Fertility

A Woman Who Was Ignored by Doctors for 2 Years Sparks a Debate on Medical Gaslighting

A Woman Who Was Ignored by Doctors for 2 Years Sparks a Debate on Medical Gaslighting
People
month ago

Sam Hart is a TikTok influencer who’s recently brought up a problem that many women may be concerned about. Her viral video collected over 5 million views and over 15,000 comments. Hart shared how she was dismissed by her doctors for a long time, with all of them telling her only one thing: to lose weight. And in the long run, the woman turned out to have a serious health condition that no one paid attention to.

How Cameron Diaz Challenged Beauty Standards and Decided to Age Gracefully

How Cameron Diaz Challenged Beauty Standards and Decided to Age Gracefully
People
4 weeks ago

About 30 years ago, Cameron Diaz became super famous, with everyone admiring her acting skills and stunning looks. However, at that time, the actress had no idea how soon the movie industry would begin to impose its beauty standards and tough requirements on her. But Cameron decided not to play in this game. And her story is truly admirable.

Why Bananas Are Banned From Fishing Boats

Why Bananas Are Banned From Fishing Boats
Curiosities
4 months ago

A black cat crossing the road, bananas on board a ship, a horseshoe hanging over the door, and other superstitions seem meaningless. But many people still believe in them. All these things make sense if you find out their origin. Let’s look at eleven most famous superstitions.

Some Women Can Get Pregnant When They’re Already Pregnant, and Here’s How It Happens

Some Women Can Get Pregnant When They’re Already Pregnant, and Here’s How It Happens
Curiosities
year ago

There are at least 3 well-known and confirmed cases of a woman conceiving a baby after already being pregnant. And we’re not talking about having twins. The phenomenon we’re featuring in today’s article is far more bizarre. All these women were sure they were going to have one baby when, weeks or months later, they were shocked to find out they’d conceived one more. Let’s learn more about doctors’ opinions on how it’s possible and if some of us are more likely to face this rare phenomenon.

The Story of The Teacher Who Adopted a Student and Proved You Can’t Choose Your Children

The Story of The Teacher Who Adopted a Student and Proved You Can’t Choose Your Children

Even though starting a family is a pretty serious thing, some brave people decide to adopt children. “When you live with other people, there are good and bad days,” says Miriam, a teacher from Argentina who decided to become an adoptive mother and opened a blog in which she writes about the ups and downs she goes through. Like in a book, she tells her story and that of her student, who needed a mother and found a family.

5 Surprising Signs That a Woman Is Ovulating and Has a Chance of Conceiving

5 Surprising Signs That a Woman Is Ovulating and Has a Chance of Conceiving
Girls stuff
year ago

Fertility doctors have many conversations with their female patients about ovulation, as it’s an important part of their wish to get pregnant and have a baby. Surprisingly, predictable ovulation is not only important for women who are trying to conceive, but it also plays an important role in a woman’s overall health, whether the woman’s egg gets fertilized or not. With so many special devices and kits for detecting fertility, there are some other ways to tell if a woman is ready to conceive, and, surprisingly, her own body and mind send her the most vivid signs.

10 Celebrities Who Were Born to Be Parents

10 Celebrities Who Were Born to Be Parents

The one thing that shows that celebrities are just like us is the fact that they are parents too. They struggle with the same issues, as most people, and their children can also put them through the wringer, as all children do. Somewhere between the joys and travails of being a mom and dad, these famous names show how much they love having kids.

20 People Who Decided Not to Have Children and Are Proud of It

20 People Who Decided Not to Have Children and Are Proud of It
People
year ago

For some people, having a child is a logical step in life. However, many others think life can be just as beautiful without kids. Of course, being a topic with such divided opinions, people who don’t want to bring kids into this world often receive unwanted comments because of their decision.

What Could Happen If You Start Sleeping Without Wearing Pajamas

What Could Happen If You Start Sleeping Without Wearing Pajamas

Everyone dreams of having a good night’s sleep. Unfortunately, restless nights become more frequent as we get older due to the changes in our circadian rhythms or internal body clocks. Some people resort to medications or other techniques in their quest for a peaceful slumber. But there’s one simple thing we could do to improve our sleep and health — go to bed in our birthday suit.

