When a new job (with a demanding travel schedule) coincides with a surprise pregnancy and throws a mom’s work-life balance plan out of whack. Assessing the situation.
We received an important request on behalf of NPR and ProPublica, who are teaming up for deep-dive investigation into why so many American women die — or come close to dying — during pregnancy and childbirth. Please consider taking a few minutes to share your story.
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Welcome to a new, on-going series about the most common (and maybe some uncommon) fears we deal with regarding pregnancy. This is a safe space for some sympathy, comradery and friendly head pats with people who have Been There, Are There, or who are just plain scared about Going There. This first installment is about the fear of infertility.
A reader needs advice on whether she is overreacting to her sister’s pregnancy announcement which was made via a baby shower invite by one of her friends. Her sister is hurt because she was by her side during her IVF process. We have thoughts.
An expectant mom is being dragged into her divorced parent’s toxic relationship during the final weeks of her pregnancy. How can she continue to set boundaries during her final pregnancy weeks and during the labor and the postpartum period?