PREGNANCY ISSUES

Pregnancy Issues answers your questions about the changes that occur when you're expecting. Learn how to exercise during pregnancy, nutrition guidelines, preparing for childbirth, and more in this section.
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What is the definition of pregnancy? Learn what happens as a baby develops inside a woman's womb during pregnancy.

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  • 10 Reasons You Might Not Know You're Pregnant (Until You're in Labor)

    10 Reasons You Might Not Know You're Pregnant (Until You're in Labor)

    Whether pregnancy is planned or a surprise, most women quickly realize they're carrying a developing child. But what if a pregnancy is both unplanned and unknown to the woman who's pregnant? See more »

  • 10 Tricks for Managing Morning Sickness

    10 Tricks for Managing Morning Sickness

    Your pregnancy "morning sickness" (or all-day sickness) is wearing you out. But take heart -- there are some many natural remedies you can try to help you feel like yourself again. See more »

  • 5 Strange Pregnancies

    5 Strange Pregnancies

    Back pain, bloating, swollen ankles, a glowing complexion and various food cravings. These common symptoms make it seem like pregnancy is pretty much the same for everyone. Not so -- there certainly are some unique pregnancies out there. See more »

  • 5 Ways Stress Can Affect a Pregnancy

    5 Ways Stress Can Affect a Pregnancy

    We all know that it's bad news to be stressed out a lot, but what about when you're expecting? Should pregnant women be especially wary of this amped-up state? We'll ponder 5 ways that stress affects a pregnancy in this article. See more »

  • Am I carrying my own twin?

    Am I carrying my own twin?

    Vanishing twins sound like something straight out of Stephen King, but it's common for one twin not to survive the first trimester. But what if, instead of being absorbed by the mother's body, the twin ends up inside the other twin? See more »

  • Baby Shower Quiz

    Baby Shower Quiz

    Baby showers are a common practice in most cultures, but how much do you really know about this ritual? Take the baby shower quiz and find out. See more »

  • Belly Bands

    Belly Bands

    A woman's body changes a lot during pregnancy, but belly bands can help to ease the transition. Is using these products just a way to make your clothes fit better, or can they make your pregnant body feel better, too? See more »

  • Can I feel pregnant when my wife is?

    Can I feel pregnant when my wife is?

    Most husbands will do anything they can to help their pregnant wives, but for some, it goes much further than doting and running an occasional errand. Backaches, weight gain and even morning sickness can all accompany Couvade syndrome, or sympathetic pregnancy. See more »

  • Can you tell if a baby is a boy or a girl by how the mother is carrying?

    Can you tell if a baby is a boy or a girl by how the mother is carrying?

    Guessing the gender of a growing baby has always been popular -- after all, nine months is a long time to wait. But how accurate is this particular predictor? See more »

  • Fact or Fiction: Pregnancy

    Fact or Fiction: Pregnancy

    If you think you've got a handle on the approximately nine month process that occurs after an egg and a sperm meet up, then why don't you test your knowledge? See more »

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