miscarriage

The Surprising Way That Charting Helped Me Get (and Stay) Pregnant

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I didn’t get pregnant quickly like I thought I would. Who knew that after years of trying to prevent pregnancy, I would actually have to try really hard? (Not me.) I’ve been pregnant five times and have two kids, and I’ve learned a ton about my body and conception along the way. Like most... read more

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Tried Getting Pregnant

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Maybe I was naïve, but I thought getting pregnant was as simple as having unprotected sex, and I’d be a mom in nine months flat. We spent years trying to prevent pregnancy, waiting until we were ready and having panic attacks if my period was late. So naturally, once we stopped preventing -- boom! --... read more

New Research Brings Hope to Women Suffering From Recurrent Miscarriages

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A team of researchers led Jan Brosens of the Warwick Medical School at the University of Warwick published new data that could prove vital for advances in the care of women who suffer from recurrent miscarriages. The researchers, under Brosens, found that elevated uterine natural killer cells (known as NK cells)... read more

Jack Osbourne’s Wife Lisa Suffers Heartbreaking Late-Term Miscarriage

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This morning, Jack Osbourne and his wife, Lisa, shared the incredibly sad news that Lisa had a miscarriage during the second trimester of her pregnancy. Lisa and Jack were expecting a baby boy. Lisa, who shared the news about the devastating loss on her blog, Raddest Momsaid, "I have been dreading this announcement.... read more

Gwyneth Paltrow Reveals the Heartbreaking Details of Her Scary Miscarriage

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Over the weekend, Gwyneth Paltrow dropped some surprising (and heartbreaking) news. The mama of Apple, 8, and Moses, 6, revealed to Mail on Sunday's You magazine that her third pregnancy -- sadly -- resulted in a miscarriage that nearly killed her. Despite the fact that she came forward and shared her story, Goop isn't admitting... read more

When to Share the News You’re Pregnant

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As excited as I was to hear about the royal baby on the way yesterday (I’ll admit it, I squealed), I couldn’t help but wonder how Kate and Will were feeling about letting the world in on their intimate news. They may have had to share the news about their baby on the way... read more

Kelsey and Kayte Grammer Welcome a Baby Girl!

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Kelsey Grammer and his wife Kayte are now the parents of a baby girl! The newest member of the Grammer family was born Friday in Los Angeles and weighed in at six pounds, two ounces. Faith Evangeline Elisa Grammer is Kelsey’s fifth child and Kayte’s first. “We are thrilled,” the couple told People. “Mother and... read more

Bethenny Frankel Opens Up About Miscarriage

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Photo: Bravo TV / The Bump
Real Housewife turned talk show host Bethenny Frankel has been opening up about her recent miscarriage and encouraging other women to do the same. On her show today, Bethenny, the host talked about miscarrying at eight weeks pregnant and what a heartbreaking experience it was. "I've honestly had women that I've been friends with... read more

How I Did Everything Right – And Still Had Trouble Getting Pregnant

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Getty / The Bump
My husband and I did everything "right". We got married, we traveled, we saved money, we bought a house, and after five years of being married, we were ready to be parents on paper and in our hearts. We excitedly stopped using protection and assumed that would be enough to get pregnant and have... read more

Should Women Talk About Their Miscarriages?

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An award-winning piece sculpture series explores the topic of miscarriage -- something that a lot of women keep secret or hidden. The International Museum of Women held a contest online where women could vote for their favorite piece of art revolving around the theme of motherhood. The winning piece, “Breakdown in the Closet” was... read more