• Pregnant Life
    Ask an OB-GYN: Abdominal Cramping
    Abdominal cramping is common during pregnancy, but it can also indicate complications. Dr. Chloe Zera of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston lets you know what's normal and when you should call your doctor. ...
  • Pregnant Life
    Ask an OB-GYN: Urinary and Vaginal Problems
    Are urinary and vaginal problems more common during pregnancy? Dr. Chloe Zera of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston answers this question and lets you know when you should call your doctor. ...
  • Pregnancy
    Week 7 of Pregnancy
    You are 6 Weeks and 2 Days Pregnant
    Try not to dwell on your lifestyle before you realized you were pregnant, but start making changes now. ...
  • Beauty Products and Pregnancy
    Ask an OB-GYN: Beauty Routines to Avoid
    Now that you're pregnant, are there certain beauty products or routines you should be avoiding? Dr. Chloe Zera of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston lets you know. ...
  • Food Cravings
    Ask An OB-GYN: The Most Common Cravings
    What are the most common pregnancy cravings doctors hear about? Dr. Chloe Zera of Brigham and Women's Hospital shares her list and gives some examples of cravings that may be cause for concern. ...
  • Signs and Symptoms
    Ask an OB-GYN: The First Signs of Pregnancy
    Dr. Chloe Zera of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston lists the first signs pregnancy you may experience. ...
  • ultrasound of human fetus at 11 weeks and 3 days
    Week 12 of Pregnancy
    You are 11 Weeks and 3 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayAs the baby floats in the amniotic fluid, her limbs are now more fully developed, allowing her to make many movements. The lips and fingers-which are now completely separated-stimulate sensory feelings. ...
  • best birthing playlist
    Pregnant Life
    How to Create the Best Birthing Playlist for Every Kind of Mom
    If you're expecting soon, you've probably done all you can to prepare for the birth. Take classes. Check! Pack hospital bag. Check! Prepare freezer meals. Check! But have you made a birthing playlist to play while you're in labor? A recent study ...
    Rebecca Desfosse
  • Pregnancy fall fashion
    Clothing Fashions
    Pregnancy Fashion: What's Hot for Fall
    Pregnancy is beautiful—you're growing a life inside of you and have all these new, sexy curves. As for clothing, you don't need to don floral muumuu's as your belly expands. Pregnancy fashion does indeed exist. You can still look fabulous, ...
    Rachel Sokol
  • The Best Yoga Positions for Pregnancy
    Exercise Safety During Pregnancy
    The Best Yoga Positions for Pregnancy
    Pregnancy is a wonderful time but it can be physically challenging. Yoga is a great, gentle way of calming the body and mind while keeping loose and maybe helping some of the common aches and pains that carrying a baby brings. Below are a few gr...
    Laura Richards
  • ultrasound of human embryo at 7 weeks exactly
    Week 7 of Pregnancy
    You are 7 Weeks Exactly Pregnant
    Your baby todayThis early vaginal ultrasound scan shows the first signs of pregnancy: the black central area is the fluid-filled cavity in which your baby (not visible) is developing. Within this is a small circular area, which is the yolk sac. ...
  • healthy snack for pregnant women or breastfeeding mothers
    Healthy Pregnancy Diet
    Healthy Snack Ideas for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Moms
    When you're pregnant or nursing, you're eating nutrients for two. Your baby relies on what you eat for proper growth and development, so you need to consume more of certain nutrients. A healthy diet is essential. Snacks can be a great way to get...
    Amy Magill
  • Top causes of miscarriage
    Pregnant Life
    Top Causes of Miscarriage
    When your dream of starting a family is cut short by repeated miscarriages, you want to find answers. The causes of miscarriage often go undetected for many women. Although it's common for women to experience a miscarriage at some time in their l...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • Top pregnancy apps
    Pregnant Life
    Top 10 Pregnancy Apps to Help You Keep Track of Your Growing Baby
    When you're pregnant, every week can mean big changes in your growing baby's development. With so many aspects to keep up with during pregnancy, you'll want to utilize one (or a few) of these handy pregnancy apps to keep track of everything. To...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • ultrasound of human fetus at 12 weeks and 1 day
    Week 13 of Pregnancy
    You are 12 Weeks and 1 Day Pregnant
    Your baby todayThis 3D ultrasound scan clearly demonstrates that the baby's arms and legs are now fully formed and much more in proportion with the trunk. All of the baby's joints are now formed, enabling a full range of movement. ...
  • Unique baby shower theme
    Baby Showers
    3 Unique Baby Shower Themes to Make Your Shower Stand Out
    Baby showers have come a long way—no longer do we have to wrap future moms' bellies in toilet paper or make diaper cakes. Now don't get me wrong, these are both cute ideas, but there are some new and unique baby shower themes out there these d...
    Courtney Key
  • Hanging baby clothes - one of your typical baby shower games
    Baby Shower Games
    7 Non-Cliche Baby Shower Games
    Ah, another day, another baby shower to attend. Certainly a joyous time, this popular mom-to-be celebration often involves gifts of pink or blue (or neutral), lots of excited women, and super-cute baby-themed dcor. But, let's face it. Baby showe...
    Rachel Sokol
  • Gender-Predicting Old Wives
    Preparing for Baby
    7 Gender-Predicting Old Wives' Tales
    Have your family members been playing guessing games trying to figure out if your new addition will be a boy or girl? Every soon-to-be parent is eager to find out the sex of their baby, and many choose to find out before he or she is born. The wa...