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5 Summer 'Mocktails' Perfect For Pregnant Women

Brooke Arellano | Posted 05.22.2015 | Parents
Brooke Arellano

Want to know how to spot a pregnant woman at a summer party? We're the sweating ones staring longingly at the ice cold beers while violently adjusting the bathing suit top that just can hold up our ever-growing pregnancy boobs

Belly Bump Probs, Or My Pregnancy In Photos

Brooke Arellano | Posted 05.15.2015 | Parents
Brooke Arellano

Week 22: So, I guess this is the point where black is no longer slimming. Week 23: More gas than Exxon.

10 Tips For a Speedier Recovery After Delivery

Natalie Diaz | Posted 05.06.2015 | Parents
Natalie Diaz

Congratulations on your upcoming bundle (or bundles) of joy! No matter if this is your first pregnancy or your fifth, delivery day is always exciting and a bit nerve wrecking. As a mom of twins, and a mom who had a vaginal delivery with twins (yup!) I can tell you that I wish I had more information on the after birth procedure.

10 Things Not To Say To A Pregnant Woman (And One To Say Instead)

Dipti Vaid Dedhia | Posted 05.04.2015 | Parents
Dipti Vaid Dedhia

I am 8 months pregnant with my first child and have had people tell me some amazing things about pregnancy and having a baby. I have also had the pleasure of hearing some true gems from people who have said not so wonderful things.

Brooklyn Decker Announces She's Pregnant!

www.justjared.com | Posted 05.03.2015 | Entertainment

Super exciting news — Brooklyn Decker is pregnant and expecting her first baby with her husband Andy Roddick. ...

Bethany Hamilton Shares Peaceful Underwater Pregnancy Photo

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 04.29.2015 | Parents

Bethany Hamilton sure knows how to make pregnancy look peaceful. When she announced her pregnancy in February, the pro surfer and shark attack surv...

A Place To Stay

Georgia Kolias | Posted 04.22.2015 | Parents
Georgia Kolias

I remember how dark it was, and windowless. It was impossible to find anything in the stacked unmarked boxes. My requests for a certain toy or belonging went without answer.

Royal Baby Not a Royal Pain Anymore

Tracey Cleantis | Posted 04.21.2015 | Women
Tracey Cleantis

This time, for example, the Royal baby buzz doesn't seem to be as fevered as it was the first time round, or maybe it is just where I am. I have gotten to the phase of my recovery where seeing babies no longer breaks my heart.

I Have The Perfect Body

Janie Porter | Posted 04.21.2015 | Parents
Janie Porter

It may not have been your first thought when you looked at this picture of me at 39 weeks and two days pregnant, playing with my children in our backyard. But it's true.

To Resolve or Manage Conflict, You Must Address the Actual Cause of the Problem

Mark Baer | Posted 04.21.2015 | Divorce
Mark Baer

I recently had the most fascinating consultation with a gentleman who was interested in the possibility of my representing him as his lawyer.

The Age of Stupid

Alexia Amvrazi | Posted 04.08.2015 | Women
Alexia Amvrazi

For me, the way out is to remain very much connected to the word at large, but to also have created my own rainbow colored bubble, that I can happily step into at will and enjoy the true beauty of life beyond idiotic ideologies propagated by corporations and institutions that prey on our vulnerabilities in order to keep cashing in. Is that good enough?

Can We Please Stop Critiquing Pregnant Women's Bodies?

Bethany Neumeyer | Posted 04.03.2015 | Parents
Bethany Neumeyer

If you don't gain a lot of weight while pregnant, people are going to have rude things to say. If you do gain a lot of weight while pregnant, people are going to have rude things to say. And if you gain a healthy amount of weight while pregnant... people are still going to have rude things to say.

Why Young v. UPS Is a Big Win for Pregnant Workers

Tom Spiggle | Posted 05.27.2015 | Parents
Tom Spiggle

The case's effects on pregnant workers overall is not immediately clear. But as an experienced attorney dealing with these kinds of cases, I believe that it will ultimately help make the playing field a little more favorable for workers who have faced discrimination.

Why Cultural Expectations Are So Dangerous For Pregnant Women With Eating Disorders

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 02.24.2015 | Parents

There's a harmful dichotomy occurring in today's culture in which pregnant women struggling eating disorders receive "positive reinforcement" for losi...

What Happened When We Told Our Son He'd Be Getting Another Sibling

Aaron Gouveia | Posted 04.25.2015 | Parents
Aaron Gouveia

Having suffered through five miscarriages, my wife and I were thrilled when we found out our third is on the way. We thought our 6-year-old would share in our joy and celebration, so we decided to get the whole thing on video. Big mistake.

Why I Decided To Get Pregnant At 50

Sophie B. Hawkins | Posted 04.24.2015 | Fifty
Sophie B. Hawkins

I have had the opportunity to have another child for six years, because I froze my eggs with a sperm donor's sperm when I was 31 years old in California. From one of those embryos came the most amazing human being I've ever met, Dashiell. And there were 11 more embryos with possibility of life still in storage.

Let's Stop Debating If Poor Pregnant Women Should Eat Potatoes And Teach Them Proper Nutrition Instead

Slate | L.V. Anderson | Posted 02.19.2015 | Impact

A new study, commissioned by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and executed by the nonprofit research group Institute of Medicine, attempts to answer...

In Labor and Delivery, Nurses Know How to Fight

Shelly Lopez Gray | Posted 04.19.2015 | Impact
Shelly Lopez Gray

I have seen the work of nurses save so many women and newborns. I have seen what we can do with little time, with little resources. Think of everything we could do if we just did things together.

Postpartum Depression Can Start As Soon As You're Pregnant

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.30.2015 | Healthy Living

Having a new baby is supposed to be a joyful experience -- but for many women, it comes with some significant mental health challenges. While up t...

When Minutes Matter in Nursing

Shelly Lopez Gray | Posted 03.16.2015 | Parents
Shelly Lopez Gray

That day, in that delivery, I was engulfed by different emotions. Witnessing everyone's efforts to save that baby, witnessing the urgency in everyone's actions, I felt overwhelmed with gratitude and a sense of responsibility.

How to Make a Baby, Type A Style

Lela Davidson | Posted 03.07.2015 | Parents
Lela Davidson

Suddenly, all those years playing defense against the ever-persistent sperm brigade seemed a monumental wasted effort. According to the drawings and descriptions of the complex and interdependent biological processes involved, getting pregnant was nearly impossible.

5 Key Moments for Pregnant Workers in 2014

Tom Spiggle | Posted 02.21.2015 | Parents
Tom Spiggle

Without a doubt, 2014 has been a busy year for the law on pregnancy discrimination, with the Supreme Court, federal courts, states and the media getting into the act.

'Twas The Night Before Labor

Ali Fallis | Posted 02.17.2015 | Parents
Ali Fallis

When down in the kitchen there arose such a clatter, I waddled downstairs to see what was the matter. (And to pee.)

All Nurses Share the Same Struggles

Shelly Lopez Gray | Posted 02.17.2015 | Parents
Shelly Lopez Gray

To any patient out there, know that your nurse gives each and every one of you everything they have. We don't care where you're from or how educated you are. Our only goal is to take care of you and your baby to the best of our abilities.

A Nurse's Wish in Labor and Delivery

Shelly Lopez Gray | Posted 02.07.2015 | Parents
Shelly Lopez Gray

I couldn't talk about what had happened that day at work with my family. That night, tears flowed down my face and into my bath water. When I finally fell asleep, I dreamt of that perfect baby, her incredibly sweet parents and the little lace dress hanging on the closet door in her room.