After years at P&N, I’d heard the statistics many times: Approximately 1 in 5 pregnancies end in miscarriage. Your risk climbs with your age, but I was in my mid-20s and healthy—so I didn’t worry. When a test revealed two pink lines, I was over the...

Now that you’re eating for two, every bite counts, but simply piling your plate with a few more fruits and veggies isn’t going to cut it. “Expectant moms need only an extra 300 calories per day to provide for a healthy pregnancy,” says Marissa Lippert,...

Before Maternity leave was the first and only time that I’ve missed more than 10 days of work. I won’t lie and tell you that the thought of that extended time away with my son filled me with anything other than joy—because, let’s face it, doing...

Before I had my first baby, I thought nesting was one of those pregnancy phenomena that were exaggerated just to make for a good story. Surely women weren’t really possessed to scrub down the tops of their refrigerators and alphabetize all the bookshelves in their houses while...