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Postpartum Insomnia

The Cruel Irony of Postpartum Insomnia

Postpartum depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder and psychosis; the childbirth classes introduced me to all of those terms and then I expanded my knowledge when I started attending a postpartum support group. But not once did anyone warn me of this one: Postpartum insomnia. That’s probably because it’s no secret that all new parents lose […]

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5 Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! You may have never even heard of this holiday which is mostly celebrated in other countries, or you have seen calls for movements such as #adaywithoutwomen. I lived in Shanghai for three years, and in China there is much more of a to-do for this day. Women often go home from […]

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Should you consider a midwife instead of OB/GYN?

We are so thankful that our partner, Adrienne Ruhf, CNM, took the time to share this important information about the differences between a midwife and OB/GYN. Many women hear the word “midwife” and think immediately of childbirth. But did you know that Certified Nurse Midwives are trained to care for women across their lifespan?  A […]

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I Discovered the Fountain of Youth at Northpoint Aesthetics {& Special Offer}

We are so thankful for our sponsors at Northpoint Aesthetics for letting us experience their laser facials. All opinions are our own. Before having kids, I never really gave my skin much thought. I put on sunblock in the morning and moisturized at night, and that was the extent of my skin care routine. For […]

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Younger Women Can Benefit From Vaginal Therapy

We are so thankful that our partner, Kimberly K. Larson-Ohlsen, MD, took the time to share this important information about how younger women can benefit from vaginal therapy. What does it mean when the most tender of our body parts falls flat? The thinning, drying and inflammation of vaginal walls, called vaginal atrophy, that usually […]

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Motherhood is Hard. It’s Okay to Say So.

A friend of mine often jokes that, as moms, we’re invisible. We’re at the grocery store. We’re at home making dinner. We’re in the office at school turning in forms. We’re at work, toting breast pumps and brushing off an applesauce stain on our dress. We aren’t turning any heads. We’re barely getting noticed. We […]

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Breast Health: What to Do During & After Pregnancy

We are so thankful that our partner, Elizabeth Newell, MD, took the time to share this important information about breast health before and after pregnancy.For pregnant women, it can be amazing how much your body changes to prepare for the birth of your child. And while these changes are miraculous and beautiful, it’s important to […]

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Pregnant Moms and Winter Colds :: What You Need to Know

We are so thankful that our partner, Dr. Juliet Leman, took the time to share this important information about pregnant moms and winter colds. For pregnant women, something as routine as a winter cold can be a huge source of anxiety. Fortunately, catching a cold is mostly just an annoyance, even for pregnant moms. But […]

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