pregnancy

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

6 Ways The 'Shut Up And Dance With Me' Pregnancy Announcement Nails It

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By now, you may have already seen the high-energy, family-friendly baby announcement from the Murray family. Set to the tune of "Shup Up and Dance" by Walk the Moon, the music video is this couple's way of saying, "Yes, we're having a fourth baby, and we're still excited about it." (Sound familiar? The Miley Cyrus Read more

This Drone Pregnancy Announcement: The Next Big Thing?

Baby announcement from a droneDirk Dallas
This pregnancy announcement is a level above everyone else's. With the help of a drone, the Dallas family shot an aerial video, using letter balloons to spell out "BABY" from a blanket below. Creator and dad-to-be Dirk Dallas is no stranger to baby announcements. Already the parent of two daughters, he's created elaborate... Read more

Do You Know About This Pregnancy Test Hack Called 'Tweaking'?

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Are you sure that pregnancy test was negative? Some women are going to great lengths to make sure even the faintest lines are discovered. The process, called tweaking, involves using photo editing programs to enhance any faint positive lines that may be invisible to the naked eye. Operating kind of like an Instagram filter, tweaking... Read more

Nope, This Is Not A Pad

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"I can't believe this hasn't been done." That's the feedback Bethany Edwards, CEO of Lia Diagnostics, routinely receives about her company's new pregnancy test design. And based on the discretion, disposability and sustainability it offers, we couldn't agree more. Made out of paper, the Lia test is foldable and flushable, ensuring privacy in a way the... Read more

Why Dental Health During Pregnancy Matters

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You've heard you should stay on top of your dentist appointments while pregnant. But with all your other prenatal checkups, is it really necessary? Definitely. A new study form Delta Dental found that 42.5 percent of pregnant women are skipping out on their dentist appointments, missing opportunities to identify and correct oral problems that occur... Read more

Why One CEO Hid Her Pregnancy To Save Her Job

Talia Goldstein, CEO who hid pregnancy, and familyTalia Goldstein via Facebook
As the co-founder and CEO of a matchmaking startup called Three Day Rule, Talia Goldstein had plenty of challenges in front of her. One of the biggest? Fundraising. And she was determined not to let pregnancy get in the way of that. Unfortunately, she found that hiding her bump -- and her pregnancy altogether --... Read more