LIBBY HAKIM It wasn't a pregnancy test or missed period that told me I was pregnant with my second baby; it was too early for those things. A doner kebab told me I was going to be a mum again.
Letitia Rowlands Dad-to-be Harry Ashby says he is the first man in the UK to take sick leave due to pregnancy illness after being diagnosed with Couvade syndrome.
Stacey Gladman As I slowly waddle my ever-changing pregnant body towards the finishing line of my due date, it’s becoming increasingly clear there are a lot of things they just don’t tell you about pregnancy.
Staff writers Even though morning sickness often stops in the second trimester, it can just as easily start again.
CATHERINE RODIE Just as every baby is unique, so is every pregnancy. And that means morning sickness can vary a lot, too.
CATHERINE RODIE “All the horrible stuff was totally worth it to have my son. But there is absolutely no way I could go through it all again.”
DANIELLE COLLEY It might sound like temporary insanity, but almost obsessive nesting as you near your due date isn’t uncommon – even if you’re not usually a particularly clean person.
Max Knoblauch Katharine and Kris Camilli devised a clever trick to immortalise their family and friends' reactions to their exciting pregnancy news.
Emily Yoffe My wife is nine months pregnant and we are planning a home birth - but we've had late problems with our midwife team.
JO HARTLEY Some dads-to-be don't miss a beat when their partner is pregnant; others struggle with a range of issues and can become withdrawn, right when their support is needed most.
Katie Kenny Baby Maia was conceived against the odds, only to find she was sharing a womb with an ominous "foreign body".
Beverley Turner We're walking a slippery slope; if a vocal crowd gets its way, women's needs and wishes will become irrelevant compared to those of our unborn babies.
Jen Ng Video: Timelapse captures 42 week pregnancy in 1 minute
Jamie Hancock Medical experts say intense fitness routines can be done safely during pregnancy - if the mums-to-be follow some guidelines.
Monica Tischler "It's been devastating but it just means there will be a bit of a fight, that's all."
Melanie Mahoney The data-lovers at nameberry.com have been at it again – this time, they’ve discovered the names that are continually rising up the ranks, ready to take out some top spots in the next few years.
Melanie Mahoney The idea behind the gender reveal cake is simple - but for one couple, it wasn't straightforward at all.
Donna Webeck It’s often one of the biggest choices parents make during the course of their pregnancy; to find out, or not to find out, the sex of their baby before it’s born.
CHOICE Confused about what's okay and what's not? The CHOICE experts explain what you need to know about keeping your baby safe.
CHOICE The CHOICE experts suggest things to think about when choosing a doctor for your baby, and which first aid courses are best for parents.
CHOICE If you have twins, or a baby and toddler close in age, a two-seater stroller could be just what you need for getting the kids from A to B. CHOICE reviewed the safety and ease of use of a range of double prams.
EB's iphone app has had an update - Pregnancy Week by Week updates straight to your phone - Now with a Contraction Timer!
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