I was a first time mother-to-be, nearing 40. I’d already had two miscarriages and I wasn’t getting any younger and I could
Bent over a wood-fired oven, drying the fish her husband caught yesterday, 29-year-old Leticia Sam blinks the smoke from her eyes, one hand stoking the fire, the other holding her swollen belly. Expecting her fourth baby, Leticia lives atop an old graveyard piled with trash, strewn with crumbling cinderblock homes.
How the Air You Breathe Can Harm You, From Autism to Fatigue to Brain Fog (And 5 Ways to Detox Your Pollutants)
While I know that we can't all afford to move to the pristine wilderness (and that it would quickly stop being pristine!) there are still steps we can all take to make ourselves, our future children, and our environments cleaner.
The pace of genetic research is stunning and exciting. But there is more to life and health than genetics.
Why would fewer children be brought into the world just as they are being afforded greater opportunities in life?
Birth Story: Ina May Gaskin and The Farm Midwives recounts the history of the natural birth movement in the United States. It is the story of a revolution, initiated in the least likely place imaginable.
Earnshaw and her colleagues interviewed 420, 14- to 21-year-old black and Latina women at 14 community health centers and
Research reveals that perinatal and postpartum mood disorders are often linked to striving for perfection. Here are some psychological meditations for cultivating a conscious pregnancy.
Sixty-one percent of women who have abortions are already mothers, and another 24 percent will go on to become mothers. 85 percent of all women bring life into this world.