Taking your eggnog virgin this year? Feeling like eating a dozen Christmas cookies after just upchucking some fruit cake? Wondering how to tell your family the reason behind your sudden weight gain? The holidays might look a little different this year, but that doesn’t mean they have to be more stressful. Here are some tips
Talking about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be awkward. But if having these conversations can provide life-saving information for unsuspecting women, it’s well worth it. If you’re sexually active with one or more partners, getting tested regularly for STDs is essential. Keep reading to better understand why you should take advantage of free STD testing
You’re walking down the frozen food section at the grocery store when suddenly, the sight of your favorite microwavable burritos, coupled with the overwhelming smell of something in the deli, makes you feel like you’re going to throw up. Suddenly you start connecting the mental dots, realizing you are a few days late for your
Are you feeling more tired than usual? Is menstruation a little late? Do you want to cry one minute and then sing with joy the next? If your body is feeling any different than usual, you may be considering a pregnancy test. Here is everything you need to know: How Do Pregnancy Tests Work? Pregnancy
Two pink lines stare back at you as your stomach drops to the floor. Time seems to freeze, and all you can hear is the increasingly fast beating of your heart.
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Oh, snap. Pregnancy was not on your list of things to do before senior year. But two pink lines are staring you in the face as your stomach begs you to relaunch your cafeteria breakfast. A million questions swirl through your brain. The most pressing of all—what does this pregnancy mean for your future as
Abortion is a topic that stirs up a lot of feelings and opinions on both sides of the debate. After the Supreme Court reversed Roe V. Wade in June, the country was in an uproar. People started making blanket statements about their opinions or ideas as if they were facts. But what is the reality?
“Mom, Dad, I’m pregnant…” These words can feel like the stuff of nightmares if you’re experiencing an unexpected pregnancy. Whether you’re a teenager or an adult, if you think the news of your pregnancy will be met with any negative emotions from your parents, this conversation can feel extremely nerve-wracking. As you prepare to break