Pregnancy & Motherhood

Balancing parent workload

Sharing the Loads of Domestic and Emotional Work After Birth

Parenting is a responsibility shared equally by both partners. This post was contributed by whattoexpect.com. Times are changing, and fathers are…


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Giving up Control: What I Learned to Finally Let Go

Control. It’s something we as a society are so preoccupied with. We’re always told that we can control what happens in our lives: our diets, our…


Modern Fertility Hormone Test: What I Discovered

After over a decade on hormonal birth control, I finally got up the courage to test my fertility hormones at-home with the Modern Fertility test.…


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The Importance of Self-Care During Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a wild and crazy journey filled with a wide range of emotions – sometimes even on the same day. I believe that all women need to…


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Setting Healthy Boundaries While Pregnant

Setting limits and communicating our needs to others isn’t always easy. Throw in pregnancy in the mix, and setting boundaries while pregnant…


I’m Spilling It: Listen in for My Tips for Preparing for Pregnancy

Looking for tips on preparing for pregnancy? I was on hormonal birth control for almost fifteen years, and I didn’t know how my body would react…


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The Importance of a Pre-Pregnancy Detox

The word detoxing can conjure images of restricted diets and intense sauna sessions. Instead, I believe that detoxing for pregnancy focuses on…


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Surviving the First Trimester + Early Pregnancy

The first trimester is often a time filled with a range of emotions, heightened anxiety, shifting hormones, and it can be downright difficult.…


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How To Prepare For Pregnancy: My Personal Journey

Most of us spend a lot of our lives avoiding pregnancy, so how do we prepare for pregnancy? Here’s my (very detailed) journey on getting my…


The More You Know: Testing Your Fertility Hormones with Modern Fertility

Want kids one day? Listen in as I sat down with Modern Fertility co-founder and CCO Carly Leahy to chat about the power of fertility hormone testing…