If you are looking for the best fertility resources in the DC area, we have you covered! Below you will find everything from fertility specialists in IVF, to egg freezing, to gestational surrogacy, and much more. And please know that...
LGBTQ+ people rarely become parents by accident and embark on a fertility journey. According to Sara List, queer mom of two and award-winning writer, it is difficult "Without a lot of deliberation and planning, though it certainly can happen." And...
While pregnant with my second child, I was excited to embark on another breastfeeding journey. I soon learned that in the four years since having my first, wearable, silent and portable breast pumps had entered the market. What exactly...
Should I freeze my eggs? It's a question I remember asking myself in my early thirties after a chat with my then boss. She was older than I was and we were talking about trying to have a family, options,...
The "snapback." We need to talk about it. Especially now since the topic's been in entertainment news lately. What does "snapback" mean? Maybe you've heard of it. Maybe you haven't. But it's the idea that after having a baby, you suddenly...
On Friday, December 20, 2019, I rushed out of the DoG Street Pub in Williamsburg to take a phone call. Brimming with nervous energy, I answered the phone hoping the voice on the other end would sound hopeful and...
A NICU nurse weighs in on the pros and cons of home birth. I hesitated a long time in writing this article about home birth for many reasons. But as COVID continues and more and more moms consider birthing babies...
Earlier this week, HRH Meghan Markle revealed in a New York Times op-ed that she suffered a miscarriage in July. I was immediately thankful and grateful to Meghan for sharing. I've written about my own losses, and how a...
I have been wanting to write about the lack of proper maternity leave in this country for a while now, and, interestingly, it was a series of tweets from new mom Katy Perry that forced me to finally sit...
This is a guest article from Ami. Many of us miss social gatherings during this unprecedented time, especially once in a lifetime occasions. With virtual baby showers, family and friends still have the opportunity to shower the mom-to-be with lots...
Have questions about fertility? We have answers from Dr. Amanda Rohn, MD, FACOG who is an OB/GYN physician and Medical Director of the Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group Outpatient OB/GYN Practices. In part one of our interview with Dr....
Dr. Amanda Rohn, MD, FACOG is an OB/GYN physician and Medical Director of the Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group Outpatient OB/GYN Practices. She provides gynecologic and obstetric care to patients in the DMV region based out of Virginia Hospital...
October is Pregnancy and Infancy Loss Awareness Month Recently, we were all witness to Chrissy Teigen's and John Legend's loss of their son, Jack. Sadly, he was stillborn. Bravely, Chrissy shared intimate and heart-wrenching pictures on her Instagram account. Chrissy had...
When I struggle with an area of my life I often want a “redo,” I take the time to assess what I learned from that experience and then try something very similar again. I often hope that my knowledge...

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October Family-Friendly Events Guide

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October brings an end to the summer heat and so much family fun that one guide simply does not suffice. This month's guide to...