How to Prepare for Birth with Labor Mantras

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How to Prepare for Birth with Labor Mantras
Working as a full-spectrum doula, my role is to provide non-medical support to people through labor, birth, and beyond.  Birth is one of the most intense experiences any human may…

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'WAP' Is Great But Don't Freak Out If You Deal With Vaginal Dryness

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'WAP' Is Great But Don't Freak Out If You Deal With Vaginal Dryness
Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s anthem hits a little differently for women who experience dryness *down there.* Here’s how to address the issue.

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The Cold Truth: Raynaud’s Phenomenon

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The Cold Truth: Raynaud’s Phenomenon
What your “poor circulation” may really mean

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Exercise and Illness

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Exercise and Illness
Tip – Know when to exercise and when to rest.

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The New Baseline: Self-Care and Mental Health During a Pandemic

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The New Baseline: Self-Care and Mental Health During a Pandemic
This pandemic has touched us all in one way or another. From isolation to loss and grief, to economic hardship, worries about health, isolation, putting dreams on hold, changing and…

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If Your Mask Has a Valve, It's Half Useless

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If Your Mask Has a Valve, It's Half Useless
If you’re wearing a face mask with a little plastic valve embedded in it, you should know that valves compromise the effectiveness of the mask—and this is true whether your mask is a hardware-store N95 or a designer cloth mask. Read more…

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Caffeine: Friend or Foe?

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Caffeine: Friend or Foe?
Caffeine isn’t all bad or all good.

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Winter Fitness

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Winter Fitness
Stay fit through wind, sleet, rain, and snow.

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Break Up with Your Fear of Vaginal Discharge

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Break Up with Your Fear of Vaginal Discharge
I grew up in a household with almost no filter and very open dialogue about all things vagina and vulva related. As cringeworthy as it was at times, I’m grateful…

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November is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month

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November is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month
American’s with Alzheimer’s disease is expected to be 16 million by 2050 – Aducanumab will be reviewed by FDA Nov 6.

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Cold Season Primer

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Cold Season Primer
President of the American Academy of Family Physicians discusses how to deal with the common cold, Flu and COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Update

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COVID-19 Vaccine Update
Corona Virus vaccines are moving into the next phase of clinical development, volunteers needed-vaccine ready by Fall?

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Celebrate the Thanks in Thanksgiving

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Celebrate the Thanks in Thanksgiving
Teach kids the art of gratitude for a meaningful holiday.

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Could Global HPV Vaccine Programs Eradicate Cervical Cancer-HPV Related Diseases

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Could Global HPV Vaccine Programs Eradicate Cervical Cancer-HPV Related Diseases
Study suggests cervical cancer and HPV related disease could be eradicated due to impact of “herd immunity”

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Father Earth and the New Partnership Revolution: Healing Relationships in the Post Coronavirus World

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Father Earth and the New Partnership Revolution: Healing Relationships in the Post Coronavirus World
I was introduced to Father Earth in 1993 and wrote about my experience in an article, “The Resurrection of Father Earth and the Return of True Partnership Between Men and Women.” Since then my life has never been the same. When Clarissa Pinkola Estes, author of Women Who Run With The Wolves, offered her poem, […]

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Working From Home? Simple Yoga Tips for Your Body and Mind

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Working From Home? Simple Yoga Tips for Your Body and Mind
With the COVID-19 pandemic, many areas of our lives have shifted to being virtual – especially work. More and more people are working or going to school from home, which…

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Poison Ivy Changes Color in the Fall

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Poison Ivy Changes Color in the Fall
If you hike a lot, or go for walks in parks, you’ve probably memorized what poison ivy looks like—and if you haven’t, you should. Leaflets clustered in threes, let it be, and all that. But as summer turns to autumn, there’s an important change to note: poison ivy can change colors just like the leaves […]

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Are Your Quarantine Blues Actually Depression?

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Are Your Quarantine Blues Actually Depression?
This has been a hell of a year, and you’re not alone if you’ve found pandemic life has affected your mood. But are you suffering from a mild case of lockdown blues, or do you have depression that could benefit from seeing a professional? A depression screening could help. Read more…

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Try One of These Healthy Habits Each Day This Month

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Try One of These Healthy Habits Each Day This Month
As we hinted last week, our October challenge is an all-around health reset, aiming to help you get all the basics of your health back on track. Today we’re sharing a calendar with something small you can do each day for the next four weeks. Read more…

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