Category Archives: Pregnancy And You

How To Time Contractions In Early Labor (And When To Go To The Hospital)

Anyone who has given birth (or at least witnessed one), can probably confirm that it looks a lot different in real life than it does on TV. Typically, the Hollywood version of childbirth begins dramatically, with the character’s water breaking, and ends with a perfectly spotless baby emerging from underneath her hospital gown. Early labor…

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Postpartum Depression Made Me Resent My Children For Existing

kieferpix/Getty Trigger Warning: Severe Depression/Postpartum Depression I did not like my children when this photo was taken. Tiffany Jenkins/Facebook I actually resented them for existing. Kaiden was 17 months old and Chloe 1 month, and I didn’t want to be their mother. I didn’t want to change their diapers, feed them, and most of the…

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‘Born silent’: Singer Christina Perri reveals death of baby after pregnancy complications – NBC News

Singer-songwriter Christina Perri shared on social media late Tuesday that, after she was hospitalized due to pregnancy complications last week, her child had died. “She was born silent after fighting so hard to make it to our world,” the “Jar of Hearts” and “A Thousand Years” singer said. “She is at peace now & will…

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8 Baby Shower Games Your Guests Will Actually Want To Play

martinedoucet/Getty Images Looking for more than ideas for just baby shower games? Welcome your little one in style with these ideas for stunning centerpieces, baby sprinkles, invitation wording, and kid-friendly party finger foods.  Baby shower gifts are cool and all, but have you ever LOL‘d during a super fun baby shower game? Anyone? Bueller? Okay,…

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Pregnant women haven’t been included in promising COVID-19 vaccine trials – USA TODAY

Shefali Luthra  |  The 19th Show Caption Hide Caption COVID-19: How Pfizer and Moderna’s vaccines differ Pfizer and Moderna have both announced promising results in the phase 3 trials of their COVID-19 vaccines. Here’s how they differ. This story was published in partnership with The 19th, a nonprofit, nonpartisan newsroom reporting on gender, politics and…

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