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Diana Kelly

Diana Kelly is a NYC-based writer who covers health, weight loss, fitness, and relationship topics for various magazines. Her favorite things include coffee, naps, travel, red wine, Swedish fish, fitness classes, sports, and making people laugh (even if it's at her own expense). You can follow Diana on Twitter @DianaKelly or visit her website.

Being a little frightened of pain during childbirth isn’t exactly a rare phenomenon. (You want another human to come out of where?!) But fear has its downsides, including an increased risk of postpartum depression, according to a new study published in BMJ Open.Related: 4 Delivery Day DilemmasRese...

Ever see a super slim pregnant woman, and feel a pang of jealousy? Well, a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health might change that.Researchers at the University of Maryland looked at over 159,000 women over the course of four years, noting how much weight they gained during pr...

You know it’s important to develop healthy eating habits before baby comes, but dad’s patterns matter, too, says new research from McGill University in Canada.Male mice that consumed a folate-deficient diet were 30 percent more likely to have offspring with birth defects, compared to mice that a...

How long do you think you should talk to your prenatal doctor about breastfeeding? While you may not have a specific amount of time in mind, if the duration 39 seconds sounds a bit short, it is. But a new study published in Obstetrics & Gynecology  found just that: Researchers recorded ...

Every woman has some everyday anxiety, but soon–to–be moms can pile on a few more factors sure to send even the coolest cucumber into night sweats (seriously, this growing baby is going to come out where?). You know that stress is bad for your mental and physical health—and it could...

You and your partner have talked about having a baby, but it’s not happening just yet. If you plan to get pregnant within the next few months—or even year—it’s important to get your diet on the healthy track now to prepare your body for pregnancy later. To learn more about the easy tweaks yo...

Whether you’re planning a pregnancy, entering your second trimester with your first baby, or contemplating having a third baby, you’ve likely thought about the weight gain—and looming struggle to get it off afterwards—at least a few times. And, if you’re starting out with even a few extra ...

You’ve heard plenty of stories of women experiencing postpartum depression amongst friends, in online forums, and even in a few celebrity tell-all books. But the postnatal depression you might not have heard about is PPND (paternal postnatal depression)—the one your partner may suffer from after...

Almost any woman has probably had a moment at some time in her life when she laughed too hard, or perhaps drank a little too much alcohol and really, really had to go to the bathroom. But as Fit Pregnancy readers know, that baby pressing against your bladder makes you have to go to the bathroom ofte...

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