thought My Postpartum Pain Was Normal, But It Wasn't

The pain was unbearable. Was this how every woman felt after giving birth?

Without Child Care, Work and Family Are Impossible
Without Child Care, Work and Family Are Impossible

I am a political science professor and researcher, but lacking child care, I count myself lucky to work a few hours each day.

5 Ways Parents Can Motivate Children at Home During the Pandemic – Without Nagging or Tantrums
5 Ways Parents Can Motivate Children at Home During the Pandemic – Without Nagging or Tantrums

Wendy Grolnick, a psychologist and parenting expert who has worked with parents in disaster situations, has studied how parents can help children become more self-motivated and decrease conflict in the family.

Living in The Cave
Living in The Cave

A mother recounts her grief journey after her son’s suicide.

Why I Wrote My Living Will During the Pandemic
Why I Wrote My Living Will During the Pandemic

Facing my own mortality, I leaned into the difficult conversations I’d been dreading.

New Moms & Babies Are Leaving Maternity Wards Earlier Than Usual Due to Coronavirus
New Moms & Babies Are Leaving Maternity Wards Earlier Than Usual Due to Coronavirus

Here's what you need to know about the COVID-19 pandemic causing moms and newborns to leave the maternity ward earlier than usual.

When My Breasts Didn't Work, I Nursed My Baby Anyway
When My Breasts Didn't Work, I Nursed My Baby Anyway

I wish someone had had the foresight and compassion to explain I was showing all the risk factors for breast hypoplasia.

How A Single Obsession Led to My Hospitalization for Postpartum Psychosis
How A Single Obsession Led to My Hospitalization for Postpartum Psychosis

My thoughts started spiraling out of control, and I wondered if I was like one of the women who could hurt their babies.

What Parents Should Know About Coronavirus as Kids Return to Babysitters, Day Cares and Camps
What Parents Should Know About Coronavirus as Kids Return to Babysitters, Day Cares and Camps

Reopening states after the COVID-19 lockdown raises unnerving questions for working parents who depend on some form of child care, from nannies to day camp.

Battling Postpartum Depression Feels Different When You’re Black
Battling Postpartum Depression Feels Different When You’re Black

To provide better postpartum care for Black women, we must look at the unique ways life impacts them.

5 Ways Parents Can Support Their College-Age Children Who've Been Forced to Return Home Due to COVID-19
5 Ways Parents Can Support Their College-Age Children Who've Been Forced to Return Home Due to COVID-19

Matthew Mayhew, an education researcher who co-authored a book about the college experience and its effect on students, offers five things parents and families of the many college students who are now learning from home should consider.

How to Parent Your Teen Through the Pandemic
How to Parent Your Teen Through the Pandemic

With schools closed, teenagers are missing out on more than classroom learning. A family therapist weighs in on how parents can help them navigate their schoolwork and their emotions.

What Do You Know About Endometriosis?
What Do You Know About Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a chronic and painful disease affecting an estimated 1 in 10 women.

With Zika at the Doorstep, U.S. Health Officials Prepare for Battle
With Zika at the Doorstep, U.S. Health Officials Prepare for Battle

With mosquito season arriving in the Gulf Coast states, U.S. public health officials have begun deploying a three-pronged battle plan to combat Zika virus, which has caused thousands of birth defects in Latin America in the last year.

Improvements in Infertility Treatments Lead to a Decline of Risky Multiple Births
Improvements in Infertility Treatments Lead to a Decline of Risky Multiple Births

Since 1998, births of three or more babies at once have fallen by more than 40 percent in the United States, new government statistics reveal.

What Do Pregnant Women Need to Know About COVID-19? Q+A With Dr. Rashmi Kudesia
What Do Pregnant Women Need to Know About COVID-19? Q+A With Dr. Rashmi Kudesia

An Ob-Gyn answers your questions about the risks of coronavirus for pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers and parents of young children.

Health Facts: Endometriosis
Health Facts: Endometriosis

Details about endometriosis symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Prior C-Section Raises Risk of Complications With Home Birth
Prior C-Section Raises Risk of Complications With Home Birth

Pregnant women who've had a cesarean delivery in the past should not plan a home birth because they face a higher risk for complications, researchers warn.

Kids of Older Moms May Have Advantage Over Their Peers
Kids of Older Moms May Have Advantage Over Their Peers

Although older women may face more potential pregnancy complications, their children seem to fare better in some ways over the long run, a new study suggests.

Living with Postpartum Depression Made Me Realize Many Moms Suffer in Silence
Living with Postpartum Depression Made Me Realize Many Moms Suffer in Silence

Read on woman’s story about her struggles with postpartum depression. 


Signs You're Ready for Another Baby
Signs You're Ready for Another Baby

You have one child and think you want another—but how do you know when you're ready to have another baby?

What Do You Know About Endometriosis?
What Do You Know About Endometriosis?

Please take our survey and tell us what you know about or have experienced related to endometriosis.