Sharing your pregnancy news for the first time may be one of the most exciting moments of your life. But before you jump the gun and pull the Facebook trigger to announce, take a beat. There are people in your life who may need the news broken delicately, like friends struggling with infertility.Read Full Story
Barbara Bienvenue told her boyfriend and her Canadian town that she was pregnant with quintuplets — she even had a baby bump and had started lactating. Imagine her boyfriend’s shock when they went to the hospital to deliver the babies and, as it turns out, doctors say she is not pregnant at all but has a rare disorder called phantom pregnancy or pseudocyesis.Read Full Story
Is it just us, or does it seem that newborn babies are getting bigger? There seems to be an increase in the average birth weight of babies, which researchers attribute to several factors. But what issues do heavier babies really present?Read Full Story
Emily’s last pregnancy was one to remember — monoamniotic-monochorionic twin pregnancies are rare and dangerous. Happily, her girls were born healthy, but her story — including a 12-week hospital stay — is one of courage and grace.Read Full Story
What is the ideal spacing between children? Jessica Simpson and Tori Spelling are just a few celebrities who are having back-to-back babies. Having babies close in age comes with benefits (your diaper changing skills are finely honed), but are there risks?Read Full Story
Jenny knew giving into her anorexia while she was pregnant was dangerous, but couldn't seem to help herself. Even after being hospitalized, she couldn't stop endangering herself and her baby. Jenny has pregorexia, and cases like hers are more common than we'd like to believe.Read Full Story
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