The first time I got pregnant, I worried about all kinds of things. I've never been a worrywart, but for some reason I coiuldn't help freaking out about doing stuff that would somehow hurt my baby.
If you've been pregnant before, you'll know what I'm talking about. If you haven't, what you read next will hopefully help ease some of your fears.Continue Reading >
When you're pregnant, there are many things you've been told you CAN'T do that you wonder if they are true. For example, you've probably been told how if you have sex while you're pregnant the baby's head will be poked by your man. You can't help but wonder if there is any truth to these claims, but the reality is that many of these are JUST myths.
If there are some questions you'd like answered then you've come to the right place. In fact, we have a list of popular pregnancy myths that we've busted once and for all. Read on to find out what they are!Continue Reading >
Since the beginning of time there have been different methods to help you conceive on time or make you more fertile. Now there's even an app for that! Introducing Glow, an app created by PayPal cofounder Max Levchin, which tracks and predicts the days you are most fertile. Although it hasn't launched yet, women can enter their menstrual cycle information, how they're feeling, and according to this information, the app will display on a calendar the days they are most fertile.
As amazing as this app may sound, you would be surprised to know that there are OTHER interesting methods that help increase your chances of getting pregnant.Continue Reading >
Poor Kim Kardashian. I don't mean that sarcastically at all, I actually feel really bad for her. It's hard enough being pregnant when you're not under the spotlight--every pregnant woman is scrutinized, judged, and critiqued at some point--"She's gaining too much weight", "She's gaining too little weight", "I can't believe she's wearing heels", "OMG did she just eat fish?"--it gets old real fast. I can't imagine having the entire world watching, and this woman has been ridiculed for everything from traveling too much to wearing the wrong dress. And now, I've seen a picture of her sad edema-ridden legs and swollen tootsies squeezed into a pair of clear, plastic heels, and I can't help but cringe.Continue Reading >
Despite the fact that multiple sources have confirmed to E! News that Beyonce may be pregnant with baby number two, the singer defensively took to Instagram expressing her frustration regarding the rumors. She's obviously not happy with all the pregnancy buzz that's been circling around the internet. But could this mean she's not actually pregnant or just not ready for the world to know?Continue Reading >
Homeland star Morena Baccarin announced that she is pregnant and we couldn't be happier! The 33-year-old Brazilian actress confirmed to People magazine that she and her 41-year-old husband, director and writer Austin Chick, are expecting their first child together.
What exciting news! The parents-to-be must be so overjoyed right now!Continue Reading >
Practicing good habits while pregnant can be extremely tricky. While we all know we need to avoid tobacco and alcohol, sometimes the changes aren't so cut and clear.
A lot of the foods usually good for us become dangerous when we're carrying a baby. As a Latina woman, I had to make some drastic changes to my diet when I became pregnant. I had to cut out a lot of the foods from my culture that I thought were good for me. I figured, since these foods had protein and calcium, they would be healthy and needed to create strong bones. But when you're carrying a baby, you have to be extra careful.
It's extremely important to know which foods are dangerous to eat. So that when the time comes where your hormones are going crazy and the cravings start kicking in, you can plan around this and find alternatives.Continue Reading >
When dad-to-be Raul Betancourt first found out his wife was pregnant, he decided to share the news with friends and family in a special way. The result is "Miracle Inside The Box," an amazing video that captures his loved ones' priceless reactions and has quickly gone viral.
In the footage, everyone is given a simple brown box and asked to open it. When they confusedly do so, the response is instantaneous: they gasp, laugh, and scream as they catch their first glimpse as the items inside: photos of the happy parents-to-be alongside two positive pregnancy tests!
Aww ... what an awesome and unique way to make the big announcement! Watching their sweet surprise unfold seriously almost brought tears to my eyes. And they're not the only ones to get creative when it comes to sharing the news. Check out Betancourt's "Miracle Inside The Box" and 4 other amazing pregnancy announcements below:Continue Reading >
The Low GI eating plan (also known as the low-glycemic diet) is the topic of the book The Low GI Eating Plan for an Optimal Pregnancy, coming out in April. Lucky for you, we have a sneak peek at the revolutionary diet, which breaks down how choosing your food according to the glycemic index (how carbohydrates affect our sugar levels) can help your health and most importantly, how this type of diet can help you concieve and stay healthy throughout your pregnancy.
Actress Halle Berry and her French boyfriend, actor Olivier Martinez, are expecting their first child together, confirmed the actress's rep to the Los Angeles Times today! Berry already has 5-year-old Nahla from her former relationship to Gabriel Aubry and word has it she's already three months along into her pregnancy.
TMZ broke the news this afternoon and says that sources say that Berry is done with her first trimester and already knows the gender of the baby which is reportedly a boy. Um, Halle Berry has to be one of the hottest pregnant women then, because wasn't she in a bikini like just last week?!Continue Reading >