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birth

How should I handle and store breast milk?

If you're pumping milk—as many moms do—it's important to know what to expect.

Preeclampsia? Be proactive

Your obstetrician will keep a close eye on your blood pressure during your pregnancy—but there are other signs you can watch for on your own.

Ready, set … action! The sequel

Don't let pop culture fool you into thinking labor and delivery are harder—or easier—than they really are.

Ready, set … action!

If you want to learn the truth about birth, labor and sudden delivery, you'll need to look beyond pop culture.

Pregnant? Keep a belly-minded brain

It's absolutely essential expectant moms keep nutrition top of mind.

The family-friendly C-section

A cesarean section shouldn't keep mom from getting immediate skin-to-skin time with her little one.

The home stretch

Hiccups, kicks, wiggles and ... eating vernix? Your baby is up to all sorts of things in the final trimester.

The cutest cantaloupe

Your little bundle will undergo monumental changes in the second trimester—and if all goes well, you'll be feeling on top of the world.

Watch your miracle grow

The little person inside your womb will make tremendous growth strides throughout the first trimester.

Breast milk, the original brain food

It's not just baby who benefits—breastfeeding moms may enjoy better brain health, too.

5 things to know about hyperemesis gravidarum

As Duchess Kate battles this condition, questions arise about the difference between this and regular morning sickness.

Under the lights

New moms shouldn't fret if their little one has jaundice—it's a common condition in newborns and it's easily treatable.