The Small-Talk Questions You Should Never Ask 

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Spread the loveTweet Illustration by Angelica Alzona / GMG The best thing about getting married is that nosy acquaintances stop asking you, “So when will you two get married?” The…


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Pregnancy’s Deadly Itch

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Spread the loveTweet Illustration: Angelica Alzona / GMG Early in my third trimester of pregnancy, I had a few episodes of itching at night. It was winter in New York,…


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Don’t Believe Anything This Bot Says About Pregnancy Nutrition

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Spread the loveTweet These were all from actual conversations I had with this bot. I saw the promoted tweet last night. “Are you expecting? Questions about food? @CanIEatThisBot has tips…


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Which Period Tracker Is Best for You?

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Spread the loveTweet Clue Pro: Definitely not pink. Wherever women get together to discuss period trackers—which happens more often than you might think —Clue is usually the one with the…


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What Do You Wish You Had Learned in Sex Ed?

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Spread the loveTweet When you were just beginning to be aware of your own sexuality, you probably got very little in the way of reliable information: maybe just a filmstrip…


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What Do You Wish You Had Learned in Sex Ed?

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Spread the loveTweet When you were just beginning to be aware of your own sexuality, you probably got very little in the way of reliable information: maybe just a filmstrip…


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What to Do If Abortion Pills Magically Appear in Your Mailbox

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Spread the loveTweet We know, you would never order drugs illegally over the internet, or have your friend bring them back from vacation. But just in case you somehow ended…


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What to Expect After Surgery for Diastasis Recti (That Post-Pregnancy Pooch)

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Spread the loveTweet Illustration by Jim Cooke. Of all the physical indignities of having a baby—the delivery, the breastfeeding, the mesh undies that made me feel like an enormous wounded…


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Pregnancy Doesn’t Make You a Better Athlete–It Might Make Exercise Harder

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Spread the loveTweet Serena Williams may have been pregnant when she won the Australian Open, so the New Scientist asked whether her pregnancy may have helped—as if her previous 38…


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