pregnancies 

Despite Doctors' Concerns, Many Pregnant Women Demand Anti-Depression Meds

Katherine Stone, founder of Postpartum Progress, pictured here with her son, says people don't understand how dangerous untreated depression can be for pregnant women and their unborn children. Photo courtesy of Katherine Stone
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JLo Spied Without Wedding Ring, Claims Divorce "Not an Option"

Jennifer Lopez left her wedding ring at home last Sunday for the Golden Globes. Marc Anthony has also been out and about sans ring, and has been snapped by photographers chatting up other women and waving his bare left hand around. Sure that means...

Obama Baby Boom?

Diaper changes may not have been exactly what the Obama For Change campaign was about, but there are those who predict that is exactly what many Obama supporters will be doing in about nine months. Did euphoric couples around the country celebrate...

When is it Braxton Hicks, when is it pre-term labor?

Many women experience pangs and twinges during their pregnancies. All of them experience the phenomenon known as Braxton Hicks contractions, whether or not they ever feel them. With my first pregnancy I never felt a one, so it was much of a...

Molly Ringwald tackles teenage pregnancy (again)

Hey, remember Molly Ringwald? Well, she's back, and in more ways than one. The former teen star, memorable for such culture- and era-designing movies such as Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club, is now starring in a television drama about teens....

Pregnancy labels for medicine?

The Federal Drug Administration is proposing a change to the way medicines are labeled with warnings for pregnant women. Doctors have been complaining forever that data was available that was not included on labels or that the information that was...

Doctors say there's no preventing stretch marks

We live in an age of Miracle Creams, designed to fix anything that ails you; we also live in an age of celebrity obsession, where you can track the loves and losses and beauty secrets of famous people in amazing detail. So of course we're all...

Running while pregnant?

Can you run while you're pregnant? Sure, you probably CAN, but should you? I always have had that debate, both with myself and my OBGYNs. They generally hold that one should not run while one is pregnant. Ultimately, I've concurred with them and...

Pregnancy fact or fiction: making baby

Based on my own personal experience, I've decided that getting pregnant is more of an art than a science. Those who've spent some quality time getting pregnant, and perhaps even those who got pregnant after only one attempt (and I find myself in...

How far apart do you space pregnancies?

I was trolling the message boards at MSN's Lifestyle site for women when I came across an interesting question. Most of the folks on the site were asking about breastfeeding and losing pregnancy weight--topics we've all covered a hundred times over....

U.S. army hospital prepares for births after war leave

In Clarksville, Tennessee, the Fort Campbell army hospital expects there to be about 250 births a day in June and also nine months from now, considering the fact that soldiers are returning from Iraq. Right now, the number of births is about a dozen...

Top baby stories of 2005: #5 celebrity births

We're counting down the top five baby stories of the year between now and December 31st. And this one was easy. We love celebrity pregnancies here at Blogging Baby, and so do you all. When a favorite actress or pop star is rumored to be pregnant, or...

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