Office on Women's Health Blog

Postpartum Depression Is My Truth

Danni Starr

I had something that nearly sucked the life out of me. After we got home from the hospital, I rarely got off of the couch for 30 days.

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Taking Care of Your Health — and Your Baby's

Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Moms have a lot on their plate, but with the Affordable Care Act and Text4baby, we can help make their health care a little easier.

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Endometriosis: 23 Years of Searching for Answers

Padma Lakshmi

I saw so many doctors, yet I was repeatedly told that nothing was wrong. It wasn't until I was 36, 23 years after my symptoms began, that I finally got answers.

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What Your Gynecologist Wants You to Know

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

Does the thought of going to the gyno make you wince? With a little planning, your visit can be a powerful part of your overall health plan.

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Tips for Pregnant Women to Prevent Zika Virus Infection

Denise J. Jamieson

Zika may sound scary, but there are some basic steps pregnant women can take to protect themselves.

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Know Your Terms — It's Best for Your Baby

Dr. Debra Bingham

"Due date" is simply an estimate. And research shows babies are still developing right up until week 40. So when is the best time for your baby to arrive?

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Black Breastfeeding Week 2015: Lift Every Baby

Kimberly Seals Allers

Yes, breastfeeding is the best nutrition for babies. But breastfeeding has never really been just about breastfeeding.

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8 Things You Need to Know About Pumping at Work

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

Location, location, location. It's one of the biggest concerns for nursing moms who plan to pump at work. But there are ways of making space for you to pump.

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5 Tips: Breastfeeding After Maternity Leave

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

What's one of the biggest hurdles mothers face when breastfeeding? Returning to work. Here are five things that will make the transitions easier

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What It's Like Living With Endometriosis

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

"The pain got worse and worse. Eventually it was unbearable. Sex was impossible. I felt exhausted all the time. There were many times when I couldn't get out of bed."

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