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Pregnancy Is Brutiful

Image Source: Allie Seidel Before getting pregnant, I looked forward to pregnancy. The images I saw on social media were glamorous: fancy photo shoots with stunning gowns and a makeup and hair crew, images taken on film gorgeous enough for blogs and Pinterest, all smiles, people in love, and cute …

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When Depression Takes Over Your Pregnancy

“When Depression Takes Over Your Pregnancy” by Priscilla Blossom originally appeared on Ravishly.com, a feminist news + culture website, and was reprinted with permission. Image Source: Thinkstock I never wanted kids. Growing up, I was the baby in the family, and the idea of being a mother never really appealed to me. In …

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Pregnancy Is So Much More Than Just 9 Months

Image Source: Chaunie Brusie Today, someone asked me if I planned on having any more children, and I paused before replying to her. “Well, maybe,” I said, pulling down my shirt over my still-lingering stomach, a subconscious habit from four pregnancies. “But I really wish I was better at being …

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7 Types of Childless Women — and Why We’re All Awesome

Image Source: Thinkstock After four years, multiple IVF cycles, four devastating miscarriages, and countless setbacks … Aela’s road to motherhood has been anything but easy. Follow her story on Babble and don’t miss the latest chapter in her journey below. *** Before I begin, let me be super clear: Saying childless women …

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Kid-friendly fruit ideas that will blow their mind!

Some kids love fruit, while others just refuse to eat any at all! If you are struggling with the latter, here are our top kid-friendly fruit ideas. Before you start pulling your hair out, try these fun (and super easy) ways to make fruit more interesting for your child. It beats …

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Something Is Finally Being Done About Pregnancy and Postpartum Depression

Image Source: Thinkstock In a big move for well, really everyone, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued new recommendations this year that pregnant and postpartum women have more rigorous screenings for depression and other mental health disorders. The guidelines, which appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association, noted that depression is …

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