I'm so fascinated by the concept of teen pregnancy for some reason. Not that I condone it or promote it but it's just a very real thing in our country and culture.
If we as a nation are to break the cycle of poverty crime and the growing underclass of young people ill equipped to be productive citizens we need to not only implement effective programs to prevent teen pregnancy but we must also help those who have already given birth so that they become effective nurturing bonding parents.
There are some women whose pregnancy would make some sly bachelor smile.
When a person tests positive for HIV it is not a test for the virus itself but for antibodies to the virus and the test is not able to distinguish between HIV antibodies and a multitude of other antibodies. Many conditions can lead to a false positive result including flu shots hepatitis and pregnancy.
I started playing poker in 2003 during my pregnancy to distract myself from my awful morning sickness. For months all I did was cry and play Texas Hold'em.
The worst part about pregnancy would definitely have to be my nausea. I don't know why it's just called morning sickness because morning sickness never just happened in the morning for me and it's not happening just in the morning for my sister.
'Good Morning America' exploited Joan Lunden's pregnancy but you won't see me bringing my babies on the air. The only reason I'm talking about the babies at all is that they've been with me on the show since I became pregnant. After a while I had to acknowledge this pumpkin tummy.
I want my daughter to be proud of me and look up to me. I think early on in my pregnancy I realized that to be the mom I want to be I had to change my life and that's what I'm doing.
I'm kind of lucky that we've finished shooting 'Cougar Town ' so I'm able to kind of just enjoy my pregnancy and be a stay-at-home mom and go to prenatal Pilates and do all that fun stuff that if I were working would be almost impossible to do.
I was proud to share the stories of my friends at Georgetown Law who have suffered dire medical consequences because our student insurance does not cover contraception for the purpose of preventing pregnancy.
When you do take the home pregnancy test it doesn't quite seem real. But when you see the baby and the heartbeat on the ultrasound it's so incredible.
Contraceptives have a proven track record of enhancing the health of women and children preventing unintended pregnancy and reducing the need for abortion.
If I were a capitalist I would not give my employees health insurance with no deductible which I do including dental and paid pregnancy leave. That's not called capitalism that's called being a Christian and someone who believes in democracy so that everyone should get a fair slice of the pie.
Pregnancy is a kind of miracle. Especially so in that it proves that a man and woman can conspire to force God to create a new soul.
It's about time we make the well-being of our young people more important than ideology and politics. As a country we benefit from investing in their future by investing in teen pregnancy prevention.
After my pregnancy I discovered I have an allergy to yeast. Problem is all the food I love has yeast in it. So I have to relearn how to cook.
I had absolutely no idea how I had ballooned during my pregnancy. All I thought about was eating plenty of food to keep my baby healthy.
When you gain 50 pounds during pregnancy like I did you fear that you'll never get back in shape.
We expect teachers to handle teenage pregnancy substance abuse and the failings of the family. Then we expect them to educate our children.
If adolescent pregnancy prevention is to become a priority then our strategy as advocates must contain two key elements: civic engagement and education.
I really felt like I finally made it. Having your first fake pregnancy rumor. It was really awesome. I feel like it's part of what happens in this business but that's a real one. That's a cool one to get.
We are like a woman with a difficult pregnancy. We have to rebuild the social classes in Egypt and we must change the way things were.
After the first miscarriage I tried to take the attitude that it was my body's way of telling me that this pregnancy wasn't meant to be.
Maybe I was just lucky but I had the best pregnancy and I loved giving birth. It was just the most amazing thing so surreal but so real.