Pregnancy Information

Pregnancy Information

Glutathione for a Healthier Pregnancy

All parents-to-be nurture the dream of a healthy pregnancy and baby.But the modern environment and diet is deficient in many factors essential for the health of mother and fetus.

Pregnancy and Pre-natal Vitamins

Pre-natal vitamins are important to the health of a growing baby. They are also important to pregnant mothers because their bodies are going through so many changes.

Get Back Your Pre-Pregnancy Abs With Side Planks

The foundation of fitness for a mom is her abdominal area. To moms a flat stomach is wonderful; a strong abdominal core is critical.

Pregnancy, Diabetes, and Your Feet

There are so many changes the body undergoes during pregnancy that it becomes easy to ignore the changes in the feet. During pregnancy the body releases hormones that allow the ligaments to relax in the birth canal.

Coping With an Unplanned Pregnancy

Your period is late and you start to think maybe you might be pregnant. Maybe you are afraid to go take a test because you don't want to find out the results.

Successful Weight Loss After Pregnancy

How fast you lose weight will depend on a number of factors, including the amount of weight you gained during your pregnancy.Most women will lose anywhere from 10-14 pounds within the first 2 weeks of delivery.

Sex & Pregnancy...Do They Mix?

As a pregnant woman, you may experience sex drives much like your moods. Up and Down! Some women claim that they have no sex drive at all during pregnancy, and others, say their sex drive is better during pregnancy.

Twins Pregnancy?A Father's Point of View

So you're expecting twins. Congratulations!Are you still in shock? I sure was.

Pregnancy and Tanning Beds

With summer approaching, you would love to wear those cute maternity sun dresses, but you don't want to show off your pale white skin. Now, you need to decide what is the best way to tan without possibly putting your baby in danger.

Extent of Pregnancy Prejudice

Extent of pregnancy prejudice in Britain's workplacesEach year around 30,000 working women are sacked, made redundant or leave their jobs due to pregnancy discrimination, according to alarming new research findings released recently by the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC).The research quantifies, for the first time, how many pregnant women and new mothers say they are experiencing discrimination in workplaces across the country.

Keeping Cool When Pregnant

Chill Out: how to keep your cool this summerWhen the heat is on, life can become very hard when you are pregnant. Instead of looking forward to those long, hot August days, you may find yourself dreaming of igloos and frozen ice-caps, so try out these tricks to help you keep your cool when the temperature rises.

Dealing With Common Pregnancy Complaints

Pregnancy is not without its side effects. During pregnancy your body will undergo many hormonal changes.

Weight Gain During Pregnancy: Choosing The Right Foods

So you need to gain weight but don't want to gain too much weight during your pregnancy right?There are many things that you can do to improve your diet and ensure that you gain a minimal but healthy amount of weight during pregnancy.Choosing the right foods is important because you will be able to loose weight more quickly after delivery if you manage your diet during pregnancy.

Pregnancy Symptoms, Signs and Symptoms of Being Pregnant

EARLY PREGNANCY SYMPTOMSAlthough a lot of women experience pregnancy symptoms, and find signs of being pregnant, other's don't "feel" pregnant. Certain signs and symptoms of being pregnant can be confused with other illnesses.

10 Pregnancy Risk Factors that Every Pregnant Woman Should be Aware of

Many factors affect the development of a fetus into a healthy child, some which are beyond your control and others that are within your control. Here are ten of the most common pregnancy risk factors that can be controlled or influenced:Smoking - Smoking is not only bad for you, but bad for your baby as well.

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I Decided To Share News Of My Pregnancy At Just 5 Weeks. Then I Miscarried.  HuffPost

I found out that I was five weeks pregnant on my birthday. It was a normal morning in our house. My 2-year-old, Fianna, woke up my husband, Peter, and me by ...

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson Signs Bill Banning Abortion After 8 Weeks  NPR

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signed a bill on Friday that criminalizes abortions in the state after eight weeks of pregnancy, the latest in a series of sweeping ...

What Does It Really Mean to Be 6 Weeks Pregnant?  The New York Times

So-called 'heartbeat' legislation restricting abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy has started a conversation about when most women actually learn that ...

