Pregnancy safety is a relative new term to mean that recommendations are made and guidelines implemented wither outside or inside the hospital to ensure that both mothers and babies are safe.

Kids, Stress and Pregnancy

The average family has two to three children. That means at least once in your life you are likely to be pregnant with one or more children in the home. Raising children is one of the most empowering, stressful life events. Stress can lead to pregnancy complications. ... read more »

(Pre) Pregnancy Nutrition and Food Guide

Learn what you should and shouldn't eat while pregnant. ... read more »

Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

Learn what food to avoid before and during pregnancy! ... read more »

Do Pesticides Affect Fertility and Pregnancy?

There is some proof that exposure to pest-control products at levels commonly used at home poses some risk to the fetus, and pregnant women should avoid them. ... read more »

Smoking and Pregnancy

Smoking can cause more than low birth weight. Pregnant mothers who smoke are at an increased risk of miscarriage and premature birth. ... read more »

Allergies in Pregnancy – What's Safe?

Women who suffer from allergies may find that they get better, stay the same, or feel even worse in pregnancy — each individual's response is different. ... read more »

Bisphenol-A (BPA): Common Chemicals and Pregnancy Safety

Bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical known as an endocrine disruptor that mimic's the effects of estrogen, was found in the bodies of 96 percent of all American women pregnant in 2011. ... read more »

Babymooning Around the World: Fodor’s Best Beaches for 2014

This 2014 recommendation of the 15 best beaches around the world is sure to spark babymooning ideas for travel far and wide. ... read more »

Ease Holiday Stress During Pregnancy

Minimizing stress is important to your baby's health and your own. ... read more »

How to Enjoy Your Pregnancy During the Holidays

You can have an enjoyable holiday season while pregnant. ... read more »

How to Trim the Holiday Tree While Pregnant

Take a new approach to holiday tree trimming with these tips! ... read more »

10 Tips When Your Baby Is Due During the Holidays

You can plan for the holiday and your birth at the same time! ... read more »

Is Pumpkin Spice Safe During Pregnancy?

Pumpkin has a range of health benefits but what about pumpkin spice? ... read more »

Is It Safe To Eat Sushi During Pregnancy?

Eating sushi is part of a healthy diet, but can it harm my unborn baby? ... read more »

Pepcid Complete During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Pepcid Complete during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Is Smoked Seafood Safe During Pregnancy?

Is it safe to eat smoked seafood during pregnancy? ... read more »

Are Cold Cuts Safe During Pregnancy?

Be careful with lunch and deli meats during pregnancy. ... read more »

Are Microwaves Ovens Safe To Use During Pregnancy?

With all of the health concerns that pop up in your mind during pregnancy, it’s normal to wonder whether using microwaves are safe to use while you’re pregnant. ... read more »

Tips for Business Travel During Pregnancy

Think in terms of your basic physical needs: the first one to consider is food and water. Particularly when you're working on a team, or having meals or drinks with colleagues on a schedule you don't control, ... read more »

Healthy Pregnancy Diet May Reduce Birth Defect Risk

Women who eat healthy during pregnancy are less apt to have children with birth defects, according to new research published in Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. ... read more »

8 Public Places to Avoid During Cold and Flu Season

The best way to treat a cold or the flu is not to get them in the first place. Prevention means knowing where these nasty germs are hiding and avoiding them like the plague. ... read more »

Metoclopramide (Reglan) for Morning Sickness

Morning sickness is a classic symptom of early pregnancy, often unpleasant but mild and clearing up on its own by the end of the first trimester. Sometimes, though, nausea and vomiting associated with pregnancy are severe, lingering long after the first trimester. ... read more »

Effects of Drinking Alcohol Before and During Pregnancy

What effect can drinking alcohol before and during pregnancy have? ... read more »

Tagamet HB During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Tagamet HB during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Prilosec During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Prilosec during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Is Taking Pepcid AC During Pregnancy Safe?

All about Pepcid AC during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Antacids During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about antacids and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Is it safe to use while pregnant and/or breastfeeding? ... read more »

Food Too Dirty to Eat During Pregnancy?

