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Written by Mommy Matters Health Contributor: Mathilde Hainaut In a modeling study published in The Lancet, Global Health on May 12th 2020, authors estimated how the COVID-19 pandemic will indirectly increase maternal and child mortality in 118 low-income and middle-income countries. Here are the key findings: While COVID-19 mortality rates for children and women of reproductive age appear to be low, these groups might be...
Written by Mommy Matters Health Contributor: Mathilde Hainaut Many women have felt unprepared for the physical and emotional difficulties brought on during the postpartum period. The “fourth trimester” (or the first three months after childbirth) has been made even more difficult for new mothers in the midst of the current COVID-19 pandemic. A recent Boston Globe article delved deeper into this topic. Here are the...
Published May 11, 2020 SELF Magazine By Sara Coughlin Getting your period during a pandemic is like a movie scene where characters acknowledge their plight and say, “At least things can’t get worse.” Getting a yeast infection and period double whammy right now, though? That’s the moment that comes right after that scene, when it starts to rain. As unpleasant as it may be to experience the irritation of a yeast infection...
Written by Mommy Matters Health Contributor: Mathilde Hainaut During a webinar hosted by TOTUM Women and Not Safe for Mom Group (nsfmg) on April 29th, Dr. Shirazian (OBGYN and founder of Saving Mothers and Mommy Matters) answered questions related to pregnancy and the current Covid-19 pandemic. To learn more about conceiving during Covid, anxiety around hospital birth and protocols, or the effect of Covid on...
The pillow is a nice size and fits in my tote bag without being like "HEY I'M A PILLOW" to everyone at work.
The pillow's density and shape are a perfect relief to long hours of sitting. I imagine I will continue to use it post pregnancy!
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My favorite use for the pillow was lying down on my left side and the pillow in between my legs. I felt so much relief off my lower back and hips - my hips are always sore and tight.