Growing up with an “older mom” in the 80s had a certain stigma to it. It wasn’t as common as it is today. My sisters are 17 & 19 years older than me so my mom actually started having kids in her 20s, but I was that serendipitous surprise when she was 43.
It is said that the walls of the NICU have heard more prayers than the walls of any church. After my own NICU journey with my daughter, I believe it. Born at 32 weeks and at just three pounds, my daughter spent seven stressful weeks in the NICU before heading home.
Urinary incontinence in women during and after pregnancy is very common. Pregnancy and the postpartum period are well-established risk factors for urinary leakage.
There are two main types of urinary incontinence that women typically experience: urge incontinence and stress incontinence.
There is always quite a bit of press regarding sunscreens and what is safe and what is not, and here are many types of sunscreens available. With so many choices, many people focus on the higher number SPF when choosing a product.
The first deterrent to getting pregnant was my job. Once again, that pesky career got in my way of motherhood. I started a new job shortly after marriage; a job which allowed me to partially work from home.