Your birth control and you

As a matter of reproductive rights, you have the right to determine if and when you become pregnant, how often you reproduce, the spacing of those pregnancies, and to whom you become pregnant for. Birth control helps you with this decision, and for many women, it’s a life saving tool to have. Thankfully in Guyana, […]

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Mothering a new baby during a pandemic

It’s one year since COVID-19 arrived and seven months into caring for and nurturing my son. Mothering, during this pandemic, is both emotionally and mentally exhausting. At first (finish reading and you will understand why I say at first), I was feeling guilty and sometimes terrible that most of our friends and family are yet […]

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Stop comparing pregnancies – My Experience

I’ve been holding back on sharing this story, but recently a celebrity I follow who’s pregnant posted about being on bed rest and someone in the comments shared that she carried four children and nothing happened to her and that celebrities are just looking for attention. Let me just say that NO one, not even […]

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Hey Mother … Take Care of Yourself

I recently saw a post about motherhood being lonely, and mamas not finding time for themselves and friendships. What gave me pause, were the comments in support. Essentially, the post and caption to go with it highlighted a women’s struggle to maintain friendships and care for herself. She was so consumed with being there for […]

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Two Pregnancies; Two Totally different Experiences

Finding out you’re successfully pregnant for the second time brings a lot of excitement; just as the first, even though you have a better understanding of what to expect. However, do keep in mind that every pregnancy is different. This is also why we shouldn’t compare the way women handle their pregnancies (I will talk […]

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Things I Heard on my breastfeeding journey

It’s World Breastfeeding Week, actually it’s the end of it. World Breastfeeding Week is observed annually from August 1 – 7. The week is really a global campaign to raise awareness and galvanise action on themes related to breastfeeding. This year World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated under the theme: “Support breastfeeding for a healthier planet”. […]

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We Need to Talk More About Sex And Vagina And Other Such Things

Due to the current COVID19 global pandemic and the call for us to collectively flatten the curve, a number of online companies are freeing up their services for persons to enjoy FREE and AT HOME. One such company is Scribd, a digital library offering a wide collection of amazing books; who allowed persons to use […]

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Being Pregnant During A Pandemic

OMG! OMG! The first set of words that come to mind when you realise you’re pregnant during a global pandemic. Growing a tiny human is the most exciting and amazing thing I’ve experienced, but during this time the excitement also comes with lots of anxiety. Major anxiety, as we maneuver through this global public health […]

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Need contraceptives, ladies? We got you.

Family planning (deciding when to be pregnant, how often, and by whom) is essential at this time; you need the sex for stress and boredom relief but you don’t need the stresses of being pregnant and everything that comes after it. And simply put, some women just don’t want to be pregnant for the man they’re […]

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