This Hilariously Honest Pregnancy FAQ From An OBGYN Is Going Viral

An obstetrician-gynecologist, or OBGYN, has expertise in female reproductive health, pregnancy, and childbirth. And since there are quite a few folks who lack common knowledge in these areas, they are being asked every question in the book. And then some. Luckily, though, they also seem to have a good sense of humor to get them through it. This ‘pregnancy FAQ’ from a particularly sarcastic OB, for example, showcases how one might respond to the things they hear far too often. Before giving a legit answer, of course. The sign with these pearls of wisdom was shared on Reddit’s Baby Bumps thread by a user named YellowWoodenTable, whose legendary OB had it posted on their office wall. Whoever this genius is, …

Ex-Kindergarten Teacher Lists 5 Reasons Why She Quit Her Job, Gets 263K Likes

Jessica Gentry, a former kindergarten teacher, said she loves children, but that wasn’t enough for her to stay in the job she’s had for the last 12 years “There were a few major events that spurred my departure. I hold teaching in such high regard that watching my most recent administration laugh about students with disabilities, state that we ‘shouldn’t lose sleep over’ struggling students, say that she [a school administrator] ‘washed her hands of this year’ in April was disheartening to say the least,” Gentry told WHSV, Michael Richards, the Superintendent of Harrisonburg City Public Schools, made the following statement: “There is an enormous amount of educators who feel that exact way but have felt alone and guilty for …

Mother Creates Seat Belt Covers That Would Warn Emergency Workers About Childrens Health Issues

Sometimes, a simple worrying thought can unleash a viral success. That happened to an Australian mom, Natalie Bell, when she thought about her daughter, Shae, getting in an accident. It prompted the woman to create a seat belt cover for the child that would warn whoever was helping her about the girl’s condition. Overnight, the idea went viral and Bell received thousands of requests for a similar seat belt cover. Bell, who is from Victoria, Australia, owns a business called Personalised By Nat where she creates personalized items, with most of the products being for parents and children. She decided to create a simple velcro seat belt cover with clear bold letters standing out on a white background to make …

Womans Garlic Peeling Hack Goes Viral And People Regret The Time They Wasted Doing It The Wrong Way

Garlic is a true culinary superstar. A staple in cuisines all over the world, the stinking rose adds a powerful punch to your favorite dishes, while at the same time providing a whole host of powerful health benefits. Could you imagine a guacamole or pasta sauce without it? Sure, it can leave you a little on the pungent side, which some people will notice more than others, but who cares? Crush those bad boys up and get your stink on! However, there is a catch. Peeling the individual cloves from the bulb is a major pain in the butt! It’s not difficult or especially time-consuming, just fiddly and annoying. Several innovative inventions have sprung up over the years to address …

Woman That Grew Up Poor Shares The Harsh Reality Of Why Poorer Families Buy Junk Food

According to the Sun, Oliver has a Cookies and Cream drink, served in a chocolate cup, which contains 46 teaspoons of sugar, which is six times the daily recommended amount of sugar for a child. This was not the only fact people took issue with. Twitter user Ketty Hopkins wrote a thread, that has since gone viral, which explains exactly why the tax would harm lower-income communities rather than help them. Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has been on a crusade to tax fatty and sugary junk food, which he said will help disadvantaged communities – but not everyone agrees Image credits: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jamie Oliver (@jamieoliver) on Image credits: Image credits: Twitter user Ketty …

Bill Gates Posts Data Of Causes Of Death In The US, Is Amazed By The Disconnect Between News And Reality

The media isn’t accurately reflecting what we’re dying from Image credits: The data that Bill Gates tweeted comes from a project, titled For their project, the students look at four sources: The Center for Disease Control’s WONDER database for public health data (1999-2016), Google Trends search volume (2004-2016), The Guardian’s article database, and The New York Times’ article database. “For all of the above data, we looked at the top 10 largest causes of mortality, as well as terrorism, overdoses, and homicides, three other causes of death which we believe receive a lot of media attention,” they wrote. For each, the relative share of deaths, share of Google searches, and share of media coverage, were calculated. Image credits: “Immediately, we …

Heres What 29 Actors From Harry Potter Are Doing Now

The Harry Potter series has, undoubtedly, been one of the most memorable phenomena of our generation with millions of kids, teens, and adults burying their faces in the books or watching the magic on-screen in suspending disbelief. And while the themes of Hogwarts and magic are still kept alive with the Fantastic Beast series just unfolding, it’s hard to deny that the original feeling of wizardry started fading the moment everyone watched Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2. Despite the fact that many of the young actors started their careers with the Harry Potter film series, they grew up in front of the entire world as the sequels came out, and as things reached their end, they …

23 Travel Complaints That Measure The Limits Of Human Stupidity

There is a certain kind of traveler that takes this concept to the extreme, and would probably be happier just staying at home. You’ll find them in English pubs up and down the Spanish Costas, red as lobsters, tucking into egg and chips and complaining about the lack of Marmite or baked beans, or some other obscure product from the U.K. These vacation complaints, made to real travel agents and tour companies and based on a I guess the lesson to take from all the disappoint and ridiculousness is this: Travel without expectations, and accept that the world doesn’t exist simply to cater to your comforts and photography needs.  Go with an open mind to discover, experience and learn! #2 #3 …

