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[09/24/12 - 09:33 AM]
Secrets Will Be Delivered on Discovery Fit & Health's "Secretly Pregnant" October 11 at 10 PM ET/PT
The series is back on Thursdays at 10:00/9:00c with six new episodes.

[via press release from Discovery Fit & Health]

SECRETS WILL BE DELIVERED ON DISCOVERY FIT & HEALTH'S "SECRETLY PREGNANT" OCTOBER 11 AT 10 PM ET/PT

(NEW YORK, NY) - Hollywood celebrities aren't the only ones who conceal their pregnancies. This October, meet a group of women who are keeping mum about their baby bliss, but it's only a matter of time before their secrets - and their bellies - catch up with them. A new season of SECRETLY PREGNANT premieres on Discovery Fit & Health Thursday, October 11 at 10 PM ET/PT.

Each episode of SECRETLY PREGNANT tells the stories of two women who have their own reasons for hiding a pregnancy. From fearing rejection to severe health implications, these moms-to-be remain secretly pregnant to protect themselves and their loved ones. Whether keeping the secret from family, friends, a boss or co-workers, each woman's extremely emotional journey is followed- from their anxiety over what might happen, to the reveal of their special secret and the aftermath of welcoming a new life into the world. The women highlighted in each episode include:

Premieres Thursday, October 11 at 10 PM ET/PT: "Charity/Natasha"

Charity (37), a mother to five rambunctious boys and now pregnant with her sixth, is hoping for a baby girl. Over the years, Charity's large family has relied on the help of her parents and now Charity and her husband fear that the news of this pregnancy will cause her parents to withdraw their financial and emotional support. Three years ago, Natasha (22) found out she was pregnant by her boyfriend of one month, Axel. He was not supportive of the pregnancy and they eventually decided to get an abortion. Although the couple is still together, their relationship is rocky and Natasha is terrified that when she tells Axel that she is pregnant again, he will leave her.

Premieres Thursday, October 18 at 10 PM ET/PT: "Amy/Destiny"

Amy (40) is the struggling mother of eight children by various husbands, and this unplanned pregnancy will make it her ninth. Unable to house and care for the kids that she already has, Amy feels guilt-ridden, ashamed and is hiding her pregnancy from her entire family. To make matters worse, she is pregnant at the same time as her 20-year-old daughter. Destiny (20) is already the mother of a toddler by her unemployed fiancé, Byron. Destiny, Byron and their daughter live with Destiny's mother, on whom they depend financially. Now Destiny is unexpectedly pregnant with twins and is afraid her mother will kick her out of the house if she discoversshe is pregnant.

Premieres Thursday, October 25 at 10 PM ET/PT: "Bethany/Cecily"

In high school, Bethany (20) got pregnant by her boyfriend, Robert. Shortly thereafter, the couple separated and Robert got another woman pregnant. Now, they've reunited and Bethany has told her parents that Robert is having a baby with his ex, but she has yet to reveal to her family that she is also pregnant once again with Robert's baby. Cecily (36) has two teenaged children, a boyfriend who loves her and a career in acting. Having another child should bring her joy, but instead, it brings up memories of the first time she got pregnant as a 19-year-old college student. Her religious parents disappointment and anger still feels fresh and she fears that she is reliving her past by becoming pregnant again out of wedlock.

Premieres Thursday, November 1 at 10 PM ET/PT: "Amatulla/Ashley"

Two years ago, Amatulla (35), a single mother of two teen boys, was stunned to discover that she was pregnant by her childhood friend. When her father found out, he reacted badly calling her names and her sons were in denial. Now, Amatulla is accidentally pregnant again by the same man who has already proved to be a neglectful father. Amatulla is terrified to tell her father and teenage boys the truth. Three years ago, Ashley (25) gave birth to Avaia, a severely disabled child with cerebral palsy. Now, struggling to support Avaia and their two other children, she and her husband are hiding her pregnancy from her mom and sisters who have all warned her not to have any more children. She is also afraid that her mother, who helps out financially, will withdraw her support.

Premieres Thursday, November 8 at 10 PM ET/PT: "Kelly/Lauren"

Kelly's mother and grandparents think Kelly (25) should stop having children because she gave up her education to become a mother and she has suffered numerous miscarriages and stillbirths. Now, Kelly is pregnant with her fourth child and is terrified to tell anyone, not only because they will disapprove of her pregnancy but also because she fears the worst could happen again. Lauren (31) still lives at home with her mother and father. Her parents disapprove of her boyfriend, Tom, who they think can't provide for their daughter. Now that Lauren is unexpectedly pregnant, she fears that her temperamental father will kick her out of the house when she has nowhere else to go.

Premieres Thursday, November 15 at 10 PM ET/PT: "Kanchana/Susannah"

Kanchana (26) grew up in Nepal in a traditional family where the expectation was always that she would marry a Nepalese man. However, when Kanchana moved to the U.S. for college, she met and married Blake, a Mormon from Salt Lake City. Having adopted the Mormon faith and living permanently in the U.S., Kanchana fears that revealing her pregnancy will further push her parents away. Susannah (39) met Shane when she was a 33-year-old single mother and he was 19. They got married and had two daughters shortly thereafter. No one in their families approves of their relationship and everyone was happy when the couple split. But since then, Susannah and Shane started to see each other on the sly and Susannah got pregnant again accidentally. She knows that her parents won't be happy with the news, especially because Shane is jobless and in trouble with the law.

SECRETLY PREGNANT premieres on Thursday, October 11 at 10PM ET/PT. SECRETLY PREGNANT is produced for Discovery Fit & Health by Gigantic! Productions. Cheryl Horner Sirulnick is executive producer and Lisa Kohn and Abby Russell are co-executive producers. Tracy Rudolph is executive producer for Discovery Fit & Health.

About Discovery Fit & Health

Discovery Fit & Health, a division of Discovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), entertains viewers with gripping, real-life dramas, featuring storytelling that chronicles the human experience from cradle to grave. Network programming includes forensic mysteries, amazing medical stories, emergency room trauma, baby and pregnancy programming, parenting challenges, and stories of extreme life conditions. Discovery Fit & Health also features popular online and social media destinations found at DiscoveryFitandHealth.com, facebook.com /DiscoveryHealth and twitter.com/disc_health.





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