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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...

The Benefits of Focusing on 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...

4 Tips to Help 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 and...

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...

22 Motivational Quotes From Women Who’ve Been There

  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 author,...

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...

12 Powerful Women Who Shaped 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 celebrate...

Why It’s Time We Own the V

                        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 vagina and...

14 Common Vaginal Health Questions & Answers

  First, thank you to everyone who submitted questions about your V! We complied your questions and had urogynecologist, Dr. Maria Canter, answer them. Dr. Maria Canter is board certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery as well as...

How Well Do Women Know Their Anatomy?

  Ladies, our health matters. Not just while we are pregnant or having a health issue, but all the time. Knowing your body and how it functions is an investment in your health. “Communities and countries and ultimately the world are only...

How to Celebrate Your “V” for Valentine’s Day

  Whether you usually celebrate Valentine’s Day with flowers, cards, a romantic dinner or by adopting a sloth (apparently this is a real thing), or even going out with the girls (hello, Galentine’s Day!), we’re giving you a new reason to celebrate...

The Butterfly Effect

Your thyroid controls your body’s metabolism—how quickly you burn calories and how fast your heart beats (according to womenshealth.gov). That’s a BIG responsibility for such a small gland. Here are some shocking (but true) stats from Bingham Memorial...

How to Hack a Habit

We love the expression “turning over a new leaf,” (or page, or chapter, or whatever). But change is difficult. And, let’s just say it: it’s not always fun. Before we get started, let’s explain WHY habits are important. Habits help conserve brain power. A...

What Makes You Feel Beautiful?

Merriam-Webster defines beauty as "the quality or aggregate of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses or pleasurably exalts the mind or spirit."Pop culture often defines beauty in terms of looks--makeup, clothing, hair, body,...

Why We Aren’t Making New Year’s Goals (yet)

  The first week of the new year always focuses on a fresh start, setting new goals, and making changes. This year, though, after the hustle and the bustle of the holidays, we aren’t setting goals quite yet. Instead, we’re going to pause. (Yes,...

How to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

  Between the pumpkin spice lattes, pies, holiday drinks, buttery rolls, and extra-delicious food, the holiday season can leave us with more than just joy—it can also leave us with a couple extra pounds. The Good News: We think we gain about 5 pounds...

Four Gift Ideas For HER This Year

It could be for your mom, sister, friend, aunt, girlfriend, spouse, cousin— heck it could even be you! —buying gifts is always difficult. And, of course, we’re smack dab in the middle of the holiday season where everyone is exchanging gifts with their...

The “O” Factor

 Ladies, it’s okay.In fact, it’s more than okay. It’s your right to know your body and it’s healthy to talk about health! We whisper about it with our friends behind closed doors. We quickly flip to that page in Cosmo that mentions it, and we google it...

How To Self-Care This Season

  We all feel the pressure to be perfect at one time or another. Perfect in our careers, in our relationships, in how we dress, act, look, etc. This pressure can be amplified during the holiday season. The pressure to have that...

The Myth of Motherhood

  The pressures of life are difficult. The pressures of personifying a perfect, poised mom? Impossible. We live in a world where unfounded information and insults are just a click away. But, thankfully, we also live in a world where access...

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