Couple Hides Pregnancy From Friends And Family

Ben and his wife surprisingly gave birth to a baby without anyone in their family knowing until the shocking moment they showed up with their bundle of joy. In a day and age where it’s nearly impossible to keep even a baby’s gender a secret for nine months, this couple was somehow able to pull off…

How To Survive Pregnancy Insomnia

When I fell pregnant, there were many things I was prepared to embrace: oils for stretch marks, skinny jeans with strange pouches for my expanding tummy, a more exciting bra size, cutting out alcohol. What I wasn’t anticipating was the all-consuming insomnia. I never realised how much I’d taken for granted my blissful, uncomplicated relationship…

Exposure to low levels of BPA during pregnancy can lead to altered …

New research in mice provides an explanation for how exposure to the widely used chemical bisphenol A (BPA) during pregnancy, even at levels lower than the regulated “safe” human exposure level, can lead to altered brain development and behavior later in life. The research will be presented Monday, March 19 at ENDO 2018, the 100th…

How did Kylie Jenner keep her pregnancy a secret?

Mel Evans On Sunday evening Kylie Jenner let the cat out of the bag – she was in fact pregnant all this time. More to the point: she’s already had the baby. ‘Woman has baby’ may be as groundbreaking as ‘florals for spring’, but as one of the most followed women on the planet, the fact…

Your pregnancy: 28 weeks

How your baby’s growing By this week, your baby weighs 2 1/4 pounds (about the size of a large eggplant) and measures 14.8 inches from the top of her head to her heels. 28 weeks: Your baby is about the size of a large eggplant She can blink her eyes, which now sport lashes. With her eyesight developing, she…

Senate Rejects Measure to Ban Abortion After 20 Weeks of Pregnancy

By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG WASHINGTON — The Senate rejected a bill on Monday to ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, a largely symbolic vote aimed at forcing vulnerable Democrats to take a stand that could hurt their prospects for re-election in states won by President Trump. By a vote of 51 to 46, the…

U.S. Senate votes against protecting pain-capable preborn children

On January 29, the U.S. Senate voted 51-46 on the question of whether to proceed with the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The bill needed 60 votes cast to continue, but failed to find that number. Sponsors of the bill’s House version had called for doing away with the 60-vote requirement. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) estimated that…

How to Deal With Fibromyalgia During Pregnancy

Finding Safe Ways to Deal With Pain and Discomfort Fibromyalgia doesn’t appear to interfere with fertility, but pregnancy affects every system in the body, and since the pain and discomfort of fibromyalgia is also widespread, you can be in for a bumpy ride once you conceive. The first step is to build a good support…

Pregnancy, C-Sections, and Postpartum Depression Are Preexisting Conditions in New American Healthcare Act. the most shared post of 2017

Could the AHCA make healthcare more unaffordable for you and your family—based on the fact that you’re a mom? Here’s how new changes to the bill may impact your family. By Lisa Milbrand Saul Loeb/Shutterstock When you talk about “preexisting conditions,” you probably think of things like diabetes, heart disease and cancer. But the reality is that healthcare…

Can carpal tunnel in pregnancy cause pain and numbness in my hands and fingers?

Yes. Numbness, tingling, pain, or a dull ache in the fingers, hand, or wrist are all signs of carpal tunnel syndrome. This condition is very common in pregnant women as well as in people who make repetitive hand movements, such as working on an assembly line or a computer. During pregnancy, symptoms of carpal tunnel…

Your pregnancy: 20 weeks Previous Your baby may suck her fingers.

How your baby’s growing Your baby weighs about 10 1/2 ounces now. He’s also around 6 1/2 inches long from head to bottom and about 10 inches from head to heel – about the length of a large banana. (For the first 20 weeks, when a baby’s legs are curled up against his torso and hard to measure,…

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s pregnancy a hit overseas and in NZ

Political commentators are calling the Prime Minister’s pregnancy announcement a genius move that even the most experienced spin doctor couldn’t have conjured up. News that Jacinda Ardern and her partner, Clarke Gayford, will be welcoming their first child in June was largely greeted positively both here and abroad.   Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is pregnant,…

Zika infection during pregnancy may disrupt fetal oxygen supply

NIH-funded study observes virus-induced placental damage in monkeys. A female Aedes mosquito.NIAID What Zika virus infection appears to affect oxygen delivery to the fetuses of pregnant monkeys, according to a small study funded by the National Institutes of Health. Researchers also observed a high degree of inflammation in the placenta and lining of the uterus, which…

Dangerous Foods That Cause Miscarriage In Pregnancy You Need To Avoid

1. Raw Eggs:Eggs are a good source of some important nutrients you need for a healthy pregnancy. However, you should not eat raw or undercooked eggs. Homemade mayonnaise, smoothies, mousses, soufflés, and other recipes that use raw eggs should be shun because they may contain salmonella which is a kind of bacteria that can cause…

PCOS Pregnancy And Delivery Complications Do Not Overlook

Women with PCOS are at higher risk for pregnancy and delivery complications. These include a three-fold increase in miscarriage risk in early pregnancy compared to women without PCOS, WHAT CARE DO YOU NEED DURING PREGNANCY with pcos? Blood glucose. While pregnant, you will probably need to check your blood sugar more often than before pregnancy….

Cat Deeley announces pregnancy news in the sweetest way

The TV presenter is expecting her second child with husband Patrick Kielty JANUARY 14, 2018 – 13:43 GMT BY HANNA FILLINGHAM big congratulations to Cat Deeley and Patrick Kielty! The TV couple are expecting their second baby, with the happy news being announced by Cat on Twitter. The former SMTV presenter took to her social media account on Sunday to…

Is acetaminophen really safe in pregnancy?

Published Today By Yella Hewings-Martin PhD With up to 70 percent of pregnant American women reaching for acetaminophen to treat pain, infection, and fever, debate about the drug’s safety is ongoing. New research has brought further risks to light. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) always recommend consulting a doctor prior to using any pain medication during pregnancy….