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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Facts

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Facts

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Facts Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is one of the leading causes of female infertility in the United States. While information about PCOS is increasingly more available, healthcare studies have cited that nearly 70% of those...

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5 of Our Favorite Pregnancy Websites

5 of Our Favorite Pregnancy Websites

Pregnancy isn't easy for everyone. Some of us feel overwhelmed and unsure of what to expect during this amazing time.  Lucky for you, there are lots of resources out there, including several great websites specific to pregnancy.Here is a list of 5 of our favorite...

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When Sex Hurts

When Sex Hurts

Sex is supposed to be fun, intimate, respectful, exciting, and - most of all - pleasurable. When sex hurts, it is impossible to have a healthy sex life or embrace that part of yourself. Painful or uncomfortable sex shuts down the libido, contributes to anxiety and...

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Are Pregnancy Cravings Real?

Are Pregnancy Cravings Real?

There’s a stereotype about pregnancy cravings, the most common being the combination of pickles and ice cream. So, is it just a stereotype, or is there something fundamental about a pregnant woman and the (often) crazy things she craves? Pregnancy Cravings Are...

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5 Recommended Reads for Dads-to-Be

5 Recommended Reads for Dads-to-Be

Sure there are plenty of resources for all the moms-to-be out there, but we can't forget the dads.  And in the vein of "their own style," we'd like to recommend five excellent books that are written just for dads. They might not always be as mushy or scientific as the...

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7 Tips for Traveling with Kids During the Holidays

7 Tips for Traveling with Kids During the Holidays

7 Tips to Keep You (and your kids) Sane During Holiday Travels Whether you're going by plane, train, or automobile – traveling with kiddos is no easy feat. The holidays often mean lots of schlepping – and, in some cases, it means traveling two months in a row. The...

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5 Family-Friendly Issaquah Restaurants for Moms and Kids

5 Family-Friendly Issaquah Restaurants for Moms and Kids

There’s nothing worse than looking forward to a nice meal out – no prepping/cooking/cleaning/etc. – only to have a rambunctious kid or intolerant table neighbors take the “Aaaaaah” right out of it. That’s why we thought we’d put together a list of some of the...

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Fertility Fact Quiz: Sex, Hot Tubs and Smoking

Fertility Fact Quiz: Sex, Hot Tubs and Smoking

True or False? This, Not That, Will/Won’t Get You Pregnant What you know (or don’t know) can hurt you if you’re trying to conceive, so we created a Fertility Fact Quiz to test your knowledge (and debunk some misinformation): Sexual positions don’t affect your chances...

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Coping with Grief After a Miscarriage

Coping with Grief After a Miscarriage

Experiencing a miscarriage is devastating and always followed by immeasurable grief. The problem is there are far too few outlets available for women and couples suffering the grief of a miscarriage. Our culture doesn’t “do grief” very well in general, and it’s...

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