Discovering the Roots of My Infertility

by Sarah Clark, who shares her motherhood journey with donor eggs and how discovering the roots of her infertility set her on a health journey. My early 20s and signs of infertility  In my early 20s, I often joked about having menopausal hot flashes. At that time my period only came 1-2 times a year. […]

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5 Tips to Cope With Pregnancy Loss 

By Aly Nugent, who shares from her experience what helped her cope with pregnancy loss. “And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of […]

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Post-Weaning Depression

What is post-weaning depression? You’ve likely heard about postpartum depression, but did you know that the end of your breastfeeding relationship can also trigger depression? Although it’s very under discussed and under researched, post-weaning depression is a real concern for many mamas. Post-weaning depression can happen for moms who choose to wean their baby, when […]

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A Functional Medicine Approach to PMDD

The contents of this article present the research and ideas of its author(s) on a functional medicine approach to PMDD and was created for informational purposes only. All information, content, and material on this website is for informational purposes and not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of […]

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Hyperemesis Gravidarum: Help, Healing and Hope

by Rebekah Madren My initial HG diagnosis I never thought I would be pregnant and thinking about suicide. Pregnancy is supposed to be all baby bump pictures and cute nurseries, right? Enter hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), a rare pregnancy disease that assaults a woman with debilitating, life-threatening nausea and vomiting. It’s what NOT to expect when […]

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Advocating for my Mental Health: Cara’s Story

by Cara Koster If you need immediate help, the National Suicide Prevention Hotline is a free and confidential network of more than 140 crisis centers nationwide. It is available 24/7 to contact in a crisis at 1-800-273-8255. You can call for yourself or someone you care about. For additional help, call the Postpartum Support International (PSI) warmline […]

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Feeling at Ease in My Body: Kristine’s Story

As mothers, our bodies undergo so many changes during preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum.  We believe that it is possible to be healthy, thriving, and loving to yourself in every season. Kristine is a Whole Mamas member. Today she shares about feeling at ease in her body through her motherhood journey. Kristine shares her story in […]

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Loving My Postpartum Body: Karina’s Story

As mothers, our bodies undergo so many changes during preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum.  We believe that it is possible to be healthy, thriving, and loving to yourself in every season. Karina is a Whole Mamas member. Today she’s sharing her lifelong struggle with body image and how pregnancy and postpartum shifted her relationship with her […]

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Healing From my Ruptured Ectopic

Today we hear from Kristin, a Whole Mamas Member Mama who experienced a ruptured ectopic pregnancy. Although her story is a “worst case scenario,” our intention is not to create fear. Ectopic pregnancies occur in 1-2% of all pregnancies in the United States. Our hope is to share a realistic picture and personal story of […]

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Food as Medicine Postpartum: Replenishing Nutrient Stores and Restoring the Gut

by Stephanie Greunke If you need immediate help, the National Suicide Prevention Hotline is a free and confidential network of more than 140 crisis centers nationwide. It is available 24/7 to contact in a crisis at 1-800-273-8255. You can call for yourself or someone you care about. For additional help, call Postpartum Support International’s warmline at 800-944-4773. You’ll get […]

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