• Piercings and Tattoos During Pregnancy

    Piercings and tattoos can be a way to express yourself, a way to remember an event or person, even a way to feel unique. Now that you're pregnant you may have questions. Do you need to remove your naval ring? What about tongue or genital piercings? Can you get a tattoo during pregnancy. Read more for answers to these and more questions about pregnancy, tattoos and piercings.

  • Navigating Traffic with Young Children

    Walking with your children and pushing the baby in the stroller -- it's a great way for you to get exercise and your toddlers to see the world. Here are tips from The City Parent Handbook to help keep everyone safe.

  • First Time Pregnancy

    Interesting enough, we didn't plan this pregnancy but it could not have been more wanted!

  • Chemical Pregnancy

    Chemical pregnancies are fairly common and many times a woman will discover that she has indeed experienced an early miscarriage.

  • C-section: What's Age Got To Do With It?

    Even if you're as healthy as a horse and your uterus is chugging along just fine, your age might still mean the difference between a C-section and a vaginal delivery.

  • Your "Real" Reproductive Age

    The beauty of STRAW is that you can get a sense of what stage you are in based on your menstrual patterns, symptoms, and the overall characteristics of a stage, rather than just a certain hormone range or chronological age. Looking at the whole picture makes it clearer that reproductive capacity is unique for each individual.

  • All My Little Angels

    Each of my losses was unique and individual by circumstances, and each were grieved differently for those reasons. Here are my angels' stories:

  • Bereavement and Fetal Loss

    Mothers who miscarry or deliver a stillborn baby have a particularly under-recognized burden. That is, family and friends do not realize how important that unborn child was in the parents lives.