Here's what to really expect when you're expecting.
Many women wonder why nobody told them that pregnancy not always rosy. It's impossible to know ahead of time how you're going feel during a pregnancy, so don't be surprised if you're up, down and all over the place. There are many fantasies and myths surrounding pregnancy, and here are the top five.
Becoming a mom does crazy things to your body and mind, but here's how to fight back.
When I got pregnant, I was bound and determined to look good after the baby was born. I admired those moms in my Facebook newsfeed whose hospital pictures showed them smiling with makeup on as they cuddled their newborn. In retrospect, this was a crazy notion because after giving birth I did NOT look good. Not at all...
Can swallowing semen really cure your morning sickness or is this just what men want you to think?
They say that when you're hung over, the best thing for you is to drink another beer. While some people stand by the concept that "hair of the dog" is the best way to get yourself back on track after a night of drinking, others think that mass amounts of hydration, Tums and a dark room will do the trick. No matter where you stand on the matter, you're about to view the phrase "hair of the dog" — the idea that whatever made you ill can make you feel better — in a whole new light.
You can never be too prepared when traveling with a bun in the oven.
By Laura Riley, MD, Ob/Gyn, for GalTime
Lots of pregnant women are asking about travel safety. Here are a few tips.
Whether you are on a plane, train or in a car, pregnant women are at a greater risk for blood clots than non-pregnant women. Therefore, on those long trips, make sure to get up and walk around every hour or two, drink lots of water and wear support hose to improve the circulation.
Does new Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer, who is pregnant, deserve all the scrutiny she's getting?
Alas, the haters and criticizers have spoken, and already Marissa Mayer is under a ton of scrutiny coming from a lot of different sides — primarily dealing with the company's current financial situation, and the fact that Mayer is expecting her first child.
New research has found that giving birth is not as bad for your sex drive as many think.
Despite the wear-and-tear on a new mother's body, the lack of sleep after a baby is born, and the constant screams of the newborn, science has found that most women are ready to get it on long before the end of the doctor-recommended six-week waiting period.
The Supreme Court ruled the Obamacare law constitutional today by a five-to-four margin.
While everyone's favorite killjoy Mitt Romney has vowed to toss out Obamacare if he's elected president (in your dreams, Romney), today, in a move that proved that America is finally taking a step in the right direction, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the plan. Let's raise a glass.
Will I have to wait nine months before sleeping with my wife?
When your wife is pregnant, it can be hard enough keeping up with her cravings and holding her hair back during her dreaded episodes of morning sickness. What you didn't bargain for was her loss of sex drive. Fortunately, help is on the way.