Getting pregnant when you’re already pregnant

We all know that fertility varies from woman to woman: Some struggle to conceive, while others are surprised by a pregnancy when they’re trying to avoid it. But getting pregnant while you’re already pregnant? That seems to go beyond the extremes of human fertility. And yet – at least for a handful of women – it has … Read moreGetting pregnant when you’re already pregnant

Pregnancy: when to go to the hospital

Learn how real contractions feel compared to false contractions, or Braxton Hicks. Get tips to know whether you’re really in labor and if it’s time to go to the hospital. Fake vs. real contractions Fake Contractions (Braxton Hicks)  Most women will experience “fake” contractions sometime in their pregnancy – not all women, but most. Fake contractions, more … Read morePregnancy: when to go to the hospital

Can a Woman Become Pregnant During Her Period?

A definitive answer to the age-old question: Can you get pregnant on your period? By Jennifer Barton and Holly Eagleson It’s a common misconception that if a woman has sex during her period she cannot become pregnant. While a woman is unlikely to get pregnant during her period, it is absolutely possible. Defining a period “A … Read moreCan a Woman Become Pregnant During Her Period?

Men ‘suffer sympathy pains during pregnancy’

Men really do suffer pregnancy symptoms in sympathy with their partners, a study has shown. Fathers-to-be endure cramps, back pain, mood swings, food cravings, morning sickness, extreme tiredness, depression, irritability, fainting and toothache, researchers found. Some even develop swollen stomachs that look like a “baby bump”, according to the largest study of its kind in … Read moreMen ‘suffer sympathy pains during pregnancy’