The postpartum period places women at an increased risk for blood clots due to the hormonal and physiologic changes that occur. Additionally, some estrogen-containing contraceptive methods can diminish breast milk supply during the immediate postpartum period, thus further limiting contraceptive options.
Today, there are many reversible options available for pregnancy prevention. Ultimately, women who are interested in contraception must look at the available contraception or sterilization methods and decide which one is right for them.
My almost three-year-old has been attending the same in-home daycare since he was two months old. A few weeks ago, I found out that our daycare provider (let’s call her “Anne”) will be moving in less than two months to an undisclosed location in the country.
Post pregnancy is another chapter that women have to face. There are several body changes that can sometimes be overwhelming. Aside from dealing with the deformed belly, there are other body changes that women needs to anticipate.
In this “over 35 “ club, we can all agree there is no shortage of challenges. We face judgment, guilt, and difficulty finding acceptance at times. Why? Three words: Advanced Maternal Age.