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  1. Green Goods
    March is National Endometriosis Awareness month and one talented photographer is shedding light on the painful and often debilitating disease with her powerful #ThisIsEndometriosis photo campaign. When professional photographer Georgie Wileman was 13-years-old, she was diagnosed with...
  2. Pregnancy & Birth
    Actress Gabrielle Union has been all over the news as she's shared her new baby and the long journey she's been on to get there. The basis of her fertility problem? Adenomyosis. What is adenomyosis, and how can it affect your motherhood journey? Gabrielle Union's sweet miracle baby Kaavia James...
  3. Green Goods
    Endometriosis can be debilitating, but there are natural approaches to help relieve endometriosis pain. Endometriosis affects over 176 million worldwide, and experts estimate one in ten suffer from endometriosis in the United States, though many may go undiagnosed. In about a third of women who...
  4. Green Goods
    Australian artist Ellie Kammer creates dark, but incredibly beautiful art, that illustrates the suffering caused by endometriosis, a disease that affects 176 million women across the globe, and one out of 10 women in the U.S. Related: Natural Approaches to Help Relieve Endometriosis Pain...
  5. Green Goods
    An endometrial biopsy is a procedure often used to diagnose the causes of abnormal bleeding, abdominal pain and even endometrial cancer, and can even tell how a woman may be responding to hormone therapy. When your clinician suggests there is a need for an endometrial biopsy, here's what you can...
  6. Green Goods
    Lena Dunham, the writer and star of the hit HBO series Girls, recently had an elective hysterectomy due to severe endometriosis. For those who don't know, endometriosis is a common disorder affecting one in 10 women, according to Women's Health. It occurs when uterine tissue grows outside of...
  7. Infertility
    Hello all, My DW and I have been TTC since November 2016. We did 3 rounds of ICI with frozen donor sperm and four IUIs with Clomid and Ovidrel (also frozen donor sperm) to no avail. Some back story: I was diagnosed awhile back with PCOS but I ovulate on my own; we mainly did Clomid to better...
  8. Queer Parenting
    Hello all, My DW and I have been TTC since November 2016. We did 3 rounds of ICI with frozen donor sperm and four IUIs with Clomid and Ovidrel. I was diagnosed awhile back with PCOS but I ovulate on my own; we mainly did Clomid to better time the IUI cycles as my clinic was not open on...
  9. Baby
    Approximately 176 million women worldwide suffer from endometriosis. A new study reveals that breastfeeding reduces the risk of this painful disorder by up to 40%. Endometriosis is a chronic disorder that occurs when tissue that normally grows in the uterus is found growing elsewhere in the...
  10. Green Goods
    Lawmakers in Italy are drafting a new law that would give 'menstrual leave' to working women, leading some to ask if the bill will backfire and prevent the hiring of women, instead of empower them with time off when needed. Four female Italian Parliament members are putting together a new law...
  11. Green Goods
    It's Endometriosis Awareness Month, and we'll share some information you may not know about the disease. Experts believe Asymptomatic Endometriosis (Silent Endometriosis) affects approximately 45% of women. The missing symptoms in Silent Endometriosis often make diagnosis elusive. My husband...
  12. Infertility
    Hello Mothering Friends, I need some advice on next steps. My DH and I have been trying to conceive for three years. I have had one successful birth with another partner. He has not, yet. I am 33 and he is 25. I did a round of Clomid (one month 50mg, 3 months 100mg) and we were not...
  13. Queer Parenting
    I've been trying to stay as positive as possible (or at least neutral), but the more I learn and the longer it takes, the more nervous I become that I'm just wasting time and money on something that isn't physically possible. I'm also getting more and more nervous about my own health. It's been...
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