When you're preparing for pregnancy, you probably have a lot of concerns about changes you'll have to make to your lifestyle and your body for your baby. For example, according to NBC News, 14 percent of women have body piercings, and if you happen to have pierced nipples, you
She's been relatively mum about the pregnancy rumors swirling around her, but songstress Gwen Stefani finally confirmed that her third baby is on the way. She wasn't shy about showing off her baby bump at the Performing Arts Inaugural Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif.Recently, Stefani showed
When you find out that you're pregnant, you'll start hearing all kinds of things that you should and shouldn't do as a first time mother. You might be told not to touch cats (unnecessary), not to eat fish (just high-mercury types) or to take a prenatal vitamin (this is a good idea).
Whether you're a first time mother or you've given birth a few times already, chances are you know by now what the placenta is. It's the organ that develops during pregnancy to connect the fetus to the uterine wall, allowing nutrients to pass through, wastes to be eliminated and
Have you ever been around a pregnant co-worker who asked you to take your lunch to the break room or tone your perfume down a bit? While it might've seemed annoying at the time, now that you're a first time mother getting ready for baby, you can probably see where she was coming from.
When you're getting ready for baby and poring through all kinds of medical information, baby books and blog posts, you're bound to come across a few eyebrow-raising theories about pregnancy. For example, have you heard the one about how more babies are conceived during a full moon than
During a pregnancy, all kinds of information and advice is going to come your way, whether you're doing research, talking with friends or chatting with family members. Somewhere in this barrage of facts, opinions and pure fiction, you may hear about how it's not safe for pregnant women to
If you were given the choice between having a baby with above-average intelligence and a baby with below-average intelligence, chances are you'd want the smarter baby, right? Which means that during pregnancy, you'd likely be willing to do whatever it takes to achieve this goal. In the
If you're a first time mother, you may not know as much about newborns as more experienced moms do. That's perfectly normal, considering you haven't had your own baby to observe yet after pregnancy. But it also means that you might have a few ideas about babies that may or may not be
Everyone knows that when it comes to choosing flattering evening maternity dresses, black is the easiest option. There's no going wrong in a shade so slimming, but when you're Kate Winslet, you don't have to stick to the normal rules of formal dressing. Instead, the actress chose to