Wash your vegetables all the time ... read more »

Pregnancy Nutrition: Q & A for All Pregnant Women

Nutrition is one of the most important ways to prevent pregnancy complications (both fetal and maternal). The foods pregnant women eat set the stage for growth and development during pregnancy. ... read more »

No Alcohol Consumption Is Safe During Pregnancy

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) is a condition that affects the growing fetus when a pregnant woman consumes alcohol during pregnancy. ... read more »

80/10/10 and Pregnant: Is This Diet Bananas?

One Australian designer/photographer has taken the vegan diet to an extreme and it’s causing a stir around the world. Do you know about the 80/10/10 diet? ... read more »

Getting There is Half the Battle of Labor

It’s finally the third trimester. You’ve made it through many weeks of aches and pains to reach this point, and now you are just counting down the hours until your bundle of joy finally arrives. ... read more »

Beauty Products and Treatments During Pregnancy

Find out which beauty products are safe during pregnancy. ... read more »

Sports and Activities During Pregnancy Guide

How to modify sports activities to keep you and your baby healthy. ... read more »

Is It Safe To Eat Halloween Candy While Pregnant?

It's Halloween time, and being pregnant doesn't mean you have to miss out on the festivities! After all, having candy at Halloween is no different from having candy at any other time of the year during pregnancy. ... read more »

Pregnancy Safety Guide

Everything you need to know about which activities, sports, and foods are safe. ... read more »

Toxins in Household Cleaning Products During Pregnancy

What chemicals should you stay away from? ... read more »

Marijuana and Pregnancy

Marijuana use in pregnancy can harm the baby. That is why all major medical organization such as ACOG and the CDC recommend that you do not use marijuana when trying to get pregnant and during pregnancy. ... read more »

Flu Vaccination Not Just Safe But Protective During Pregnancy

Their findings, recently published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, proved better than anticipated. The flu vaccine is not just safe for mother and baby, it's actually protective of the baby, too. ... read more »

Flu Vaccine, Explained

It is vitally important that pregnant women get the flu vaccine. Pregnant women comprise one of the risk groups at greater danger for complications and are more likely to get sick. ... read more »

Raw Sprouts During Pregnancy - Are They Safe?

Raw sprouts should not be consumed by pregnant women because of the potential health hazards they pose. ... read more »

Eating Disorders Fertility and Pregnancy

Eating disorders are mental illnesses that affect a person's emotions, attitudes and behaviors surrounding food and weight. ... read more »

Moving During Pregnancy

If you are thinking about moving furniture while you are pregnant, you need to be aware of certain strains that moving furniture can place on your body during this time. ... read more »

Categories of Drugs In Pregnancy

Drugs in pregnancy are categorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) into category A, B, C, D, or X, depending on how much evidence there is of potential harm to the fetus: ... read more »

Male Impact of Alcohol Use During Pregnancy

There is increasing evidence that heavy alcohol use by the male can lower the level of the male hormone testosterone, leading to low sperm counts, infertility, and problems in the newborn. ... read more »

Is it Safe to Swim During Pregnancy?

Swimming is a low-intensity workout that allows the pregnant woman to relieve lower back strain. Besides reveling in the feeling of weightlessness, swimming provides various health benefits during pregnancy. ... read more »

Kim Kardashian: Pregnancy Lips Real or Lip "Service"?

Kim is making internet waves in true Kardashian style after she posted a selfie from St. Barts. Stealing the scene were her exceptionally plump “pregnancy lips" that many find too plump to believe. ... read more »

What are the Best Clothes to Wear to Work When Pregnant?

When choosing pregnancy work clothing, it is best to choose garments with a loose waist and low-heeled shoes, though there is more to pregnancy work wear than safe clothing. ... read more »

Is it Healthy to Work Up Until My Due Date?

Many women wonder if working up until their pregnancy due date is safe for their health and the health of their unborn child. Find out! ... read more »

Air Pollution Exposure and Pregnancy Outcomes

According to several studies, even low levels of air pollution can negatively affect pregnancies and fetal morbidity risks. ... read more »

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