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Our Shared Sickness

When one person in a relationship struggles with their mental health, their partner suffers too.

Depression Doesn’t Happen After Pregnancy Only

I wanted to have a big family, but my struggle with antepartum depression ultimately led to me reconsider how many children I wanted to have.

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When Morning Sickness Is Deadly

Geneticist Marlena Fejzo lost a pregnancy from hyperemesis gravidarum, or extreme morning sickness. Now she's trying to prove the condition is genetic, and not just in women's minds.

Making A Baby When You’re Queer

My spouse and I had some romantic notions about in vitro fertilization as a same-sex couple. Then it didn't work, and we entered a medical limbo even straight couples know all too well.

“I’m Not Here For Oncology”

When it comes to illness, one person's disease is another person's good luck.

Head Over Heels

A yoga instructor manages to balance her pregnancy with an upside-down career.