Just one day before her January 18 due date, pregnant Maine woman Abigail Cain knew she could go into labor any minute. What she didn't realize was how fast it would happen!
Cain first began feeling contractions in the early morning on Friday. She got ready, walked to the driveway, and was about to leave for the hospital with her husband, when she suddenly realized the baby wasn't going to wait any longer.Continue Reading >
Leslie Creekmore wanted to get the flu shot back in October, but because it was too early in her pregnancy, her OB/GYN recommended against it based on an outdated belief that it wasn't safe during the first trimester. Today, Leslie's on a ventilator fighting for her life after contracting the flu virus. Sadly, her unborn baby did not survive after she spontaneously delivered her at 20 weeks.
As he waits for a miracle to happen, her husband Chris Creekmore wants to make sure everyone understands the benefits of getting a flu shot--especially when you're pregnant.Continue Reading >
What's the only thing worse than trying to get anywhere in the midst of a bad snowstorm, like the one that just hit part of the country this week? Trying to do so while in labor! Just ask mom Shirley Kim Bonanni.
On Wednesday, the Philadelphia woman woke up with contractions and rushed to get ready to go to the hospital. But her steep, snow-covered street made it impossible for her to walk down to her car or for anyone to drive the car closer to the house. So her husband sat her in their toddler's plastic sled and decided to pull her down the hill to the vehicle. Pretty quick thinking, right?! Despite their best efforts though, they couldn't quite make it in time!Continue Reading >
Feeling sexy during pregnancy is one of the hardest things a woman can go through with. That's why when I saw Gwen Stefani's latest selfie on Twitter, I was blown away with how great she looked. The mom of two proved that you can embrace your sexy side all while being pregnant in her all black figure hugging attire, plus sexy stiletto boots.
It's not so often that you associate pregnancy with sexiness since most women are feeling down and out over morning sickness and other aches and pains. However, we've found some great ways for you to enjoy your pregnancy while feeling like the ultimate vixen.Continue Reading >
A British woman who once feared she'd never have children is now pregnant with triplets--just a few weeks after giving birth to her first child. Oh my god! Can you imagine giving birth to four babies in less than a year? I'm feeling exhausted just thinking about it!
Apparently, Sarah Ward and her partner Benn Smith had been trying to have a baby since they began dating in September 2011 and it seemed like it would never happen. But about a year later, their luck changed--BIG time.Continue Reading >
Great news for Ciara: she's confirmed that she's pregnant! The R&B singer and her rapper fiancée, Future, are expecting their first child together and I couldn't be more excited. She recently announced the news yesterday on The View. And even though she plans on keeping it on the hush for now, apparently she already knows the sex of the baby too. Is it me or has she been doing an amazing job at hiding that baby bump?Continue Reading >
When Teresa Howard recently experienced severe stomach pain and had to be rushed the hospital, she was sure it was due to a bad case of wheat intolerance. So picture what the look on her face must have been like when she was told--you guessed it--she was actually about to have a baby!Continue Reading >
I don't know if you remember a really unusual case that came to light in mid-December about a Brazilian woman who got a C-section only to be told there was no baby because she wasn't pregnant. Well, it turns out that Claudia Aparecida Lopes is now claiming that she, in fact, was expecting her third baby, has ways to prove it and, what's even more unbelievable, she's claiming her newborn was stolen before she woke up from the surgery.Continue Reading >
The polar vortex that hit the US this week caused transit delays, school shutdowns, and freezing temperatures, but it caused an even bigger ordeal for pregnant Indianapolis woman Mariah Grove.
Grove was still several weeks away from her due date when the city's snowstorm hit and had her labor all planned out: when the time came, she would give home at birth with the help of midwife. So just imagine her complete surprise when she realized she was going into early labor on Sunday night—right in the middle of the storm that prevented anyone, including her midwife, from reaching her!Continue Reading >
It's no secret that pregnant women--especially first-time moms--stress about a lot of different things throughout their pregnancies. I mean, it's a life-changing event, one that can make even the most laid-back lady turn into a worry wort before the pee stick is even dry. But the reality is, there are a lot of things about pregnancy and childbirth that we spend a lifetime building up in our minds, that are actually no big deal. Read on to discover which pregnancy-related fears you should stop worrying about right now.Continue Reading >