Extreme Exercise During Pregnancy: How Much Is Too Much?

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Recommendations for exercise during pregnancy are vague, and generally quite conservative so as to prevent any undue stress on the pregnancy or the expectant mom. Official medical position on the subject has been revised in recent years, however, to encourage more activity during pregnancy. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends... Read more

Which Pregnancy Symptom Does Kelly Clarkson Share With Kate Middleton?

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Kelly Clarkson and Kate Middleton share a commonality beyond their adorable baby girls. And trust us, it's not something they'll want to bond over. Both the singer and the Duchess experienced severe morning sickness. While Clarkson hasn't confirmed an exact diagnosis of hyperemesis gravidarum -- the medical term for the extremely severe morning sickness that... Read more

Watch Grandpa's Hilarious Reaction To 'Whisper Game' Pregnancy Announcement

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While parenthood may not be all fun and games, that concept clearly doesn’t apply to pregnancy announcements. Texas mom-to-be Alexa Goolsby decided to take a page out of comedy genius (and dad) Jimmy Fallon’s playbook by telling her parents she was expecting while they played their own rendition of Fallon’s famous "Read more

How Baked By Melissa Founder Handled Her Gluten Allergy During Pregnancy

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Melissa Ben-Ishay is the President and Chief Product Officer of the New York City-based dessert company Baked by Melissa. When Ben-Ishay was fired from her job in advertising in 2008, she decided to do what she loved—to offer consumers the ultimate dessert experience. With the idea that people should be able to taste more... Read more

Mom Illustrates All Those Embarrassing Pregnancy Problems You're Dealing With

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From unwelcome body hair to nosy questions from strangers, pregnancy comes with its fair share of awkward and embarrassing moments. In case we haven't emphasized the fact that you're not alone enough, we've found some adorable cartoons to drive the point home. Norwegian illustrator and mom-of-two Line Severinsen has been drawing hilarious cartoons of pregnancy and... Read more

Why Half Of Women Skip The Dentist During Pregnancy (And Shouldn't)

You monitor your health closer than ever during pregnancy. You adapt your workout, take your vitamins and skip out on your morning coffee. But what about your oral health? A national survey recently released by Cigna found that 43 percent of pregnant women are skipping out on out dental appointments. The survey also discovered only... Read more

It's Not Menopause; It's A Baby!

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There was no registry, no baby shower and no pregnancy worry for Judy Brown. And that's because this new mom didn't know she was pregnant until an hour before labor. The 47-year-old Massachusetts women headed to Beverly Hospital with severe abdominal pain, believing it could be a blockage or a gall stone. But the hospital's... Read more

Nearly Half Of US Women Gain Too Much Weight In Pregnancy, Study Finds

In addition to morning sickness and swollen feet, weight gain during pregnancy is to be expected. But in the US, pregnant women are packing on more pregnancy pounds than recommended. A new study from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 47 percent of US women gain too much weight during... Read more

Surprise! Taste Test Turns Into Pregnancy Announcement

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As an outdoor living vlogger chronicling his life in Alaska, Corey Williams is no stranger to adventure. So when his wife, Kristen, suggested she administer an adventurous taste test for his YouTube channel, DudeLikeHELLA, he was completely on board. Once the camera started rolling, Kristen blindfolded Corey and began introducing foods one by... Read more

Passenger Demands UK Woman Show Proof Of Pregnancy Before Getting Train Seat

Commuting to work is no fun for Raayan Zafar. At 11 weeks pregnant, the 32-year-old UK mom suffers from severe morning sickness, but still needs to take public transportation during rush hour. “I feel dizzy and out of energy, which makes standing in the Tube quite difficult when there is not enough ventilation," she tells the Read more