My Pregnant Life

During this rapidly changing time in your life, you'll have a lot to think and dream about. No doubt your baby-to-be is at the center of your attention, but don't forget to take time for you, too! Here we've compiled the ultimate guide to life during pregnancy: maternity clothes, getting your sleep, maternity leave, and more.

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MSNBC's Katy Tur on Maternity Leave: 'It's Starting Another Extremely Difficult Full-Time Job—and Trying To Survive It'
As MSNBC anchor Katy Tur ends maternity leave after the birth of her daughter, she reflects on the past six months, becoming the "lead parent" in her relationship, and why the 4 weeks of paid leave proposed in the Build Back Better plan is truly the "barest of bare minimums."
Why More Moms Are Speaking Out About Depression and Medication in Pregnancy
Women often feel pressure not to take a drug for depression or anxiety—and yet doctors say no one should have to choose between her own health and her baby’s.
Parents Don't Just Deserve Paid Leave, They've Had Enough of Asking Nicely and are Now Demanding Congress to #SavePaidLeave
Paid family and medical leave is set to be cut completely from President Joe Biden's Build Back Better spending package, making the U.S. the only industrialized country not to offer a federal policy. But working parents aren't going down without a fight—and you shouldn't either.
Taking 4 Months of Paid Paternity Leave Made Me a Better Father
In the face of recent debates about the value of paid parental leave, this New York-based dad reflects upon how paternity leave creates strong and healthy families and a better society.
10 Maternity Winter Coats and Jackets That Will Look Great While Keeping You Comfortable
Even if you'll never be pregnant again, you'll be able to wear these coats for longer than you think.
Baby Registry Tips for Budget Moms
It's no secret that setting up a nursery can be a pricey endeavor. Experts share some of the best budget gear for expecting parents who are creating a cost-conscious registry.
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The 12 Best Maternity Swimsuits for Expecting Moms
From tankinis to two-pieces, these stylish swimsuits will flatter and support moms.
6 Ways to Keep Your Pregnancy Quiet Until You're Ready to Reveal It

It's not always easy to hide your pregnancy from family and friends (especially when you're the only one not ordering a drink!). But here are a few fun tips to help keep your pregnancy under wraps until you're ready to let everyone know.