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Anna Faris Spills on How Childbirth Affected Her Vagina

In a recent interview with Olivia Munn for her podcast, <i>Anna Faris Is Unqualified</i>, actress Anna Faris discussed an effect of childbirth that we don't always talk about.<p>After Munn straight-up asked her how labor affected her vagina, she sarcastically answered, "Mine just got tighter and hotter." …

The Truth About Childbirth Pain

My patients often tell me that they’ve watched <i>A Birth Story</i> to learn about childbirth. This is like saying you watched <i>The Princess Bride</i> to find out …

Pregnancy

4 Truths About Our Post-Baby Bodies

It’s 7:47 a.m. on a Saturday morning and I’m hustling to get a spot in my very popular 8 a.m. step class. The usual crowd is made up of mostly women …

Pregnancy

And then, I could breathe again. Kind of.

Seriously, I totally forgot about the haze of post-delivery. Thirty plus days of not knowing what day or time it was, doing the sniff test on …

5 Guilt-Free Things You Can Do While Breastfeeding

I remember feeling like I had a baby permanently attached to my boob for the first three months after giving birth and for much of the time for the …

Why A Regular Bedtime Is Important For Children

Children who have irregular bed times are more likely to have behavioral issues than children who have a regular bedtime routine. A survey of 10,00 children showed that irregular bedtimes are linked with difficulties such as hyperactivity, acting out and being emotionally withdrawn. Researchers …