INFOGRAPHIC: Painful Periods
Painful periods that are severe and lasting may be a sign of an underlying condition like endometriosis, fibroids or pelvis inflammatory disease. Talk to your doctor if you have concerns.
QUIZ: A Checkup on Female Health
Conditions that affect the female reproductive system like endometriosis, fibroids and adenomyosis can have similar symptoms. This can make diagnosis difficult. Do you know what those symptoms are? What age group is most commonly...
Endometriosis: Serious Pain and Taking Pain Seriously
Painful periods is one common symptom of endometriosis, but this condition is more than normal cramping. The pain of endometriosis can be debilitating and can lead to fertility problems.
RECIPE: Pumpkin Flax Quickbread
The pumpkin and applesauce in this pumpkin flax quickbread recipe provide extra fiber and moisture and eliminate the need to add oil. The flax also brings fiber along with anti-inflammatory and other healthful properties. As a...
INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Lactation Room Requirements for Working Moms
Most workplaces must make a lactation room available to nursing employees. Federal lactation room requirements dictate minimum necessities to allow working moms to pump in comfort and privacy.
QUIZ: Which States Have Breastfeeding Laws?
Breastfeeding may seem uncontroversial, but many states have passed laws to protect the mother’s right to do so. In addition to federal protections, these breastfeeding laws address nursing in public, taxation of breast pumps,...
Working and the Nursing Mom
Nursing moms who want to pump at work are protected by federal laws. This can help them do what’s best for themselves and their baby.
RECIPE: Tuna Macaroni Salad
The nutrients found in fish are important for breastfeeding mothers and their babies. This tuna macaroni salad made with the low-mercury skipjack tuna found in canned light tuna is a great option. Crunchy celery and bell peppers...
INFOGRAPHIC: Fertility Treatment Insurance
While many couples need assistance conceiving, fertility treatment insurance coverage varies widely by state, employer and plan. This can make it difficult to know if you’re covered.
QUIZ: Debunking Common Infertility Myths
Infertility is a heartbreaking disease that affects millions of couples. Despite this prevalence, it’s also commonly misunderstood. Does it occur more often in men or women? Are lifestyle causes to blame? Does trouble conceiving...
Fertility Hurdles on the Journey to Parenthood
We hadn’t considered that our fertility health could present a problem, but after many doctor visits, invasive tests and blood draws, we were discussing our fertility treatment options.
RECIPE: Pomegranate Salmon with Asparagus Citrus Salad
Nutritious superfoods are a smart idea for jumpstarting fertility... and this recipe for Pomegranate-Glazed Salmon with Asparagus-Mint Citrus Salad has extra punch with 4 of those key ingredients: salmon, pomegranate, asparagus...
5 Ways to Plan for Newborn Healthcare Benefits
To plan for newborn healthcare benefits, parents need a baby health insurance playbook. Here are 5 insurance-related recommendations for a new addition.
How to Have a Healthy Pregnancy (Even in a Pandemic)
COVID-19 complicates everything, but a healthy pregnancy is still well within reach.
INFOGRAPHIC | Breastfeeding’s Best
The American Academy of Pediatrics strongly supports breastfeeding based on the unequivocal evidence that breastfeeding protects against a variety of diseases and conditions in infants.
QUIZ: Having a Healthful (or Harmful) Pregnancy?
There are so many “rules” for women who are expecting. Do you know how to have a healthy term? Take this quiz to find out…
My First Mammogram… Humility Futility!
Her first mammogram was a lesson in compression.
Rare but Aggressive: Breast Cancer in Young Women
Breast cancer in young women poses unique challenges in screening.