Always the Intern, Never the Hire

Intern? Grad Student? Keep having sex with these 6 rules for success. Internships and graduate school can make or break a woman’s life and career. But poorly structured training programs can dramatically interfere with a woman’s romantic, sexual and life goals....more

You're in for a surprise if you picked your partner while on the pill

Over half of women who use hormonal contraceptives do so in their mate selection years, between 16 to 34 years of age. But the pill can change how a woman “sees” the world and interfere with our biologic and instinctual ability to choose the man with the best genes for our future children....more
What a great article! I always felt a certain way about Contraceptives, something that would ...more

My Journey Through the Mystery of Sex

After over a year and a half of research and writing, my first book is finally almost here! With my book I want to make the science of sex more accessible. Sex impacts every person’s life. Most of us shift between feeling confident and content with our sexual selves to feeling naive and flawed. But we commonly ask the same questions about human sexuality:...more

Virginal Bleeding on the Wedding Night

Saving Lives: Stop equating wedding night blood on a sheet with chastity. Not all virgins bleed at their first intercourse. ...more
I would love to hear from other women if they bled at their first intercourse. Or if this was ...more

How to Select a Fertility Clinic

What factors should you consider when choosing a fertility clinic? Use these 6 important points to help make your decision....more

Sex After Female Genital Mutilation

The female clitoris evolved to provide women pleasure, to make them want to have sex so that they would conceive. But one way to deal with an organ that has no use other than pleasure is to remove it, if a culture fears female sexual fulfillment....more
survivelivethrive Thanks!  We have had a bump in out of country traffic with this post. I hope ...more

8 Tips to Make Breastfeeding Work

Try these 8 best practices breastfeeding tips to increase your chance of successfully nursing your baby. ...more

The Very First Pre-Seed Baby

Pre-Seed® is giving away these awesome Pre-Seed Baby onesies! Too bad I didn’t have this for my son, who was the original FIRST Pre-Seed baby  or as I used to call them “Seedlings.” Seeing these onesies made me want to share my favorite Pre-Seed stories. Of course, my all time fav is right next to me in this picture. ...more

Menopause Meltdown & My Movie Making

When I was asked to be a featured Scientist in the National Geographic documentary “The Great Sperm Race” (Sizing Up Sperm) a few years ago I was in full peri-menopausal meltdown, but I didn’t know it. I thought I had just lost my mind....more

Breastfeeding and Sex Can Co-Exist

Most of us love having the giant full breasts of a nursing mom, but milk leakage is part of it! Find out how breastfeeding and sex can co-exist....more