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 12:26pm Over 1900 expecting and new parents are estimated to be struggling with perinatal or antenatal depression each week - and we need to talk about it more.
Not only was the baby a complete surprise, there was a catch: the baby's father was a man she'd had a one night stand with, and she didn't know how to contact him to let him know.
Susie Burrell Before you ditch all of the carbs from your diet, here are some of the best nutritionally, and a few of the ones that are best consumed occasionally.
Michelle Fay Cortez Women who are exposed to high levels of air pollution during their third trimester of pregnancy may be twice as likely to have an autistic child, a study found.
Stacey Gladman A dangerous trend is seeing more mothers-to-be declining a relatively simple and painless test to check for gestational diabetes.
LETITIA ROWLANDS Mental health support organisations BeyondBlue and the Smiling Mind have launched Mind the Bump, an app which aims to help manage the stress of pregnancy.
Elahe Izadi Americans are turning to television, Netflix and sports for ideas for what to name their wee ones.
Muhammad has become the most popular name for newborn boys in the UK, while Sophie has taken the spot for girls.
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.
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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