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    1. Alanis Morissette Gets Ready to Rock Her Baby

      Rock icon Alanis Morissette is singing a new song these days. She's recently married, very pregnant, and can't wipe the smile off her face -- even while battling morning sickness and sleepless nights. Morissette is feeling about as far removed from the angsty love songs that first propelled her to i

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    2. Alanis Morissette Works on Her Night Moves

      "I've always been a night owl," confesses Alanis Morissette, the seven-time Grammy Award-winning singer-turned-TV-fixture, who first skyrocketed to international fame in 1995 with her smash debut album, Jagged Little Pill. "I used to think creativity was tied to burning the candlelight until 4 a.m.

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    3. Weatherproof Your Pregnancy Workout

      Now that you're an expectant mom, don't skip your daily workouts just because you don't feel like exercising. There are too many benefits of exercise on pregnancy. “If an individual has a low-risk pregnancy, then being physically active will have benefits for both mother and baby,” says Michelle F.

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    4. If You're Pregnant, You Can Eat for Two, Right?

      In every issue of WebMD the Magazine, we ask experts to answer readers' questions about a wide range of topics, including some of the oldest -- and most beloved -- medical myths out there. In our July-August 2010 issue, we asked Julie Redfern, RD, LDN, a registered dietitian at Brigham and Women's H

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    5. Hypnobirthing: Calmer Natural Childbirth

      When Anna Wall realized she was in labor with her son Luke, the 29-year-old first-time mom in Austin, Texas focused her breathing until she had hypnotized herself into a state of deep relaxation. Her eyes closed, she remained in deep hypnosis until delivering her baby 10 hours later. "I could hear e

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    6. Can You Guess Your Baby's Sex?

      What pregnant woman hasn't heard the line, "You're carrying low. You must be having a boy." Or: "If you have morning sickness all day, it's definitely a girl." Even stranger myths for predicting the baby's sex exist. One suggests that mommies-to-be hang their wedding ring from a strand of the father

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    7. The Truth About C-Sections

      Ellen Spencer, 40, of Hanson, Mass., is recovering from a cesarean section. With a 1-month old to take care of, and her older toddler underfoot, bouncing back from major surgery isn't easy. "I knew I was going to have a C-section," Spencer tells WebMD. "I had abdominal surgery a couple of years ago

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    8. Get a Head Start on a Healthy Pregnancy

      For women who want to rid their bodies and homes of toxins before pregnancy, there’s no shortage of dos and don’ts floating around. In fact, the list can seem overwhelming. So what are the best things you can do to stay healthy and make sure your children will be protected from environmental toxins

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    9. Twins in Demand Through IVF?

      Forget "Octo Mom." The hot debate among in vitro fertilization (IVF) patients and their doctors isn't about having lots of babies at once. It's about trying for twins. Patients who want twins point to the high costs of IVF, their ticking biological clocks, and their frustration and exhaustion from l

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    10. Life With Twins: Amanda Gifford's Story

      Amanda Gifford and her husband, Kenneth, are the parents of 9-month-old twins Ethan and Abigail, who were conceived the second time the couple tried IVF and were born eight weeks premature. Their first IVF attempt led to a pregnancy that miscarried. They live in Delta, Colo. Amanda spoke to WebMD ab

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