Pregnancy Health

What you eat, how often you exercise, and how much you sleep are pillars to enjoying a healthy pregnancy. Here you'll find tips and expert advice to guide you to a healthy pregnancy.

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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.

The CDC Is Launching a Maternal Health Campaign to Empower Pregnant Women and New Moms

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just launched Hear Hera campaign to bring attention to the maternal mortality crisis and hear the concerns of pregnant and postpartum women.

Can You Take Elderberry While You’re Pregnant?

Elderberry has long been used as an immune booster in order to combat colds and even the flu, but research on the use of this herbal remedy during pregnancy has not quite caught up. Here’s what you need to know.

Pregnant People Can Have a False Positive HIV Test & Here's Why

Regular testing for HIV is part of pregnancy these days, which bumps up the chance you might get a false-positive result. Experts explain why that can happen.

What Methadone Use During Pregnancy Means for Newborns

As the opioid crisis rages on, people addicted to methamphetamines are leaning on Methadone during pregnancy to avoid dangerous withdrawal symptoms. Here’s what that means for newborns.

More Pregnancy Health

23 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

Follow these simple pregnancy tips on safety and nutrition to stay healthy throughout the nine months before your baby arrives.  

Can You Be Pregnant and Still Have a Period?

Experts explain if it's possible to get your period during early pregnancy — because we know you've been wondering.

Self-Induced Abortions Are on the Rise But DIY Methods Are Still Never Safe

The more women choose to self-manage abortion, the more important it is to understand safe methods of ending a pregnancy on your own. Experts weigh in on this trend and give the facts on vitamin C abortion and herbal abortion.