First Trimester

Fishy, but True

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advise pregnant women to consume 8 to 12 ounces of fish per week.

Connecting the Dots: Pregnancy Acne

Are acne flare-ups ruining your pregnancy glow?

Weighing In During Pregnancy

Healthy weight gain is important for you and your developing child.

Sleeping for Two

As pregnancy progresses, heartburn, backaches and a growing baby bump all contribute to restless nights. If a good night’s sleep is becoming increasingly elusive, here is what you need to know.

Having a Baby? Take Steps to Stay Safe From Stroke

A recent study revealed pregnancy significantly increases young women’s likelihood of having a stroke. This finding underscores the importance of addressing controllable risk factors and knowing the symptoms of stroke.

Eating Smart for Prenatal Health

Now that you’ve got a pea in the pod, it’s time to talk nutrition.

Understanding the Abs: What Diastasis Recti Means for Moms and Babies

Mothers and their newborn babies have much more in common than blue eyes or brown hair — and one of those commonalities may be a ridge on the belly caused by a condition called diastasis recti.

Best Breast Forward

Pregnancy triggers the final stage of breast development. What changes to your breasts can you expect?  

Staying Hydrated During Pregnancy

Your hydration needs change during pregnancy. Learn how to keep up with your ideal water intake.

The Best Exercises for Moms-to-Be

When you’re tired and your back hurts, the last thing you may want to do is hit the gym. But a light workout can lift your spirits, boost your energy levels and help relieve common pregnancy aches and pains.

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