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Pregnancy & Birth

A Baby at 40?


Plenty of women have babies in their 40s today, but you should absolutely weigh both the risks and the positives.

Having a Baby Should be Fun!


Nausea! Swollen ankles! Heartburn! Oh, and all the tests! While there are plenty of concerns that accompany each pregnancy, remember: This is an amazing time in your life. Enjoy it.

A Healthy Pregnancy


Pregnant adult women require 300 more calories a day when they’re expecting … so no, it doesn’t mean it’s time to go HOG WILD!

Drinking in Pregnancy? Um … No, Thanks!


Bad news for moms-to-be: Drinking even a few alcoholic beverages per week during pregnancy could lower a baby’s IQ by a few points, a Nov. 14, 2012 study says. The findings also suggest that women whose bodies process alcohol slowly are at greater risk of harming their baby’s brain development. “Some women are going to… Read more »