pregnancy

Federal Committee Revisits Pregnancy Tuna Debate

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The great debate has been reopened. Once again, how much tuna pregnant women should eat is up in the air. In June, the FDA proposed pregnant women should eat between 8-12 ounces of low-mercury fish per week, which can include light canned tuna (but only up to 6 oz. of tuna). But by August,... Read more

Antibiotic-Free Pregnancy Could Keep Baby Asthma-Free

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Have asthma? Hoping that your baby won't? A new study recommends steering clear of antibiotics during pregnancy. The study, published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, looked at how prenatal antibiotic use affected at-risk children. Children considered "at risk" for asthma included those with a parent who had asthma, hay fever or... Read more

Alaska Brings Birth Control to Bars

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An Anchorage, Alaska bar is posting some sobering content in its women's restroom. "Remember the last time you had sex? Take a pregnancy test before you drink tonight,” reads a message on a -- wait for it -- pregnancy test dispenser on the bathroom wall. Next to the dispenser? A condom dispenser. Both products are free.... Read more

Baby No. 2 on the Way for Jaime King

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Is there something in the water on the Hart of Dixie set? First, Rachel Bilson had Briar Rose. Last week, Scott Porter announced he and his wife are expecting. And today, we learned Jaime King is pregnant with baby no. 2! The actress tweeted the good news today, snapping a photo of her one-year-old son James Knight... Read more

How to Improve Your Pregnancy Posture

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It's not uncommon for pregnancy and parenthood to seriously affect your posture, causing aches, pains and other physical changes. As breasts grow during pregnancy, the increased weight tends to round shoulders and position the head forward, causing a hunchback-like posture that's already worsened by hours in front of a computer screen and behind the wheel of a... Read more

Postpartum Depression May Begin During Pregnancy

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It’s natural for women feel a range of emotions during pregnancy and after baby’s arrival. But a new study finds that how you feel before giving birth can help clinicians identify your risk for three distinct subtypes of postpartum depression. Pinpointing these characteristics early on can help determine how you should be treated. "A... Read more

Photo Booth Pregnancy Announcement Makes Dad -- And Us -- Cry

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Grab some tissues; this pregnancy announcement will make you tear up. Photographer Jessica Devins and her husband Michael have always loved taking photo booth pictures together. So when Jessica learned she was expecting their first child, she couldn't think of a better place to break the news to her husband. During what Michael thought was a... Read more

Your Winter Pregnancy Skin Problems, Solved

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Did you know that cold winter air has an even bigger effect on your skin when you're expecting? Now that winter temperatures have finally arrived (in most parts of the country, at least), it's time to start combating those winter skin woes. Dry skin Cold winter air means less humidity and less moisture. While we may be loving... Read more

You Don't Want SNL's CNN Pregnancy Test (Watch!)

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When you choose your pregnancy test, there's a lot of variables to consider. Do you want the test touted as the most accurate? The easiest to use? The one that promises the earliest detection? If you want constant updates and vague information, SNL's created the CNN pregnancy test just for you. Just like the CNN app,... Read more

Fashionable Mom Documents Pregnancy One Outfit at a Time

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Whether you're in your third month or your third year of motherhood, trying to regain your sense of style is hard -- we're talking sweatpants-everyday hard. But one mom blogger was determined to salvage her pre-baby style and share her success story with other new moms stuck in fashion's ninth circle of hell. That blogger is Allison Neiman, a... Read more