preconception

Toddlers

What No One Tells You About Nursing A Toddler

I’ve been nursing my daughter for the last two and a half years. I had a goal to make it until her first birthday, and when that day came and went, we just kind of kept going. There were no more episodes of clogged milk ducts, no more leaking through my shirts and I no […]

Food

10 Delicious Matcha Recipes to Try Now

  Have you noticed that matcha is the new kale these days? Seriously. You can’t go on Pinterest or into a bakery or even a grocery store without seeing it in the form of cheesecakes, smoothies, cookies, cakes, ice cream, or some other delicacy. If you aren’t familiar with matcha, it is essentially a form […]

Trying to Conceive

11 Factors that Affect Your Fertility

Whether you’re just thinking about having a baby or have already started trying, it’s important to keep in mind that many factors affect the odds of your getting pregnant and becoming a parent. Some of these fertility factors are easy to control, others may require the help of a doctor or health-care professional. Read on […]

Trying to Conceive

8 Ways to Test for Ovulation

When you’re ready to start trying, the word “test” quickly works its way into your daily vocabulary. If you’re not taking pregnancy tests, you’re taking ovulation tests—and your emotions are tested to the max. Ovulation indicates your fertile time of the month; these are the days when you should be trying to conceive.