The working mom’s survival guide: 7 tips for work-life balance

Whether you're getting ready for baby for the first time or it's your third pregnancy, one of your chief concerns in the coming months will be figuring out how you're going to manage a work-life balance now that you're a new mom. Juggling a successful career and the responsibilities of motherhood isn't always easy, but the good news is that there's plenty of help for pregnant women looking for solutions. In addition to looking to your family and friends for help …

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Is weightlifting safe during pregnancy?

With a baby bump in the way, exercise during pregnancy can be a lot more difficult than it normally is, but that doesn't mean you should stop doing it. As long as your health care provider is on board, it's a great idea to keep up your regular fitness routine, making small adjustments here and there to accommodate your unborn child. The best routines include a combination of cardio and strength-training exercises, but is it safe to lift weights while you're pregnant? Here's …

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Top 5 healthy living habits to take up during pregnancy

If you just found out you're pregnant or are already planning the best days to get pregnant so you can conceive, it's time to reevaluate your lifestyle. You need to make sure that your habits are healthy enough to not only support your unborn child, but enable you to handle carrying and giving birth to your baby. Healthy living is the name of the game, but there's a lot that goes into a healthy lifestyle, making it difficult to figure out which habits are the most important. To …

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How do holistic pregnancies work?

Have you ever heard of the term "holistic pregnancy?" In the dictionary, the word "holistic" is an adjective that describes something as having interconnected parts that make up systems rather than remaining individual pieces. This seems a bit confusing, especially when you put it into the context of pregnancy and child birth. But holistic pregnancy isn't as complicated as you think, which may be why many mothers are embracing this approach. Here's what you need to …

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Kerry Washington reveals baby bump at Golden Globes

Kerry Washington and her husband, former NFL star Nnamdi Asomugha, revealed last October that they were expecting their first child together. The duo is known for keeping out of the public eye, so fans of the actress were thrilled when they finally got to see her baby bump on the red carpet of the 2014 Golden Globe Awards.The 36-year-old star looked radiant in a floor-length, cream-colored Balenciaga gown, which was an inspiring choice for evening maternity dresses. The sleeveless …

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Olivia Wilde reveals due date of first child on Golden Globes red carpet

Actress Olivia Wilde and actor Jason Sudeikis are expecting their first child, a boy, sometime around May 4. She spilled the beans on the red carpet of the Golden Globes, where she finally got to show off her baby bump in a sexy maternity dress.The floor-length, dark green glitter dress by Gucci featured long sleeves and a plunging back, which revealed just the right amount of skin. It was also very formfitting, as Wilde was excited to show off her pregnancy figure."It's great - …

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The do’s and don’ts of working while pregnant

It'd be nice if women could get all nine months of their pregnancies off of work, but unless you're already a stay-at-home mom or you have the nicest boss in the world, you're going to have to put in some hours during pregnancy. Depending on the industry and position you're in, your pregnancy may or may not have a big impact on your daily tasks. Regardless of how big the changes you'll have to make are, there are still plenty of things you should and shouldn't do when you're working while …

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Jenni ‘JWoww’ Farley pregnant with first child

Former "Jersey Shore" star Jenni "JWoww" Farley announced on Christmas that she and fiance Roger Mathews are expecting their first child together. She made the announcement on her blog, posting a picture of the ultrasound that was featured on her holiday cards. It read, "We couldn't have wished for a better gift this Christmas! Happy holidays from our growing family to yours!" The signature on the bottom revealed that JWoww's due date is in …

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Have you made a New Year’s pregnancy resolution yet?

Everyone knows that the start of a new year is a great time to reevaluate your life and set goals that you want to accomplish in the next year. While the tried-and-true resolutions of losing weight, eating healthier meals and saving more money are great starters, you might want to add some of your pregnancy goals into this year's resolution list. Whether you're getting ready for pregnancy or are already pregnant, here are some ideas for things to accomplish in 2014.Maintain a positive …

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14 New Year’s mocktails that won’t make you feel left out

Feel like partying hard this New Year's Eve despite your pregnancy? While a glass of champagne won't do you or your unborn baby any harm, you can't indulge in as much alcohol as you may wish, which might put a damper on the festivities if everyone around you is joyfully imbibing. Instead of sulking over your lack of bubbly or fancy cocktails, try mixing up a few of these delicious mocktails, which are perfect for New Year's parties. By the end of the night, don't be …

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