Pregnancy

Gender reveal parties are all the rage, but I’m not having one

Unlike 90 percent of women, I'm keeping the baby's sex a surprise for the delivery room.

Peta Murgatroyd shares her beautiful, normal post-baby body (PHOTO)

The DWTS dancer hopes her bathroom selfie 'looking 5 months pregnant' will inspire other mothers to accept their new normal.

Postpartum depression: one woman’s story of ‘motherhood wrapped in a fog’

I felt I was losing my identity. I was a bad mother. That was the name of my postpartum depression:…

Janet Jackson’s late-in-life baby: a calling she could no longer ignore?

No matter our ages, incomes or career mentalities, the strong pull of motherhood is always waiting for us.

NFP helped me plan for a family, not just postpone one

No one likes to hear about their 'biological clock,' but the reality for women is that our fertility is a gift with an expiration date.

The best part of pregnancy is the suffering

Because that's really the miracle of motherhood.

Bristol Palin proves perfection is not a prerequisite for a beautiful life

'Wouldn’t the world be a better place if people would be happy upon hearing other people’s good news instead of criticizing it?'

20 Christmas baby names that express love & joy

Celebrate the beauty of this spiritual holiday with the perfect name for your little bundle of joy.

Did strangers touch Mary’s belly when she was pregnant with Jesus, too?

Why is touching a pregnant belly irresistible to many people, even strangers? Perhaps they too are drawn by the miracle.

Considering natural family planning? A doctor answers 6 big questions

Natural family planning isn't just about religion. A doctor answers common questions about this growing but underrated way of timing pregnancies.

Mindfulness & prayer were the missing links in my fertility struggle

If you’re like me and wondering if 'mindfulness' is a little too alternative for a person who is also a practicing Christian, hang with me…

Male infertility news: the younger the better for fathers, too

Both spouses need to be mindful of their biological clocks, not just women.

20 Thanksgiving baby names that express gratitude

Give thanks for your new child with a beautiful name derived from words of gratitude and grace.