On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advised pregnant women to avoid travel to 13 Latin American and Caribbean countries, including Puerto Rico. The warning came after the Zika virus—a mosquito-borne virus which first appeared in South America in May—was linked to brain damage in newborn infants.
Potatoes are reportedly the latest addition to a long list of what expectant mothers aren’t advised to eat, because too much of a starchy good thing can cause gestational diabetes.
A little under two years ago, Tennessee passed Senate Bill 1391, making it a crime to have taken narcotic drugs while pregnant, if the infant is born addicted to narcotics or “harmed by” them. While 28 women have been charged under the law, and one sentenced to jail time, there’s no evidence it’s worked to reduce the…
Though the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency says pregnant women should rarely be held at detention facilities, Fusion has been keeping track of individuals who are being detained and far more of them are pregnant than ICE would like to admit.
Dear pregnant women: By the time your children can speak, they will not know what privacy is.
Especially if you've never been pregnant — but even if you have — interacting with a pregnant lady can be a big social minefield. You know there's some stuff pregnant women don't especially like (invasive questions, belly rubs from strangers), but how do you avoid that stuff and talk to moms-to-be in a polite and…
On this site, we joke about the Unsolicited Uterus Updates in the tabloids and on gossip sites, but the truth is that prying about the status of a woman's womb — famous or not — is really inappropriate.
Michelle's 19th child was born four months premature. Michelle had gall-bladder problems and a serious case of preeclampsia while pregnant, yet says: "Even knowing that we went through the challenge that we did, we would do it again." Please. Don't.
• Since us single folk are missing out on all those hilariously uncomfortable-looking sex positions featured each month in Cosmo, here's a helpful chart of sex positions for the lonely. We're digging the Abe Lincoln. •
Whether or not pregnant women should be served alcohol when pregnant, and more to the point, whether they should drink it, has been a big controversy lately.
Knocked-up chicks are apparently experiencing the infamous odd-food lust much more today than they were in generations past. A new study shows that 30% more pregnant women are craving weird shit than they were 50 years ago. And yet, a third of these cravings were found to be not for food, specifically, but for…
It must be sexy pregnant lady day today or something. Nina Hartley has announced the release of her latest DVD Nina Hartley's Guide to Great Sex During Pregnancy. Hartley, a former nurse, said, "There's a real curiosity and a lot of misinformation on sex during pregnancy. I felt it was time to set the record straight…