Pregnancy After Gastric Bypass: It Will Be Okay!

November 2010, I made the biggest decision in my life when I decided to have Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass in the pursuit to lose weight. I was morbidly obese, and had tried all my life to lose weight the “normal” way. But this post is not about my surgery, it is about what happened to me after the surgery. See, I wasn’t really informed that rapid amounts of weight loss tend to make heavy-set women more fertile. I had lost 70 pounds very quickly, and you betcha, I found out that I was pregnant very soon after my four-month post-op check up....more
Did you continue to lose weight after the pregnancy? I want to have Bariatic Surgery done but I ...more

Is it Accidental Pregnancy Season? The "Oops Baby" Fraud Continues

Freud once said there are no accidents. And in addition to sporting some truly impressive whiskers, Freud was also a pretty smart dude. But if he’s right, why is it that nearly everyone I know is announcing their pregnancy as an accident? Proudly and loudly at that! In fact, the enthusiasm with which they’re telling people that little tidbit seems downright suspicious. Perhaps a little “the lady doth protest too much”?So what IS an accidental pregnancy?...more

Birth Control Pill Use Increased

"Hey Mom, can I take the car?  Do you have an extra $10 you can loan me?"  These are typical questions you might here from your teen, right?  What's not typical is for them to also ask, "Oh, and by the way, can I have sex tonight?"...more

Accidental Pregnancy

Every night in the US, 10 million couples of childbearing age and at risk for pregnancy have intercourse. For those of you doing the math, this includes people having sex before the clock strikes 10. The good  news is that the vast majority are using contraception. In fact over 90% do use some form of protection or birth control....more

We all know someone this has happened to I think-- great facts and advicemore

Bristol Palin and Accidental Teen Pregnancy

Bristol Palin and Teen Pregnancy ...more