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 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.

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.

Baby Fever Strikes The Bachelor's Erica Rose and Ashley Salter

These two Bachelor alums just announced they're expecting their first babies!

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.

Age at First Pregnancy Might Predict Your Health Later in Life

A new study says a woman's health at age 40 is linked to how old she was when she had her first baby.

Better Sex After Baby

How soon can you have sex after giving birth, and how can you make it fun? Find out!

An Embryo Forms: Weeks 4 to 8 of Pregnancy

Chances are you have no idea you're pregnant yetbut your body is already hard at work. Watch as the egg undergoes its wondrous transformation to embryo.

Sleep Cycles: Weeks 26 to 30 of Pregnancy

At this point, your baby is awake and asleep at very specific times of the day. Find out about his sleep patterns, and what they mean.

10 Home Pregnancy Tests (and How to Use Them)

Feeling some early pregnancy symptoms? It's time to take a home pregnancy test! Here's everything you need to know about how they work, the earliest you can try them, and how to make sure you're doing it right.

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.

Good News, Pregnant Mamas: Chocolate Is Good for Baby!

A new study ties eating chocolate to benefits for baby (as if you needed another excuse to indulge!).

Can You See This Model's Baby Through Her Bump?

Fans of a Brazilian model are convinced they can see the outline of her fetus in a new baby bump photo.

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.

Jennifer Love Hewitt: 5 Pregnancy Questions

Jennifer Love Hewitt is loving her second pregnancy, and she says she feels her best while pregnant!

Boy or Girl: How Genetics Determine Your Baby's Gender

The process by which your baby becomes a boy or a girl, according to what's written in his or her genetic code, is awe-inspiring. Watch it all unfold.

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