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Celebrities

This Is The Major Issue With How We’re Talking About Meghan Markle’s Pregnancy

This Is The Major Issue With How We’re Talking About Meghan Markle’s Pregnancy

By Una Dabiero for Fairygodboss Meghan Markle is always making headlines. I mean, as a beautiful actress turned duchess with a killer wardrobe who’s married to one of the most […]

Lifestyle

The #NoFilter Pregnancy Experiences We Wish More People Talked About

The #NoFilter Pregnancy Experiences We Wish More People Talked About

People tell you a lot when you’re pregnant, and judging by all the glossy Instgram and social media posts, you’d think pregnancy is a breeze. But these images don’t always […]

Contributors

Author Explores How Midwives Changed The Lives Of Rural Women In WWII In New Book

Author Explores How Midwives Changed The Lives Of Rural Women In WWII In New Book

By Patricia Harman They say write what you know and all my books are stories about women, family, and women’s health, because I’ve spent the last 40 years of my […]

Lifestyle

How Family History And Age Contribute To The Risk Of Down Syndrome

How Family History And Age Contribute To The Risk Of Down Syndrome

The risk for Down Syndrome is different for each pregnancy, as it depends on a number of risk factors. Risk factors can include a variety of things, however, family history […]

Health

Pregnancy And Mental Illness – What To Be Aware Of & How To Stay Healthy For Your Baby

Pregnancy And Mental Illness – What To Be Aware Of & How To Stay Healthy For Your Baby

By Susan Josh A journey from the day when a woman finds out that she is expectant and facing the exciting prospect of expanding her family, to a moment when […]

Body Image

This NYC Gym Focuses On Prenatal Fitness & Revolutionizes The Way We Look At Pregnancy

This NYC Gym Focuses On Prenatal Fitness & Revolutionizes The Way We Look At Pregnancy

Anyone who has ever been pregnant, or is currently pregnant, can attest to the way society loves to share its opinion about pregnant bodies. While women especially are already objectified […]

Contributors

Beyond “Pinktober” – A List Of Important Causes To Raise Awareness About During October

Beyond “Pinktober” – A List Of Important Causes To Raise Awareness About During October

By Chelsy Ranard October’s colors tend to be an array of oranges, reds, and yellows. As summer leaves and fall takes its place, our surroundings follow suit. Pumpkin spice, Halloween, […]

Contributors, Health

Pregnancy, Trauma & Stigma – Why Mental Health Issues Are More Common Among Women

Pregnancy, Trauma & Stigma – Why Mental Health Issues Are More Common Among Women

By Liz Greene Though mental health disorders can affect anyone of any gender, race, or age, research suggests that women are about 40 percent more likely than men to be […]

Contributors

The Injustices Seen In The U.S Prison System Affect Women Very Differently Than Men

The Injustices Seen In The U.S Prison System Affect Women Very Differently Than Men

By Ash Stevens The issue of mass incarceration in the US is well documented and is being talked about a lot more in political and social justice discussions. By now, […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Athleta’s “Power Of She” Video Series Tackles Ageism, Pregnancy & Body Image

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Athleta’s “Power Of She” Video Series Tackles Ageism, Pregnancy & Body Image

It seems we have reached a moment in the zeitgeist where it is now commonplace to see advertising campaigns that aren’t built on the premise of enforcing and leveraging women’s […]

Health, Interviews

This Birth Control App Wants To Reduce The 3 million Unintended Pregnancies In The US Each Year

This Birth Control App Wants To Reduce The 3 million Unintended Pregnancies In The US Each Year

We recently posted an article titled ‘No Brainer: Recent Data Shows Birth Control Is The Best Method To Prevent Unwanted Pregnancy‘. While we know there are plenty of our readers […]

Contributors

How I Dealt With Multiple Miscarriages While My Friends All Had Babies

How I Dealt With Multiple Miscarriages While My Friends All Had Babies

By Tamar Henry One premise-level misconception that often seems to surface when we talk about women who can’t get pregnant, or are dealing with pregnancy loss, is that there are […]

Celebrities

Jessica Simpson Says Stop Judging Women For Their Pregnancy Weight Gain!

Jessica Simpson Says Stop Judging Women For Their Pregnancy Weight Gain!

In what should be the most exciting time for a mother-to-be, the tabloid media has successfully turned pregnancy into another excuse to body shame women and make a spectacle out […]

Contributors

How An Unexpected Pregnancy Inspired A Catholic Schoolgirl To Start A Health Organization

How An Unexpected Pregnancy Inspired A Catholic Schoolgirl To Start A Health Organization

By Michelle Shegda There will come a time in your life when you realize you weren’t adequately prepared for what is to come. It could be something simple like how […]

Contributors, Family Life

“I Had An Abortion, It Was Awful, But Don’t Judge Me For Talking About It”

“I Had An Abortion, It Was Awful, But Don’t Judge Me For Talking About It”

Written by Chloe* On September 22, 2011, I woke up early to celebrate my 24th birthday. As far as my friends and family knew, I was off to spend a […]