Worried you might be pregnant? Evaluate your risk, find out what steps you may need to take next, check in with your feelings and by all means, breathe. We're here to walk you through it.
Oh Sh*t: Identifying When You Need Help in Pregnancy and Labor
If you’re pregnant for the first time, or if things seem a little different with this pregnancy than with previous pregnancies, it might feel scary not knowing what’s happening as you experience big changes. Learning to pay attention to how you and your body are feeling and changing – whether or not you know why – is really important to ensure a safe pregnancy.
Radical Acts of Compassion: An interview with Denise Rodriguez of the Texas Equal Access Fund
TEAF’s Communications Director Denise Rodriguez explains the current state of the organization and abortion in Texas, and talks about how marginalized people do and will endure the worst of the brunt from both the recent changes due to the Dobbs decision as well as other restrictions and access issues that were already in place.
Sex While Pregnant: Expectations and Realities
There isn’t any right or wrong way to navigate sexual intimacy with a partner throughout pregnancy. It’s all about finding what feels comfortable for yourself, and your partner, physically and emotionally. Changes in sexual desire are normal and will usually occur at some point, but the changes — like greater or lesser interest in sex, or interest in new things — are entirely unique to you.
Pregnant and Depressed: What You Need to Know
You may have heard of postpartum depression (when you get depressed after pregnancy), but we don’t really hear much about how to handle being pregnant if you came to it already depressed. Educator Leslie Masicotte takes a deep dive into some considerations for pregnancy, birth, and early parenting if you have depression.
Kaci Mial Wants to Change Sex for Pregnant People
Sex and sexuality are still often taboo for pregnant people, and for members of the LGBTQIA+ community and other marginalized people who don’t fit a given culture’s ideas or ideals of pregnancy, it can be even more challenging. American sex coach Kaci Mial, M.Ed. works with people trying to get pregnant, during pregnancy, and postpartum.
A Guide to Accessing Abortion in South Africa
If you experience an unwanted pregnancy in South Africa, you can opt for a legal abortion. Here's how to choose what type of abortion and how and where to access it, maybe even for free.
Miscarriage: What It Is, Why It Happens and How to Deal
A miscarriage is a pregnancy that naturally ends before twenty weeks of pregnancy, all by itself. Here's what it's all about and how it can be as an experience.
Pregnancy and Delivery: Super-Basic Edition
If you don’t know about what it’s like to be pregnant at any or every stage and you just want half a clue, this is your article.