6 Things You Should Know About Sex During Pregnancy

What you need to know about knocking boots while you’re knocked up.

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The Surprising Health Risk of Being Pregnant With A Boy

A baby’s gender appears to affect a mother’s risk for diabetes during pregnancy — called gestational diabetes — and type 2 diabetes after pregnancy, a new study suggests.

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Why C-Sections Are Riskier for Moms Than Vaginal Births

Women who deliver their first baby by cesarean section are more likely to need blood transfusions and be admitted to intensive care units than women who opt for a vaginal delivery, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday.

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What People Don’t Understand About Miscarriages

A new survey published in Obstetrics & Gynecology shows that people harbor many misconceptions about both the frequency and most common causes of miscarriages — misunderstandings that may compound the feelings of guilt and shame that occur in the wake of one.

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6 Early Signs You Might Be Pregnant

There’s no way to know for sure without taking a test, but there are lots of early symptoms that can potentially signal a bun in the oven.

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The Only Thing ‘Lame’ About Carrie Underwood’s Vacation Selfie Is Gossip Sites’ Reaction

Singer Carrie Underwood posted this very normal-looking photo on Instagram yesterday. She wrote: “Vacation selfie. #IKnowImLame.” The picture of the new mom shows nothing more than her bare shoulders, but it sent the Internet into a frenzy with multiple web sites publishing stories commenting on her “post-baby bikini bod.”

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Zooey Deschanel on Body Image: ‘I Don’t Buy Into That Skinny-Is-Better Mentality’

The actress revealed her refreshing take on body image in a new interview with Cosmopolitan.

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More Women Are Having Unsupervised Home Births

Home births without a midwife or doctor present — which have been linked to increased risk of infant death and disease — have jumped 79 percent in the United States in recent years, researchers report.

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Here’s the Deal on Women Eating Their Placenta After Having a Baby

Fans of this trend say that consuming the placenta in encapsulated pills or blended into smoothies during the weeks after giving birth can help boost a new mom’s energy level, encourage breast milk production, decrease bleeding, and, most notably, alleviate the “baby blues.”

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Kim Kardashian Opens Up About Her Struggle to Have a Second Child

Say what you want about Kardashian’s vanity or her career, but “secondary infertility,” or having trouble getting pregnant a second time, is a topic millions of women can relate to.

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