pregnancy

FDA's New Drug Labeling: How Will This Affect Your Pregnancy?

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While the decision has been a long time coming, the FDA just announced changes that will make it easier for pregnant women to understand the risks and benefits of their prescription medications. The changes have to do with how drugs are labeled. Rather than the old system, which uses letters A, B,... read more

Pregnancy Discrimination Case: What You Need to Know

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In 2006, Peggy Young, a part-time UPS worker asked her employer for a light-duty assignment when pregnancy prevented her from lifting over 20 pounds. That request was accompanied by a note from her doctor. UPS said no, stating they would not treat her differently based on pregnancy alone. Young sued, claiming UPS violated the Pregnancy Discrimination Act.... read more

Dad-to-Be's Reaction to His Wife's Pregnancy Is Priceless

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Even though she promised him this wouldn't be on YouTube, we're pretty sure this pregnancy reaction video is now on YouTube and some other places on the Internet. When Dale opened that Chegg box, he didn't find the usual textbook-Redbull combo. Nope, he knew those mini Converses could only mean one thing. "Are you pregnant?... read more

Carrie Underwood's Three Pregnancy Workout Exercises

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You already know why working out during pregnancy is good for you. But what if we promised you could look  like Carrie Underwood? Okay, bold promise. But this easy pregnancy workout from Underwood's trainer Erin Oprea, a former marine turned Nashville personal trainer, isn't so strenuous you'll bail on it but still offers great health benefits. She... read more

Shaming Pregnancy Fit Shaming

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As a runner, I'd like to think that when I'm pregnant, I'll be able to pull off plenty of miles throughout all three trimesters. Okay, maybe just the first two. It's up in the air. But one thing's for sure: I'll never be able to rival Clara Horowitz Peterson. The elite distance runner has trained through... read more

Hayden Panettiere Goes There, Reveals Pregnancy Weight Gain

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At 5 feet, 2 inches, Nashville's Hayden Panettiere is the picture of petite. And with baby No. 1 on the way, the 25-year-old is sharing information that's typically taboo among celebrities -- her pregnancy weight gain. "I started out at 106 pounds and guess how much I weigh now? Around 145... read more

Liv Tyler Confirms Pregnancy with This Amazing Halloween Costume

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Liv Tyler literally has a bun in the oven. Taking a page out of the Jessica Simpson pregnancy play book, the expectant actress confirmed her pregnancy with her adorable Halloween costume on Oct. 29, dressed as a "bun in the oven," complete with a shiny oven and large bun that went over her growing bump. And... read more

Finding the Balance: Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain

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Baby weight is a touchy subject to discuss. Always careful not to pressure women into trying to stay thin or create complexes over their fuller frames during pregnancy, I try to encourage expectant moms to focus on health and wellness rather than the numbers on the scale. However, many moms-to-be are worried about gaining too... read more

Too-cute Halloween Pregnancy Announcements

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We know having a baby can sometimes feel terrifying, but there's nothing scary about these Halloween-themed pregnancy announcements. TODAY.com rounded up the best pumpkin displays from proud parents-to-be. And we've decided we'll take a jack-o'-lantern with a pacifier over a ghoulish grin any day. We highly encourage a holiday pregnancy reveal -- it lends... read more

Hilaria Baldwin's #BumpItForward Tip for a Healthy Pregnancy

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It's no secret Hilaria Baldwin is passionate about yoga. Any doubt: see here and here, and oh, here. And as a part of #BumpItForward, the instructor and co-owner of Yoga Vida in New York City wants to share that passion with other moms-to-be.... read more