This blog post is written by our good friends Catherine Hendy and Brittany Hawkins, co-founders of ELANZA Wellness. Experts in egg freezing and fertility, they’re on a mission to reimagine fertility care through technology. Check them out for more resources to help you on your fertility journey.

Figuring out the “right age” to freeze is the most common question we get from women.

The honest answer is that there is not one specific age that is the best age to freeze eggs. There are a multitude of factors that should be weighed against one another to determine if it is the right time to freeze. …


This blog post is written by obstetrician/gynecologist Dr. Madeline Kaye from our wonderful friends at ThreeMDs, a blog that provides easily digestible, evidence-based, and integrative medical information.

It’s pretty amazing all of the things that have to go right to get pregnant: enough eggs, good quality eggs, open tubes, normal shaped uterus, and of course, good swimmers! Infertility is defined as no pregnancy after 12 months of unprotected intercourse, or 6 months if the female partner is over age 35. Problems with sperm (i.e. male factor infertility) are the sole cause of infertility in about 20% of couples and contribute…


This blogpost is written by Jamie Norwood, co-founder of . Stix is on a mission to bring confidence to your health with the products, education, and community to make informed decisions. They provide discrete, reliable and affordable pregnancy and ovulation tests straight to your door, as well as an online library full of resources about pregnancy, fertility and all things menstruation. We absolutely love what they do and highly recommend their services to everyone — that includes you dads! Read on to learn more and how you can get involved.

Parenthood looks different for everyone. Raising a confident daughter can…


The global pandemic has only underscored what many working parents already know; being a working parent is really f’ing hard. When daycares and schools shut down across the country, parents scrambled to find ways to take care of their children while working 40+ hours a week. And now, 1 in 4 women are considering dropping out of the workforce in order to take care of their kids — in fact, 617,000 women dropped out of work in September alone.

On top of this are the stark facts around the gender pay gap — in the US in 2020, women make…


This blogpost is written by our intern, Heather Siu. As a British citizen, she learns about America’s (non-existent) maternity leave system and breaks down the federal legislation that is currently in place to protect families and pregnant workers.

As a Brit, learning there was no paid maternity leave in the US was almost as shocking as watching an American make a cup of tea (it’s horrific). All jokes aside, the lack of paid maternity leave and federal support for pregnant workers in the USA is genuinely concerning. According to a 2019 report by Unicef , as one of the world’s…


Today, we speak to Benu Lahiry, an associate marriage and family therapist. Benu was born and raised in Appalachia. She’s lived in small towns and big cities on both coasts. She earned her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy from the Wright Institute in Berkeley, and her bachelor’s degree from Bryn Mawr College. She currently works in community mental health in San Francisco, where she focuses on short-term therapy for teenagers in crisis. Benu is also one of the incredible couples therapists for , a new virtual platform for couples determined to help build healthy relationships. …


This blog post is in collaboration with ThreeMDs. It is written by Dr. Madeline Kaye and Dr. Amanda Goldstein of ThreeMDs, a blog that provides easily digestible, evidence-based, and integrative medical information for women.

Early pregnancy loss (EPL) or miscarriage can be a devastating time in a woman’s life. It can feel overwhelming and isolating, but if you are experiencing or have experienced a miscarriage, you are not alone! About 1 in 5 pregnancies end in a miscarriage and nearly HALF of all women will experience at least one pregnancy loss. …


This blog post is written by our Co-Founder and COO, Mel Faxon. She explores the interplay between gender and environmental issues.

I originally wanted to write this post on the absurdity of gender reveal parties and the fact that a recent gender reveal party destroyed 10,000 acres in a California wildfire. A firefighter passed away on September 17th fighting the flames, and the fire is still burning. …


This blogpost is written by our Co-Founder and CEO, Siran Cao. She shares her story about identity, citizenship and what America means to her.

1998: My first day of school in the United States. The day started with the Pledge of Allegiance. This was new. I hadn’t seen this kind of requirement before — every student beginning the day with a statement of loyalty to the country’s flag. I was surprised, confused. My family had moved into our tiny apartment in Pittsburgh a month ago. I wasn’t American. Was I exempt? And what was my identity, my nationality? Singaporean? Chinese…


This article is written by our CTO, Robert Elliott Smith. He introduces himself and dives into why gender equality is not just for the benefit of women, but for the workplace and the wider economy.

Those of you who follow my posts or have read my book know how passionate I am about the power of diversity, and, therefore, the essential need to overcome societal biases, prejudices, and inequalities. And there is no greater inequality than the limits placed on half the human population — that is, the women of the world. …

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