Pregnancy

  • Rethinking Bed Rest For Pregnancy

    Research indicates bed rest does not improve birth outcomes and can be risky for the mom. So why is it still prescribed by many doctors and midwives for about 20 percent of pregnant women in the U.S.?


  • Pregnancy apps don't know how to handle miscarriages

    Welcome to Small Humans, an ongoing series at Mashable that looks at how to take care of – and deal with – the kids in your life. Because Dr. Spock is nice and all, but it’s 2018 and we have the entire internet to contend with.

    “It’s measuring small,” the sonogram technician was looking at the screen for a few minutes before she spoke. “Are you sure you’re six weeks along? I can’t really see much. Maybe you need to come back in a week or so.”

    A week later, she repeated the same, only this time...


  • Catelynn Baltierra Drops Pregnancy Bombshell

    We don't want to frighten any Teen Mom OG fans that have been following the life of Catelynn Baltierra for many years now, so let us say up front:

    She's fine.

    She's healthy. 

    She is doing well.

    We certainly didn't mean to scare any of you with the headline above, not after Catelynn suffered a miscarriage in early 2018, which led to a rehab stint in Arizona for Depression.

    It's just that Baltierra has provided Instagram followers with an update on her third pregnancy and we thought...