When it comes to flow, periods are not one-size-fits-all. While some girls experience low flow while on their period, others suffer from heavy periods that present an array of challenges. If your child's period seems heavier than most, an array of issues could be at the root of this problem. Depending upon the severity of your child's symptoms, you can try an assortment of … [Read more...] about My Daughter Has a Really Heavy Period
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Forgetting to take a birth control pill can be the cause of extreme stress. You immediately begin wondering if you are pregnant and searching for signs that you are not. When you do get your period, you breathe a big sigh of relief--until someone tells you that you can still have a period and be pregnant. Knowing what the risk is of forgetting a pill and being pregnant even … [Read more...] about Can a Person Be Pregnant If She Missed Taking the Birth Control Pill But Still Got Her Period?
Pregnancy affects a woman's body from the moment she conceives. Hormone fluctuations cause changes in the body, including increased blood production, the preparation of the uterus for the implantation of the embryo and changes in the breasts to prepare for milk production. Although pregnancy can be determined through medical tests, a few signs of pregnancy may occur before a … [Read more...] about What Are Signs of Pregnancy Before Your Missed Period?
The holiday season. I liken it to an express train on a long, straight track: You can see it coming from miles away, but you don’t realize how fast it’s approaching until it’s flying by, leaving your ears ringing, your hair a windswept mess, and the pit of your stomach churning with unspent adrenaline. With several decades of adulthood, parenthood, and small business … [Read more...] about All Aboard the Holiday Express…
We’re one month into autumn. School and work and life schedules have reverted to some sort of “normal” structure. Sweaters and suits have come out of closets to replace bikinis and sunglasses. Leaves are changing from green to red, gold, and brown, or, depending on where you are, have already begun to fall. There’s a heavy note of regularity in the air, a feeling of going back … [Read more...] about Fall is the New Spring