With everything going on in the world today, we feel it is important to discuss how systemic racism in America affects the world of women’s health. Specifically, how it contributes to the rates of maternal mortality in the United States.    American females are 50% more likely to die in childbirth today than when our…

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  There are a couple things to keep in mind when starting a multivitamin or prenatal regimen. If you are experiencing nausea after taking your supplements, keep reading. In this article, we’ll break down why you might be feeling that way and how to avoid it in the future. Why do I feel nauseous after…

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Birth control can be an incredible resource for women who are not ready to start a family yet but plan to have one in the future. However, with outdated information, muddled facts and urban legends, there is a lot of misinformation circulating on the topic of hormonal birth control. If having a family is a…

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If you are trying to conceive, one of the most important factors to be tracking is the timing of your ovulation. But, you may be wondering how much time you have after ovulation to get pregnant. Today, Binto is answering one of the most commonly googled questions about getting pregnant: how long are you fertile…

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Choline During Pregnancy

If you’ve ever been pregnant (or trying to get pregnant), then you’ve probably heard about the importance of choline during pregnancy. Choline is a nutrient found in many foods that plays an important role in helping your brain and nervous system regulate memory, mood, muscle control, and other functions. It also helps  your body form…

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Folate vs. Folic Acid

Many people (even health professionals!) tend to use “folate” and “folic acid” as interchangeable terms. However, they’re two different types of nutrients altogether. And consuming too much of the fortified kind could have unintended and potentially harmful side effects. Folate and folic acid are two different forms of vitamin B9. Folate is the naturally occurring…

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  A well functioning thyroid is essential for not only a successful pregnancy, but a healthy postpartum period for you and your baby.  The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland found in the neck at the side of the throat. Essentially, it’s a powerhouse when it comes to regulating your metabolism and your hormones, so…

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  Our mental health is an overwhelmingly significant part of our day to day lives. It impacts our mood, physical health, social interaction, and everything in between. Depression is twice as likely to occur in women than men, peaking during the reproductive years (1). Furthermore, the National Institute of Mental Health explains that some variations…

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Like most things, pregnancy can come with its share of complications. In the past we’ve discussed chemical and molar pregnancies, both of which bring various difficulties. Another circumstance that can be upsetting is an ectopic pregnancy.   What Happens During an Ectopic Pregnancy According to the American Pregnancy Association, 1 in every 50 pregnancies are…

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BINTO’s prenatal is built to fully support your baby’s development, help fill the gaps you might be missing in your diet, and to make you feel like your best self! Welcome to part three of our series, and cue “The Final Countdown” on Spotify because you’re in the final trimester! With only a handful of…

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