18 Illustrations Every Person With Mental Health Problems Can Benefit From

You Can Do All Things created a series of illustrations that are perfect for those days when your brain goes into complete overdrive to the point where you feel you just can’t. “I have been diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and Depression,” Kate told Bored Panda. “The [illustrations] half come from exercises I learned in therapy and half from personal experience.” According to Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States, affecting 40 million adults in the country age 18 and older, or 18.1% of the population. #3 “Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy have both been helpful in managing my mental health,” Kate added. “Eating well, exercising, creating, and …

Cat With Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Finally Finds Forever Home, And His Humans Are Making Sure Hes Living A Happy Life

tummyandgummy Meow. “We decided we would look for an extra special cat that might take a little longer to find a home.” tummyandgummy Image credits: Eventually, Georgina found out that Toby had been diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) or feline cutaneous asthenia (FCA), a congenital condition that can cause unusually stretchy, loose, and fragile skin due to a lack of collagen. “We’d never heard of EDS before we found him, we just knew that he needed a loving home and we have so much love to give,” Georgina said. Image credits: Georgina and Christopher visited the duo at the RSPCA where they lived in a special unit. “They were both terrified and huddled right at the back. Toby just hid …

24-Year-Old Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer Lists The Things He Realized Are Truly Important In This Life

Life can get you down sometimes. Work can be stressful, there’s also family, kids, health issues and trying to keep a fulfilling social life. Sometimes, if you’re not careful, you can find yourself stuck in a rut; the same old routines and responsibilities can eventually sap your joy and zest for life. But it’s important not to take what you have for granted; because it can all be taken away from you at the drop of a hat, and you’ll wish you’d have done more of what you love. This heartbreaking

American Woman Finds A Lump While In Iceland, Shares How Awesome Their Healthcare Is Compared To The US

There are plenty of horror stories about the U.S. healthcare system; for a supposedly advanced nation, the inability to provide basic, affordable care to ordinary Americans is baffling to Europeans, especially. Sometimes U.S. citizens need to travel abroad to see exactly what they are missing; a visit to the emergency room is traumatic enough, it seems ridiculously unfair to saddle someone with years of debt too. Image credits: author Mary Robinette Kowal was in Iceland working as a puppeteer on a children’s television show called  Image credits: Image credits: MaryRobinette MaryRobinette MaryRobinette MaryRobinette MaryRobinette MaryRobinette MaryRobinette MaryRobinette The post sparked a discussion about the merits of various healthcare systems around the world, with people sharing their own eye-opening experiences. Image credits: Image …

Someone Starts Making Fun Of Kit Harrington Checking Into Rehab, Gets Shut Down By Fans

Jon Snow’s alter ego, Kit Harrington, found filming the finale of Game of Thrones too much and as a result, checked into a rehab facility Image credits: “Kit has decided to utilize this break in his schedule as an opportunity to spend some time at a wellness retreat to work on some personal issues,” his representative said in a statement. Page Six, “The British actor has been undergoing psychological coaching, practicing mindful meditation and cognitive behavioral therapy to combat stress and deal with negative emotions at the facility which costs over $120,000 a month.” Image credits: Image credits: His wife, Rose Leslie, 32, whom he met on the set of Game of Thrones and played Jon Snow’s Wildling companion Ygritte, is …

Guy Takes Pictures Of Car License Plates Outside Planned Parenthood To Later Educate Women At Their Homes

In scenes reminiscent of the ‘morality police’ found in groups like the Taliban, a man in Tucson, Arizona has taken it upon himself to ‘reeducate’ women who visit the local Planned Parenthood office. The vigilante pro-lifer, identified as Planned Parenthood Baby Parts Emporium brought people’s awareness to Jordan’s ‘protest,’ pointing out that although local police are aware of his activities, they are unable or unwilling to do anything about it. This is a comment Jordan made himself that was also posted to the same group, it proves he’s well aware of his actions. People’s responses to Jordan’s post restore our faith in humanity somewhat, with many commenters pointing out that the work of Planned Parenthood goes far beyond abortions. They …

These 30 Responses To U.S. Army Asking How Has Serving Impacted You? Was Not What They Were Expecting To Hear

The innocent tweet was intended to stir up stories of patriotic pride, and while some did share positive experiences about how their time gave them self-confidence, an overwhelming amount shared dark and heartbreaking tales. The stories came from both veterans themselves and people who had met or were the family of service men and women. Tales ranged from vets who had returned with debilitating posttraumatic stress disorder, to those who had ended up committing suicide. The U.S Army reached out to vets on Twitter to ask how their service had impacted their lives #3 #4 #5 One out of three veterans seeking treatment for substance abuse, including alcohol use disorder, have PTSD. Overall about three-quarters of people who have survived abuse …

28 Before & After Bedroom Photos Of People Who Suffer From Depression

Unlike getting a cold, depression is not just a sickness you can kick, but people can find ways to make life a bit easier with medication and therapy. Getting a handle on depression can lead to various results and for many, it is cleaning up their “depression nest.” Bored Panda has curated the following list of before and after bedroom cleanup pictures from depression sufferers, that showcase some truly inspiring battles against this illness. #1 Me 1 – Depression 0! I suffer from severe depression and have a really hard time with cleaning and doing other kinds of household work. My room have been this messy for several months because I can’t push myself to take care of it. But …