Pregnancy & Birth

Get pregnancy information you can trust. We'll help you track your pregnancy week-by-week, including how big your baby is today and how your pregnant body is changing. Consult our due date calculator to learn when your baby will arrive. We'll also help you have a healthy, happy pregnancy with our pregnancy-safe workouts and meal plans. You'll learn how to write a birth plan, and we'll tell you what to expect when it comes time to give birth.

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California Twins Born in Different Years 15 Minutes Apart — Brother in 2021 and Sister in 2022
"It's crazy to me that they are twins and have different birthdays," mother Fatima Madrigal said of her fraternal twins Alfredo and Aylin.
Planning to Foster a Child for the First Time? Here's What You Need to Know About Managing Finances
Planning home visits and getting licensed is a necessary but time-consuming process, and soon-to-be foster parents need to be prepared—physically, emotionally, and financially. 
Reddit Thread Shows the Overwhelming Cost of Childbirth
Giving birth in the U.S. isn't cheap—but how much you pay out of pocket will vary, as one Reddit thread highlights.
Family Expects New Mom To Be at a Party 4 Days After Birth—We Don't Think So
People expect too much of postpartum people. One Reddit thread highlighted the pressure people face to "go back to normal" days after giving birth.
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She Hired a Postpartum Doula—Now She's Defending Why New Moms Need Them
The backlash that TikToker Brittany Bright received after sharing a post about her overnight doula highlights age-old stereotypes about Black motherhood and suffering.
6 Strategies Real Parents Use to Manage the Cost of Child Care
The skyrocketing costs of child care put a strain on nearly every family's budget. But these tips from real working parents can help you navigate this financial burden.
All About Upper Back Pain During Pregnancy

From weight gain and stress to hormonal changes, a number of factors can cause upper back pain during pregnancy. Here, experts share how you can get some relief.