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Pregnancy Cravings & How to Deal With Them

Pregnancy Cravings & How to Deal With Them
According to a recent survey, women reported spending an average of over 44 minutes each day thinking about what they wanted to eat- can you relat...

Eating According to Chinese Medicine: Are Salads Bad for You?

Eating According to Chinese Medicine: Are Salads Bad for You?
Our belly is our “fire” that we must keep stoking and burning at just the right temperature to maintain a warm and inviting home... says Chinese M...

Do These Foods Actually Induce You?

Do These Foods Actually Induce You?
Alright, so just about every scientific study about going into labor seems to be contradictory. When hormones are raging, searching Google for med...

Why Does Sex Hurt During Pregnancy?

Why Does Sex Hurt During Pregnancy?
Read the full article on Romper.com"Even when you want to have pregnancy sex, sometimes your body just isn’t having it.” “Throughout the nine-mont...

Here's How Your Clitoris Could Be Impacted By Childbirth & Pregnancy

Here's How Your Clitoris Could Be Impacted By Childbirth & Pregnancy
Read the full article on Romper.com (Honestly, you don’t have to panic though.) “It’s no secret that your body will change when you have a child....

How to Do Perineal Massage: An Expectant Father's Guide

How to Do Perineal Massage: An Expectant Father's Guide
Read the full article on Fatherly.com. “Dads-to-be can help their partners achieve an easier and less painful delivery” “For most of a woman’s li...

Prenatal Massage 101: Techniques to Soothe Your Pregnant Partner

Prenatal Massage 101: Techniques to Soothe Your Pregnant Partner
READ THE FULL ARTICLE ON FATHERLY.COM “There’s no reason for dads to freak out about offering their partner some healing touch…” “Prenatal massag...

Your Guide to Self Massage

Your Guide to Self Massage
Original article posted on The Good Trade. “There’s no denying the importance of touch. Skin-to-skin contact is encouraged immediately once babie...

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S MONTH: CELEBRATING STRONG MOTHERS WHO ENDURED COVID PREGNANCIES

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S MONTH: CELEBRATING STRONG MOTHERS WHO ENDURED COVID PREGNANCIES
  AHH… MARCH. IT’S A SPECIAL ONE! THE BEGINNING OF SPRING, DAYLIGHT SAVINGS (FOR SOME OF US!), AND OF COURSE, ...

Keeping Pregnancy Sexy: A List of Dates, Positions & Wellness Tips to Spice Things Up

Keeping Pregnancy Sexy: A List of Dates, Positions & Wellness Tips to Spice Things Up
Pregnancy: it might not be something you naturally think of as sexy. Lucky for you, though, most partners will find a new adoration for you after...

Nesting 101: Is My Partner Nesting?

Nesting 101: Is My Partner Nesting?
Getting ready for your baby’s debut is quite the process and brings out a lot in everyone. From that one friend who overdoes it with the gifts (we...

Sex While Pregnant: All The Questions You're Too Nervous To Ask

Sex While Pregnant: All The Questions You're Too Nervous To Ask
So you’ve been trying and trying and finally, it’s happened: you’re pregnant and expecting. Two pink lines on a plastic stick have started to chan...