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Making the Best of Long Distance Friendship

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My best friend of almost 10 years, “Anna,” sends me a text from the hospital—she's in labor, she says, and she'll keep me updated as much as possible. Anna keeps her promise and texts me every few hours. Between contractions she tells…
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More is More: 5 Stars Crushing the Plus Size Model Game

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Last year brought about incredible change in the world of body love—in part thanks to the rise of the plus size model. From the first ever Body Love Conference to plus size models openly discussing their hatred of the term itself, our eyes…
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The Womb Room: 15 Reasons Why Childbirth at Home Might Be for You

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Pregnancy and childbirth are two of the most glorious and intense experiences a woman can have. After you ensure you are taking care of yourself and doing all the right things to help your baby thrive and grow inside your belly, you will also…
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She-Power: The 11 Best Vitamins For Women to Take Daily

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With what feels like a zillion products out there, it really is a challenge to know what the best vitamins for women really are. There’s no doubt that supplements are a valuable part of a healthy lifestyle. From multi-vitamins to magnesium,…
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Be Your Own Bosom Buddy: 10 Facts on Breast Health You Need to Know

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Few people ever get into the nitty-gritty of breast health. We all know breast cancer is a horrible disease, one that you probably do already know a bit about, and the more we learn about prevention and early detection the closer we come to…
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PMS Patrol: 12 Things Your Man Can Do to Make Aunt Flow Less Annoying

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Thank the universe for PMS relief because sometimes it feels like being a woman sucks. There, we said it. Maybe not all the time, but sometimes being a girl is the pits. Like, say, during childbirth…and during that one week each month when…
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Carry On: 15 Reasons Pregnant Women Should Enlist the Help of a Doula

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Yes, it's true that women have been giving birth since the beginning of time. But just because we’re built for childbearing does not make it any less painful, stressful, emotional and downright messy when the time comes. Hello, we’re pushing…
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Breast of Friends: 20 Ways to Support a Friend Diagnosed with Breast Cancer Memorable

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month so it’s the perfect time to learn about supporting a friend with breast cancer in addition to supporting research and early detection efforts. Since it’s the second most commonly diagnosed cancer…
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Body Image: 10 Lies About Our Bodies We Tell Ourselves Every Day

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We love actress Jennifer Lawrence for a million reasons but one of them is this quote: “If anybody even tries to whisper the word ‘diet’, I’m like, ‘You can go f*ck yourself’.” Women have worked long and hard over the years to…