A first-time pregnancy is a little like a visit to a foreign country: You don't speak
the language (Is effacement a good thing?), you're not sure which foods or
activities are safe and which you should worry about (Sushi, no? Sex, yes?), and you may have no idea what gear you're going to need (What's a layette, anyway?).
Let us be your travel guide! Our complete road map for the clueless pregnant woman will help you navigate this wondrous but unfamiliar territory. Happy travels!
What, Me Worry?
Are you protecting yourself and your baby by worrying about the right things, or making yourself crazy (and putting your pregnancy at risk) by fretting about the wrong stuff? Take our quiz, then see what the experts have to say.
Tell Me What to Eat
When you're expecting, your diet changes just as your body does. Here are 10 simple rules for what's smart to eat (and what isn't) during the nine months your baby is developing.
Just Give Me A List
Whether aisle after aisle of "stuff" strikes fear in your heart or you were born to shop, our baby-gear lists for minimalists and shopaholics alike will help cut through the clutter.