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Reclaiming your body's wisdom

“If we are to reclaim our menstrual wisdom and honor our cyclic natures, we must, at the same time, acknowledge the negative attitudes that most of us have internalized concerning our menstrual cycles. 28 more words

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Births in the United States, 2013

Births in the United States, 2013
Source: National Center for Health Statistics

Key findings
Data from the National Vital Statistics System

  • There were 3.93 million births in the United States in 2013, down less than 1% from 2012 and 9% from the 2007 high.
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Children And Families

FDA approves Gardasil 9 for prevention of certain cancers caused by five additional types of HPV

FDA approves Gardasil 9 for prevention of certain cancers caused by five additional types of HPV
Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Gardasil 9 (Human Papillomavirus 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant) for the prevention of certain diseases caused by nine types of Human Papillomavirus (HPV).

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Reproductive Health and the Workplace

In an earlier post we discussed staying healthy at work and referred readers to our staying healthy while you are pregnant page to get information from the March of Dimes about working and having a healthy pregnancy. 68 more words

Updates

I'm getting an abortion tomorrow.

I’ve been dreading today nearly as much as I’m fearing tomorrow.

Today, I can still back out. I have options. Today, I am still pregnant and can intuitively feel some sort of life inside of me. 1,197 more words

Mile Marker 1263 (Pregnancy#2 - 8.5 to 12.5 weeks)

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times! Aside from all of the normal pregnancy side effects, the progesterone caused the slightest amount of spotting which is always nerve-wracking. 418 more words

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