pregnancy - updates

Rappler's latest stories on pregnancy

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[OPINION | Dash of SAS] What if we called it birth control instead?

Oct 11, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Referring to birth control as ‘family planning methods’ sends the signal that these are only for people who are married and want to start a family – not for sexually-active young people who aren’t ready to get pregnant

#BabyBolz: Solenn Heussaff and Nico Bolzico are expecting

Aug 10, 2019 - 2:29 PM

The couple's first #BabyBolz is on the way!

Dani Barretto, Xavi Panlilio expecting first child

Jun 13, 2019 - 8:18 AM

'I never thought this kind of happiness was even possible,' Dani says in an Instagram post

CONGRATS! Dani Barretto is expecting. Photo from Dani Barretto's Instagram

Andi Eigenmann on staying healthy during pregnancy: 'It's never too late!'

Apr 25, 2019 - 10:38 AM

Andi gets candid in an Instagram post

EXPECTING. Andi Eigenmann opens up about the changes in her body as she hits the third trimester of her second pregnancy. Photo from Instagram.com/andieigengirl

Prince Harry, Meghan want baby's birth kept 'private'

Apr 11, 2019 - 6:21 PM

'The Duke and Duchess look forward to sharing the exciting news with everyone once they have had an opportunity to celebrate privately as a new family,' the Buckingham Palace says in a statement

PRIVATE. Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Britain's Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend a reception to mark the 50th Anniversary of the investiture of The Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace in London on March 5, 2019. Photo by Dominic Lipinski/Pool/AFP

Saab Magalona is pregnant

Apr 08, 2019 - 10:46 PM

It's going to be Kuya Pancho Burrito from now on

CONGRATS, BACARROS. Pancho is going to be a kuya! Image from Saab's Instagram

Mega study confirms pregnant women can reduce risk of stillbirth by sleeping on their side

Apr 06, 2019 - 11:00 AM

The study has also confirmed that the risk of stillbirth associated with sleeping on the back applies to all pregnant women in the last trimester of pregnancy

DOCTOR'S ADVICE. Sleeping on the side is better for the baby. Image from Shutterstock, CC BY-SA

[OPINION] How to be a strong single mother

Mar 10, 2019 - 5:37 PM

Understand that single parenthood is a choice. The choice to be a good parent or to be a selfish person is a choice you make on a daily basis.

Number of teenage moms decreasing in Cordillera

Feb 27, 2019 - 10:03 PM

Non-governmental organizations are instrumental. The Forum for Family Planning and Development, for example, has joined forces with Benguet and Ifugao provinces for the campaign.

EDUCATING TEENS. Advocate Chi Vallido (in photo), along with Kevin de Vera of Forum for Family Planning and Development and Karen Gaqui of Dep-Ed Provincial Health Office, speak to teachers and students of Tublay School of Home on how to prevent teenage pregnancy. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Duchess Meghan expecting baby by beginning of May

Jan 15, 2019 - 8:45 AM

Clutching her growing baby bump on a visit in northwestern England, the glamorous former US television actress also says she does not know if she is expecting a boy or a girl

ROYAL COUPLE. Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, visit Tomorrow's Women Wirral - an organization that supports women in vulnerable circumstances, during their visit to Birkenhead, northwest England on January 14, 2019. Photo by Charlotte Graham/POOL/AFP)

De Lima seeks Senate probe into Baguio school's mandatory pregnancy tests

Dec 15, 2018 - 12:03 PM

Senator Leila de Lima says the policy of Pines City Colleges deprives women of their right to access education and 'proliferates the stigma against pregnancy'

CONTROVERSIAL POLICY. Pines City Colleges has been criticized by human rights groups over its mandatory pregnancy testing for students. Photo from Wikimapia


[OPINION | Dash of SAS] A right to say no to a pregnancy test

Dec 09, 2018 - 5:05 PM

Pregnancy is not a crime for you or me. Neither should it be a crime for students of Pines City Colleges.

