Posts Tagged ‘USA’

In the UK, childcare options were pretty much a no-brainer. Everyone I knew had a minimum of six months’ paid maternity leave and most took the additional six to make it a full year. Everyone went back to work, either part or full time and almost all put their kids into nursery. Some nurseries were […]

In order to make birth control more accessible, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) last week recommended it should be available over the counter (OTC). The contraceptive pill and other forms of hormonal contraception are currently only available with a prescription. One of the major benefits of more readily available birth control would […]

Having your first baby can be nerve-wracking. Having your first baby in a foreign country where you don’t speak the language can be absolutely petrifying. At least, at first. In my case, when I found myself pregnant in Vienna, Austria, having my first baby there proved to be just about the best experience I could […]

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