Pregnancy

The fourth trimester, part 2: What to expect after expecting

“The process of pregnancy renders a woman simultaneously an individual and a crucial part of a dyad: mother and child.” -Martha Fineman The first three months...

“The fourth trimester, part 1: Transitioning to life outside the womb “

Just like you, your baby needs a period of adjustment to her life-after-birth. Pioneer pediatricians have a couple of eye-opening advices that’ll ease this transition. Have...

Cortisol and your baby: Stressed about stressing out?

One of the most conspicuous advice you’ll receive as an expecting mom is that stress is bad for you and for your baby. But what’s...

There’s no such thing as a “perfect mother”

We’ve all heard the tales about a proverbial super-woman that supposedly cooks organic and Instagram-ready gourmet food she grew herself, was innately masterful at synchronizing...

Its okay not to be okay

Ever since you learned that your baby was on its way, you started paying particular attention to a lot of aspects of your daily life...

Essential oils during pregnancy: Which ones are helpful and safe?

Essential oils are liquid concentrates of aroma compounds extracted from plants. They derive from different parts of the plant, like the bark, berries, flowers, leaves,...
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