Things We’ve Read: Week of Sep. 9th, 2013

10 Questions Everyone Needs to Stop Asking Pregnant Women: Jessica Ciencin Henriquez, a guest blogger on HuffPo implores readers to heed her advice and mind the boundaries of pregnant women by canning it on certain questions, like “Was it planned?” Good Grief.

The Unnatural Mom: We love this honest perspective and think it’s a true tribute to every mom’s freedom to do things her way. Krista (“kinfante”) discusses her decisions about what aspects of her pregnancy decisions she wanted to be “natural” and why the “unnatural” paths might inappropriately judged.

Hair Tips: Organic vs. Natural: From the hair community Bangstyle, Audrey Adrine discusses the important misunderstandings about organic haircare.

An Herbal Approach to the Cold & Flu Season: Mothering’s Amy Paolinelli and Melanie Mayo actually speak in the context of helping children through their colds and flus, but we think this is a great article for pregnant women who want to keep it all-natural when they’re feeling under the whether – think peppermint, elder, garlic and more …

Braids are Back!: Refinery29 tells us that we can channel Little House on the Prairie again when we’re doing our hair in the morning. Per observations at NYC’s recent Fashion Week and R29’s spot-on expertise in style, braids are popular this fall – tight, loose, high, hanging … And this link has 10 great examples.