Terms Explained: what are prostaglandins?

Did you know that the same weird thing in your body can 1) make periods painful, 2) help cure newborns of certain kinds of heart disease, and 3) make a uterus contract? Welcome to the confusing and impressive world of prostaglandins. Check out this article to learn more!

Terms Explained: what is Natural Family Planning?

Natural Family Planning (or, NFP) is an umbrella term referring to several different methods by which people can try to achieve or avoid pregnancy or monitor their hormonal health. Check out this article for more on NFP!

The ABCs of Babywearing: an internet lingo dictionary

If you're just venturing into the world of babywearing, you might be startled (as I was) by the appearance of an entirely different language surrounding wraps, slings, and carriers. What does MMAO mean? And what's a top rail? That's a wild *what*? Take a deep breath; I've got you. Here's a dictionary of some of the more common acronyms and phrases you'll come across on the internet as regards babywearing.