Masturbation and pregnancy: Is it safe? Benefits and risks  Medical News Today

Most doctors agree that, in most cases, it is safe to masturbate while pregnant. In this article, we look at some of the myths and misconceptions that surround ...

New abortion laws are especially cruel to my patients with high-risk pregnancies  Washington Post

What happens when a pregnancy goes wrong at 18 or 20 weeks?

New law ends use of restraints on pregnant inmates as advocates push for more to be done  NBC News

The bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation known as the "First Step Act" put in place improvements in the care of pregnant inmates, but advocates say it ...

A disabled woman who gave birth at a Phoenix care facility was likely pregnant before, documents allege  CNN

A disabled woman who gave birth at an Arizona long-term care facility had been raped repeatedly, and had likely been pregnant before, new documents allege.

Congresswomen press Nike about its treatment of pregnant athletes  The Washington Post

Members of Congress are questioning Nike following reports that the company penalized athletes for getting pregnant by reducing their pay and asking them to ...

Documents: Disabled woman impregnated at Arizona long-term facility likely pregnant before  FOX 31 Denver

PHOENIX -- A disabled woman who gave birth at an Arizona long-term care facility had been raped repeatedly, and had likely been pregnant before, new ...

Allyson Felix Denounces Nike For Failing to Support Athletes During Pregnancy

"My disappointment is not just with Nike, but with how the sports apparel industry at large treats female athletes," Felix said.

Pregnancy Kills. Abortion Saves Lives.  The New York Times

Every pregnancy poses a “serious health risk” to the mother.

'Just seems cruel': 800-mile trip to end severely troubled pregnancy illustrates divide on abortion laws  Chicago Tribune

As nearby states tighten abortion laws, controversial Illinois bill would ensure greater access.

‘Fetal Heartbeat’ vs. ‘Forced Pregnancy’: The Language Wars of the Abortion Debate  The New York Times

The new laws that prohibit abortion as early as the sixth week of pregnancy have been called “heartbeat” legislation by supporters, a reference to the flickering ...

Woman in Vegetative State Who Gave Birth in Facility Had Likely Been Pregnant Multiple Times: Docs

Nathan Sutherland, a nurse at the Phoenix-based Hacienda HealthCare long-term care facility, is accused of sexually assaulting the woman.

Model Belle Lucia Wants Her Pregnancy Critics to Know that ‘Bumps Show at All Different Stages’

Model Belle Lucia defends her small baby bump from critics and says that "bumps show at all different stages"

It's Time to Rethink the Demeaning Ways We Describe Pregnancy  TIME

It's time to let women redefine how we talk about their experiences—and provide alternatives to phrases like "knocked up"

Woman Shamed by Starbucks Barista for Ordering Caffeine While Pregnant

A pregnant woman was shamed by a barista at a London Starbucks for ordering a caffeinated drink. Here's what to know about caffeine and pregnancy.

Nike Says It Will End Financial Penalties for Pregnant Athletes  The New York Times

In response to criticism, the company said it would waive performance-pay reductions for 12 months for athletes “who decide to have a baby.”

In vitro fertilization linked to deadly heart disease in pregnancy  EurekAlert

Athens, Greece - 25 May 2019: Women undergoing fertility treatment should urgently see their doctor if they have heart failure symptoms, according to a study ...

Don't overdo omega-6 fat consumption during pregnancy  EurekAlert

In Western societies, we are eating more omega 6 fats, particularly linoleic acid, which are present in foods such as potato chips and vegetable oil.

Allyson Felix: My Own Nike Pregnancy Story  The New York Times

In her video above, the Olympian Allyson Felix tells her story around pregnancy and Nike. I've always known that expressing myself could hurt my career.

Pregnancy and alcohol: state policies are backfiring, study says

Forty-three states have policies targeting pregnant women who drink. A new study says they're actually harming babies.

Tamron Hall Opens Up About Why She Waited So Long To Reveal Her Pregnancy  Women's Health

In a new interview with "People" magazine, Tamron Hall opens up about why she kept her pregnancy a secret. Tamron, 48, revealed her IVF pregnancy in March ...

