On Parenting: Pregnancy

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 12/12/2012

Jenna Bush Hager: Sharing happy news loudly

Jenna Bush Hager’s couldn’t-be-more-public pregnancy announcement fits in with a trend of shouting pregnancy news from the rooftops

By Janice D'Arcy  |  02:35 PM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pregnancy

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/05/2012

What to expect after 30 years?

The author of the seminal “What To Expect When You’re Expecting” is receiving an award from the Smithsonian and talks about how parenting has changed

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pregnancy, Books

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/26/2012

Should parents who use a surrogate get paid leave?

An English mother’s fight for paid maternity leave after her twins’ birth through surrogacy highlights parental-leave issues in the U.S.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pregnancy

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 04/03/2012

Why some women choose to eat their placentas

Seeking nutritional benefits, some moms ingest pills, lasagna, even smoothies made from the placenta.

By On Parenting  |  10:52 AM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nutrition, Pregnancy

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 02/29/2012

Leap Year: Is Feb. 29 a good day to give birth or not worth the hassle?

Unlike other holidays there’s some debate about whether parents are more or less likely to request leap year deliveries.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  01:38 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Babies, Holidays, Pregnancy

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 02/28/2012

New report suggests a woman’s reproductive span may some day be far less limited

A new report in the journal Nature Medicine suggests that a woman’s reproductive span may some day be far less limited.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  02:10 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ethics, Politics, Pregnancy

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Rick Santorum on prenatal tests: Can the future of pregnancy health care be stopped?

Santorum criticized the President Obama-backed health-care program for requiring insurance coverage of certain prenatal tests because they “encourage abortions.” But Santorum’s and the public’s focus might be more useful on the conditions the tests discover.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Disability, Down Syndrome, Ethics, Politics, Pregnancy

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 10/13/2011

Expert advice: Pregnancy and exercise

Jennifer Middleton, owner of the D.C. franchise of Stroller Strides, lists five things pregnant women should keep in mind when working out.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  02:48 PM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  expert advice, pregnancy and exercise, Stroller Strides, pregnancy and marathon

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 10/11/2011

Mother runs marathon and delivers baby in same day

Amber Miller completed the 26.2-mile Chicago Marathon, then gave birth later that day. But how much exercise is healthy in later stages of a pregnancy?

By Janice D’Arcy  |  12:35 PM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  exercise and pregnancy