Pregnancy and Parenting
From conception to cradle, the Pregnancy and Parenting Channel guides you on the journey to parenthood. Learn what to expect when you're expecting.
The Shocking Story of Lina Medina, Who Gave Birth at Age 5
Rare Condition Causes New Mom to Lactate Outside Her Breast
What Is the Linea Nigra of Pregnancy?
What Did People Do Before Infant Formula Was Invented?
Baby Won't Sleep? 5 Tips From a Baby Sleep Coach
Sometimes Babies Are Born With Teeth
Spanking Has Declined Sharply in the U.S. in Last 25 Years, Study Finds
You Can't Name Your Baby That!
'Latchkey Kids': What's Different About Leaving Children Home Alone Now Versus Then
Does your teen have too much responsibility?
How to Know When to Give Your Child Space
What are the current stressors in a teenager's life?
What are some fun things to do with kids who have cancer?
Raising a Child with Tourette Syndrome: One Family's Story
Pervasive Developmental Disorder
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Work-life balance is the ultimate test for any mother, and usually, it never equals out. But we've come up with some tips to help.
By Sara Elliott
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.
A child who is diagnosed with cancer must make dramatic changes to his or her way of life. You can learn more about some fun things to do with kids who have cancer from this article.
Teens can stress out for lots of reasons. Learn about current stressors in a teenagerâ€™s life 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 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.
By Alia Hoyt
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.
Welcome to the big 3-0 -- your 30th week of pregnancy, that is. You've got about 10 weeks to go until your baby arrives, so let's take a look at what's happening during the homestretch of your pregnancy.
Fasten your seatbelts, ladies: While you may carry to 42 weeks (or, Lord help you, beyond), "full term" is just six weeks off. That means in a month and a half, you've got the green light to give birth to that tiny person you're carrying around.
By Julia Layton
What's the mind-body experience you'll have at 33 weeks? Every kick helps you count down to the day you'll deliver your little acrobat. The nursery's ready, but there are still some things to think about and some important preparations to make.
By Alia Hoyt
By week 26, your discomfort, anxiety and excitement are probably growing at similar rates. Baby is roughly, astonishingly, just 14 weeks off. So what should you prepare for now?
By Julia Layton
While a common age for teens to have sex is 17, the trend is to delay. Learn about the typical time teens will have sex from this article.
Although many support groups are available online, you may get better results from a face-to-face group. Learn where to find a support group for your depressed teen from this article.
Young girls should visit the OB-GYN even before they are sexually active, to check development and have the opportunity to ask questions about any concerns they may have. Learn when you should bring your teen to the OB-GYN in this article.
Babies get the hiccups relatively frequently. Learn what to do if newborns get the hiccups in this article.
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.
Not wanting to be a single parent is one of the reasons women choose to have an abortion. Learn how many women who have abortions are single parents from this article.
By Week 10, if you were to look closely at your baby, you'd notice she doesn't look like a tadpole anymore. Her embryonic tail, at the bottom of the spinal cord, has disappeared and her rapidly developing spinal nerves have become visible. What else can you see?
You've read all the pregnancy books from cover to cover but there are certain things you'll only know once you join the "Mother's Club." We'll let you in on a few secrets ahead of time.
More than 4 million babies are born in the U.S. every year, and if you're hoping to conceive, it may seem as if everyone you know is expecting â€¦ except you. If you're considering fertility testing, did you know that you can now test at home?
Life isn't fair. Some women who want to stay childless get pregnant from one instance of a missed pill, while others who want to conceive have no luck after years of trying. Why the disparity? Here, we'll examine five common causes of infertility.
For women, finding the most fertile time of the month can be a challenge. Yet knowing how to determine this window can help couples plan their attempts to conceive. Many will turn to an ovulation test, but how do you use them?
It may seem that getting pregnant doesn't take much precision. Sperm meets egg, and a baby's conceived. The odds are good -- about 85 percent of hopeful couples will conceive within a year -- but can you get pregnant any time in the monthly cycle?
Finding out if you're pregnant is an exciting process, but waiting for it to happen can really try a person's patience. Just how soon after having sex will you actually become pregnant? And how early can you test for pregnancy?
By Jill Jaracz