What May Happen to You If You Eat Onions Every Day

What May Happen to You If You Eat Onions Every Day
Health
year ago

Although every kind of vegetable has health benefits, some of them have very special ones, like onions. Onions are generally known to support heart, bone, and gut health, but there are many more advantages that a lot of people might be surprised by. However, if you are sensitive to onions, consulting a doctor is advisable before applying any of the listed points.

10 Inventions That Are Made to Ease Women’s Lives

10 Inventions That Are Made to Ease Women’s Lives
Girls stuff
year ago

Things like the menstrual cycle, postpartum periods, and baby feeding aren’t easy to overcome without the right support. So it’s good that new inventions have appeared to make women feel more confident when they’re in vulnerable phases in life.

10 Advantages and Risks You Might Face If You Give Birth in Your 20s vs Your 30s

10 Advantages and Risks You Might Face If You Give Birth in Your 20s vs Your 30s
Health
2 years ago

For thousands of years, women have been getting pregnant and bearing children in their teens and early 20s, but lately the average age of mothers giving birth has changed to be in their 30s. In fact, in 2017, almost half of all births in England and Wales were to mothers who were 30 years old. Modern medicine allows women to choose to postpone having babies, but there are benefits and risks that come with getting pregnant in their 20s versus their 30s.

13 Celebrities Who Struggled to Become Moms, but Didn’t Stop Until They Made It

13 Celebrities Who Struggled to Become Moms, but Didn’t Stop Until They Made It
People
2 years ago

There are many women who dream of becoming mothers, and, somehow, it’s always a given that life will grant them their wish whenever they decide it’s time to have children. However, this ideal scenario does not apply to everyone and, in fact, there are some celebrities who have also had to fight hard to be able to enjoy the happiness of holding a baby in their arms. Whether it was through insemination, adoption, surrogacy, or even naturally, several celebrities have fought hard to become mothers. And if you’re thinking that it was because they were too old to have children, you’d be wrong.

15 Celebrities Who Openly Spoke About Their Miscarriages, Letting All Women Know That They’re Not Alone

15 Celebrities Who Openly Spoke About Their Miscarriages, Letting All Women Know That They’re Not Alone
People
3 years ago

Miscarriages are more common than we think. In fact, among women who know they’re pregnant, about 10% to 15% end in miscarriage. Grieving mothers may blame themselves, thinking that their body is broken when it’s not their fault at all. The shame that comes with not being able to keep the baby safe until birth is a stigma that these celebrities are trying to change by sharing their own experiences with miscarriages.

What Causes Muffin Top and How to Get Rid of It

What Causes Muffin Top and How to Get Rid of It
Health
3 years ago

Having excess fat accumulate around your waist is annoying. It lies deep in your torso and it can even pack around your intestines and liver. While having a chubby tummy may seem harmless, it doesn’t look appealing.

Study Reveals That WiFi Devices Affect Male Fertility

Study Reveals That WiFi Devices Affect Male Fertility
Health
year ago

If you have been trying to have kids for a while and haven’t had much success, the answer could be right in your pocket. Literally. Kumiko Nakata, a researcher from Japan, found that the electromagnetic waves from WiFi devices, like mobile phones and home routers, can do significant damage to sperm.

5 Advantages and 5 Risks of Becoming a Mother After 40

5 Advantages and 5 Risks of Becoming a Mother After 40

Having children at a later age is becoming more common. The reasons for this may be different: career, the unreliability of a partner, the desire to live for yourself, or simply a lack of readiness for this responsibility. The most important thing here is that it’s your life and your choice. And if you decide that you want to become a mom after 40, then you should know about some advantages and possible drawbacks of a late pregnancy.

8 Effective Yoga Poses for Women to Boost Fertility

8 Effective Yoga Poses for Women to Boost Fertility
Health
year ago

Have you heard about the numerous benefits of a regular yoga practice? They can range from better flexibility and muscle strength to inner balance and harmony. There’s another aspect of yoga that is really important for women who might be having a hard time getting pregnant.