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Portrait of a Not-So-Perfect Pregnancy: Part One

Natalie Thomas | Posted 06.16.2013 | Parents
Natalie Thomas

While on a relaxing and over-indulgent trip to Lake Como, Italy, let's just say "things happened" and I woke in the middle of the night after the happening knowing two things. One, I had a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) and two, I felt certain I was pregnant.

A Mother's Day Gift That Counts: Better Treatment at the Workplace

Rita Zeidner | Posted 06.10.2013 | Business
Rita Zeidner

Earlier this year, many women's rights advocates celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act, which has made it possible for many women, including mothers-to-be and the mothers of a newly adopted or newly placed child, to take job-protected time off.

Why Pranks Rule YouTube (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Jesse Wellens, the male half of YouTube's hottest prank channel, PrankvsPrank, joined What's Trending live via Google plus to talk about maintaining how they were one of the first to build out a prank based channel on YouTube and how that's impacted their relationship as a real life couple.

The Perfect Moments That Make The Toddler Stage Worthwhile

Kim Simon | Posted 05.10.2013 | Parents
Kim Simon

You are 3. But you are only 3. You are testing and trying and fighting and questioning. You are Batman and Buzz Lightyear and a friend of the ducks. You are ours and you are perfect and you are maddening, all at the same time.

'I Pursued Education As if it Would Set Me Free'

Sarah E. Towne | Posted 05.06.2013 | Women
Sarah E. Towne

I am the first in my family to graduate from college. I worked my way through college and a graduate program, finally landing in a top-ranked doctoral program. So, when I became pregnant halfway through my first semester of my Ph.D. program, I was terrified.

I'm Pregnant... and Freaked Out

Natalie Thomas | Posted 05.01.2013 | Parents
Natalie Thomas

I'm worried I leapt too soon. That I don't have all the tools to be the best mother possible. Scared I don't and won't know what I'm doing. Fearful of the unknown. More terrified of the known (studies, statistics, friends' horror stories). I'm worried about giving up my life as I know it.

Becoming a Dad, What an Adventure

Bryan Wood | Posted 05.01.2013 | Parents
Bryan Wood

I lay beside my wife, my hands on her stomach, and it hit me how lucky we both were. We're going to have our child soon. One day, there will be a night when one of us will lay down alone. It is then we'll want to return to the very beginning and get to live this incredible adventure all over again.

How to Survive Your Wife's First Pregnancy

Laurence Hayes | Posted 03.15.2013 | Parents
Laurence Hayes

Last week, thanks to my father-in-law, I learned a very valuable lesson. Never use the word "matronly" to describe a pregnant woman. A man needs all his wits to survive a first pregnancy with his relationship intact. These are my Top 7 Pregnancy Survival Tips.

How to Make Your Baby Smarter

Laurence Hayes | Posted 03.30.2013 | Parents
Laurence Hayes

Are you hoping for a Baby Einstein? You don't need to be a Tiger Dad to want the best for your kids, and being smart generally leads to an easier, happier life. But what are the facts and what are myths?

The Gut-Wrenching Experience We Can Finally Let Go

Charlie Capen | Posted 03.06.2013 | Parents
Charlie Capen

I said, "I want to go beat things and run fast." She said, "I just want to cry and go to sleep." We probably could've used a dose of each other's advice, truth be told.

The Other Conversation We Need To Have About Pregnancy And Work

Christina Huffington | Posted 12.13.2012 | Women

Pregnant women face numerous challenges at work -- discrimination in hiring and the absence of federally mandated maternity leave, to name two. Howeve...

Kate Preggers

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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'Teen Mom 2': A Family Is Split for Good

Sydney Levin | Posted 01.26.2013 | TV
Sydney Levin

Jenelle explains that she still chooses jail over probation, so her lawyer pulls out his phone to consult his calendar. "It'll be a total of 16 days in jail," he clarifies, since he's not sure if Jenelle can count to double digits.

'Teen Mom 2': Someone's Going to Jail

Sydney Levin | Posted 11.20.2012 | TV
Sydney Levin

Jenner is facing 45 days in jail. The probation officer would like to give her a second chance, but she's not ready for it, since that would mean nine more months without weed. Just to be clear: She's picking jail over giving up marijuana.

'Teen Mom 2' Premiere: Trouble's On The Horizon

Sydney Levin | Posted 11.13.2012 | TV
Sydney Levin

In the time it's taken "Teen Mom 2" to return, you could have had your very own baby! It's been nine excruciating months, but the gals are finally back and ready to make us feel superior.

Should A Pregnant Inmate Be Shackled During Delivery? Two-Thirds Of States Say 'Yes'

Posted 10.11.2012 | Parents

On Sept. 28, a new bill was passed into law in California, making the state one of the first in the country to completely ban the practice of shacklin...

Having a Baby? Move To New Jersey Or California

Nancy Redd | Posted 12.10.2012 | Parents
Nancy Redd

What's my number one piece of sanity-saving advice to pregnant women? Get a job in California or New Jersey. Not for Disneyland and Snooki, mind you, but because these two forward-thinking states are the only places in America where all working mothers are offered paid maternity leave.

Nesting: How to Get Organized Before Birth

Latham Thomas | Posted 12.01.2012 | Parents
Latham Thomas

Here's are 10 last-minute details that you'll want to check off your list before going into labor.

Fran Drescher's Breastfeeding Battle

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 12.01.2012 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Fran Drescher courted controversy last week during a radio interview in which she said that breastfeeding "poisons" infants and recommended that nursing mothers get their breast milk tested for toxins.

Pretty & Preggers: Fab Pregnancy Style Tips

Posted 10.01.2012 | Black Voices

Dressing your best can be a tricky task in general, and it's definitely no cake walk when you're pregnant. That's why we tapped 9-month pregnant fr...

Diamond Manicures And Ghost Sex: This Week's Comment Round Up (Animated GIFs)

The Huffington Post | Kat Patke | Posted 09.28.2012 | Celebrity

One of the most interesting aspects of celeb stories is what comes after — your guys' hilarious, occasionally rant-y and generally colorful response...

Me and My Geriatric Pregnancy

Karith Foster | Posted 11.24.2012 | Parents
Karith Foster

So, if in my late thirties I'm officially a geriatric pregnant woman -- or my other favorite medical label, "of advanced maternal age" -- what does this mean? That I'll soon be buying myself Ensure as I'm picking up PediaSure for my kid?

Does Facebook Know You're Pregnant Without You Even Telling It?

Advertising Age | Posted 09.10.2012 | Technology

What it knows depends on whom you ask: Social network says one thing, its advertisers another....

The 'Pregnant Man' Wants A Fourth Child

Posted 09.05.2012 | Parents

Thomas Beatie, who became known as the world's first "Pregnant Man," wants to add to his family and have a fourth child. Beatie is a transgender m...

Stephen Colbert, Will You Be My Boyfriend (at the RNC)? (Video)

Susie Sampson | Posted 10.24.2012 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

My ode to my hero, the conservative star, Stephen Colbert! Since I'm headed to Tampa for the RNC convention, I figured I would see if he was available. A girl can try, can't she?