pregnancy

This Is Way More Than Just A Pregnancy Test

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Your pee can reveal a whole lot more than you thought. You've probably heard of the hormone responsible for that plus sign on a pregnancy test: human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG). It becomes present in your urine when an egg implants in the uterus. While its detection is enough to know that you're Read more

A Pregnancy Announcement, As Told By Sperm And Egg

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The city of Toronto became fertile ground for one expectant couple. Jen and Calvin, respectively dressed as an egg and sperm, ran around the city to film their pregnancy announcement. The title? "Jen & Calvin's Sex Tape." Jen -- sorry, the big pink egg -- struts around town, nonchalantly going about her day.... Read more

The New Pregnancy Nausea Treatment Guidelines You Need To Read

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That upset stomach or morning date with the toilet bowl is par for the course during pregnancy. About 25 percent of all pregnant women experience some kind of nausea, and 75 percent experience both nausea and vomiting. But when it comes to curbing the discomfort, it's hard to know what's safe for baby. Cue Read more

Watch How Kelly Clarkson Shared Her Second Pregnancy News

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Kelly Clarkson’s musically-inclined daughter River Rose is getting a duet partner. The singer, 33, announced that she is ‘totally pregnant’ during a Los Angeles concert at the Staples Center on Wednesday night. Clarkson teared up while performing her hit “Piece by Piece,” a song she wrote about her relationship with her father. In... Read more

Are They Acting? Sam And Nia's Pregnancy And Miscarriage Claims Questioned

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Can you really take a pregnancy test from the toilet? After the pregnancy -- and subsequent miscarriage -- news from YouTube stars Sam and Nia went viral, the validity of their story is being called into question. The Texas couple -- who deemed themselves the "good-looking couple" in their first viral... Read more

Husband 'Takes' Pregnancy Test, Breaks News to Wife (Video)

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We love a good pregnancy announcement. But when you take away the song parodies and the drones, in essence, they’re all pretty similar: a woman reveals to her partner that they’re expecting, or a couple announces the news together. Which is why this role-reversal announcement has totally raised the bar. High... Read more

Mark Zuckerberg's Baby Tossed His Pregnancy Announcement A 'Like'

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It's not exactly like Mark Zuckerberg could share his big news anywhere else. The Facebook creator, 31, posted a lengthy Facebook status this afternoon announcing that he and wife Priscilla Chan, 30, are expecting. "Priscilla and I have some exciting news: we're expecting a baby girl!" the post, accompanied by a photo of the couple... Read more

Pregnant Then Screwed: UK Women Share Pregnancy Discrimination Stories

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When it comes to American maternity leave policy, the grass is almost always greener on the other side. Swedish parents can share 80 weeks of paid leave. Canadians get 50. But the UK's impressive 52 weeks is losing its shine; a new report from the British Equality and Human Rights Commission found that... Read more

Hilarious Real Pregnancy Stories: 'I Threw Up Because...'

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Whoever came up with the term "morning sickness" seriously underestimated the gross-out factor that many pregnant women face. If you're finding yourself suddenly super-sensitive to certain smells and tastes (or to practically everything), you can seek out relief or blame your hormone changes, but the best remedy is commiserating with others in the same boat.... Read more

Pregnancy Ultrasounds: How Many You Get vs. How Many You Need

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Frequent ultrasounds may seem like a good idea, especially since you probably can't get enough of peeking at baby, but medical experts are warning against getting more than one or two scans. In a joint statement backed by major medical societies like the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), experts concluded... Read more