My Pregnant Body

Many moms-to-be feel uncomfortable in their own skin. But it doesn't have to be that way! Here you'll learn how to manage aches and pains, pamper yourself, cope with your changing body, and stay healthy and fit during pregnancy.

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Reddit Dad Nicknames Mom 'Miss Piggy' to Motivate Her to Lose Baby Weight and We Are Raging For Her

This dad took to calling his wife "Miss Piggy" to "help" her lose baby weight—and even got the kids in on it by having them oink at her. Could there be a more perfect example of what's wrong with how we treat moms after birth?!

I Got the COVID-19 Vaccine at 7 Months Pregnant and Here's What I Want You to Know

I'm as pro-vaccine as you can get, but even I had reservations about getting the COVID-19 vaccine while pregnant. Here's why I ultimately chose to do it—and why I couldn't be happier I did.

4 Moms on the Postpartum 'Flaws' That They Actually Love

Four moms share how they came to love their bodies after having children, from embracing their softer sides to showing off stretch marks.

Baby Aspirin and Pregnancy: Everything You Need to Know

Could a medicine cabinet staple be the ticket to a healthier pregnancy? Here's what parents-to-be need to know about the link between low-dose aspirin and pregnancy complications.

More My Pregnant Body

Should You Pump Colostrum?

Pumping colostrum can be a tempting idea, but whether or not you should express milk in pregnancy or postpartum is pretty circumstantial. Here's what experts have to say about it.

I Tried Virtual Postpartum Care—Here's What It Was Really Like

Five women share their experiences with teletherapy, Zoom lactation consultations, and more, plus experts explain how to make the most out of today’s new normal.

Pete Buttigieg Shut Down the 'Late-Term Abortion' Debate Once and For All

Busy Philipps, Meredith Salenger, and more are reposting his statement. It's that good.