“I left the hospital looking 5 months pregnant. Many people think a woman should shrink right back to her pre-birth weight immediately. That is just not the truth for most.” Doctors say Peta Jane Murgatroyd post is spot on for a number of different reasons and being patient is one of the most important things new moms can do during postpartum life.
Cervical cancer death rates have dropped by 50% in the past 40 years, and it's now the easiest gynecological cancer to prevent thanks to screening tests (Pap tests and HPV tests) and the new HPV vaccine. For those without health insurance, Planned Parenthood is often the only way to access these preventative treatments affordably. Now, some ob/gyns fear if Congress defunds Planned... View details ⇨
"Every week I dedicate my Sunday to restoring my body and relaxing and challenging my mind. It has changed my game, and I start my Mondays revved and ready to take on the week with renewed energy.” (via Bagels & Squats)
Even with proper cleaning, baby drool and other moisture can get inside the giraffe via a small hole in the stomach for the squeaker. While doctors say the odds of a moldy toy negatively impacting your baby's health are relatively low, there are some guidelines to follow for keeping your baby safe.
Doctors measure pregnancy in terms of weeks since a woman's last period. So for many women, 6 weeks pregnant really just means 2 weeks after a missed period. That's not a lot of time to make a critical reproductive health care decision.
To put this into perspective: An estimated 8,400 Americans would die in 2017 as a result of losing health care. [Donald J. Trump and legislation need to introduce a new system to replace the ACA immediately if it’s repealed.