No doctors, nurses, or painkillers: Surviving pregnancy in Venezuela

Nov 25, 2018 - 11:11 AM

Infant mortality rose 30% in 2016, with the deaths of 11,466 babies up to a year old, according to the latest Health Ministry figures

SCARE RESOURCES. A relative checks on a patient at a room of the University Hospital in Caracas on July 19, 2018. Rice, grains or pasta is the only diet for patients in the University Hospital in Caracas. Photo by Juan Barreto/AFP

[OPINION] Punishing the pregnant woman

Nov 20, 2018 - 4:00 PM

For its own sake, I suggest that Pines City College withdraw this discriminatory, judgmental and patronizing policy

Karel Marquez pregnant with 3rd child

Nov 20, 2018 - 11:09 AM

This is her first baby with husband Sean Fariñas. Karel also has two children from a previous relationship.

NPC summons Pines City Colleges officers over data privacy in pregnancy testing

Nov 09, 2018 - 4:54 PM

The National Privacy Commission wants to confirm if Pines City Colleges is complying with the 'principles of transparency, legitimate purpose, and proportionality in accordance with law'

SUMMONED. Pines City Colleges image from Google Maps.

Baguio school says mandatory pregnancy tests meant to protect students

Nov 06, 2018 - 6:38 PM

Pines City Colleges is under fire for making pregnancy tests a requirement for dentistry, pharmacy, and nursing students before they can enroll

Self-lubricating latex could boost condom use – study

Oct 17, 2018 - 2:41 PM

Because the material has yet to be approved by the US Food and Drug Administration, the liquid-loving latex has yet to be tested during intercourse

Harry and pregnant Meghan get baby gifts, meet koalas Down Under

Oct 16, 2018 - 11:11 AM

This royal couple is on a 16-day tour of Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, and Tonga

TOUR. Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan meet a koala named Ruby and its koala joey named Meghan after the Duchess of Sussex during a visit to Taronga Zoo in Sydney on October 16, 2018. Photo by Dean Lewins/AFP

Youth team addresses teen pregnancy in T'boli community

Oct 14, 2018 - 3:53 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Team TeenPUYOG empowered peer educators to engage T'boli youth on the prevention of teenage pregnancy

LJ Reyes expecting second child

Aug 28, 2018 - 8:51 AM

LJ and boyfriend Paolo Contis are expecting their first child together

Rochelle Pangilinan expecting first child

Aug 27, 2018 - 10:21 AM

'In HIS perfect time,' she writes

SOON, PARENTS. Rochelle Pangilinan and husband Arthur Solinap are expecting their first child together. Image from Rochelle Pangilinan's Instagram

DOH: Progestin subdermal implant doesn't induce abortion

Aug 24, 2018 - 6:54 PM

'The DOH strongly promotes the use of implants for couples who wish to space their pregnancies,' says Health Secretary Francisco Duque III

NON-ABORTIFACIENTS. The DOH says Progestin sub-dermal implants are non-abortifacient. Illustration by Shellete Gipa/Rappler

Miriam Quiambao expecting first child

Aug 19, 2018 - 2:34 PM

Miriam says she and husband Ardy Roberto had been praying for a child for the past 4 years

How backstreet abortionists terminate 7-month pregnancies

Aug 15, 2018 - 12:12 PM

Part 2: The methods used by backstreet abortionists in the Philippines are barbaric, as told by women who experienced it themselves

Eric Tai, wife Rona expecting first child

Aug 15, 2018 - 11:30 AM

Rona is 6 weeks pregnant

GMA 7 actress Rich Asuncion expecting first child

Aug 01, 2018 - 2:32 PM

Rich and husband Benj Mudie are going to be parents soon

Hontiveros sponsors bill to curb teen pregnancies

Jul 31, 2018 - 2:40 PM

Failure to address the issue of teenage pregnancy would be a 'lose-lose situation for everybody,' says Senator Risa Hontiveros

Andi Manzano expecting second child

Jul 27, 2018 - 8:10 PM

Andi is 14 weeks pregnant with her and GP Reyes' second child

Nathalie Hart is pregnant

Jul 25, 2018 - 6:43 PM

The actress says she's 4 months pregnant

[Two Pronged] Pregnant with my boss' child and he isn't ready for marriage

Jun 24, 2018 - 10:45 AM

She's 7 months pregnant with the baby of her boss. She wants to get married but he says he's not ready.

New Zealand prime minister gives birth to healthy baby girl

Jun 21, 2018 - 3:43 PM

It is the first child for the 37-year-old and her 40-year-old partner Clarke Gayford, with the new arrival weighing in at 3.3 kilograms

MOTHER. In this file photo, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford announce to the press that they are expecting their first child, in Auckland on January 19, 2018. File photo by Diego Opatowski /AFP

Bianca Gonzalez, JC Intal expecting baby number 2

May 30, 2018 - 2:24 PM

Lucia is going to be an ate!

