Pregnancy

Not Talking About Pregnancy at Work Is Problematic—Here's How to Do It the Right Way

When Martha Shaughnessy found out she was expecting her second child, the 38-year-old communications specialist kept it to herself for months. “I wasn't sure how [talking about it at work] was going to go,” she tells <i>Glamour.</i> The exchange went worse than she—and even <i>you</i>—can imagine.<p>"Well f—k you, …

Maternity Leave

The Do's And Don’ts Of Working Out While Pregnant | International Business Times

Society often depicts pregnancy as a time of binge eating and unrestrained weight gain, but practicing healthy habits during these nine months is not …

Diabetes

Having an Extra Organ or Body Part Is More Common Than You Think

No, seriously.<p>Doctors thought they were operating on a malignant tumour when they set about removing an unusual oval lump on the right side of a …

Morning Sickness

Is This the Justin Bieber-Selena Gomez Duet the World's Been Waiting For?

Audio has leaked for what appears to be a song they recorded before they split for good.<p>Before Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez were "so beyond done," there were rumors the two had recorded a song together. Audio for what appeared to be one even leaked at one point but then was promptly taken …

Selena Gomez

This Olympian Just Showed Her Baby Bump While Running at Track and Field Nationals

Everyone experiences being pregnant differently, as well as what happens postpartum. While some folks choose to cool it on their normal exercise routines, others go full force well into their pregnancies — both methods are okay, as long as both parent and child are healthy. Olympic runner Alysia …

Olympics

Blac Chyna Seen in Ambulance After Another Driver 'Plowed' Into Her Car

Thankfully, she appears to be fine.<p>On Saturday morning at 2:30am, Blac Chyna's car was rear-ended in Studio City, California.<p>According to TMZ, Chyna was driving her Rolls-Royce when she was hit from behind. She appeared to be OK after the accident, but was seen being treated by paramedics. She was …

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'I Was in the Love Island 2016 Villa and This Is What It's Actually Like'

Kady McDermott reveals 9 things you never knew about the show.<p>Our addiction to <i>Love Island</i> knows no bounds. As well as following the Islanders on social media, downloading the app and religiously watching the show every single night, we've been dying to know what it's <i>actually</i> like to be in the villa.<p>…

Love Island

No, Taking Paracetamol While You're Pregnant Won't Make Your Son Gay, And It's Weird That I Have To Write That

Articles in the Sun, Mail and Evening Standard all claimed that "taking paracetamol when pregnant ‘makes boys less manly, less aggressive and lowers their sex drive'." But it's not true.<p>Posted on June 22, 2017, 15:24 GMT<p>Several British newspapers ran a story Thursday claiming taking paracetamol …

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Pregnant Chanelle Hayes flaunts her blossoming baby bump in blue bikini as she strolls along the beach

Pregnant Chanelle Hayes was looking swell as she hit the beach in a bikini ahead of the birth of her new baby.<p>The body-confident star strolled around …

The Internet Is Obsessed With This Crazy Hot Doctor Who Needs A Room In NYC

Don't worry, he has *plenty* of offers.<p>Is there a (fine-ass) doctor in the house?! (Sorry, I <i>had</i> to.)<p>Rehan Munir is a 26-year-old med school grad student from Pakistan who also happens to be a, um, very attractive model. Feast your eyes on the beauty:<p>See him in action for this TV commercial for Hush …

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Thousands of mothers are having multiple children removed from their care... So can we stop the cycle?

When an impoverished young mother has her child taken from her because she can’t cope, her response is often to fall pregnant again. One organisation is looking to break the vicious cycle that has seen 20,000 babies removed from their mothers in seven years<p>Lea is making a memory box for her three …

Parenting

The Senate Health Care Bill Is Crueler Than You Ever Imagined

The House plan to replace Obamacare was heartless. The Senate plan is even worse.<p>There’s a line in the movie <i>Dumb and Dumber,</i> when Harry Dunne looks at Lloyd Christmas and says, “Just when I thought you couldn't possibly be any dumber, you go and do something like this... and totally redeem …

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6 Ways Cigarette Smoking Can Lead To Fertility Problems | International Business Times

We're constantly reminded how bad smoking is for our health; the tar and chemicals stick to our clothes, skin, and the inside of our lungs. Cigarette …

Obstetrics

Cervical Position And Getting Pregnant?

