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5 Things to Know About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

  Cramps. Headaches. Bloating. Acne. Nausea. All signs point to a menstrual cycle. Sounds super fun, right?  Take these symptoms, multiply them by 20, and add in a heap of other side effects. What do you get? Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Ten...

Why Breastfeeding and Bottle-Feeding Are Best

We have instant access to an endless amount of information and constant connection to other people. With that, comes access to support, love, friendship and positivity. But, sometimes, this instant access brings unwanted and unfounded opinions, comments and advice....

Why You Shouldn’t Fear Getting Older

  During the 1500-1800s, the average person lived to be 30-40. Today, the average person lives to be 78-80. But even though our life expectancy has doubled, we are still fearful of aging and “getting old.” We fear that aging will only bring...

The Buzz On Jada Pinkett Smith’s V Treatment

  In case you haven’t heard, actress and businesswoman, Jada Pinkett Smith recently made headlines by opening up about her vaginal rejuvenation treatment. In an episode of her Facebook Watch series, Red Table Talk, Jada Pinkett Smith spoke...

4 Tips for Finding the Right Gynecologist

  Sometimes, the only thing more difficult than finding a pair of pants that fit right (thank you, yoga pants) is finding the right gynecologist. I mean, this doctor usually asks more personal questions than just “when was your last menstrual...

1 in 3 Women Live With Little Leaks

  Until recently, the options for treating urinary incontinence have been invasive or ineffective. All we could do was cover up the problem with pads, be opened up on an operating table, or suffer side effects from pills. So, what was the point...

Taking PRIDE In Women

  This month we celebrate every human, especially those who are LGBTQ, and every person who has pushed for equality. “I stand for honestly, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated and helping those in...

The Top 7 Wellness Trends For 2018

  1. Gut Health Gut health is one of the largest trends in women’s health for 2018 according to Women’s Health Magazine. They report a 251% rise in people saving pins on recommendations and recipes associated with gut health.  Foods like...

Every Body Matters

  A couple years ago the media spread [fake] news that Jennifer Garner, mom of three, must be pregnant because she had a “baby bump.” Countless tabloids started reporting this as “fact,” so Jennifer addressed the rumors on The Ellen DeGeneres...

Myths About Postpartum Mental Health

  Having a baby is one of the top life-altering experiences. All of sudden a tiny human is in your life, completely and utterly dependent on you. So many changes happen all at once—and not just physically. Bringing a baby home changes us...

What Is The Craze Around Collagen?

  Collagen has quickly become a buzzword and a trendy super-food in the health & wellness world. You’ve probably heard of people eating collagen supplements or putting it in their coffees, shakes or smoothies. You might have also heard about...

How To Support Someone Struggling With Infertility

  It's more common than you might think. One in eight couples have trouble getting pregnant or sustaining pregnancy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The International Committee for Monitoring Assisted...

Boost Your Confidence With Three Mantras

  Summer is right around the corner. This is usually the time most of us start to panic, because it’s almost bathing-suit season. Be-outside-in-shorts-season. Wear-a-dress-without-tights-season. Instant access to endless information online (for...

Holistic Health

  We often think of “being healthy” as a series of check marks: annual well-visit? Check. Six-month dental cleaning? Check. Eye test? Check. Or, we think of “being healthy” as just not being sick. But health is SO much more than checking a box...

4 Tips To Reduce Stress

  You’ve got to finish that project at work to make the deadline, call to make a doctor’s appointment, and pick up lunch (didn’t have time to make it)—oh, and crap—you forgot mom’s birthday card at home and your daughter just called from school...

How She Navigates STEM

  Her energy is almost palpable. When Dr. Debbie Wilkerson walks into a room, she brings fun, warmth, and a hint of sassiness. Her passion and positivity are contagious. Debbie’s clear communication and enthusiasm make whatever topic she’s...

How To Inspire The Next Generation Of Women

  Women hold 24% of STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) jobs in the United States. Yet, we make up 47% of the workforce, according to research from the Office of the Chief Economist (OCE). Too often, we place gender stereotypes on...

Women’s Words To Live By

  What inspires you? Rocking out to music, painting, listening to a podcast, finding quotes on Pinterest, watching a TED Talk, working out, or just being in nature? Who inspires you? Your mom, sister, aunt, friend, teacher, professor, favorite...

Celebrate HER Power, HER Progress

  “What we know matters, but who we are matters more.” - Brené Brown, author and research professor at University of Houston Yesterday was International Women’s Day.  Recognized by the United Nations, this day was observed in the early 1900s to...

Women’s Powerful Hand In History

  Thirty-one years ago, the United States Congress declared March as Women’s History Month. But honestly, it would take much longer than a month to share all the stories of women who’ve impacted history. We don’t need a special month to...

Own The V

  We dedicated February to vaginal health & wellness because it’s a taboo-topic. You don’t have to dress up like a vagina or get a tattoo to prove your commitment to this cause, simply normalize the conversation about vaginal health. Your...

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