Sarah Hosseini

Sarah is a writer and mother. Work has appeared in Cosmo, Good Housekeeping, Huff Po, Scary Mommy and many more. She lives in Atlanta-ish with her 2 daughters and husband.

Here's What Happens If Your Water Breaks While You're Sleeping

It's the moment many moms-to-be wait nine months for: a rush of water running down your legs signifying that their baby is on the way. At least, that's what movies will have you believe. As most veteran moms will tell you, some women go into labor…
By Sarah Hosseini

The Secret To A Pain-Free Latch, According To A Lactation Consultant

When people think of breastfeeding, they often think of pain because, well, it can hurt like a mother. I mean, there wouldn't be nipple soothing creams and boob ice packs on the market if it didn't. But, as many moms will tell you, breastfeeding can…
By Sarah Hosseini

How To Massage Your Breast While You Pump So You Can Get Even More Milk

Just because breastfeeding is considered "natural" doesn't mean it's not a lot of work. And for pumping moms, it can feel like double the work sometimes. Although pumps are a great modern convenience to help moms express their milk, they're not…
By Sarah Hosseini

Does Being Pregnant Once Make You More Fertile In The Future?

You've probably heard of some couple who struggled with fertility for year, but then had no struggles after their first baby arrived. I was one of those people. At 23 years old my doctor told me getting pregnant would be mostly impossible due to a…
By Sarah Hosseini

Studies Suggest Babies Touch Themselves In Utero — Here's Why

It's not every day you hear the words "fetus" and "masturbate" in the same sentence. Most people probably wouldn't put the two together for obvious reasons, but for some, especially researchers, it's genuinely a subject of fascination. And why not?…
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Experts Want You To Ignore This Myth About Breastfeeding & Boob Size

You've likely heard people say size matters. After all, no one wants a small coffee or a small paycheck. But does size matter when it comes to your boobs? Culturally, many people have been programmed to think that bigger boobs are better, at least…
By Sarah Hosseini

9 Signs You're Having Sex Like a Grown-Ass Woman

Many women have experienced bad sex at some point in their lives. Maybe you had a partner that thought they were great at oral, but they tabbed you with their tongue. Or maybe you had the "jack rabbit" encounter that left you writhing in pain. Many…
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7 Bad Breastfeeding Habits That Seriously Hurt Your Baby

If you're feeling like your breastfeeding sessions are lacking a little lately, you're not alone. Many women go through ups and downs with breastfeeding. In some cases, the challenges are more on the baby's side and in others, the mom has to make…
By Sarah Hosseini

The Best Breastfeeding Schedule For Newborns, According To Experts

It's safe to say that your newborn's feeding and sleeping schedule will look nothing like your own for a while. This is obviously frustrating (and tiring) for new parents, but don't despair. There are ways to carve out daily routines; it just takes…
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9 Tricks To Try When Your Baby Won't Eat Solids

Introducing solids to your little one can be a mixed bag of emotions. It's exciting to see your baby reach new milestones, but it's also stressful because you don't know how it'll go. I won't sugar coat it — getting kids to eat solids can be kind of…
By Sarah Hosseini

Here's Why Babies Carry Around Security Blankets

Many kids have security "objects" that they carry everywhere they go. My own kids have soft blankets that they still take on long trips, despite being in elementary school. A security object can be anything from a beloved toothbrush (yes, I've heard…
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9 Things That Actually Are Safe For Breastfeeding Moms

There are many old ideas about what breastfeeding women should and shouldn't do that still make the rounds today. Many are rooted in outdated studies or medical advice, but some are culturally driven and just plain wrong. All of this is the perfect…
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This Is Why Breastfeeding Babies Get Dehydrated, According To Experts

It's common for almost every new parent to worry about how much milk their baby is consuming. It can be hard to tell, especially with breastfeeding mothers. There's an unforgiving learning curve when you're nursing, and you can't really measure your…
By Sarah Hosseini

7 Reasons Breastfed Babies Fart A Lot, According To Science

Passing gas is often a cause for a few snickers, but what if it's your baby? They can be pretty alarming (and stinky) especially considering the small body they're coming from. Like how does a human that small produce a gas plume that big? It's…
By Sarah Hosseini

How Do You Cry It Out If There's A Sibling In The House? Here’s What Experts Suggest

As much as parens around the world would like their babies to sleep blissfully through the night as soon as they enter the world, that's just not how they operate. As a result, most babies will be sleep trained to help them sleep for adequate…
By Sarah Hosseini

Here's What Happens If You Don't Drink Enough Water During Pregnancy, According To Science

Doing everything you're "supposed to do" when you're pregnant can feel like a full-time job. Helping your body grow a human isn't easy, but there's one task that arguably sits at the top of the "must do" list: drink water. It's widely known that not…
By Sarah Hosseini

Can Babies Have Cold Milk? Even When It's Hot, You Need To Be Careful

When summer rolls around and it's hot as you-know-what outside, it's natural to grab a cold glass of water or lemonade to cool off. I mean, it's obviously common for adults and young children to drink and/or eat something cool during a hot summer…
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7 Things You Should Never Do To Get A Baby To Latch, No Matter How Frustrated You Are

Anyone that's experienced a latch issue while breastfeeding knows how frustrating and painful it can be. It may be tempting to try all sorts of things in the throws of desperation (and extreme fatigue), but you'll want to choose your course of…
By Sarah Hosseini

Can You Have Too Much Anal Sex?

If you do a quick search online about anal sex, it boils down to one basic concern: can anal sex screw up your, well, anus? People are curious about how anal sex can impact their pooping habits and ability to "hold it." For those who are tapping the…
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This Sex Position Is Perfect For Pregnant Women

Many people have a favorite sex position. Maybe it's the one that makes you feel closer to your partner, or maybe it's the one that makes you shudder with orgasmic pleasure. For many people, doggy style is the ultimate position for it's ease and…
By Sarah Hosseini