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We Are Definitely ‘One And Done’

Courtesy of Jillian Stackhouse-Frechette There are a few things that I remember about my wedding day. There are the obvious ones, such as the dress, the cake, dancing with my husband, etc. But one that especially sticks out is a guest pulling me aside as we were leaving the church and asking me when exactly we were planning on having a family. My husband and I had been married all of five minutes. What this relative did not know, was that I had polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). […]

Business magazine puts first ‘visibly pregnant CEO’ on its cover, and it’s about time! – USA TODAY

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Business magazine puts first ‘visibly pregnant CEO’ on its cover, and it’s about time! The cover shows The Wing CEO Audrey Gelman standing against a yellow backdrop, wearing a black dress and cradling her pregnant belly. Post to Facebook Sent! A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. CLOSE C.E.O. of The Wing, Audrey Gelman says it’s important to see […]

What to (Really) Expect When You’re 1 Month Pregnant

Zave Smith/ Getty Images There Aren’t a Lot of Changes On the Surface At one month pregnant, there aren’t many visible or noticeable changes to your body but things are definitely cooking on the inside. In fact, you may not even know you’re pregnant, especially if you have irregular periods.  Nevertheless, there’s a lot going on beneath the surface. Once a pregnancy test comes back positive, make an appointment with your OB-GYN and begin preparing for pregnancy and childbirth by taking a multivitamin supplement. Your doctor may […]

Here’s what you should never say to your pregnant coworker – Business Insider

Pregnancy, while exciting, can be a stressful time for many women. Aside from the physical changes, expectant mothers have a host of hurdles to overcome at work, like figuring out a plan for parental leave and keeping the news under wraps. The US outlaws pregnancy discrimination at work outright, but many pregnant women say there are subtle ways even the most well-intentioned coworkers can make them feel ostracized. Read more: 7 things you should avoid saying to a fasting coworker during Ramadan Career experts who work with […]

I Can’t Throw Away My Last Positive Pregnancy Test — And It’s 5 Years Old

Sarah Pflug/Burst I don’t keep anything. It’s sort of a joke in my house and also not funny at all to my kids or husband. There are constant cries of, “Why is my toy in the garbage?” or “Do you know what happened to the screws I left on the counter?” I will admit, I am very quick to toss. But that’s only because there are five people living in our house. And if I didn’t do a constant inventory, we’d be drowning in stuff. My kids […]