Like a lot of sexually active teenagers, I have faced the embarrassment of walking into a pharmacy and asking to speak to someone about the morning after pill. Thankfully, it has been much easier to access since it became available over the counter instead of with a doctor’s prescription and supervision, but that doesn’t make it any easier to find the courage to ask for it. Whoever you speak to should be non-judgemental but it’s still an awkward situation. The nightmare scenario is if the pharmacist is an older person, as you can see that behind their mask of neutrality they are judging you so hard. I know how hard it can be to even pick up the courage to go into the building let alone speak to anyone. Having come from a family who were well known around…Read more
Have you ever considered that the way you deliver your baby can affect the breastfeeding? Me neither. But the medical community says that assisted delivery methods have a big impact on the success of breastfeeding later on.Read more
Pregnancy represents a big change for our body – every organ, cell and molecule are doing their best to nurture the fetus and prepare for the delivery. No wonder that mums-to-be experience a whole array of symptoms, both physical and psychological.Read more
Many women have this (completely wrong) impression that after they deliver the baby, everything goes back to where it was before the pregnancy.Read more
Pregnant women should be looking for ways to quit smoking.
Wonder if electronic cigarettes are a safe way to quit smoking during pregnancy?