Antibiotic Use During Pregnancy Won’t Increase Risk Of Birth Defects: Study

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Some reassuring news for expectant moms: If you happen to get sick during pregnancy, two common antibiotics have just been proven a-ok. Researchers from the University of Montreal and its affiliated CHU Sainte-Justine children's hospital wondered if it was a pregnant woman's infection or the antibiotics used to treat it that had the... Read more

Husband Announces Wife’s Pregnancy By Turning Her Curves Into Nature Scenes

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Sometime in your third trimester, you’ll likely start to feel like that cute little baby bump has grown to be the size of a beach ball. Or a small private island. Or a large mountain. And you're not alone: One couple decided to document these sentiments in a photo series, incorporating the mom-to-be’s belly into... Read more

Mom’s Pregnancy Weight Gain After Birth May Lead to Child’s Obesity

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When you're ‘eating for two’ it's easy to give in to strong (and sometimes strange!) cravings, and before you know it those pregnancy pounds quickly add up. In reality, doctors say 300 extra calories per day is all you need, and excessive weight gain can have health consequences that put you and baby at risk.... Read more

Our 5 Predictions For Chrissy Teigen's Pregnancy

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are having a baby! The couple each confirmed the news on their own Instagram accounts, sharing the same photo. "John and I are so happy to announce that we are pregnant," Teigen's caption reads. "As many of you know, we've been trying to have a baby for a... Read more

Pregnancy Cravings And Moods Brought To Life In Whimsical Photo Shoot

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Pregnancy cravings have you wishing you could dive into some chocolate right about now? Or immerse yourself in all the strawberries you can handle? Art director Vaida Rasciute of Carrot Incorporations is bringing your fantasies to life. The Ireland-based stylist got especially creative while she was pregnant with her youngest. Rasciute posed in... Read more

Fun New Answers For Common Pregnancy Questions

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Meet Sara Given, a first-time mom who’s found her place in the online parenting world by poking fun at it. Her blog “It’s Like They Know Us” rounds up all those ridiculously idyllic parenting stock photos you hate so much and adds the snarky captions they deserve. Her new book, Parenting is... Read more

10 Percent Of Women Drink During Pregnancy: Report

For many women, a positive pregnancy test means no alcohol whatsoever. For other moms-to-be, it’s an occasional sip or drink on special occasions. Although numerous findings show that drinking during pregnancy can lead to fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), a new study has discovered that moms are taking the risk: The US Centers... Read more

Should Your Uber Driver Go Through 'Pregnancy Sensitivity Training'? China Thinks So

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An oversized driver who really has to go to the bathroom might not sound like the ideal candidate to get you to your destination. But for one Chinese valet company, it's all part of the training. Male employees of Ubo, a Chinese car valet service positioning itself as a premium service similar to Uber Black, are going... Read more

The Best Gifts Come In Small (Apple) Packages

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We’ve never seen a bait-and-switch end as happily as this. When Wyoming mom Catie Reay found out she was pregnant, she decided to surprise her new husband Chad with a one-of-a-kind early birthday present—a positive pregnancy test, cleverly disguised in an Apple Watch box. As Catie hands Chad the box, she hints at the sentimental... Read more

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