pregnancy Archive

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Got Pregnant with an IUD and Ended the Pregnancy to Save My Own Life

“I need your expert opinion on something,” I said a bit hysterically to my mother over FaceTime. “Uh… OK,” she replied, unsure how to react to my desperate mood. She had just picked up the phone on the second ring and I hadn’t even bother to say hello.“Does this look like two pink lines to … Continue reading Source link

Lucy wants to make it easier for expectant parents to find and book support services

Lucy, a Bay Area startup, which was founded this January and launched its beta today, reckons it’s found an underserved not-so-niche market to target: expectant parents. The team presented on stage today here at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2016, after being lifted from startup alley as the day’s wildcard battlefield company. Lucy offers a marketplace focused on helping expectant families find support services. Specifically it’s for pregnant women in the third and fourth trimester, so pre-birth …

I'm Child-Free and Just Had My Tubes Tied — And It's the Most Sexually Empowering Thing I've Ever Done

As I write this, it’s been a week since I got my tubes tied. And it’s probably the most freeing thing I’ve ever done.If there’s one thing that, as women, we’re socialized to be scared of, it’s unwanted pregnancies. We literally have TV shows that shame teenagers for getting pregnant. … Continue reading Source link