blood clots

Scary Shit Series – HELLP

We’ve previously covered preeclampsia on the blog and HELLP syndrome is a variant of that. HELLP is basically preeclampsia’s asshole, homicidal cousin. It’s pretty…

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Compression Socks During Pregnancy: Feel the Awesome!

Pregnancy comes with all kinds of little treats: swelling and varicose veins are just a couple of them. (Also check out Your Pregnant Body…

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Postpartum Bleeding and Blood Clots (Fun or what?!)

As you know from my Happily After Birth post, there are some not-so-sexy parts about birth that Hollywood movies don’t really talk about. Postpartum…

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C-section vs. Natural Birth

Okay, so I should actually put “vaginal” birth in the title but I’m trying to keep the google pervs at bay here. Over the…

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Can I fly while pregnant?

Most sites agree that flying during pregnancy is safe. Many airlines won’t let you travel past 36 weeks but that’s because they’re scared you’re…

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