Congratulations on your pregnancy! One of the most exciting parts of being pregnant is finding out the sex of your baby. Although, these days, you can find out as early as at the 13-week mark, there are a bunch of traditional tricks you can use to determine if you're having a boy or a girl way before that and without the need of an ultrasound. Some call them old wives tales, but many swear by them. Good thing is that none of them are harmful to you or your baby, so give them a try by taking this quiz and find out!Continue Reading >
There comes a time in every woman's life when she has to figure out whether or not she wants to be a mom. It happens for some of us early on, while others get well into our 30's before deciding whether or not to take the plunge. Either way, it's a HUGE decision that is guaranteed to change the rest of your life. So, it's best to know how prepared you REALLY are for this decision before "removing the goalie" as some say (you know, stopping all forms of birth control).
Take this quick & easy quiz and see if you're mommy material right now!Continue Reading >
Ahora que ya sé que estoy esperando una niña, Toni y yo estamos listos para poner manos a la obra y comenzar el divertido proceso de decorar el cuartito de la bebé. Eso sí, ya nos hemos dado cuenta de que ese espacio especial que estamos preparando con tanto amor para ella requiere de algunos esenciales importantes. Yo no quería dejar pasar la oportunidad de invitarte a que me acompañes a conocer algunos de ellos y que también conozcas cuáles son algunas de las cositas que estoy considerando incluir en el cuartito de mi pequeña Alaïa. ¡Qué emoción! Sigue leyendo para que veas el video que hice para ti…
A miracle baby in China is making headlines after surviving being born at only 23 weeks. The newborn measures 28cm in length and has been nicknamed the "Chopstick girl" due to her tiny size (chopsticks range from 23 to 28 cm in height). Now eight days old, the premature baby was born after her mother underwent an emergency operation due to complications in her cervix. Prior to undergoing surgery, doctors told the expectant mother and her husband that their unborn child had almost no chance of surviving the procedure given that its organs were still developing. But, defying all medical odds, the baby lived through the surgery and is now fighting for her life at Chongqing Southwest Hospital.
Ya confirmaste que estas embarazada y ahora qué. La respuesta obviamente dependerá de si es tu primer hijo o no, pero más allá de eso, hay cosas que tienes que comenzar a hacer de inmediato y cuando digo inmediato quiero decir YA. No te asustes, no estoy hablando de nada complicado, solo que por tu salud y la del bebé hay que tomar precauciones. También por la salud mental de tu marido y la salud de tu relación. Estoy segura de que cuando veas de que se trata vas a estar de acuerdo conmigo.
I'm jaded, yo! I watch pregnancy video announcements and I'm all like whatever because I've seen so many and yes there are a lot of good ones out there, but there are also a ton of ho-hum ones. However, this pregnancy announcement video created by Kat and Kris Camilli of San Francisco which melds prank hilarity with genuine candid and loving reactions has unjaded my jaded heart. It manages to be funny, sweet and I'm not ashamed to say it brought a tear to my eye. You have to check it out.
How would you repay an expectant couple who pulled over during the Buffalo, NY snowstorm to help you get out of your snow covered car while they were on their way to the hospital to deliver their baby? Most people would just send flowers or a generic bear holding a balloon. But one woman took her gratitude a step further. She helped the couple deliver their baby. At a firehouse. During a snowstorm. Because that's just how she rolls.
As much as you might dread it, with pregnancy comes the simple fact that you will gain weight. But how much weight is too much and could you actually not be gaining enough? New mommies have loads to worry about with information coming in from all sides and the fear that you're starting to look enormous for your stage. Well let me give you the skinny on how much weight your should gain during your pregnancy.
De los achaques más comunes durante mis embarazos, los pies hinchados fueron lo peor. Al punto que en los últimos dos meses tuve que comprarme zapatos especiales porque ninguno de los míos me servía. Y esto es muy común que surga durante el embarazo, porque estás reteniendo líquidos, especialmente en el último trimestre. No te preocupes, hay un té que milagrosamente te ayudará a que no la pases tan mal.
The holidays are fast approaching and the food selection is every pregnant woman's dream, right? From turkey to the most savory side dishes, there's a little bit of everything to tickle your palette. However, there are certain holiday foods pregnant women should avoid. We have you covered on what you should skip at the dinner table before the festivities begin.