Pregnancy & Birth

Get pregnancy information you can trust. We'll help you track your pregnancy week-by-week, including how big your baby is today and how your pregnant body is changing. Consult our due date calculator to learn when your baby will arrive. We'll also help you have a healthy, happy pregnancy with our pregnancy-safe workouts and meal plans. You'll learn how to write a birth plan, and we'll tell you what to expect when it comes time to give birth.

13 Signs You May Be Pregnant

What are the earliest signs of pregnancy? Although many of these factors occur at the end of your cycle, they're also pregnancy symptoms. Feeling crampy or exhausted? These and other pregnancy signs could mean you're pregnant -- even before your missed period!

Your Developing Baby, Week by Week

Your baby begins as a tiny cluster of cells, but during the nine-month process of pregnancy she becomes an amazing baby with facial features, a beating heart and kicking legs. Find out what's happening with baby's development week by week.

Abdominal Pain During Pregnancy

Learn the causes of abdominal pain during pregnancy and find out whether your symptoms are normal or require immediate attention from your doctor.

Bleeding During Pregnancy: What's Normal, What's Not

When you're expecting a baby, any kind of bleeding or spotting is unnerving. Learn the causes of bleeding during pregnancy, and what you should do it if happens to you.

These Drawings of Your Boobs' Life Cycle Are Funny 'Cause They're True

This mom blogger depicts each stage of a breast's life, from perky to saggy, in hilarious illustrations.

You Have to See This Video of a Baby Born in an Amniotic Sac

This amazing video captures the moments after an en-caul birth.

Sperm Meets Egg: Weeks 1 to 3 of Pregnancy

Something magical is about to happen! Watch as the ovulation process occurs, and then millions of sperm swim upstream on a quest to fertilize an egg.

Embryo to Fetus: Weeks 9 to 12 of Pregnancy

You're well into your first trimester at this point, and your baby is growing bigger and bigger each day. Watch what it takes for her to become a fetus.

6 Signs You're Ovulating

Alexandra Sowa, M.D., a doctor of internal medicine and a mom, shares 6 signs that you're ovulating, including increased sex drive and pain in your lower abdomen.

Your Changing Body Week-by-Week

From the time of conception until the time you give birth, your body is going to go through some major changes. Find out what to expect with our week-by-week look at your changing body.

How Big is Your Baby This Week?

Get a sense of your baby's approximate length and weight from conception to birth with our week-by-week averages.

5 Signs Of Labor

Are those contractions signs of labor approaching? You may be going into labor. Before you grab your hospital bag, check to see if you're experiencing these common signs of labor to find out if you should call your doctor.

A Food Guide for Pregnant Women

Dispel the rumors and clarify the myths about foods that are healthy during pregnancy and those to steer clear of.

Kendra Wilkinson's Stretch Mark Pic Keeps It Real on Mother's Day

Kendra Wilkinson celebrates some of her raw mom moments in a series of Mother's Day Instagram posts.

Whoa! This Baby Delivers Himself in a 'Natural' C-Section

You have to see this baby boy wiggle his way out of his mom's womb in this amazing birth video.

Exercise With Baby: Thighs, Butt and Calves

Make postpartum exercise fun for you and your baby by trying out some ballet-inspired moves and squats for your legs and butt.

If You Want to Get Pregnant, When Should You Stop Birth Control?

Alexandra Sowa, M.D., a doctor of internal medicine and a mom, answers one of her most frequently asked questions: When should you stop taking birth control if you want to get pregnant?

How to Measure Basal Body Temperature

Alexandra Sowa, M.D., a doctor of internal medicine and a mom, shares how to take your basal body temperature. It's an inexpensive and reliable way to figure out exactly when you're ovulating.

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