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2nd Trimester

Christy Hemme Is Expecting

Christy Hemme, TNA Impact Wrestling’s ring announcer and former WWE Diva, is no stranger to fitness and hard work. Hemme has been consistently exercising since she was a teenager, and that same hard work (and hard abs) made her a force to be reckoned with—both inside and outside of the wrestling ring. Now, Hemme has a whole new reason to stay active: she’s expecting a baby! We caught up with her to chat about her pregnancy.

5 Adventure-Themed Elements to Add to Your Nursery Décor

Grilled Chicken Tenders with Peach Barbecue Sauce

Tenders cook quickly so you can spend time chatting with friends instead of fussing over the grill. You’ll also benefit from their payload of protein, a building block for Baby’s development. Recipe by Matthew Kadey, M.S., R.D.

Maternity Jeans You'll Actually Miss

What Your Placenta Has in Common with Your Mouth

While we once thought of the placenta as a sterile environment, it turns out the baby-nourishing organ contains a whole microenvironment of bacteria—one that resembles your mouth, according to research published in Science Translational Medicine. Cool, huh?

Get Rid of Pregnancy Acne

Pregnancy hormones can make your skin go bonkers! But with a long list of ingredients to avoid until your due date, what are you supposed to do if you get a pimple (or a whole bunch of ’em)? Follow this easy plan for clear skin from Ariel Ostad, M.D., a dermatologist in New York City.

Read This if You're Considering Only Unique Baby Names

Picking the right baby name can feel like an exercise in opposites: You want one that’s likable, but not ubiquitous—special, but not weird. Moniker maven Laura Wattenberg offers tips for striking a balance.

5 Ways to Boost Your Pregnancy Style (Without Spending a Fortune on Maternity Clothes)

Baby Gear Essentials for Every Budget

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