Pregnancy, Explained

A healthy pregnancy starts long before you actually become pregnant. If you're thinking about having a baby, see your doctor about prenatal nutrition (which often includes taking folic acid supplements), quitting smoking, and other healthy lifestyle changes.

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Pregnant Katy Perry Shows Off Growing Baby Bump and Says Daughter Has Been Kicking: 'It's Painful!'

"She kicks when the performances are good, so just let them be good but not too good because it’s painful," Katy Perry said during Sunday's episode of American Idol.
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I Had Symptoms of Preeclampsia During My Pregnancy—but My Ob-Gyn Kept Shaming Me for My Weight Gain

My doctor was so focused on the 52 pounds I'd gained by my third trimester, she missed a pregnancy disorder that could have killed me and my unborn child.
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I'm Pregnant in a Coronavirus Containment Zone And Here's What My Life is Like

My family and I moved to New Rochelle just before it turned into a containment zone because of the coronavirus. I've lived in fear of any of us testing positive. And now, less than a month before my due date, I'm also scared my husband won't be by my side as I give birth.