How can you help your baby sleep through the night so you can get some extra shut-eye?
In those carefree days before the baby arrived, sleep deprivation meant a few nights before finals or an epic house party. After baby? Well, you didn’t even know you could function on this little sleep. Even... read more
Finding the right support during labor and delivery as a single mom.
One of the more welcome developments in recent years is the presence of fathers in the delivery room when their children are being born. Not so long ago, men were expected to wait outside while the woman gave birth. Nowadays,... read more
What you need to know (and what Ann Arbor has to offer) if you’re pregnant.
You’re pregnant. Or you think you are but haven’t checked. Or you took a home pregnancy test, and the results came back positive, but you aren’t sure what that means for you. You have a lot of questions, and... read more
What does our society tell us about being a woman?
What is empowerment? Are women in today’s America empowered? What does our society expect of empowered women? These are significant questions being asked today. We wanted to know what real women in our city think about these issues, so we asked.... read more
You want to disregard society’s expectations and just be YOU. What does that look like?
Every day, each and every one of us receives a big dose of opinion on who we should be, what we should look like, how we should behave. All of this unsolicited input comes at us so constantly, that we absorb... read more
I’m not here for a hook-up: can’t we slow things down?
Most of us are long past the stigma that used to exist around online dating. Apps like Tinder and Bumble, or websites like OK Cupid and Match, are ubiquitous in the dating world. And with good reason: finding the right person in the real... read more
What does “casual sex” mean, anyway?
The phrase “casual sex” gets thrown around a lot, often meaning different things to different women. It could mean a one-night-stand with someone you’ve just met at a club or on Tinder. Or it could mean periodically hooking up with someone. Or sex... read more
When the expectation is to always say “yes,” consent is more powerful than ever before.
Over the past few decades, a lot of social norms surrounding sex have changed drastically. It's great that we can now talk more positively about sex, and we should celebrate that. And while slut shaming... read more
We know it’s an awkward conversation, but here’s why you need to ask.
Nothing kills the romatic mood quite like “Oh, by the way honey, when was the last time you were tested for STIs?” That said, STIs are serious, and before you sleep with someone, you should be sure they’re free of STIs.... read more
What’s the likelihood that I’ll get an STI while I’m in College?
We all like to think we’re invincible. Warnings are for other people: we ourselves are not at risk. However, 25% of college students have an STI. According to Live Science “50% of new infections occur in young people, ages... read more