pregnancy

Prevent Baby From Becoming Overweight By Sticking to a Healthy Pregnancy Weight

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It's important to maintain a healthy pregnancy weight, since a new study from Kaiser Permanente shows that gaining both too much or too little weight during pregnancy may increase the risk of having an obese or overweight child. Published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, researchers pulled electronic health records of 4,145 racially diverse females who... read more

Why You Probably Want to Buy an At-Home Pregnancy Test Instead of Getting One at the Hospital

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According to a new study from the American Association for Clinical Chemistry, 9 out of 11 of the most popular hospital urine pregnancy tests are more likely to produce a false-negative result after the fifth to seventh week of pregnancy, even though the tests perform well in the first month after conception. Led by Ann M. Gronowski,... read more

Stressing Out During Your Pregnancy Could be Bad for Baby’s Health

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According to new research performed by Dr. Petra Arck, stressing out during your pregnancy might put baby at an increased risk for asthma and eczema. The study, performed at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf in Germany, examined data from 994children and their mothers who had participated in an Australian pregnancy study. Starting out,... read more

Doctors Release New Warnings About Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy

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Results from a new study on antidepressant medications and pregnant women found that taking antidepressants during pregnancy could increase the likelihood of preterm labor. The study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, reinforces doctors warnings against taking antidepressants in pregnancy due to the risks on baby's health. Conducted by researchers from Brigham and... read more

Couple Uses Kim and Kanye’s ‘Vogue’ Cover as a Hilarous Pregnancy Announcement

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It was only a matter of time before people other than James Franco and Seth Rogen parodied Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Vogue cover -- but who would have thought it would have been the perfect basis for a pregnancy announcement? NYC couple Maggie and Gennady Borukhovich, an administrative professional and the co-founder of FarFaria,... read more

Pregnancy Time-Lapse Video Is the Sweetest Thing You’ll See Today (WATCH!)

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This adorable mom- and daddy-to-be duo filmed a time-lapse of every day of their pregnancy leading up to their baby's arrival, all to the tune of a song dad wrote and performed! Dad-to-be Tom Fletcher and his partner welcomed their baby boy, Buzz Michelangelo Fletcher on January 3, 2014 and the charming little... read more

Where to Shop for the Year’s Best Baby and Pregnancy Gear

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Looking to buy only the best baby gear for your baby-to-be? We can help with that. After checking out our definitive guide to the hottest products of the year, stock up on all the goodies you'll need once baby arrives -- and we've got the scoop on where to shop for a serious... read more

4 Great Reasons to Focus on Your Fitness During Pregnancy

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You might not feel motivated to move your body while you're pregnant, but pregnancy is the absolute right time to turn your focus to fitness and get into a regular exercise routine -- seriously! Here are a few reasons why: 1. Fewer aches and pains. Regular exercise throughout pregnancy helps reduce common body aches. Since... read more

Savannah Guthrie Announces Her Pregnancy on TV (WATCH!)

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Savannah Guthrie sure got our attention over morning coffee today! The Today Show host dropped not one, but two surprising announcements this morning on live TV. Not only did she wed fiance Michael Feldman over the weekend in Tucson, Arizona, but she also announced that she's four months pregnant!

"We set the wedding date, I bought...

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Bumpie Buzz: Which Celebrity Mom-to-Be Is Having the Most Chic Pregnancy?

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