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40 articles tagged Mothers
'Female emotional despair'

How Early Puberty Affected Me

A teen mom reflects on her good and bad decisions resulting from early puberty, as she advises girls in similar situations to make wise choices.

Woman 'Woman measuring her waist'

Shed Weight After Pregnancy

Enjoy practical ways to move those maternity clothes to the back of the closet so you can reach a healthy postpartum weight.

Relationships 'Couple argues in robes'

Cope With Your Mate’s Habits

Couples who are together for decades develop coping mechan­isms to deal with each other’s habits. Learn to sepa­rate minor annoy­ances from bad habits.

Disability 'Mother playing with child'

Special Needs Son Health Care

This doctor thought she could navigate U.S. health care. Then her autistic son needed help.

Woman 'Mother breastfeeding newborn baby'

Why Breast Milk is The Best Formula

Packaged formula for newborn babies saves time for mothers with secular careers. Here are ways and reasons to provide breast milk even with a busy schedule.


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Woman 'Women under 40 wearing pink'

Women Under 40 Breast Cancer Awareness

Unless there is a hereditary disposi­tion or specific symp­tom, mammo­gram screening begins at age 40. What can younger women do to protect breast health?

Woman 'Hysterical Pregnancy'

Hysterical Pregnancy Isn’t Funny

Known by several names, pseu­do­cyesis is a very real con­di­tion that per­plexes on­lookers with fantom preg­nancy symptoms.

Parents 'Raising Child Conceived From Rape'

Raising Child Conceived From Rape

Complexities escalate in a single-parent household when the man who raped you seeks joint custody or visitation rights.

Parents 'Moms With Boys Entering Puberty'

Single-Parent Moms Explain Puberty To Boys

You may feel like renting an R-rated movie in lieu of having the talk with your son. But there are some important things you both should know.

Education 'Female upset by pregnancy'

Effects of Teen Pregnancy on Education

An unexpected pregnancy can interrupt high school or higher education plans. Rather than coping in isolation, get the support to overcome challenges.

Parents 'Female in exam room'

First Gynecological Visit

Parents should schedule the first gynecological consul­ta­tion near the age when most girls begin puberty.

Woman 'Will Your Biological Clock Expire During Pandemic?'

Pregnancy Safety During Pandemic

Outdated: A woman’s child­bearing years might not end at 35. Some women are push­ing the limits of concep­tion, but will you con­tinue pro­ducing viable eggs?


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