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1st Trimester

Key to Healthier Pregnancy Could Be in Tortillas

Folic acid is one of those nutritional powerhouses that pregnant women should load up on to help prevent birth defects, and the good news is, you can find the vitamin in some of your favorite foods.

Belly Fat in Pregnancy Linked to Diabetes Risk

Starting off your pregnancy with belly fat could indicate you're at higher risk of developing diabetes later in pregnancy, according to a new study published in the journal, Diabetes Care.

'Taste Test' Video Turns Into Pregnancy Reveal

Vlogger Cory Williams has made a name for himself over the past 10 years as an adventurous California-born, Alaska-transplanted YouTuber who posts videos ranging from funny songs to outdoor adventures. His work has earned him plenty of attention—and money—but his latest video is definitely his best yet.

BPA in Pregnancy Tied to Lower Weight in Girls

Bisphenol-A (BPA) has become something of a toxic buzzword of late. It's everywhere you look—from the plastic that wraps your food to your long scroll-of-a-receipt at the drug store—and it can be particularly important to avoid during pregnancy.

Should Doctors Wait to Diagnose Miscarriage?

When pregnant women go for their first ultrasound, it is usually a time of joy. But for some, an early ultrasound can lead to uncertainty about their pregnancy and requires a followup. Waiting to find out if you're going to have a miscarriage can be brutal, but it's crucial that doctors get it right so they don't misdiagnose a pregnancy that's actually viable—a rare occurrence, but something that shouldn't happen at all.

Doctors Detect Placenta Problems in 1st Tri

Your placenta is crucial to keeping your pregnancy healthy—it transfers nutrients and blood to your baby, helping her develop and grow.

Two Totally Different Pregnancy Announcements

It's become a tradition for parents-to-be to document their pregnancy announcement in photos and on video. The announcements are always adorable, but these two couples have completely raised the bar.

See Husband Shock Wife with Pregnancy News

Alright Mama, we need your help on this one. We can't decide if we would laugh or get a little annoyed if our husbands played this pregnancy prank on us.

First Trimester Stress Linked to Brain Disorders

Stress and early parenthood inevitably go hand in hand. But unnecessary stress during pregnancy should be avoided if possible for a few newly specified reasons, according to a study published in Endocrinology.