In the last couple of months, at least two babies have been born at 30,000 feet. Granted, these were times you could count on applause over indignation at the sound of a baby crying on a plane.
Scientists at Mercy Hospital for Women have made a "groundbreaking discovery" in the treatment of preeclampsia, a potentially fatal condition that affects 1 in 20 pregnancies and kills 60,000 women worldwide each year.
Is the jacuzzi or hot tub yet another simple pleasure which may not be safe for our unborn babies? Allow me to share the latest research so you and your doctor can make the right choices.
I am 31 weeks they say right now. Two appointments ago I measured right at 29 cm. and then I went back two weeks later and measured 28. They sent me for ultra sound and it came back good. I went to my two week appointment today and measured at 25. They have me going to other ultrasound.
Hi. I'm 35 weeks into my pregnancy and have been experiencing sharp stabbing pains in my vagina and cramping that comes and goes every five minutes or so. It does not happen all the time; mainly when I get into bed. These pains break me out into a sweat and make me feel sick.
Is this normal?
I'm 35 weeks pregnant and have had contractions on and off for the past 2 weeks as well as brown mucus in my discharge. I have contacted my midwife regarding this and haven't been examined as they don't seem concerned.
Dear Fitness Expert,
I am 26 years old and 36 weeks pregnant with my first. I was about 25 pounds overweight prior to the pregnancy, and while I realize that I'll be losing quite a bit through delivery and the subsequent few weeks just due to natural processes, I feel absolutely enormous now!
Nesting is not only for birds. As humans, we nest, but in a different way. As our due date gets closer we naturally start to prepare for our new baby. For some women nesting includes setting up the baby's room and just a basic surface cleaning. For others, nesting is taken very seriously using a tooth brush to get to every nick-n-cranny.
Trimester 3 and we are into the playoffs! It's business time! As you start to burst at the seams, he may be finally coming out of denial. The pregnancy is pretty real now and his worries will start to turn toward you and the baby. What are his concerns as the birth draws near?
We've interviewed hundreds of men around the world for our Being Dad films and color, religion or nationality doesn't matter; some men can have sex during pregnancy and some can't. Many women have told us that when their man tells them they aren't interested or can't do it that they perceived it was because he didn't find them attractive in their later stages of pregnancy.