Pregnancy

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.

Adele is thinking about baby number two, but what about you?

Thinking about baby number two or three? These true parenting stories about raising two kids of different ages may help you decide.

The most healing gift I received after my miscarriage was …

When a friend loses a baby to miscarriage, the first thing we do is pray. For National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, women reveal…

Pros & cons of inducing labor: how much should a mother’s instinct figure in?

The rise in elective inductions is just one more symptom of America's need for NOW. One mother is making sure…

20 old-fashioned baby names that deserve to make a comeback

Swaying between a little Amalia or Adelaide, or maybe an Owen or Arthur? Here's a little insight to help you pick a meaningful classic to stand the test of time.

3 pieces of pregnancy advice Katherine Heigl swears by

After revealing her Heigl baby bump on Instagram, the former Grey's Anatomy star shared super fresh suggestions for a pregnancy well-lived: killer mocktail recipes, the perfect shirt, and more.

Your post-pregnancy body is evidence of a miracle!

Why are we so quick to dismiss the profound event we've just been through—and jump right into feeling bad for not "bouncing back"?

As I struggle with infertility, my dog is my biggest comfort

The heartache of infertility may seem insurmountable at times, but at least one woman yearning for a child reminds us that sometimes comfort is found…

‘You’re going to be a daddy’: pregnancy reveal steals hearts (PHOTOS)

A brilliant idea for a heartwarming pregnancy announcement that her husband (and the rest of the Internet) won't forget.

17 ‘Year of Mercy’ baby names for expecting moms

Due before December and still mulling over baby names? Consider these 17 saints' names, perfect for a child born in the Pope's "Year of Mercy."

Score Blake Lively’s chic maternity style for under $100

Calling all stylish moms-to-be: Nab actress Blake Lively's impeccable pregnancy style with these flattering dresses—all under a Benjamin.