Bossa nova singer Sitti Navarro is pregnant

May 29, 2018 - 6:43 PM

Sitti and husband Joey Ramirez are expecting their first child

PAP-ed? Ellen Adarna seen with baby bump in Palawan

May 20, 2018 - 7:34 PM

The actress is shown relaxing in Amanpulo, Palawan

Heart Evangelista shares first ultrasound images of baby

May 17, 2018 - 8:02 PM

The actress reveals that she was initially carrying twins but says they lost one later on

BABY ON THE WAY. Heart Evangelista shares a bittersweet story about her first pregnancy. Photo from Heart Evangelista's Instagram account

Shamcey Supsup expecting second baby

May 17, 2018 - 4:19 PM

It's a boy for Shamcey and husband Lloyd Lee

'God’s perfect timing': Heart Evangelista, Chiz Escudero expecting first child

May 12, 2018 - 10:33 AM

'Our beautiful family just got a little bigger,' says the actress

BABY ON THE WAY. Heart Evangelista shares the good news on her Instagram. Photo from Heart Evangelista's Instagram account

Kate Hudson: 'Hiding pregnancy more exhausting than coming out with it'

Apr 09, 2018 - 9:37 AM

'I have broken through on the other end of that and rediscovering the joys of insta/snap,' says the actress after a hiatus from social media

IT'S A GIRL! Kate Hudson is expecting her 3rd child and her first with boyfriend Danny Fujikawa. Photo from Kate Hudson's Instagram account

Cardi B, fast-rising woman of rap, reveals pregnancy

Apr 08, 2018 - 6:09 PM

The rapper confirms the pregnancy on 'Saturday Night Live'

INGLEWOOD, CA - MARCH 11: Cardi B accepts Best New Artist onstage during the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards which broadcasted live on TBS, TNT, and truTV at The Forum on March 11, 2018 in Inglewood, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia/AFP

Former ABS-CBN actress Jewel Mische pregnant

Apr 03, 2018 - 1:37 PM

Jewel and husband Alister Kurzer are set to become parents later this year

Saab Magalona says newborn son recovering

Mar 07, 2018 - 10:22 PM

Saab clarifies her son is not in critical condition

Iya Villania is pregnant with baby number 2

Feb 25, 2018 - 8:27 PM

Primo is going to be a kuya!

Rachel McAdams is pregnant – report

Feb 23, 2018 - 11:40 AM

The actress is expecting her first child

RACHEL MCADAMS. The actress stars in the upcoming film ‘Game Night.’ Screenshot from Facebook.com/GameNightWB

Transgender women can breastfeed, first case study shows

Feb 17, 2018 - 4:07 PM

The report in the journal Transgender Health describes a 30-year-old transgender woman who was born male and had been taking feminizing hormone therapy for six years

BEST FOR BABIES. File photo of a mother breastfeeding. AFP Photo

Why I fear Incubus

Feb 17, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Jill Tan Radovan was pregnant or just had a baby every time Incubus came to town. Tonight, she finally gets to watch them again, but not without some trepidation

Ellen Adarna fuels pregnancy talk with video showing baby bump

Feb 09, 2018 - 10:48 AM

The actress has yet to publicly confirm her pregnancy

ELLEN ADARNA. The actress has yet to publicly confirm reports of her pregnancy. Screensot from Instagram.com/maria.elena.adarna

#PugadBaboy: Induced Pregnancy

Feb 01, 2018 - 11:00 AM

New Zealand Prime Minister says she's having a baby

Jan 19, 2018 - 1:01 PM

Jacinda Ardern says: 'This year we'll join the many parents who wear two hats. I'll be PM and a mom while Clarke will be 'first man of fishing' and stay at home dad'

PRIME MOM-ISTER. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford announce to the press that they are expecting their first child, in Auckland on January 19, 2018. Photo by Diego Opatowski /AFP

Japan tests app for helping pregnant women find train seats

Dec 12, 2017 - 12:06 PM

Pregnant can send a message to the app when she wants a seat, which will then look for pre-registered users who have said they are willing to give up theirs