Maintaining that Pregnancy Glow: a Guide to Pregnancy-Safe Skincare
The pregnancy glow is one of the greatest benefits during pregnancy - here are some practical tips to keep you glowing in a pregnancy-safe way.
3 Mindfulness Meditation Practices for Pregnancy and Beyond
Mindfulness meditation is inherently spiritual and is rooted in Buddhist practice; however, regardless of your religious and spiritual affiliation, practicing mindfulness meditation has many benefits for anyone – including during and after pregnancy.
Ahma Need a Minute Highlights | EP. 3.1. Cynthia: Sharing Realizations Throughout Her Fertility Journey; EP. 3.2: Recovery And Return to Self
Cynthia, an NYC wedding photographer, shares her story with heart in a two-part episode. Tune in for the discussion of her emotional fertility journey and the reflection and support that led to her recovery and return to self.
From Our Bar Cart to Yours: 8 Alcohol-Free Drinks
Sometimes, you just really need a drink - but can't because you're pregnant, breastfeeding, or want to avoid the side effects of alcohol. We're curated a list of our favorites non-alcoholic drinks for exactly those times!
How to Be the #1 Supporter for Your Pregnant Loved One
We wrote this specifically for partners, family members, and besties of pregnant women. At the end of the day, you know her best - but if you're looking to brainstorm ideas on how to start supporting your pregnant loved one, here's our list!
Surviving "Pregnancy Heat" in the Summer Months
People love giving unsolicited advice to pregnant women, but there's one symptom that no one really has the answer to: "pregnancy heat." So, here is some unsolicited advice from a fellow mom who lived to tell the tale.
Why Is Social Support Crucial During Pregnancy & Beyond?
Social support is not only beneficial to new mothers, but quite necessary. In this article, we discuss how a lack of appropriate social support can not only impact her sense of self, but also the relationship with her partner as well as her baby.
Postpartum Birth Planning & Fertility: 4 Things You Should Know
Whether you’re thinking about trying again right away or avoiding pregnancy to focus on yourself and your current family, it’s important to understand your postpartum fertility. In this article, we cover the answers to 4 major questions.
Colostrum: an Ode to the Harvest
It’s a liquid that your body produces that can be immensely beneficial to your child’s health and well-being, but it’s NOT breastmilk. You’ve probably heard about it on TikTok or seen it on Instagram, but just what the heck is colostrum?
Taylar Klecan on Doula Work & Motherhood: the Importance of Strengthening Mother’s Self-Care Muscle & Intuition
Moms may be the experts on everything, but Taylar Klecan is the expert on everything moms! In an interview with Taylar, she described how society often forgets about mom’s needs- and it’s about time we remember them. Learn more about what she does, and how she helps moms build the self-care "muscle" in their budding journey.
Yep, the Side Effects of Pregnancy Suck. Here Are Some Things That Might Help
The day you figure out that you're pregnant also means the start of a bunch of side effects that come along with this experience. But not to fret! Morning sickness, swollen feet, constipation, and many other reactions can be soothed, and some even prevented. Here’s how.
Breast Care Isn’t Vain - Tips for Care During Pregnancy & Breastfeeding
Your breasts become some of the most vital parts of the body during and after pregnancy. While they may seem like a miracle, unstoppable source of nutrition and comfort for your baby, they are also very delicate. During and after pregnancy, even if you aren’t planning on breastfeeding, you must take care of your breasts so they remain healthy. Check out our article to learn how. 🤱🏻🤱🤱🏼🤱🏽🤱🏾🤱🏿
A New Sibling on the Rocks & Hold the Angst, Please
Welcoming a sibling can and should be an exciting experience for your child! However, it’s sometimes much easier said than done. Learn how to navigate the nuances of preparing your child to welcome a new sibling.
The “Must-Haves” Checklist for Your Hospital Bag
You're preparing for the big day in the hospital, but what should you pack? Our pregnancy hospital bag checklist tells you the essentials to pack for mom, dad (or partner) and the baby.
Bon Voyage: Traveling While Pregnant
Day by day, we see traveling expanding in a way that safeguards the health and wellbeing of travelers. It’s important that we don’t leave expecting moms out of the loop! Learn more about how to navigate traveling while pregnant.
#PregnantCostumes - 15 Inspirations from Real Moms
Pregnant during Halloween, and looking for a costume? Not to worry--use that bump to your advantage! Check out our most recent article for the best Halloween costumes for pregnant individuals, inspired by real moms! From cute to scary, we’ve got it all! 🎃
From Our Ears to Yours: Top Ten Podcasts for Busy Moms (and Moms-To-Be)
Need something interesting to listen to on your commute to work? While you’re running or cooking? We’ve curated our Top 10 Podcasts that will keep you covered from the start of your pregnancy to birth, postpartum care, parenting and beyond. It’s always better to learn more than you think you’ll need to know- and you’ll be off to a solid start with three!
Your (Non-Exhaustive) Guide On Navigating a Solo Pregnancy
Spoiler alert: it’s all about the right support network, rather than the right romantic relationship.
Birth Control. A Plethora of Options and a History to Prove it.
Fun fact: ancient Romans used animal bladder to protect against pregnancy and disease. Thanks to modern science, we now have more options available. Learn about the plethora of birth control options you can consider if you’re ready to return to intimacy after birth.
Navigating a Fertility Crisis: Exploring your Health, Emotions, and Options
Unlike the way we see it happen in the movies, becoming pregnant doesn’t usually happen in one go. Getting pregnant takes time, patience and consistency, and there’s a chance that fertilization may not happen for you even with careful planning -and that’s okay. Infertility is very common across both men and women, but luckily, there are many avenues of conceiving or building out a family that you can also try. Read on to learn more about the options you have, and how to navigate the emotions that come with them.