Tag: Pregnancy

6 Symptoms of Postpartum Depression and 6 Ways to Recover

According to a 2013 study published in JAMA Psychiatry, one out of seven mothers suffers from postpartum depression (PPD). That’s 14 percent of all new moms. Katherine Stone, founder of Postpartum Progress, makes a good point that more women will suffer from postpartum depression and related illnesses this year than the combined number of new […]

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Privacy, Please: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Opt for a Non-Traditional Birth Announcement and Oprah Defends the Duchess

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex depart the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey on March 11, 2019 in London, England.Photo: Chris Jackson (Getty Images) When the Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcome their first child later this month, don’t expect the traditional photo-op on the hospital steps of St. Mary’s, where […]

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Kehlani Celebrated The Birth Of Her First Baby Daughter Adeya On Instagram

The singer Kehlani shocked her fans back in October when she revealed via a beautiful tweet triptych that she was pregnant with her first child. Since then, the SweetSexySavage singer has tweeted plenty of entertaining pregnancy content at her fans and even released a beautiful music video sporting her baby bump. However, thanks to the […]

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Pregnancy and Addiction: Overlooked and Undertreated

If one needs proof that addiction is a disease and not a moral failing, look into the eyes of a woman who knows her behavior is harming her baby but still can’t stop. With one in three individuals with opioid use disorder passing through the criminal justice system annually, court dockets across the country are […]

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‘Do Better’: Audra McDonald Blasts the Relentless Criticism of Meghan Markle

(l-r) Audra McDonald speaks during the the 2019 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour on January 30, 2019 in Pasadena, California; Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 10, 2019 in London, England.Photo: Frederick M. Brown (Getty Images), Chris Jackson (WPA Pool /Getty Images) This is what […]

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Who Knew? Tamron Hall Reveals She’s Pregnant at 48—and Married!

Tamron Hall attends the National CARES Mentoring Movement 4th Annual For The Love Of Our Children Gala on February 11, 2019 in New York City.Photo: Bennett Raglin (Getty Images for Gala for National CARES Mentoring Movement) When Tamron Hall turned up glowing and gorgeous in a flowing citron chiffon jumpsuit at the National CARES Mentoring […]

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8 Vital Ways Dads Can Support Their Partners’ Mental Health Postpartum

You’ll be bringing your baby home soon. Or maybe you already have. And you want to be there for your spouse. You know that having a baby not only affects your wife’s body, but it also affects her mental health. You want to be supportive, encouraging and helpful. But you’re not exactly sure how to […]

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Amy Schumer Delivers An Unfiltered Take On Pregnancy In Netflix’s Trailer For Her ‘Growing’ Special

[embedded content] Share This Video Amy Schumer had a pretty wild year in 2018. She got married to her chef boyfriend Chris Fischer in February after a whirlwind romance and announced that she was pregnant with their first child several months later in October. Yet she kept working (as much as the health of her […]

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My Abortion Was the Most Positive Experience I Had with Canadian Healthcare

This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. My abortion was the most positive medical experience of my life. I don’t say that to be shocking, though I recognize it’s a shocking statement. It was a shocking realization. We’re not taught to expect that abortions can be anything less than traumatic. We’re taught to expect shame, […]

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Psychology Around the Net: January 26, 2019

This week’s Psychology Around the Net takes a look at children taking mental health days, the definition of relationship cycling and what it can do to your mental health, career advice for having not only a successful but also a happy career, and more. Enjoy! Women Urged to Put Mental Health On Pre–Conception Checklist: Just […]

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Meghan Markle Takes Maternity Glam Day to Night, Starting With a $35 H&M Dress (and You Can, Too)

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex meets ‘Foxy’ during her visit to the Mayhew, an animal welfare charity on January 16, 2019 in London, England. This will be Her Royal Highnesses first official visit to Mayhew in her new role as Patron.Photo: Eddie Mulholland (WPA Pool/Getty Image) Now that Meghan Markle is nearing the third trimester […]

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Mommy and Data

In 2009, Piraye Yurttas Beim, a molecular biologist from Texas, started pitching investors on her vision for a new kind of women’s health company. The startup she had founded, Celmatix, would bring the power of big data and cutting-edge genetic testing to bear on a problem that had long resisted comprehensive understanding and reliable treatment: […]

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Days After Giving Birth to a Healthy Baby Girl, Remy Ma Required Emergency Surgery 

Remy Ma speaks onstage during the 2018 Essence Festival presented by Coca-Cola on July 7, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana.Photo: Paras Griffin (Getty Images for Essence) It should be one of the happiest moments in rapper and reality star Remy Ma’s and husband Papoose’s lives, but it has now possibly become one of the scariest. […]

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Los Angeles County to End Incarceration of Pregnant Girls

Photo: Getty Images Of Los Angeles County’s 50 incarcerated pregnant women, 37 were 17 or 18, and 43 were “crossover” youth, involved in both the county’s probation department and its foster care system. As the number of women in prisons continues to rise nationwide, the impact of imprisonment on pregnancy can vary greatly. Los Angeles […]

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