pregnancy

Ali Larter’s Second Pregnancy Announcement Was Seriously Cute

There's no late-night host that gets more excited about baby news than Jimmy Fallon, so Ali Larter's decision to reveal some exciting news on The Tonight Show was the perfect choice! The Legends star and her husband, actor Hayes MacArthur, are expecting their second child, and Ali confirmed the news by rubbing her baby bump during last... read more

Kerry Washington, Kelly Rowland and Vanessa Lachey’s Pregnancy Cravings Couldn’t Be More Different

While we know Mila Kunis is craving sauerkraut and pickles during her pregnancy (which she categorized as the "worst" because of the smell), we wanted her to know there's no shame in her hunger game. She's in good company with some of our other favorite celeb moms and moms-to-be who've sounded off on their own... read more

The #ShareACoke Campaign Starred in This Couple’s Genius Pregnancy Announcement

If you're a Coca-Cola drinker, then you've probably been sending lots of photos to your Friends, Buddies and Legends due to Coke's #ShareACoke campaign. But it looks like Patrick and Whitney McGillicuddy are the first to use the Mom and Dad cans for their pregnancy announcement (in the most adorable way)! Watch here: Plus, more from The... read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Fighting Fatigue During Pregnancy

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You're rocking the pregnancy glow and counting down the days for baby to arrive, but there's just one problem. You are tired. All. The. Time. Yes, it looks like fatigue has hit you hard. It's a common side effect of pregnancy, so no need to worry. But, you may be wondering how to boost your... read more

Could This Help End Pregnancy Discrimination?

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Photo: Thinkstock/The Bump
For the first time in over 30 years, the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) has updated its rules against pregnancy discrimination. Previously, many employers weren't entirely sure what the rules were or how they applied to their specific business. The hope is that these new clarifications will be helpful to employers, as well... read more

‘Pregnancy Brain’ Is Making You Smarter

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We've already confirmed, to your relief, that baby brain is a real thing -- it's your body's way of preparing you to bond with your child. But new research is proving that it could actually be making you smarter. Dr. Adam Franssen, a neurobiologist at Longwood University, sat down for a Reddit AMA (Ask me... read more

Pregnancy Weight Gain: A Big Issue

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It's not just about looking cute in maternity clothes and getting back into those favorite jeans. Several recent studies emphasize the importance for moms-to-be to keep weight gain in check during pregnancy and to try to shed the baby weight soon after giving birth. A large Irish study... read more

5 Things You Didn’t Know You Should Avoid During Pregnancy

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New research suggests that many women -- pregnant or not -- aren't really aware of the toxins that they need to avoid if they wish to have children (healthy ones, at least). Sure, we know to avoid drinking and cigarettes, but those things are pretty much common sense. Obstetricians across the country, however, are realizing... read more

Active Pregnancy Helps Achieve Normal Childbirth

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Photo: Getty Images/The Bump
If there weren't already enough reasons to stay active during pregnancy, a new study in the UK shows that women with higher activity levels are more likely to have a "normal" childbirth -- requiring fewer medical interventions -- than mothers who are less active. According to the BBC, the study... read more

Yikes! The Risk of Drinking Red Wine During Pregnancy​

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We hate to be the ones to break it to you, but the touted heart benefits of red wine still don't make it ok for pregnant women. Resveratrol -- the ingredient thought to prevent blood clots and damage to blood vessels -- does much more harm than good to fetuses. According to a study by the Federation... read more