Post by Kristen Chase Back when I was pregnant with my first, I was determined to spend as little as possible on baby gear. I bought almost everything used on eBay, and scoffed at people who spent money on expensive strollers and high...Show More Summary
Just like famous folks have to put up with their share of difficulties (Gwyneth Paltrow told USA Today the Met Ball was soooo hot and crowded this year), pregnant women have to put up with some common annoyances too. Ours come in the form of people.
Q: I'm five months along and have noticed a strange dark line on my belly? Is it dangerous? A: Nope. While the linea nigra, or “black line,” may be disconcerting, it’s perfectly harmless—and perfectly normal. In fact, up to 75 percent...Show More Summary
Daily supplementation of iron tablets to pregnant women does not provide any benefits in birth weight or improved infant growth compared to twice weekly supplementation, according to a study by international researchers published inShow More Summary
Maggie Gyllenhaal will return to the stage next spring as a pregnant wife who tries to pedal off her libido in “The Village Bike," producers announced Tuesday.
The queer icon talks about the dyke punk scene in the '90s, sobriety, getting pregnant and therapy with a rockstar.
• Who’s counting anyway? Apparently, we are still obsessed with keeping track of how many sexual partners we’ve had. I could think of a few good reasons why. (Your Tango) • Leave the high school days behind even if you’re home … More...Show More Summary
American Taliban Last week, Republican Rep. Trent Franks dismissed concerns about banning abortion for victims of rape and incest by saying that they really don't get pregnant all that often so it's no big deal. Republicans, eager to...Show More Summary
Chicago is shocking the world with its 2013 teen pregnancy prevention campaign, which features pregnant teenage boys.
Pregnant women exposed to high levels of air pollution are twice as likely to have a child with autism compared to women exposed to low levels, scientists from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) reported in Environmental Health Perspectives (June 18th edition). Show More Summary
Don't drink while you're pregnant, not even in moderation. It's wisdom that major medical groups such as the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists have repeatedly emphasized. But researchers are still looking into the specific effects of different quantities of maternal drinking on children. A new study in BMJ is the latest to look at […]
Iodized salt used in bread is not enough to provide healthy levels of iodine for pregnant women and their unborn children, new research shows.
New evidence suggests that the quality of air mothers breathe while pregnant could affect their kids. Nobody knows what exactly causes autism. Genetics are probably a piece of it. Vaccines are not. A new study says there’s another trigger: air pollution. Show More Summary
Jennifer Love Hewitt isn't happy about what's going on on "The Client List," according to Deadline. Pregnant Hewitt is battling with Lifetime over the plot...
Despite all medical efforts, a pregnant Muslim woman who was attacked by two Islamophobic men in the Paris suburb of Argenteuil on Thursday suffered a miscarriage and lost her baby, her lawyer said on Tuesday. News story
Research from the University of Adelaide shows that iodized salt used in bread is not enough to provide healthy levels of iodine for pregnant women and their unborn children.
It’s always fun when the pendular medical research community changes course on something we love or hate (exercise, pap smears, animal fats), but rarely so delicious as when they change their mind about one of our cultural yardsticks for judging women. After decades of moral panic over Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, ... More »
A 39-year-old spectator who was wounded in the Boston Marathon bombings learned she was pregnant in the ER. According to the Boston Globe, Caroline Reinsch was being treated for a puncture wound that "punched a bloody hole in her thigh all the way to the femur, splitting the quad muscle" when the X-ray technician at [...]
In 42 states across America, the needs of pregnant workers are falling through the cracks.
Jessica Simpson played bridesmaid for the second time since becoming pregnant with her second child. This time, the Fashion Star mentor wore a fitted black ruched dress while serving the wedding party for friend Kathryn Syroka's wedding...Show More Summary