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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Reddit Cofounder Alexis Ohanian is Not Here for Companies That Stigmatize Paternity Leave

After hearing disparaging remarks by the former CEO of SoulCycle, Alexis Ohanian wrote a powerful piece on why it's about time we end the stigma on paternity leave.

Pregnancy Announcement Captions for Instagram We Love

Share the thrilling news that you're expecting with one of these social media-friendly pregnancy announcement ideas.

How I'm Preparing for Postpartum Anxiety as an Already Anxious Person

If you are a pregnant woman who already has a generalized anxiety disorder, you may be at higher risk for postpartum anxiety. Here's how to prepare.

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.

Attention Retailers: You're Not Size-Inclusive Until You Carry Maternity Clothes

When I became pregnant, I had no idea how hard it would be to find maternity clothes in stores. My only option became online shopping, which meant endless returns. So I say it's about time retailers start paying attention to pregnant folks.

More My Pregnant Life

Anxiety Kept Me From Enjoying My Pregnancy

It's hard to feel excited about your future child when you can't stop focusing on what could go wrong.

Maternity Leave Was the Loneliest Time of My Life But I Learned to Love It

I left my dream job to go on maternity leave when my son was born. It became the most isolating and lonely period of my life. But these are the things that helped me pull through and realize how much I really needed this time with my newborn.

Bleeding After Sex While Pregnant: Should I Worry?

Did you notice some bleeding or spotting after pregnancy sex? Find out the possible causes, and learn when to see a doctor.