Pregnancy & Parenting
La Leche League is about 'happy mothers, breastfed babies,' seeking to provide women with resources and information about breastfeeding, laws and legislation and Leche League leaders in your area.
A website all about breastfeeding and its benefits, featuring videos, help and advice on proper techniques, news and more.
A website devoted to teaching women about the sensual, spiritual power of unassisted childbirth using personal accounts of unassisted childbirth, pictures and information.
A portal site with many links to websites and organizations dealing with getting pregnant, labour, childbirth and more.
A comprehensive site available in English and Spanish, giving women information on sexual healthcare, birth control, abortion and more. Provides personal stories, poety, and how to perform a self-exam with a speculum.
MTV gets on the sexual health train by providing youth with information about preventing pregnancy, STDs and testing, and relationship issues. Each section is full of links, infographics, and resources for taking action, including finding a testing center near you and ways to become a GYT (Get-Yourself-Tested) advocate.
Planned Parenthood offers clinics and facilities across North America and internationally to provide low- or no-cost sexual and reproductive health examinations, birth control and STI screenings.
I'm 16 and I used to be pregnant.
The majority of pregnancies that occur for adolescents are unplanned. But some pregnancies in the teen years -- around one in five -- are intended. Teen pregnancy and parenting are hard, so if you're thinking about trying to make it happen, here's some food for thought.
When I was 16, due to a very irresponsible pairing of an impetuous one-night stand and a few days of partying, I woke up one morning to discover I had mononucleosis and walking pneumonia. As if that wasn't enough, my period was late.