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!

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.

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.

Wow! This Video of a Baby in Its Amniotic Sac Is a Must-Watch

The video captures a rare case of a baby born with its amniotic sac still intact.

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.

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.

Postpartum Depression: Postpartum Anxiety

Anxiety is normal in new moms, but sometimes it can reach an extreme known as postpartum anxiety. Dr. Judy Greene outlines the symptoms of postpartum anxiety and explains how you can seek treatment.

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.

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.

15 Tips for Dealing with Morning Sickness

Got the pregnancy queasies? Try these smart tips from doctors and real moms.

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.

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.

Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy

Learn the causes and symptoms of pelvic pain during pregnancy and find out whether what you're feeling is normal or requires immediate attention from your doctor.

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.

Quiz: Are You Ready for Another Baby?

You already know you want to add another tiny, cherub-cheeked human to your family, but should you go for it now or wait a littler longer?

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Signs of Ovulation

Are you ovulating? Even if you're not using an ovulation calculator or ovulation calendar, it's possible to identify the signs and symptoms that indicate the most fertile time in your cycle. Keep an eye out for cramping, mucus and these other symptoms that could predict if you're ovulating.

Spotting and Bleeding During Pregnancy: When to Worry

Spotting or bleeding can be a scary symptom when you are pregnant. Here's what you should know.

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