9 Tips For Navigating the Holidays With Infertility

Struggling with infertility during the holidays

Holidays are an opportunity to take some time off, visit your family, make wishes, and come up with resolutions. While millions of people around the world think of holidays as joyous, others dread them. For men and women with infertility, holidays can be upsetting, stressful, and downright frustrating. Even Santa Claus serves as a constant…

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3 Ways to Manage Anxiety During Your Pregnancy

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Anxiety affects more than 40 million adults in the U.S., so it’s pretty common for women to head into pregnancy feeling anxious. The reasons behind our anxiety vary from person to person, but it disrupts our daily lives and activities nonetheless. Unfortunately, it can also disrupt our experience with pregnancy, whether we’ve battled it for years or experienced anxiety…

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The 5 Most Common Questions Patients Ask OB-GYNs

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While routine, OB-GYN visits can be uncomfortable for many women. No matter how professional and likable an OB-GYN is, gynecological exams and tests may be stressful. That’s why many women find themselves struggling to remember which questions to ask during a visit. Questions related to gynecology and obstetrics need to be addressed timely. With the…

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So, What Really Happens to Your Vagina After You Give Birth?

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When women talk to each other and new moms about childbirth, they talk about the pain or how it’s all worth it to have their beautiful baby. You rarely ever hear anyone talking about what happens to your vagina before, during, and after giving birth. Let’s be real! You just had a human baby make its way through your vagina…

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What Is Lightning Crotch Pain, and How Do I Deal With It?

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Lightning crotch is the colloquial term for sharp pain in the pelvic area during pregnancy. Usually, the sharp electric shock sensation is not life-threatening or a sign of impending labor. While it’s generally harmless, the pain is very real. Luckily, there are a few effective lightning crotch pain remedies for moms who have been there.…

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Menopause Symptoms: When Should I Expect Them?

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Menopause is a natural part of every woman’s life. In the U.S.A, the average age for menopause is 52. Thankfully, it doesn’t happen suddenly, so you have time to prepare. While many unpleasant myths surround this condition, it’s just another stage of adulthood. Knowing what to expect can help you spot the signs early and start…

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5 Powerful Inositol Benefits for Women’s Health

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Inositol is a naturally occurring substance found in many plants and animals. Although it’s similar in structure to a glucose molecule, it’s is more of a vitamin than a sugar. Many fiber-rich foods, including corn, brown rice, wheat bran, and beans, contain inositol. Some fruits, such as cantaloupe and citrus fruits are also rich in…

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First Trimester Miscarriage: Causes, Treatment, and Recovery

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First trimester miscarriages often occur at six weeks. However, this is usually around the time most women discover they are expecting, while some still have no idea. That makes it more difficult to prevent a miscarriage. Here’s what you need to know about pregnancy loss at six weeks of pregnancy or after. Why do most…

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Zinc Deficiency and Immunity: What You Need to Know

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You work hard to keep yourself healthy. Proper exercise and a healthy diet are important parts of a healthy lifestyle. However, everyone is different with varying immune systems and metabolisms. It can be hard to know exactly what you need to do and eat to remain healthy. There are so many vitamins and minerals that…

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