pregnancy

Study Warns Against Acetaminophen During Pregnancy: Here’s Why

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According to the latest study, researchers are now suggesting that taking acetaminophen during pregnancy could increase baby's risk of ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). Acetaminophen, the active ingredient in medicines like Excedrin and Tylenol, has generally been thought to be safe, and more than 50 percent of women in the US take acetaminophen... read more

Could a Glass of Wine During Pregnancy Make Baby Smarter?

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Should you skip the booze? Apparently not. A new study found that expectant moms who drink moderately during their pregnancies give birth to babies with better mental health when compared to moms who refrain from drinking. But, interestingly enough, even the author of the latest study believes that just because the findings show... read more

Drew Barrymore Says She’s Bigger This Pregnancy — but She Doesn’t Care

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I thought Drew Barrymore and I had reached the peak of our relationship when the two-time mama-to-be starred in "Never Been Kissed" but hell, Drew's gone and done it again. This time, the starlet is dishing on her pregnancy weight gain (and those cravings!) the second time around -- and why she doesn't give a flying foo... read more

7 Top Pregnancy Trends of 2014

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Wondering what will make it big in the pregnancy world this year? From unique shower ideas and nicknames as first names to textures and prints in baby's nursery, take a peek at the hottest pregnancy trends to know about in 2014. Get ready for a year of serious style! Raising the ‘Barre’ on Prenatal... read more

Vitamin D During Pregnancy Strengthens Baby’s Muscles

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If this isn't the best reason ever to pack up and head somewhere tropical than I just don't know what is. New research says that kids are likely to have stronger muscles if their moms had higher levels of vitamin D during their pregnancies. So clear your schedules for some fun... read more

2013 Bumpie Best: Most Controversial Pregnancy News

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Welcome to our 2013 Bumpie Best countdown! We’re highlighting the most talked about, most stylish and most amazing new mom, pregnancy and fertility moments that have taken place over the past year. Wondering which celeb mama we most admired in 2013? Or which nursery trend was most loved by moms-to-be? Stay tuned, y’all! We’re rolling though the... read more

2013 Bumpie Best: Most Down-to-Earth Celeb Pregnancy

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Welcome to our 2013 Bumpie Best countdown! We’re highlighting the most talked about, most stylish and most amazing new mom, pregnancy and fertility moments that have taken place over the past year. Wondering which celeb mama we most admired in 2013? Or which nursery trend was most loved by moms-to-be? Stay tuned, y’all! Over the... read more

2013 Bumpie Best: Most Buzzed About Celebrity Pregnancy

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Welcome to our 2013 Bumpie Best countdown! We're highlighting the most talked about, most stylish and most amazing new mom, pregnancy and fertility moments that have taken place over the past year. Wondering which celeb mama we most admired in 2013? Or which nursery trend was most loved by moms-to-be? Stay tuned, y'all! Over the... read more

The Pregnancy Puzzle Book: Is It a Must-Read or a Must-Skip for Moms-to-Be?

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The Pregnancy Puzzle Book, written by Ivy Press is hot off the presses (no pun intended!) -- and it's just for mom-to-be. The book, which features dozens of pregnancy-related crosswords, anagrams, sound-alikes, wordplays, logic puzzles, cryptograms, word pairs and more was designed to keep your pregnancy brain "sharp," and each mind-exercise is accompanied by top... read more

The One Prenatal Test Every Doctor Wants You to Take in Early Pregnancy

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A new Clinical Practice Guideline from the top health care professionals may change the face of your first prenatal visit forever. Published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, the latest CPG recommends universal diabetes testing for every expectant woman at her first prenatal doctor's visit. Because cases of diabetes are... read more