Even though it's commonly referred to as a "joyful time," the truth is, pregnancy is a mixed bag of emotions and experience that is very personal and different for each person. Depending on a variety of factors, from health to personal life, one person's ecstatic pregnancy could be another person's
For many, the weekends are all about getting together with friends, catching up on household to-dos, and sleeping in. But what about if you're pregnant? Of course, those things will likely still be on your list, but let's take a look at the other helpful things you can do during the weekend if you'r
Last week, hilariously awesome comedian and author Jessi Klein published an opinion piece in New York Times called, "Get the Epidural." In an unexpected and off-putting exchange with a stranger, Klein is asked whether she will get an epidural during birth, to which she replies, "At the very least."
By Deena Blumenfeld
This is the second in a series of historical fiction birth stories. The people are fictitious, but their experiences are common for the time period. The series will continue monthly until we reach the end of the 20th century.
Birth Stories of the Past: Josephine Ann, Born Dece
I’m now 33 weeks along, and I CANNOT believe how close that seems to 40! These last few weeks, our schedule was busier than I was planning on... we had a wedding reception, a baby shower, and my brother came in town and stayed with us, which of course called for extra family get-togethers. Surroundi