Here are some of my recent articles that were published by Pampers, for your reading and sharing pleasure:
Good Prenatal Health is Possible Through Healthy Practices - The importance of exercise and good nutrition during pregnancy.
Symptoms of Being Pregnant Vary From One Woman to Another - How my pregnancy symptoms differed from those of my friends and even from one pregnancy to another.
Breastfeeding Advice: A Help or a Hindrance? - Filtering the spontaneous breastfeeding advice people give.
Learning About Conception and Implantation, Ovulation and Cycles - How learning about fertility and paying attention to your body's cues can be empowering.
Family Planning Without Hormones or Chemicals - Using natural methods of family planning to avoid hormonal birth control and take control of your own body.
Prenatal Cost Depends on Coverage, Location, and Care Provider - How prenatal cost varies from place to place and according to your choice of care provider and location.
Understanding False Pregnancy Tests - My experience with home pregnancy tests and realizing they're not completely dependable.
Conception and Pregnancy Can Be Elusive and Unpredictable - In which I talk about my miscarriages.
Postpartum Doulas Support Families at Home After Birth - About the roles of postpartum doulas.
The Multiple Facets of Prenatal Services - Some differences in care I noticed between my doctors and midwife.
Choosing Baby Names Through Intuition - How we used a combination of research and intuition to choose our children's names.
Birthing My Children: A Rite of Passage - My observations of how empowering birth leads to stronger, more capable mothers.
Is "False Labor" Actually False? - My experience with false labor, including being sent home from the hospital three times!
Prenatal Classes and Personal Preparation Are Very Important for Childbirth - And it's important to choose the right one.
In Childbirth, Labor Pains Were Manageable Once I Shifted My Perspective - How my perception of labor pain made childbirth easier and a better overall experience.