Pregnancy & Motherhood

Posted on the Jan 13, 2017 by Carlin Ross
I just love the whimsical quality of this drawing. If it was drawn today, there would have been a "g-spot" and possibly a "deep-spot".  We have so much to learn about female sexual response....
Posted on the Dec 16, 2016 by Carlin Ross
Both of these images were posted online and got a slew of negative comments.  Apparently, breastfeeding your toddler as you prepare for your second birth and kissing her 4 year old son on the...
Posted on the Dec 09, 2016 by Natasha
I wrote the following blog post nearly 3 months ago yet haven’t had the courage to share it until today. Wondering what was holding me back I sat with it for awhile and realized that it isn’t that I’...
Posted on the Aug 08, 2016 by Lisa Kan
My seven year old came home today and told me she had a boyfriend. I need a drink. I have been doing this parenting gig for nearly eight years now, and the married thing for fifteen years. At this...
Posted on the Jul 25, 2016 by Carlin Ross
I applaud Thandie Newton for posting this pic of herself breastfeeding her two year old with the caption, "This is what my body is made for. And the rest is my choice. #Freedom.". Of course, the...
Posted on the Jul 07, 2016 by Carlin Ross
I love this picture taken by Amanda Bacon post-birth of herself in a diaper.  Those diapers were the most annoying part of my recovery.  When you become a mom, you have to find your humor....
Posted on the Jun 20, 2016 by Angela Thurston
Many years ago a friend shared with me that one of the things she hated the most was when her husband crawled into bed at night, and cuddled up behind her. She told me that all she wanted him to do...
Posted on the Apr 25, 2016 by Carlin Ross
I absolutely love this image.  It's rare that we see any pictures of placentas...here we see how the umbilical cord brings nourishment to the baby in utero.  It's so powerful.  I...
Posted on the Apr 01, 2016 by Betty Dodson
Dr. Betty, First and foremost, hello. I am a new member on your site. I am in dire need of help. My problem is, I am in a long (international) distance relationship and my girlfriend is having...
Posted on the Mar 22, 2016 by Carlin Ross
Sometimes it takes "celebrity" to bring credibility and attention to our experience. Alanis Morissette, Hayden Panettiere, Gwyneth Paltrow and several other celebs have come forward sharing their...
Posted on the Feb 25, 2016 by Carlin Ross
I've always been a size queen and I've always been able to penetrate my vagina with ease. When women would share their stories of pain during penetration and how it affected their lives, I couldn't...
Posted on the Feb 08, 2016 by Natasha
A couple of years ago my son began struggling with anxiety over going to school. He became quiet, sad, withdrawn and extremely self conscious. Slowly this anxiety spread into areas of his life that...
Posted on the Jan 12, 2016 by Carlin Ross
Like all things deemed "female", we perpetuate myths that have no basis in science. According to new research there's no such thing as "baby brain". Pregnant women and new mother's don't suffer...
Posted on the Dec 31, 2015 by Carlin Ross
There's a site that will pull your most popular pics on Instagram - your best nine - into one post worthy photo.  I've been seeing them on FB and wondered what my top nine pics would be...me in...
Posted on the Nov 01, 2015 by Carlin Ross
Thank you, Alyssa Milano, for publishing this picture of breastfeeding in your Wonder Woman costume to #normalizebreastfeeding. I can't think of a greater super power than nourishing new life. ...