Irina Gonzalez, What To Expect

Irina Gonzalez

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Denver, CO, United States

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Past articles by Irina:

I Began Anxiety Medication the Day My Son Was Born

One mom shares why the decision to take medication for her anxiety has helped her be the best parent she can be. → Read More

My Financial Anxiety Led to an Adult ADHD Diagnosis

My financial anxiety was wrecking me. So I met with my doctor to discuss an increase in my anti-anxiety medication—and emerged instead with an ADHD diagnosis, for the first time, at age 35. → Read More

The Postpartum Bra That’s So Comfortable, I May Never Wear a Normal Bra Again

What to Expect selects products based on independent research and suggestions from our community of millions of parents; learn more about our review process. We may earn commissions from shopping links. * What is it? Boody Shaper Bra * Why I love it: It's comfortable, breathable and oh-so-soft. * How much is it? $17 * Where to buy it: Amazon and When my son abruptly decided to… → Read More

As An Immigrant Mom, I Am Afraid for America's Future — Even Today

As an immigrant mother, I'm relieved that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris won this week. But far too many Americans voted with hatred instead. → Read More

This Latina's Mobile Bookstore is Bringing Bilingual Books to Latinx Communities

Alegria Bilingual Media + Publishing founder Davina Ferreira brings books to kids in LA's underserved communities and publishes books by Latinx authors. → Read More

I Wish We Had Discussed Mental Health in My Latinx Family

I want to make a bigger effort to talk to my family about mental health struggles, so that my son can grow up in a better environment than I did. → Read More

11 Postpartum Recovery Items Every Mom Needs

We asked the experts what you need to get through the fourth trimester. → Read More

14 moms who’ve had babies during the pandemic share the best and worst parts

Giving birth is never easy. I mean, they don’t call it “labor” for nothing. But giving birth in the middle of a global pandemic? That’s not something any of us could have imagined. Still, it’s what hundreds of thousands of women have done since March 11, 2020, when the ... → Read More

My Anxiety After Miscarriage Didn't Stop When My Baby Was Born

Getting pregnant again after the miscarriage was fairly easy — it only took three more months of trying — but what became difficult is the intense anxiety I started to feel. → Read More

15 Signs A Relationship Is Getting Serious, According to Women

If you haven't killed each other in quarantine, you're basically engaged. → Read More

Coronavirus: ‘I’m 39 Weeks Pregnant in the Middle of a Global Pandemic’

The uncertainty and stress of the coronavirus pandemic finally made me realize I need anxiety medication. → Read More

Masturbation During Pregnancy Is a Thing—I Would Know

It's not uncommon to turn to self-pleasure during pregnancy. So why aren't we talking about it? → Read More

Pregnancy has amplified my anxiety disorder, but I’m finding comfort in nesting

I struggled with sleep, worried constantly about the pregnancy, couldn’t sit still and my thoughts were racing. → Read More

The Day My Mom Took Me to Rehab

In my 20s, it was easy to argue my drinking was “normal.” It took a series of tiny interventions from my loved ones to realize I needed help. → Read More

My electric kettle that looks as cute as ‘real’ stove kettles

I was a stove kettle devotee until I found this dashing electric one in my signature color. → Read More

5 Reasons You're Not Having an Orgasm (And How to Make It More Likely)

We asked the experts about the most common reasons for not having an orgasm and how to remove the roadblocks. → Read More

Coping With Miscarriage: How 15 Women Dealt With the Loss

There’s no right way to cope with miscarriage. We asked 15 women to share what helped them heal. → Read More

How to Support a Friend With the Breast Cancer Gene

We asked real women living with BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations what types of support mean the most. → Read More

Threesome Tips from 13 Real Women Who’ve Had One

We asked 13 women about their threesome experiences and threesome tips to get a raw look at what having a threesome is really like. → Read More

What It’s Really Like to Cheat and Be Cheated On, According to 10 Women

We asked real women how they define cheating in their relationships. Spoiler alert: there are a lot of gray areas. → Read More