A Sober Pregnancy Part Three

It’s hard to believe I reconciled this self defeating strategy. I was married now and for the first time had something I really cared about that I didn’t want to lose.

My Journey to Antidepressants While Breastfeeding

By Tara Charne I remember sitting across from Dr. Catherine Birndorf, as her office was still being furnished. I was the second round of women to enter The Motherhood Center, a support center for new and expecting moms in Manhattan. I was very tired, and very skinny. I had lost a tremendous amount of weight, […]

New Year’s Resolutions We Can Really Get Behind

Why is the New Year always telling us we’re not good enough? I get the sentiment of New Year’s Resolutions – self-improvement, there is always room to do better, yadda yadda. But what happens when the universe throws a year at you like 2020? You already feel like you aren’t enough and then this seemingly-never-ending […]

Mandy Major’s Mission is to Normalize Doulas

As women and mothers, we often overlook the value of support. Our society is set up to teach you how to read, write, and do math. But it seems as though life lessons must always be learned on our own. That’s where doulas come in.  November is Family Caregivers Month and we felt this was […]

Expect to Expect

Trying to have a baby at 46, I went full-on warrior. My eyes on the ball. One. Good. Egg.

A Sober Pregnancy – Part I

“It takes what it takes,” they like to say in the rooms of recovery, a place I never thought I would find myself about half way through my first trimester.

A Sober Pregnancy – Part II

It’s hard to believe I reconciled this self defeating strategy. I was married now and for the first time had something I really cared about that I didn’t want to lose.

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