Nike and Pregnancy: Your Questions, Answered  The New York Times

On Mother's Day, New York Times Opinion published the video below showing that while Nike promotes gender equality in its ads, their sponsored athletes say ...

Nike maternity leave: Following backlash, Nike will change its pregnancy policy in future athlete contracts  CBS News

The company previously reduced pay if athletes fell short of performance goals, including during pregnancy or childbirth.

Blurred lines: A pregnant man’s tragedy tests gender notions  The Washington Post

Doctors report a tragic case of a hospital not acting urgently when a pregnant transgender man arrived in labor that ended in a stillbirth.

‘Caffeine is bad for the baby’: Barista accused of shaming pregnant woman who ordered coffee  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

A pregnant woman who went to Starbucks for some coffee was reportedly shamed for ordering a caffeinated beverage. FOX News reports the woman went to the ...

Nike Called Out By Three Olympians Over Punitive Sponsorship Policy For Pregnant Athletes  Deadspin

American 800-meter specialist Alysia Montaño has won six national championships, but she may be most famous for running the 2014 race while eight months ...

Tamron Hall Says She Kept Her Pregnancy At 48 A Secret Because She Was ‘Terrified’  HuffPost

Tamron Hall, who surprised fans when she announced she was 32 weeks pregnant with her first child in March, has opened up about why she kept her ...

Reasons a woman may not know she's pregnant at six weeks  CNN

Georgia is the latest US state to sign a bill that would ban abortions as soon as a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which can be as early as six weeks. Experts tell ...

Severe pregnancy sickness: 'I thought I was dying'  BBC News

Hannah is one of 5000 UK women to share their experience of extreme pregnancy sickness with BBC News.

Eating Nuts During Pregnancy Tied to Brain Benefits in Baby  The New York Times

Eating nuts during pregnancy may lead to improved cognitive ability in children, Spanish researchers report. Their study, in the European Journal of ...

Economic Cost Imposed On Women When Abortion Is Limited  NPR

More states have adopted new restrictions on abortion in hopes the Supreme Court will revisit Roe v. Wade. That could have profound effects on the economic ...

Missouri Lawmakers Pass Bill Criminalizing Abortion at About 8 Weeks of Pregnancy  The New York Times

The Republican-led House, on its final day in session, passed a bill to ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.

A Nurse Ignored a Trans Man’s Pregnancy Symptoms—Then He Had a Stillbirth

A trans man went to the ER with pregnancy symptoms, but a nurse dismissed them as nothing to worry about. Then he had a stillbirth. Find out more here.

Pregnant in the Workplace  The New York Times

To the Editor: “Commuting While Pregnant: A Long Ride Could Be a Risky One” (In Her Words,, April 19) contributes to the larger conversation ...

Lucy Wills discovered folic acid, an important vitamin for pregnancy

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that every woman of reproductive age get at least 400 micrograms of folic acid, a B vitamin, ...

Woman accused of killing pregnant teen, cutting baby from womb faked pregnancy: prosecutors  Fox News

Chicago prosecutors have revealed new details in the gruesome killing of a young pregnant woman and the theft of her baby from her womb, according to a ...

How Christina Anstead Told Husband Ant She Was Pregnant: 'I Chucked the Test in His Coffee Cup!'

In this week's issue of PEOPLE, Christina Anstead opens up about all things pregnancy - including which of her and husband Ant's kids sensed it early on.

Ulcerative colitis and pregnancy: What is the link?  Medical News Today

Ulcerative colitis causes inflammation of parts of the digestive system. It is possible for women with ulcerative colitis to get pregnant, have a healthy pregnancy, ...

UW to study marijuana use during pregnancy, effects on infants  KOMO News

SEATTLE – University of Washington researchers are recruiting pregnant woman to study the effects of prenatal marijuana use on an infants brain development.

Mum gives birth to miracle TRIPLETS just weeks after tragic ectopic pregnancy  Mirror Online

EXCLUSIVE: Doctors are shocked when scan reveals that mum who was told she'd lost her baby is pregnant with triplets.

Pregnancy centers near campus draw debate on abortion access  Bradenton News

Several pregnancy centers near the University of Minnesota are drawing a debate about abortion access.

