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First Trimester

Survive the Work Day (Even When You Have Morning Sickness)

Pregnant women have tons of demands on their time and energy, not the least of which is work.

3 Home Remedies for Dandruff

Got an itchy, flaky scalp? Try this simple anti-dandruff prescription from Elizabeth Cunnane-Phillips, a trichologist (that’s a hair and scalp expert) at the Philip Kingsley Clinic in New York City.

Please Stop Saying This to Pregnant Women

Pregnancy is a magical time for a woman. But it's also a time of bodily changes, awkwardness and discomfort. Why would you want to pile on more awkwardness by saying something foolish? That's right, you wouldn't. So read on and learn the nine things that you should never, ever say to a pregnant woman.

"You look like you're about to pop!" No woman wants to hear this. You might as well tell her she's a hippo.

Body Odor During Pregnancy: "Do I Smell?"

If you’ve ever bolted for the bathroom because your husband’s cologne—the one you bought him—suddenly makes you want to retch, you know all too well that pregnant women enjoy a razor-sharp sense of smell. Unfortunately, we smell in other ways, too. “Your whole aura changes when you’re pregnant, and that includes your personal aroma,” explains Miriam Greene, M.D., clinical assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at New York University Langone Medical Center.

Pamper Yourself During Pregnancy

Get More:  See the full Kristin Cavallari cover story—with more photos and Kristin's fashion secrets—in our April/May issue, on newsstands March 31st or iTunes on March 28th.

Back to Main Page: Kristin in Full Bloom

The First-Trimester Fever Risk

A new review of data looks at the risks of having a fever during pregnancy. Here's what you should do if your temperature rises. Related: Colds During Pregnancy: Should You Worry?

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4 Pregnancy-Safe Retinol Alternatives

Pregnancy is full of sacrifices: coffee, alcohol, energy. But there’s no need to add stellar skin to the list.

20 Reasons Why Now Is the Best Time to Be Pregnant

Congratulations! You’re pregnant. And a hearty congrats to us as well—Fit Pregnancy turns 20 this year and we couldn’t be more thrilled to celebrate with you. Why? Well, we think it’s an amazing time to be pregnant.

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