(NEW YORK) -- A new government recommendation on healthy weight gain during pregnancy calls for more counseling from health care providers, and emphasizes working routinely on this with all women throughout their pregnancy. The recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), an independent... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A child's future cognitive development, their motor development and their mental health can be associated with the stress their mother experienced, and how they coped with it, even years before becoming pregnant, researchers say. As a result, researchers are taking a closer... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new study on pregnant people and COVID-19 vaccines is adding to the growing body of evidence showing the vaccine is safe during pregnancy. Researchers at Northwestern University studying people who had been fully vaccinated during pregnancy, found the vaccine had no... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Being pregnant amid the global coronavirus pandemic has been a scary and unpredictable time for many expectant people. The ongoing pandemic has led pregnant people to question everything from whether they should travel to whether they should work from home, self-quarantine and... Read More.
By Katie Kindelan, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Barbara Higgins did a CrossFit workout on the day she was told she would need to be induced into labor, and then delivered her son Jack in about three hours.And... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Olympic sprinter Allyson Felix is lending her voice to educate people about life-threatening pregnancy complications after facing her own potentially deadly experience when she gave birth to her daughter in November 2018. Felix, whose... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Chrissy Teigen, who opened up about her devastating pregnancy loss in September, credits the heartbreak for inspiring her to take her health seriously. Appearing Monday on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Teigen didn't shy away from describing what kind of impact the pregnancy loss had on her life. The Cravings author remarked that... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Billie Lourd opened up to fans about something they didn't know about her pregnancy -- she had a bit of a health scare. The Scream Queens alum, who is the daughter of the late Carrie Fisher and granddaughter of the late Debbie Reynolds, opened up in a... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Tricia Bryan, 34, of Conyers, Georgia, has struggled with her weight her entire life, but when she was pregnant with her son, now 2, she gained around 100 pounds. Because she was a high-risk pregnancy, Bryan... Read More.