Pregnancy

Pregnancy covers the life stage period from conception to birth. Learn about the changes that take place during this time, what to do to stay healthy, and how to help prevent complications during pregnancy.


Men with prostate cancer face worries of their own well being -- and that of any children they hope to have later in life. Those considering brachytherapy treatment should weigh the benefits ... and risks.

If that ticking you hear seems to be getting louder, it may not be in your head. By the time most women hit age 40, only about 3 percent of their ovarian eggs remain. Can DHEA help fertility?

Every birth is momentous to those involved, but some birth stories stand out for being medical (or social media) miracles. Which five made our list?

Important advice for being as healthy as possible before pregnancy. Learn more about these 5 ways to detox naturally before 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.

Pregnancy is never easy. But being aware of all the resources available can be a big help. See our list of top pregnancy resources to learn more.

To make sure your little bundle of joy arrives healthy, it's a good plan to have regular monitoring tests during your pregnancy. See what's in store for the next nine months.

Bad habits are hard to break. But, if you're thinking about having a baby, here are five things you'll want to quit before pregnancy.

Not all types of radiation are created equal. Some types of exposure is considered safe, while others are not. How does radiation exposure affect unborn babies?

The hormone hCG is produced when a woman is pregnant. Find out what role it plays in pregnancy and fertility in this article.

If you'd like to naturally boost your chances of getting pregnant, then you should learn how to use herbs for fertility. Learn about how to use herbs for fertility in this article.

Thirty-nine weeks down, only one or two more to go! Here's what's going on with you and baby during these final days of pregnancy.

You're having a baby any day now! We'll take you through the final preparation for the long-awaited event.

At 41 weeks pregnant, it's very possible your due date has come and gone. Read on for why your little bundle of joy could just not be ready to make an appearance.

So, your due date came and went, and you're still lugging around that passenger. How can someone so little be so stubborn?

Well, it's official: You're overdue, post-term, post-date or just plain sick of this miracle happening inside you. So what's taking that (not so) little one so long?

That baby is technically ready to go, and it could happen any minute now. So what are you experiencing at 37 weeks, and what's happening in that enormous belly of yours?

You've got two short, waddling weeks left, give or take, before your baby greets the world, and the excitement (and anxiety) might be keeping you up at night. So what are you experiencing in week 38?

It's important to know when you are ovulating so that you can get pregnant or avoid doing so. Learn about how to know when you are ovulating in this article.

Though you're only six weeks from your official due date, you might feel like you're looking at the longest six weeks of your life. What can you expect in week 34 of your pregnancy?

At 35 weeks pregnant, you're well into the homestretch. Your baby is basically done growing, so all you have to do now is relax until he makes his arrival.

In your 36th week of pregnancy, it's easy to appreciate why gravid is another word for pregnant. See what you can look forward to as you gear up for the big day.

Your body goes through a wide range of changes, enabling you to detect a pregnancy early on. Learn how to detect a pregnancy in this article.

You're in the third trimester now, and your baby bump has swollen to a baby boulder! If you haven't decorated your nursery or picked out a baby name, it's time to get cracking. We've got a few more hints for moms at 28 weeks.

While you might be experiencing less-than-pleasant things such as constipation and swelling in your hands and feet, take a look at the exciting developments happening with your baby during your 29th week of pregnancy.