Surge of new moms in America dying after childbirth raises concerns

Surge of new moms in America dying after childbirth raises concerns

In fact, a woman delivering a baby in the U.S. is more likely to die than a woman delivering a baby in Iran (20.8), Lebanon (15.3), Puerto Rico (15.1), China (17.1), and many more.

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Treating hormonal acne in women without birth control

Treating hormonal acne in women without birth control

Acne is not just a skin problem teenagers experience. According to one study approximately 50 percent of women 20 to 29 years old and 35 percent of women 30 to 39 years old reported having acne.

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Fighting menopausal weight gain

Fighting menopausal weight gain

For some women it may seem that no matter what they do, the pounds just keep packing on.  Some women have even referred to this as “meno-pot” or a potbelly women can develop during midlife. 

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More women choosing home births

More women choosing home births

An interesting phenomenon has been occurring over the past decade – births outside of hospitals have risen by 72% since 2007.  Giving birth outside of a hospital setting has become more popular and common in the U.S., especially for white women, with almost 60,000 out-of-hospitals births in 2014. 

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