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Pregnant Kim Kardashian Wears See-Through Suit

Pregnancy can't stop Kim Kardashian West from embracing her signature sexy style—or showing a little skin.

Science Pinpoints When Your Labor Will Start

The biggest guessing game for pregnant women—well, maybe besides whether it's a boy or a girl—is when Baby will decide to make an appearance. The onset of labor is a mysterious process, and due dates are not an exact science.

Coco Austin: Her Baby Bump is (Finally) Here!

What a difference a few weeks makes! Just recently, Coco Austin, the pregnant wife of rapper Ice-T, had a barely noticeable baby bump that was making noticeable headlines. Regardless of the ultrasound she shared of baby Chanel Nicole, some were accusing her of faking her pregnancy.

Big Baby Fear Leads to Unnecessary Interventions

If you were told at the end of your pregnancy that your baby might be well over eight pounds, you'd probably freak out a little about giving birth, right?

Coco Austin Has a Tiny Bump—and It's OK

Coco Austin and Mr. Coco Austin (A.K.A. Ice-T), are expecting their first child. Like most expectant women, Coco has been actively updating social media with her pregnancy development pics. But these selfies have caused more "eeks" than "ahs" on the internet. The issue? Coco's barely noticeable belly—many onlookers are perturbed that her bump is so tiny at 7 months pregnant.

New Treatment for Preeclampsia is On the Way

You know how you have to pee in a cup every time you go to the OB? That's because your doctor is looking for an increase in protein in your urine, which is one of the symptoms of preeclampsia, dangerously high blood pressure that affects 5-10 percent of pregnancies. Previously, the only real treatment for the condition was to deliver the baby.

A Quick Guide to Prodromal Labor Contractions

It's the end of your pregnancy. You're big, you're tired, and you are beyond ready to meet the tiny person who has been making their home in your body for the better part of a year. There's just one thing to do: wait for labor contractions to start.

Gestational Diabetes: The Pregnancy Complication I Didn't Expect

I'd never failed a test in my whole life, and the very thought used to give me nightmares at school. That all changed when I was pregnant with my first baby. I failed the one-hour sugar test that screens expectant moms for gestational diabetes. And though I passed the subsequent three-hour version, I failed both of them again later in my pregnancy by just a number or two. It was confirmed, according to my doctor: I had GD.

Your Baby is Breech: Now What?

For weeks I had been proudly prompting people to pat my baby's butt. That sounds worse than it was: I was about 35 weeks pregnant, and you could feel a hard knob where her behind jutted out from my belly. When it was my doctor's turn, she furrowed her brow. "Hmmm," she said. "You may have a breech baby." She pulled a mobile ultrasound machine into the room, smeared goo on my belly and started peeking around.