Office on Women's Health Blog
Did you know that, as a parent, you have a strong impact on whether your teen makes healthy decisions? This includes decisions about sex.
Although transmission of hepatitis B from mother to baby is preventable, an estimated 952 infants in the United States were infected perinatally in 2009.
Birth control — 99% of women have used it at some point in their lives. Yet somehow it continues to be a taboo subject.
While many businesses want to provide time and space for nursing moms, it's not always easy for them to figure out how. Now that many employers are required by law to provide reasonable accommodations for employees who breastfeed, it's even more important to help companies think creatively about solutions.
Motherhood is full of choices, and one of the first decisions to make is how you're going to feed your baby. The choice between breastfeeding and formula feeding is a personal one. My choice was to breastfeed, and I quickly learned why they call breastfeeding a journey.