Christina Anstead Credits Acupuncture for Helping Her Get Pregnant with 'Miracle Baby'

"I just didn't think I could get pregnant anymore," third-time mom-to-be Christina Anstead says in the latest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday.

What Do Rape Victims Say About Their Pregnancies?  The Federalist

Women who faced the unspeakable horror of rape (and resulting pregnancy) speak out on what that experience was like and why they chose life.

Ohio abortion "heartbeat bill": Pregnant 11-year-old rape victim couldn't get an abortion in Ohio after new Ohio abortion bill takes effect  CBS News

An 11-year-old girl in Ohio was allegedly raped by a 26-year-old multiple times, leaving her pregnant, according to police reports. A state law passed in April, but ...

Big Bang Bosses Defend Controversial Pregnancy Twist: “It Felt Important to Us to Honor That Relationship”  Vanity Fair

A surprise reveal in the Big Bang Theory series finale felt notably out of step with one character's stance on pregnancy.

Can You Prevent Pregnancy with the Pullout Method?  Scientific American

It starts with an age-old question: If a man pulls out before ejaculating, can a woman still get pregnant? In bedrooms, basements and the backs of cars worldwide ...

All The Video Games You Can't Play When You're Pregnant  Kotaku

There are plenty of fun things you can't really do when pregnant: waterslides, alcohol, trampolines, staying up past 10pm. You'd think that video games would be ...

A Historian Looks at Pregnancy and Mothering Through the Ages  The New York Times

In “Mother Is a Verb,” Sarah Knott casts light on forgotten beliefs and practices that will help readers place their own views in cultural context.

Hacienda HealthCare rape victim 'likely' pregnant before, notice of claim says  AZFamily

New court documents say the incapacitated woman who was raped and later gave birth in a Phoenix facility may have been pregnant before.

Ohio abortion, ectopic pregnancy bill: This Ohio anti-abortion bill says that ectopic pregnancies can be moved to the uterus — but that isn't scientifically possible  CBS News

An Ohio state representative introduced a new bill last month, which aims to prohibit insurance coverage of abortions that occur where the mother's life is not ...

'Counting On' Fans Convinced Jill Duggar Is Hiding Pregnancy in New Photo

Fans are convinced Jill Duggar is keeping a very exciting secret after seeing a picture she posted online. In it, she appeared to be concealing her stomach with a ...

Margo Price, nine months pregnant, has a message for male Alabama lawmakers  Los Angeles Times

Americana singer-songwriter Margo Price has recorded a duet with veteran folkie John Prine of his song 'Unwed Fathers' to benefit the Alabama ACLU.

Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson hits a back flip while pregnant: 'Baby's first flip'  USA TODAY

The former Olympic gymnast and her husband, Andrew East, are expecting their first child together after suffering a miscarriage.

Pregnant Amy Duggar Shows Off Her 19-Week Baby Bump: 'I See You!'

Amy (Duggar) King has nearly hit the halfway mark of her first pregnancy! The reality star, 32, shared a 19-week baby bump photo to her Instagram on Thursday.

Why 'Little People, Big World' Mom Tori Roloff Is Concerned About 'Pregnancy in the Summer'

Tori Roloff is pregnant again, and while she's overjoyed to be welcoming a second child she's a bit nervous about being pregnant in the dead of summer.

What Do New State Abortion Laws Really Mean for Women?  The New York Times

The so-called fetal "heartbeat" laws ban abortion before many women even know they're pregnant.

Newmarket wellness clinic making pregnancy less painful

Dedicated wellness clinic for mothers, mothers-to-be, West End Mamas opens in Newmarket.

Healthy Pregnant Women Fart: Doctors on Why Pregnancy Gas Is Good  Fatherly

There specific scientific reasons why pregnant women fart so much. Doctors explain why they happen and how dads can help.

Murdered pregnant teen Marlen Ochoa-Lopez buried on Saturday  ABC News

As her family laid to rest the teen who was nine months pregnant and killed for her unborn child on Saturday, supporters announced plans to lobby for a new bill.

All the things that happen to your vagina when you're pregnant

Pregnancy is a weird time. The obvious stuff (bump, being sick, allegedly 'glowing') is well documented. But there are a lot of other side affects of gestating a ...

