Pregnancy

The Most Fertile Day Of The Year Is Apparently A Thing, & It's Almost Here

If you and your partner are feeling particularly cuddly (and more than a little bit randy) after a few cups of eggnog, it would appear as though you're not alone. Statistics show that the most popular month to be born in is September, and if you do…
By Cat Bowen

If Your Birthday Is On Christmas, This Is Why You're Actually Pretty Unusual

Sharing a birthday with Christmas seems like it would be a fortuitous coincidence, because who else gets to enjoy Santa dropping in with presents to commemorate their birth? Well, increasingly very few people. While the month itself sees no shortage…
By Lindsey Nesmith

10 Celeb Babies Due In 2019

Can you believe there are only a few more weeks left in 2018? (Unbelievable!) In some ways, this year flew right by. In other ways *cough* politically *cough* this pregnancy is lasting forever *cough*, the days seem to have dragged on forever. And…
By Michelle Stein

Amy Schumer's New Bump Photo Shows She Still Has A Sense Of Humor Despite Her HG

Those who have been following along with Amy Schumer's pregnancy know the funny actress has had a rough go of it so far. The first-time expecting mom has been extremely honest about her struggle with a debilitating pregnancy condition called…
By Michelle Stein

'Jersey Shore's Deena Cortese Is Using This Pregnancy Hack To Help Her Baby 'Drop'

The internet is full of quick hacks to help expectant moms who are close to their due date induce labor. Recently, Jersey Shore's Deena Cortese began using a common pregnancy hack to help her prepare for her own labor with her first child. Of…
By Vanessa Taylor

Diane Kruger Says Being A Mom Makes Her Feel Like A "Superhero"

When I brought my first child home from the hospital, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. Those first few weeks with a newborn were pretty much a blur of trial and error, breastfeeding around the clock, sleepless nights, and "Am I really…
By Michelle Stein

Meryl Streep Is Going To Be A Grandma For The First Time, & Fans Are So Excited

It looks like congratulations are in order for one high-profile celebrity and her daughter. Because in addition to "award-winning actress," someone will soon be earning a brand new title: Grandma. As it turns out, Meryl Streep is going to be a…
By Michelle Stein

How Black Doulas Are Quietly Changing Delivery Rooms Across The Country

The birthing process for first-time mothers is stressful enough. But discrimination from medical professionals while in labor can lead to a traumatic birth. That’s precisely what happened to Khadija Charles and her husband Kevin who are featured in…
By Gianluca Russo

Amy Schumer Posted Another Puking Video, & Those Who've Had HG Will Get It

If you follow Amy Schumer on Instagram, then you're probably well aware the funny actress is expecting her first child with husband Chris Fischer. It's also highly likely that you've picked up on the fact that Schumer has been having a rough time…
By Michelle Stein

The Most Fertile Day Of The Year Is Apparently A Thing, & It's Almost Here

If you and your partner are feeling particularly cuddly (and more than a little bit randy) after a few cups of eggnog, it would appear as though you're not alone. Statistics show that the most popular month to be born in is September, and if you do…
By Cat Bowen

Here's How The Best Fathers-In-Law Help When You're Pregnant During The Holidays

Being pregnant this time of year is a double whammy for a mom-to-be. She has the natural worries and fears that go along with expanding her family, plus the busyness and stress of the holidays all rolled into one. It's a lot for a pregnant woman to…
By Kristina Johnson

Here's How Your Mother-In-Law Can Make Your Holidays Way Easier Postpartum

The mother-in-law/daughter-in-law relationship isn’t always the easiest. Even women lucky enough to have a generally great relationship with their MIL have probably butted heads a time or two. But regardless of whether your relationship with your…
By Kristina Johnson

This New Research Should End Any Doubts About Whether "Pregnancy Brain" Is Real

When I was pregnant I drove to the grocery store and wandered the aisles for nearly an hour before realizing I was wearing slippers instead of boots. This was in December; I should also mention that I went to the store just to buy milk, spent nearly…
By Jen McGuire

These Fascinating Things Happen In Your Brain As Soon As You Give Birth

I always thought it was annoying when people would say, “Your life will change forever after having a baby.” Because duh. There’s a human being I’m responsible for, for the rest of my life. But my thoughts, feelings, and physical responses changed,…
By Abi Berwager Schreier

16 Holiday Gifts Under $50 For Pregnant Woman, That She'll 100% Use

It's happening! One of your besties has just announced she's expecting, and you're over the moon. Before you rush out and buy her a dozen newborn onesies – which, I know, is an adorable temptation that's hard to resist – consider some other creative…
By Caroline Hogeveen

This Test Could Help Moms At Risk For Preterm Labor

Preterm birth rates continue to rise across the United States, which is certainly a scary prospect for any expectant parent. But with the help of technology and scientific developments, a certain test could help people at risk for preterm labor. A…
By Gillian Walters

Amy Schumer's Tough Pregnancy Won't Stop Her From Working & Here's Why

Unless you've been under a rock, you probably know that Amy Schumer is expecting her first child, but what you might not know is that the actress is getting more ambitious as she inches toward her due date. Amy Schumer is adamant about working…
By Rachel Spalding

11 Names For Wednesday-Born Babies, That Are Wonderful And Winning

Can I register a complaint about that old nursery rhyme about the babies born on each day of the week? Six kids are blessed with great qualities: fair of face, full of grace, loving and giving...and then there's Wednesday's child, who's "full of…
By Shana Aborn

What If Stories Of Loss During Birth Were Shared & Honored?

**Content Advisory**: This article and the video below address sensitive topics such as infant loss. Reader/ viewer discretion is advised. Not every pregnancy ends with a joyful baby announcement on Facebook. In an age when social media often seems…
By April Daniels Hussar

11 Names For Monday-Born Babies, That You'll Go Over The Moon For

People may not have many good things to say about Monday — end of the weekend fun, back to work and all that — but when you happen to give birth on that day, everything changes. Suddenly, you can say, "Hey, at least one good thing happened on…
By Shana Aborn

Jessica Biel Supported '7th Heaven' Co-Star Beverly Mitchell After Miscarriage

Although it happens more frequently than most people might realize, pregnancy loss is never something you think will happen to you — until it does. Even very early miscarriages can feel like a punch to the gut, followed by a mourning period. (Trust…
By Michelle Stein