Contraception Methods

Depo-Provera (“The Shot”)   Effectiveness (chances of NOT getting pregnant): More than 99% What is Depo-Provera? It is an injection given every 3 months. It contains synthetic progesterone. It stops ovulation, and/or thickens the cervical mucus to prevent sperm from…

Blueberry Flapjacks

This Recipe: SKILL LEVEL Intermediate SERVES 6 START TO FINISH 30 minutes PREP 20 minutes COOK 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 ⅓ cups plain, unsweetened soymilk
•   1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
•   2 tablespoons ground flaxseed
•   ¼ cup hot water (about 180°…

Korean Beef Broccoli

No need for takeout, here’s the healthier version. “This Korean beef broccoli only takes a few minutes to prep and then you marinate it for a couple of hours,” says Lenkert. “After it’s marinated, it only takes six minutes to…

Watermelon, Arugula, Feta and Mint Salad


For a different take on salad, try this watermelon, arugula, feta and mint salad. “Watermelon is great for morning sickness and helps with bloating because it’s a natural diuretic and has fiber,” says Lenkert. “This salad has an amazing flavor,…

Breakfast: Egg Wrap

Breakfast: Egg Wrap Craving some Mexican? This egg wrap will satisfy your early-morning munchies. Scramble one egg and one egg white in 2 teaspoons olive oil. Add 1 cup baby spinach and sauté until just wilted. Put egg-spinach mixture on…

Strawberry and peach ice pops

This Recipe: SERVES 4   START TO FINISH 10 min PREP 10 minutes COOK NA Ingredients: For the strawberry layer: 2 cups coarsely chopped ripe strawberries (1⁄2 pound) 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon lime juice 1 ⁄4 cup water For…

Chicken tender breasts

Tenders cook quickly so you can spend time chatting with friends instead of fussing over the grill. You’ll also benefit from their payload of protein, a building block for Baby’s development. Recipe by Matthew Kadey, M.S., R.D. This Recipe: SKILL LEVEL…