First Trimester Health

Your first trimester is often the toughest. Here you'll learn about common first trimester issues pregnant women experience including spotting, cramps, and more. Plus, we'll teach you how your healthcare provider will be tracking your weight gain, nutrition, hormones, blood pressure, and more - and why.

6 Strange Pregnancy Symptoms

Everyone expects morning sickness and funny cravings during pregnancy, but there are plenty of other strange pregnancy symptoms you might not know about.

10 First Trimester To-Dos

Congratulations on your pregnancy! You've seen the positive markers on an at-home pregnancy test and a blood test has confirmed you're expecting. Now what do you do? Our checklist will help you get through your first trimester and pave the way for the rest of your pregnancy ... and your new life with Baby!

Handling a Tough First Trimester of Pregnancy

Exhaustion, nausea, sore breasts and other symptoms are very common during the first trimester of pregnancy. While they usually do improve by the fourth month, it helps to know how to cope with these discomforts in the meantime.

Understanding HCG Levels

Levels of human chorionic gonadotropin hormone (HCG) rise quickly in the first trimester, but HCG levels can vary significantly. Find out why--and what these fluctuations mean.

Your First Trimester Diet

Eating well now and throughout your pregnancy is crucial. Make sure you get off on the right foot.

First Trimester Tests

Towards the end of your first trimester, your doctor will recommend prenatal screenings to can help determine whether your child has any chromosomal abnormalities.

Fetal Development Weeks 5 Through 8

See what's happening with your baby in the second month of your pregnancy.

Spotting During Pregnancy

Dr. Elizabeth Pryor answers the question, Should I worry about spotting?

Your Pregnancy: How To Calculate Your Due Date

Dr. Obosa Osawe helps you figure out when baby will really arrive.

Pregnancy Confidential Podcast Week 9: OMG I'm Pregnant!

Find out what's going on in week 9 of your pregnancy on this episode of Pregnancy Confidential.

Pregnancy Month by Month: Month 3

See what physical changes you can expect during month 3 of pregnancy--and how to break the big news to your boss.

All About First Trimester Screening

Discover what these early tests look for-and why they're needed.

Your First Prenatal Visit and Tests

Learn how your doctor will confirm your pregnancyaand what else will happen at your first prenatal visit.

Your Chance of Miscarriage

A woman's chance of miscarriage depends, to some extent, on her background. Learn about four factors that can contribute to a higher rate of miscarriage.

Pregnancy Month by Month: Month 1

You're pregnant, now what? Find out what steps you should take during your first month of pregnancy, how to pick the right OB/GYN, and how to help alleviate your first month of pregnancy symptoms.

Pregnancy Month by Month: Month 2

Find out how big your munchkin is, how many calories you should be eating, and how to keep up your work and social life while pregnant in month 2.

7 Reasons Pregnancy is Good for You

Turns out, pregnancy can do amazing things for your health and wellbeing. Next time your tummy turns and your back aches, just remember that Baby will be here soon -- and your body will thank you for it!

Signs of Miscarriage

Sometimes it can be hard to tell whether you are having normal pregnancy symptoms or you're experiencing signs of miscarriage. Here's what you need to know and when to call a doctor.

Prenatal Blood Test

Who has it, when, why, and what the results mean.

Checklist: Must-ask medical questions for your first check-up

Start your pregnancy off on the right foot by coming to your first prenatal visit with these questions.

Celebs Have Crappy First Trimesters Just Like Us

First trimester morning sickness is very common, even celebs like Tori Spelling, Tia Mowry, Kim Kardashian West, Ali Landry & Gwyneth Paltrow aren't immune.

Your Hormones

Here come those pregnancy hormones! Find out what you can expect.

The Fatigue Factor

Feeling exceptionally exhausted is a common early-pregnancy symptom. Here's how to manage when you feel less than spunky.

Pregnancy by the Numbers Checklist

Checking off duties in your first trimester task list just got easier.

Get Moving

Although you may not feel like it, getting up and exercising can help you boost your energy. But make sure you know the basics first.