Your Pregnancy Matters Stories

Is your pet ready for you to have a baby?

Is your pet ready for you to have a baby?

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Having a new baby is a huge, life-changing event for you and your furry companion. Make sure your dog is ready to welcome a new member to the family.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a tiny heart hero

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a tiny heart hero

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This Valentine’s Day, Stefanie Rose shares the story of her son, Devin, who was born with a congenital heart defect.

Water immersion during labor

Water immersion during labor

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Consider these pros and cons if you are thinking about using water immersion during labor.

Lifting and work restrictions during pregnancy: Talk it over with your doctor

Lifting and work restrictions during pregnancy: Talk it over with your doctor

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How much should work and activities such as lifting or standing really be limited during pregnancy?

Normal Pregnancy Symptoms: Here’s What to Expect

Normal Pregnancy Symptoms: Here’s What to Expect

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Many pregnancy symptoms are completely normal. Know what to expect as your body changes during the next 9 months.

What NOT to say to a pregnant woman

What NOT to say to a pregnant woman

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Most of us mean well when we talk to pregnant women… and still end up saying exactly the wrong thing. Here are six things to avoid saying to the pregnant women in your life!

Three (easy) New Year’s resolutions for pregnant women

Three (easy) New Year’s resolutions for pregnant women

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Follow these New Year’s resolutions for a better pregnancy experience in 2017!

Rose Bowl Parade honors legacy of local family’s infant son

Rose Bowl Parade honors legacy of local family’s infant son

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Two years ago, Whitney and Adam Zapotocky lost their infant son and donated his organs to help other children. Next week, their story will be honored nationally at the Rose Bowl Parade.

Boy or girl? The difficulties of early gender prediction

Boy or girl? The difficulties of early gender prediction

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While an ultrasound may predict gender as early as 12 weeks, Dr. Santiago-Munoz discusses why it’s not always possible — and not always correct.

Whooping Cough: New Concerns About an Old Disease

Whooping Cough: New Concerns About an Old Disease

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Pertussis, also known as whopping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory disease that causes violent, uncontrollable coughing that makes it hard to breathe.