miscarriage

Dr. Jessica Zucker: Shifting The Miscarriage Conversation

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Meet Dr. Jessica Zucker, a psychologist and writer based in Los Angeles who  specializes in women’s reproductive health and maternal mental health. Jessica is a mother herself, and was working in this area long before her devastating 2nd trimester miscarriage. In 2014, bravely launched the #IHadaMiscarriage hashtag campaign with a viral New York Times Motherlode piece […]

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Glow Worthy Books: Hope Beyond Fibroids

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A fibroid tumor, also known as leiomyoma or myoma, is a benign mass of compacted muscle and fibrous tissue that grows on the wall and in some cases outside of the uterus. It can be as small as a green pea or as large as a grapefruit in mass. Fibroid tumors occur in 50 to […]

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Pregnancy Loss: Etiquette & Tips for Supporting A Loved One

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When someone you love has a miscarriage or stillbirth, you may feel helpless and uncertain about how to respond. And you might not get it right. If you’ve never experienced such a loss yourself, how can you know what your friend or family member needs at this unfortunate time? As someone who has been there, I […]

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Boost Your Fertility in 5 Simple Steps

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I recently saw three different women in my New York City functional medicine practice in the same week who are hoping to become pregnant. One is 22, recently suffered a miscarriage and wanted to understand what she could do to prevent another one. The second is 31 and she and her husband have stopped using birth control. […]

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Living After Loss…Coping with Miscarriage

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I was in the midst of being in love, newly married and just so very happy. Happiness is simple. No big words to describe the feeling of being on top of the world. Young. Innocent. Immortal. Untouchable by anything bad. Life seems endless. Full of possibilities and miracles. Until something completely and totally unexpected happens. […]

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