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2nd Trimester

5 Reasons Pregnancy Is Sexy

You have tons of stuff to think about right now: Will my baby be healthy? What sort of mom will I be? How long will it take my belly to go down after birth and will I fit into my skinny jeans again? Now, let’s be clear: What does my partner think about my boobs? shouldn’t top your list of concerns. We certainly don’t expect to be your No. 1 priority at this point.

Meet Stacy Keibler: Pregnant Role Model, Fitness Veteran, and Clean-Eating Inspiration

UPDATE: Stacy Keibler, our June/July cover star, is officially a new mom. She and her husband Jared Pobre welcomed a baby girl, Ava Grace, on Wednesday, August 20. Keibler made the announcement on her website: “Jared and I have been blessed with the new love of our lives… We’ve never experienced a level of joy and happiness like this before!”

Master the Art of the Staycation-Babymoon

A week-long babymoon to a new city isn't always possible (if only!), but a staycation can be just as relaxing, if not more.

Kristin Cavallari on Pregnancy, Fashion and More

Approaching the six-month mark of her second pregnancy, Kristin Cavallari has taken a flight from negative-degree Chicago and braved a New York City blizzard to get to the photo studio. But on set, she shows zero signs of flagging. In fact, she seems to bounce into outfit after springy floral outfit, donning stilettos for hours without complaint. She’s glowing and toned, her baby bump the only evidence of the new life she’s about to bring into the world with her husband, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler.

Colds During Pregnancy: Should You Worry?

Colds are never fun—least of all when you’re already fatigued from growing a baby inside of you. And now, new research finds another downside to having the sniffles when you’re pregnant: Colds during pregnancy are linked to an increased risk of your baby developing asthma, says a study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.

4 Ways to Find the Perfect Doula

While woman-to-woman maternity support has been around ever since women have been having babies (well, technically, Eve was on her own), doulas are relatively new. After all, the first US professional organization for doulas (DONA, or Doulas of North America; now called DONA International) only started in 1992. This leaves many women wondering, “If I have a labor support partner and a nurse during labor, do I really need doula?” The answer: Maybe.

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