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Pregnancy Health

Pregnancy Health

The Incredible Shrinking Brain

. . . Or, how I got pregnant and lost my mind

Testing the Waters

New and improved screening techniques can ease your concerns about your baby's health.

Take it to the Bank

Should you store your baby's cord blood?

Calm, Cool & Collected

Being pregnant and giving birth should be joyous experiences, not anxiety-wracked ones. Here’s the knowledge you need to keep common fears from spiraling out of control.

Early Warning

A new first-trimester procedure can determine Down syndrome risk with a simple blood test and specialized ultrasound.

What's Your Pregnancy IQ?

How well-versed are you in the finer points of building a healthy baby? Take our quiz to find out.

Pain Relief Linked to Time of Labor

The time of day you’re having your baby could determine the effectiveness of the epidural pain medication you receive.


Got a bellybutton ring? Find out whether it should stay or go as your belly expands.


Can other people’s cigarette smoke can be as harmful to your fetus as if you were lighting up yourself? Find out here.

Pregnancy Q&A

Connie L. Agnew, M.D., answers your questions about pregnancy.

Ask The Beauty Expert

Sound advice from our beauty editor, Olessa Pindak

Q & A: Your Baby's Sleep

Even before their babies are born, parents-to-be worry about how they're going to get the rest they need. Here are expert answers to the most common questions.

Take It Easy

10 ways to slow down, worry less and enjoy your pregnancy
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