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[06/29/10 - 07:01 AM]
Discovery Health's I'M Pregnant AnD...follows Pregnant Women in Desperate Situations in World Premiere Episodes This Summer
The first of eight new episodes premieres Tuesday, July 20 at 9:00/8:00c.

[via press release from Discovery Health]

Discovery Health's I'm Pregnant And...Follows Pregnant Women in Desperate Situations in World Premiere Episodes This Summer

-- Series Returns With World Premiere Episodes Starting Tuesday, July 20 at 9 PM (ET/PT) --

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 29 --Discovery Health's buzzed-about series I'M PREGNANT AND... has shocked and astounded viewers with unforgettable stories of women giving birth amid some of the most dire and disastrous situations imaginable. This July, I'M PREGNANT AND... returns with eight world premiere episodes documenting the real-life accounts of women navigating pregnancies complicated by unbelievable emotional, physical and circumstantial obstacles.

Premiering Tuesday, July 20, at 9 PM (ET/PT), this groundbreaking series chronicles the real stories of pregnant women as they struggle to keep themselves and their unborn children safe and healthy despite a variety of drastic situations -- from coping with HIV, to grappling with drug addiction, to confronting the reality of being a pregnant hoarder.

The new run of summer episodes kicks off with a special hour-long installment, I'M PREGNANT AND...MAY BE HAVING A DWARF. Viewers will meet Nicole and Mike, a couple anxiously awaiting the birth of their first baby boy -- but this is no ordinary pregnancy. While Nicole is of average height, Mike is 4'1" and has achondroplasia, the most commonly known genetic condition causing dwarfism. Though neither parent will know whether their baby carries the trait until his birth, cameras follow Nicole and Mike as they happily anticipate their new baby, while maintaining awareness of the health complications that might arise with their son's birth.

Additional topics explored during this run of premieres include:

* I'M PREGNANT AND...A DRUG DEALER

Premieres Tuesday, July 27, at 9 PM (ET/PT)

Trisha has spent her pregnancy behind bars for dealing and using drugs. Now up for parole, Trisha's future - and that of her unborn child - hangs in balance. Will she give birth in jail, or will she get the chance to prove that she can conquer her addiction and be the mother her child needs?

* I'M PREGNANT AND...A HOARDER

Premieres Tuesday, August 17, at 9 PM (ET/PT)

A chronic hoarder, Raine struggles to clear her house of clutter before her baby is born. It is crucial for her baby's safety to clean up her act before the birth of her son - but can Raine control her compulsion?

* I'M PREGNANT AND...HIV POSITIVE

Premieres Tuesday, August 24, at 9 PM (ET/PT)

Tashala appears to be a normal pregnant woman - but in fact, she is HIV-positive and pregnant for the second time. Thankfully, her first child did not contract the virus - but will her second baby be as lucky?

* I'M PREGNANT AND...A NUDIST

Premieres Tuesday, August 31, at 9 PM (ET/PT)

Many pregnant women are self-conscious about their changing bodies - but not Sherri, a third-generation nudist. Now, as her delivery day approaches, Sherri must decide if she wants her unborn daughter to continue the family legacy.

* I'M PREGNANT AND...MORBIDLY OBESE

Premieres Tuesday, September 21, at 9 PM (ET/PT)

Shanice is morbidly obese with a body mass index of over 50 percent - and pregnant with her second child. Knowing the risks, can Shanice change her lifestyle and eating habits to ensure that she'll be there to see her kids grow up?

* I'M PREGNANT AND...I HAVE OCD

Premieres Tuesday, September 28, at 9 PM (ET/PT)

Jenna's life is dominated by contamination obsessive-compulsive disorder. With a second child on the way, Jenna struggles with a condition that worsens with pregnancy - and impacts both her marriage and her young son's life.

* I'M PREGNANT AND...HAVE CANCER (wt)

Premieres Tuesday, October 5, at 9 PM (ET/PT)

In the first trimester of her pregnancy, Mindy discovered she had cervical cancer. Instead of aborting the pregnancy to receive treatment, she chose to keep her baby. Now, Mindy and her family anxiously await the outcome of this dangerous gamble.

I'M PREGNANT AND...is produced for Discovery Health by Sirens Media. For Discovery Health, Alon Orstein is executive producer, and for Sirens Media, Valerie Haselton is executive producer.

About Discovery Health:

Discovery Health Media includes the Discovery Health and FitTV television networks and online assets including www.discoveryhealth.com, as well as its Continuing Medical Education (CME) business and Discovery's first stand-alone VOD service, Discovery Health On-Call. Discovery Health Media is part of Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the world's number one nonfiction media company, reaching more than 1.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 170 countries. Discovery empowers people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity through 100-plus worldwide networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science Channel, Planet Green, Investigation Discovery and HD Theater, as well as leading consumer and educational products and services, and a diversified portfolio of digital media services including HowStuffWorks.com. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.





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