Home Birth: The First Years

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Where to Birth

M.M. asks from St. Louis

My original plan was to birth at home. I've changed my mind for a few reasons, although I still fear birthing in a hospital due to unnecessary intervention and some ...


Postpartum Depression Months After Birth?

E.B. asks from Springfield

My question is, has anyone experienced postpartum depression months after giving birth? My daughter is almost 11 months old and for the past 6-8 weeks my energy leve...


Birth Control & Teens

M.R. asks from Boca Raton

I just recently took my 16 year old daughter to my OB/GYN to be put on birth control pills. This was after she came to me and had an open discussion with me that she ...


JFF - How Long After Birth Did You Wait to Have Sex?

R.J. asks from Seattle

Yep. Says it all. Another Q got me thinking. My one and only: couple weeks. Ahem. American definition of a 'couple' (which is anywhere from 2-4). Super rough p...


Anyone Ever Use Paragard IUC for Birth Control?

N.P. asks from New York

I am wondering if anyone has had any positive or negative experience with the Paragard IUC. I just had my 6 week post-partum check and am trying to decide what birth...


What Do You Think About Home Births?

A.H. asks from Salt Lake City

im not really asking for advice im more curious on the opinion about this subject since its an interesting one. i have been having some conversations with a friend ab...


Making Money from Home

B.H. asks from San Antonio

I was wondering if anyone had any good ideas on how to bring in some extra money from home. I am due to deliver my second son in June and would love to be able to sta...


Am I Smart Enough to Home School?

F.H. asks from Phoenix

We met a couple at church that home school their kids and have had great luck with it. Their oldest is graduating from college and getting married this summer. Anyw...


Early Prenatal Stress = Higher Chance of Giving Birth to Girl? JFF

E.D. asks from Seattle

Just read an article, which argues that women are more likely to give birth to a girl after having had stress in early pregnancy. I have heard similar ideas in the p...


New Stay at Home Mom

S.C. asks from Dallas

I was a working mom until recently. I put in my notice at work because of economy and husbands job situation it has become cheaper for me to stay at home. I am very...