pregnancy

I can’t seem to settle into the happiness I should have. It’s there, but it’s swirling with anxiety and fear.

Navigating IVF: The Pregnancy Test

Okay, I know I’ve kept some of you that follow me on Instagram in the dark for awhile now, and I’m sorry. I wanted to write this column and let Read...
Stephanie Rodriguez-Moser    |   03.21.17   |   SHARE
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The things I learned spiritually — the coping mechanisms — after all we went through have helped me in endless ways during this pregnancy. (image: @MightyMooseArt)

Rav’s Repro: Managing Stress In A High-Risk Pregnancy 

Rav’s Repro is a column in which Erin explores all topics related to reproduction and reproductive rights. Read...
Erin Khar    |   03.14.17   |   SHARE
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The second pregnancy with PCOS - lightning struck again. (Image Credit: Unsplash/Camila Cordeira)

Pregnant With PCOS

When I turned 21, my body crashed. I chalked it up to the regular 21-year-old things that are normally to blame on "being fat:" exhaustion, digestion Read...
Carrie Saum    |   02.24.17   |   SHARE
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Acceptance has been the greatest lesson of all.

Rav's Repro: On The Loss Of A Child And The Struggle To Make One

Rav’s Repro is a column in which Erin explores all topics related to reproduction and reproductive rights. Read...
Erin Khar    |   02.14.17   |   SHARE
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Nothing could have prepared me for either of my births.

My Birth Stories: The Blooper Reel

What I was not prepared for was this. When it was time to give birth to the placenta, gross thing really, it just kind of flops out and they drop it Read...
Sara Mann    |   02.10.17   |   SHARE
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The pain of miscarriage lingers every single day.

My Miscarriage Left Me Holding My Body In Contempt

When a bereaved mother is left alone, how deep into the recesses of her mind does she wander? Does she surface for air? Does she want to come out at Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   02.1.17   |   SHARE
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My blue plus sign appeared immediately, like some hormonal Harry Potter spell.

It's Not Baby Weight: The Plus Sign

While I knew next to nothing about being pregnant, I was certain about one thing: it isn't a joyous-miracle-of-life experience for fat women. Read...
Casey Gilly    |   01.30.17   |   SHARE
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