Amazon fired these 7 pregnant workers. Then came the lawsuits  CNET

A warehouse worker told her manager she was pregnant. Less than two months later, she was fired. Several lawsuits against Amazon show a similar pattern.

Missouri Senate passes bill banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy  Fox News

The Missouri Senate passed a bill early Thursday to ban abortion eight weeks of pregnancy.

A sponsor of an Ohio abortion bill thinks you can reimplant ectopic pregnancies. You can’t.  The Washington Post

An abortion bill introduced in Ohio's legislature drew scorn this week for including misinformation about a dangerous medical condition that can affect pregnant ...

The danger of being pregnant and black in America  The Guardian

In the US, women of color face more risks in pregnancy and childbirth than white women, and the reason for the disparity has become clear: racism.

Nick Carter announces wife Lauren Kitt is pregnant... eight months after fitness guru's miscarriage  Daily Mail

The 39-year-old Backstreet Boy made the announcement on Instagram on Friday, with a picture of himself and his 35-year-old fitness guru partner standing ...

The Surprising Way Reese Witherspoon Learned to Ignore Her Own Pregnancy Rumors  The Cheat Sheet

Here's how Reese Witherspoon deals with the persistent pregnancy rumors.

The pregnancy mortgage penalty: how getting knocked up can knock down the amount you can borrow

Expectant mothers could unwittingly reduce the amount they can borrow for a home by revealing their pregnancy to their bank.

Royal baby: Looking back at Meghan's pregnancy  BBC News

A timeline of the Duchess of Sussex's pregnancy in photos.

Diabetes in pregnancy and epigenetic mechanisms—how the first 9 months from conception might affect the child's epigenome and later risk of disease  The Lancet

Diabetes in pregnancy is not only associated with increased risk of pregnancy complications and subsequent maternal metabolic disease, but also increases the ...

Texas Senate removes exception that allows abortion after 20 weeks if the pregnancy is unviable  The Texas Tribune

The bill would also prevent what abortion opponents call "discriminatory abortions" — where a woman or a doctor pursues an abortion on the basis of the fetus' ...

Google’s search engine will prioritize abortionists, punish pregnancy centers  Lifesite

The tech has decided to aid the sales of abortion profiteers.

I'm A Pregnant CEO & Want Business Leaders To Stand Up For Abortion Rights  Refinery29

In a few days, I'll reach full term with the baby I'm carrying. It is a girl and she is my fourth child. I didn't sleep last night. Not because of the endless heartburn ...

'Virgin birth': A captive anaconda became pregnant by herself and gave birth to two babies  USA TODAY

Anna, a female anaconda, gave birth to two babies without sexually reproducing with a male snake, Boston's\u00a0New England Aquarium has announced.

Ask Carolyn Hax: He didn’t want me to get pregnant, and now I’m ashamed  The Mercury News

Carolyn Hax: I'm pregnant, scared and don't know what to do. You need to seek some professional advice, and stop blaming yourself.

Mahhi Vij and Jay Bhanushali make their pregnancy official with heartwarming posts  India Today

Mahhi Vij and her hubby Jay Bhanushali announced the wonderful news on social media. They posted an adorable picture with heartwarming notes.

How Melissa Bishop-Nriagu came back stronger from pregnancy  Canadian Running Magazine

Melissa Bishop talks about balancing motherhood and track and her plans for the 2019 season.

Top CDC official says heart disease is 'major factor' in pregnancy-related deaths | TheHill  The Hill

A top official at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Thursday that heart disease is a “major factor” in pregnancy-related deaths among ...

Nike Told Me to Dream Crazy, Until I Wanted a Baby  The New York Times

In the above video, the United States national champion Alysia Montaño turns Nike's ad rhetoric against her former sponsor: If companies want to stand by the ...

Woman faked pregnancy before killing teen, cutting baby from her womb: prosecutors  WGN TV Chicago

CHICAGO — Nearly a month before the murder of 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, Clarisa Figueroa allegedly told her daughter, "I need help killing a pregnant ...

Princess Eugenie baby: Did Princess Eugenie just drop MAJOR hint she's pregnant?  Express

PRINCESS EUGENIE tied the knot with her long-term boyfriend Jack Brooksbank seven months ago and fans are now eager to find out whether the couple will ...

