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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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.

Your Questions About Pregnancy After Abortion, Answered by an OB-GYN

Does having an abortion curse future plans for a family? Will it affect chances of a healthy pregnancy? Here's everything you need to know about getting pregnant post-abortion.

What Pelvic Organ Prolapse Feels Like—and What To Do About It

I thought my bladder issue was just a post-pregnancy symptom. Turns out I had POP—aka a drop of the pelvic organs. It sounds scary, but it's manageable. Here's what you need to know.

Signs You Have Postpartum Euphoria: Everything You Need to Know About This Under-Diagnosed Mood Disorder Post-Birth

After giving birth to my second child, my mood was unusually elevated and I had a ton of energy. Something wasn't right and when I reached out to my doctor, I learned I was suffering from a perinatal mood disorder that can actually be dangerous.

More My Pregnant Body

Yes, Pregnancy Can Be Life-Threatening—Here's What to Know About Medically Necessary Abortions

Senator Ted Cruz is receiving backlash for stating "pregnancy is not a life-threatening illness"—because some abortions are medically necessary. On top of that? The number of pregnant women who die each year in the U.S. proves pregnancy can be dangerous.

Fitness Influencer's 19-Week Bump Photo Shows How Different Her Belly Looks During Her 2 Pregnancies

"Every pregnancy is different," she captioned her side-by-side photos.