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The Pregnancy Complication You Never Think You'll Have

One mom found out late in her pregnancy that she had gestational diabetes and was shocked and in denial over her diagnosis … until she found the silver lining.

Is First Trimester Stress Stressing-Out Your Baby?

A new study draws a connection between a mom's stress levels early in pregnancy and the mental health of her newborn.

Tired of Horse Pills? 7 Easier Ways to Take Your Prenatal Vitamin

Prenatal vitamins can be the worst—especially if you've been taking them FOREVER when TTC. Thankfully, there are other ways to get the nutrition you and your baby need.

9 Ways to Stay Cool for a Healthier Baby

Science links hotter air temps to adverse birth outcomes. If you need an excuse to station yourself in front of the AC, this is it.

Do This to Slash Your Gestational Diabetes Risk

Making time to do this simple exercise could mean a healthier pregnancy and baby.

5 Things to Know About Lyme Disease & Pregnancy

News flash: Ticks will be out in huge numbers this summer and this holds more risk for expectant women. Here's how to stay safe.

Want Better (and Safer) Sleep After Baby? Do This.

A new study discovers the best way to sleep after Baby's here. Hint: you might need more pillows.

The Prescription Painkiller Boom is Hurting Babies

Using narcotic painkillers during pregnancy leads to a "colicky baby times five" or worse, say doctors. And it's on the rise.

The Secret to Preventing Post-Baby Weight Gain? The Message's in a Bottle

Pregnant women exposed to BPA, found in products like plastic bottles, could be at risk of weight gain and diabetes later, according to new research.

7 Comebacks for the Cringiest Pregnancy Questions

Pregnancy can feel like open season for irritating personal questions that are like, #srsly? Handle the third-degree like a boss with these killer comebacks

On Thyroid Medicine? You Might Not Need It

A new study has found that thyroid treatment is getting over-prescribed in pregnant women and it could harm your baby

What's Safe in Pregnancy (And What's Not)

From gel manicures to sugar substitutes, we answer the questions you ask about everything.

There Are Fewer Birth Defects Thanks to This

A new report shows how this key vitamin is helping, but some women still aren't getting enough.

Should You Test for an Underactive Thyroid?

It’s been linked to miscarriage, preterm birth and developmental delays. Why aren’t more OBs screening expectant moms?
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