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.
Sure, getting all dolled up for a fancy party is nice and all, but, really, when you’re nearing the end of your pregnancy is there any better way to celebrate the upcoming birth of your baby than hanging out with your BFFs, wearing pjs and digging into a stack of Rooty Tooty Fresh ‘N Fruity?
The best way to protect your newborn from pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is to get vaccinated yourself during pregnancy, according to a new study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association. The research showed that the tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis (Tdap) vaccine is safe for moms-t
Expecting a girl? Your pregnancy health could determine if she’s overweight later in childhood, according to a new study published in Diabetes Care. The research shows that daughters of women who developed gestational diabetes were more likely to struggle with obesity in adolescence.
If you saw Alyssa Milano on Project Runway All Stars, or on the cover of our August/September issue (which you can download on iTunes), you know that the new mom-of-two can really dress up a baby bump. So it was only fitting that she’d venture into maternity wear.