The position of your cervix itself, or how it is aligned with your uterus, is a source of concern for some women trying to get pregnant. The good …

Man up, guys – you’re a snip away from being heroes

I delayed getting my vasectomy for two years. This is typical of the way men strive to make women responsible for contraception<p>In the four years since my daughter was born it has become a regular and uncomfortable occurrence that my wife and I wait nervously for proof that we haven’t been caught …

Eternal Badass Alysia Montano Runs 800 Meters Five Months Pregnant

Olympic track runner Alysia Montano has never been one to let the presence of a fetus developing in her womb keep her from competing, and this year …

Olympics

Teen Mom 2's Kailyn Lowry's Baby Bump Is on Full Display in Vacation Bikini Shots

Babymoon!<p><i>Teen Mom 2</i>'s Kailyn Lowry is expecting her third child this summer, and right now she's on a tropical vacay babymoon, and the pictures are ~dreamy~.<p>The 25-year-old reality TV star took her sons to the Virgin Islands to swim in the sun before the arrival of her new child.<p>Back in Feburary, …

Teen Mom

Kailyn Lowry ‘Amazed’ How Supportive Javi Marroquin Has Been During Pregnancy

Are Kailyn Lowry and Javi Marroquin <i>really</i> over? The ‘Teen Mom 2’ star is ‘amazed’ by how supportive her ex has been during her pregnancy, …

Celebrity News

Julia Lipscombe: Postpartum hair loss is no joke — but it grows back

“Thinking about getting pregnant again so that my hair stops falling out.”<p>It was an innocent Facebook post a few months ago. And, for the record, I’m …

Postpartum

Perrie Edwards posts sassy AF response to Photoshop accusations

YASSSS.<p>Perrie Edwards has no time for for people who accuse her of Photoshopping her body. In fact, the Little Mix singer shared the sassiest response after fans claimed she digitally altered her bum.<p>It all started when Perrie - who is currently on holiday with footballer boyfriend, Alex …

'Orgasm left me in wheelchair': Mum tells of freak headache which led to stroke that caused paralysis

A mum today tells how sex with her husband led to a brain ­haemorrhage that left her in a wheelchair.<p>Moments after Lucinda Allen, 43, climaxed for …

CDC: Zika Can Be Found in Placental, Fetal Tissue at Birth

<b>Category:</b> Family Medicine | Gynecology | Infections | Neurology | Nursing | Ophthalmology | Pathology | Pediatrics | Journal<p>Back to Journal …

Public Health

Vending machines for birth control

A grad student at UC Davis developed a vending machine that gives 24/7 access to a variety of birth control after a fellow student could not get …

Contraception

Show off your baby bump in trendy wears

Baby bumps have become a cool thing to flaunt. More and more people, especially celebrities, are happy to share pictures of their baby bumps. But …

Maternity

This Video of Unicorn Cannoli Being Made Will Make You Believe in Magic

It's dusted with 24K gold!<p>New York City restaurant Gelso & Grand bills itself as having "New York's Largest Cannoli" and they truly are something special~*. They call them "holy cannoli" and they come in all sorts of flavors, but the favorite, by far, is the unicorn cannoli.<p>And look at this magical …

Dessert

You'll Want To Steal These Tips For How To Be A HBIC

Kelly Osbourne, Jessica Bennett and others talked about how to unleash your inner badass at Cosmopolitan's Let's Talk About It event on Saturday.<p>On Saturday, hundreds of Cosmopolitan readers came together in New York City for a celebration of things that can be difficult to discuss, from power to …

Feminism

This Australian Senator Made History By Breastfeeding Her Kid While Giving Speech In The Parliament

<b>Censorship is a weird thing.</b> Half-naked people being shoved in your face in print and digital ads is apparently all right, but a photo of a mother …

Australian Greens

The Controversial Trailer for Netflix's To The Bone Prompts Complex Online Conversation

The film is about a girl who has anorexia, and it's eliciting mixed reactions.<p>Netflix's recently dropped the trailer for <i>To The Bone</i>, a dramedy about a teen girl who has anorexia.<p>The early peek at the movie has stirred a variety of reactions online.<p>Some people feel the movie is necessary, because it …

Mental Health

Newlyweds-to-Be Born in Same Hospital, Same Day

Amy Singley and Steve Smith have a name for their love story: "Destiny."<p>They were born on the same day in the very same hospital. Their mothers even …

Philadelphia

Ivanka Trump Ordered To Testify In Dispute With Shoe Company

An Italian shoe company says she copied their design.<p>NEW YORK (AP) — Ivanka Trump must testify in a dispute with an Italian shoemaker over one of her company’s shoe designs, a judge said Friday.<p>U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest rejected a request by the senior White House aide’s lawyers that …

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