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A Fellow Mom Asked Me About Having More Kids––Here’s What I Didn’t Say

Scary Mommy and Maskot/Getty Trigger warning: child loss Please don’t ask a woman when she’s going to have another baby. Or any baby. And under no circumstances suggest a timeframe for such a thing. There’s just no appropriate time, no good reason to initiate such a discussion. Just the other day I was chatting with a woman, and as it so often does, the conversation turned to our kids. We discovered that we both have toddlers around…

Meghan Markle could travel safely to Prince Philip’s funeral, despite her pregnancy and the pandemic – Insider

It’s unclear if Meghan Markle will travel to London for Prince Philip’s funeral. Markle is pregnant and due this summer, meaning air travel comes with more considerations.  Flying during the pandemic comes with risks, too, especially if you’re unvaccinated.  Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Prince Harry is reportedly planning to travel to the UK following Prince Philip’s death, but it’s unclear if Meghan Markle will join him.  Markle is pregnant with the couple’s second child, a…

Superfetation: Becoming Pregnant While Already Pregnant — HUH?

monkeybusinessimages/Getty So, imagine you’ve recently learned you’re pregnant, and you’re beyond excited about it. It’s something that for years you’ve been desperately wanting and planning for. You confirmed the pregnancy weeks ago with your doctor, and afterward went out and bought onesies. You browsed the web for cribs, swings, car seats. You’re saving ideas for the nursery. All the usual first-timer excitement. Now it’s time for your 12-week ultrasound. The tech’s face goes suddenly blank as she…

Woman gets pregnant while already pregnant, gives birth to twins conceived 3 weeks apart – The Washington Post

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What You Need To Know About LAM As Birth Control

Scary Mommy and Eva-Katalin/Getty Many moms-to-be have heard the old wives’ tale that you can’t get pregnant while breastfeeding. I know I did, and I took it to heart and believed that at the very least I would get a nice hard-earned break from menstruating. Well, that was never the case for me. While there is some truth to the myth of breastfeeding being a birth control method, it’s not foolproof; here is what you need to…