Samantha Darby

Samantha is a mama, a writer, and a bit of a Chandler Bing. You can find her writings at mom.me, mamalode, Babble, The Huffington Post, HelloGiggles, YourTango, and The Barnes & Noble Kids' Blog.
Recent Articles

Are You Still Horny Even When You're Ovulating?

The moment my boobs start hurting when I take my bra off at the end of the day, I know one thing — my period is coming. (It's like Jon Snow said it, but not.) And if I'm feeling especially turned on, ...
By Samantha Darby

Everything You Need To Know About Rough Sex While Pregnant

Being pregnant isn't always easy, especially when you have to give up some of your favorite things to make sure both you and your baby are safe (goodbye sushi and beer), but luckily, sex is one of tho...
By Samantha Darby

Read This Before Using Coconut Oil In A Perineal Massage

Tearing during childbirth is something everyone wants to avoid during delivery, so it's no wonder that moms are interested in any preventative measures that help minimize the severity of tears and the...
By Samantha Darby

Here's What Science Says About Sex & HCG

If you're trying to get pregnant, chances are you've done your research, especially when it comes to pregnancy tests. There are entire forums dedicated to peeing on those plastic sticks at just the ri...
By Samantha Darby

Here's Why Horniness & Fertility Are Related

When you wake up one morning ready to puke and realize your period is later than usual, it's only natural to think you could be pregnant — nausea and late periods are generally related to pregnancy. B...
By Samantha Darby

Feeling Horny During Ovulation Has A Purpose

Whether you keep up with your cycle through an iPhone app or a hand-written calendar, you can probably recognize which part of your cycle you're in from the way you feel. When I feel like my skin is a...
By Samantha Darby

Donald Trump's Response To The UK Parliament Attack

With officials announcing that they are treating the U.K. Parliament attack as a terrorist incident, the entire world is waiting to hear what world leaders will say of the incident, including Donald T...
By Samantha Darby

Here's Why Coconut Oil May Affect Conception

Coconut oil is one of those products you can have in virtually every room of your house for a ton of different uses. Cook with it, moisturize with it, use it in a homemade exfoliant — but what about s...
By Samantha Darby

Here's Why You're Horny When Ovulating

Sex and pregnancy kind of go hand-in-hand (or you know, sperm-in-egg), but apparently, so does conception and your sex drive. Ever wondered, "Am I most fertile when I'm horny?" There's a good reason. ...
By Samantha Darby

Here's Why You're Horny In Early Pregnancy

Sex can lead to pregnancy. You know this much thanks to your high school sex education class (more or less). But what about sex during pregnancy? It's a joke that pregnancy makes you celibate for nine...
By Samantha Darby