In industrialized nations today, synthetic hormonal oral contraception (aka the birth control pill) is the most common practice for preventing pregnancy. Despite evidence suggesting that there are many possible dangers of birth control pills, millions of women choose to take these … Continue reading Birth Control Pills: Dangers, Side Effects & Alternatives
According to a 2016 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study, one out of three American adults does not get enough sleep on a regular basis. For millions of people, melatonin might be the answer to preventing another terrible night’s … Continue reading Melatonin Uses, Benefits, Dosage and Potential Side Effects
In October 2019, the company Johnson & Johnson (J&J) — makers of the world’s top-selling baby powder — recalled a batch of baby powder after government testing found trace amounts of asbestos in at least one bottle. That’s right: baby … Continue reading Baby Powder Asbestos Dangers: Should You Worry?
Whether you’re an athlete with a daily high demand placed on your body or recovering from an injury or illness, deep tissue massage likely has some benefits to offer you. Massages have been utilized for thousands of years throughout the … Continue reading Deep Tissue Massage Benefits, Techniques and More
If you want to avoid an unintended pregnancy, taking birth control is usually a no-brainer. But what if that same birth control upped your risk of breast cancer? According to research published in The New England Journal of Medicine, women … Continue reading Hormonal Birth Control and Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know
We’ve all been there: You go to take your birth control pill and realize: Crap, I forgot to do this yesterday! Your mind becomes a nonstop reel of questions that slowly elevates your anxiety level toward the red zone. Should … Continue reading Missed Birth Control Pill – Should I Double Up If I Missed a Birth Control Pill?
Theo Taylor, who was born on March 15 at just 12 oz. — which is around the same size as a Coca-Cola can — went from being on the brink of death to thriving six months later. The baby from Durham, England, … Continue reading Baby Boy Born the Size of a Coke Can Miraculously Survives and Is ‘Doing So Well,’ Says Mom
John Cena—pro wrestler, wish granter, defender of the Universe—has always had what you might generously call a unique approach to romance. Following a 2012 split with … Continue reading 7 Celebrities Who Became Fathers After Turning 40
After having a baby, many women might find it painful to have sex, even months after they’ve given birth Aside from the physical effects of labor, some women are too overwhelmed by the demands of new motherhood to have an … Continue reading Sex After Baby: What All New Dads Need to Know
Many people told me that being induced would be really difficult, long, and painful. Luckily, I had the exact opposite experience: It was amazing. My pregnancy was similarly easy, and it went by so fast. That’s probably because I spent … Continue reading My Birth Story: I Can’t Feel My Contractions
Contraception? Careful!When it comes to birth control, many people want to just set it and forget it. Continue reading Worst Birth Control Mistakes