Prison guard who got pregnant from sex with inmate now behind bars, SC officials say  The State

A prison guard at Kirkland Correctional Institution was charged with sexual misconduct with an inmate and misconduct in office after the Columbia, SC woman ...

Pregnant at Oxford University: Juggling motherhood with studying  BBC News

You're studying at one of the world's top universities and then you get pregnant. What happens next?

Pacific white-sided dolphin pregnant at Shedd Aquarium, expecting this fall  WLS-TV

The Shedd Aquarium announced Friday they are expecting this fall. Their Pacific white-sided dolphin Piquet is pregnant.

Road-Warrior Mama! Pregnant Christina Anstead Shows Off Her Baby Belly Next to a 'Bump' Sign

"Today he's a MANGO," dad-to-be Ant Anstead captioned a snapshot of pregnant wife Christina Anstead showing off her 23-week baby bump.

No safe amount of alcohol during pregnancy, suggest researchers: Brain connectivity issues found in children who have experienced prenatal alcohol exposure  Science Daily

An international group of researchers has taken one of the first major steps in finding the biological changes in the brain that drive fetal alcohol spectrum ...

Someone Tell This Ohio Legislator You Can't Move Ectopic Pregnancies Into the Uterus #ABLC  Rewire.News

*Fresh* off the heels of passing one of the most restrictive abortion bans in the country, lawmakers in Ohio seem eager to continue chipping away at abortion ...

Anna the anaconda got pregnant all by herself — by ‘virgin birth’  The Washington Post

Staffers at the New England Aquarium last winter were setting up for an after-hours event near the Amazon rain forest exhibit when they made an unexpected ...

Bumping in Black! Pregnant Chelsea Clinton Shows Off Baby Belly Alongside Husband Marc Mezvinsky

Chelsea Clinton and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting their third child, who will join big brother Aidan, 3 next month, and sister Charlotte, 4½.

Family of pregnant Alabama jail inmate: 'We just want a fair investigation'

With his sister locked away in an east Alabama jail, awaiting the birth of her child and facing a possible death sentence, Terrell Ransaw said his family wants ...

Pregnant transgender man's baby died when nurse didn't realize he was in labor

A pregnant transgender man delivered a stillborn baby after arriving to a hospital with severe abdominal pains, but a nurse did not consider it a ...

Southern Charm’s Kathryn Dennis Says She Was Forced to Keep Her First Pregnancy a Secret

Kathryn Dennis and Thomas Ravenel share daughter Kensie, 5, and son Saint, 3.

Pregnant Sara Haines Emotionally Reunites with High-School Friends During Surprise Baby Shower

Sara Haines is expecting her third child, a son, with husband Max Shifrin this July.

Family questions how inmate jailed 17 months got pregnant  ABC News

Relatives of a jailed Alabama woman are questioning how the woman became pregnant. reports 26-year-old Latoni Daniel has been jailed for 17 months ...

Pregnant woman threw up 50 times a day due to crippling illness that affects one in 100 new mothers  Daily Mail

Hannah Dalton from Benfleet, Essex, suffered from hyperemesis gravidarum, which left her bed-bound and unable to hold down food for the first six months of ...

Letter: Make the right choices before getting pregnant  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Pro-choice is still available to those who insist they need it: Just make that choice earlier than later. Read more. Mahalo for reading the Honolulu Star-Advertiser!

Fresh Prince Reunion! Pregnant Tatyana Ali and Alfonso Ribeiro Bring Kids to Aladdin Premiere

Tatyana Ali's family also cozied up to her former *Fresh* Prince costar Will Smith for photos, where the group all sported huge smiles as they posed together.

Employee was unfairly dismissed after announcing pregnancy three weeks into new job  People Management Magazine

Office manager faced 'hostile, humiliating and offensive environment' as employer asked if she knew she was pregnant on accepting role.

Husband arrested in fatal shooting of pregnant St. Pete woman, baby critical after delivery  ABC Action News

An infant is in critical condition after a pregnant woman was shot and killed in St. Petersburg on Friday morning, according to police.

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