Why do nipples get darker during pregnancy?

You probably know that your breasts are going to get a bit fuller during pregnancy, but did you know that "the gals" can experience other changes as well? Your nipples might get larger, they might feel a bit more tender than usual and they might even start leaking colostrum before delivery. In addition, you may find that your nipples are looking a bit darker than usual. If you're used to having pink areolas, this may come as a surprise. But it's totally normal for nipples to …

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Do your feet really grow when you’re pregnant?

You may have heard rumors that your feet grow during a pregnancy, and depending on how much you love shoes, this might've really freaked you out. The truth is, many pregnant women's feet do grow, but it's not usually that significant. Depending on your situation, your whole shoe closet might not have to go to waste. Here's the deal.Why does it happen? By now, you've probably realized that most changes brought on by pregnancy are the result of hormones. In the case of …

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Drew Barrymore confirms her second baby bump

At the recent LACMA Art+Film Gala honoring Martin Scorcese and David Hockney, actress Drew Barrymore showed up wearing a long, flowing printed dress that seemed to resemble chic maternity dresses. It turns out that this outfit choice was, in fact, meant to conceal a growing baby bump, but the actress isn't being secretive about it."Last time I never commented on it and people just stalked me the entire time," Barrymore told People magazine. "So yes, it's happening, it's true. I tried to …

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Top 10 natural pregnancy tips to relieve morning sickness

Whether you're in your first trimester or your third, morning sickness might be a recurring issue for you. Not all women experience the stomach-churning effects of pregnancy-induced nausea, but for those who do, it's one of the worst parts of being pregnant. However, there are many ways to reduce the symptoms of morning sickness and make yourself feel better even on your worst days during pregnancy. The best part is that many of these remedies are all-natural, so they're safe for your baby. …

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Why do women get hairier when they’re pregnant?

Everyone knows that pregnancy can do some weird things to your body, from changing your shoe size, to making your breasts bigger, to giving you acne. It can even make your skin change color and your gums bleed when you brush your teeth. But did you know that pregnancy can also affect your hair? It's not just the hair on your head, either, but the hair on your face, arms and legs, too. You may have heard that women get hairier when they're pregnant, and while this is often the case, …

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Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett confirms pregnancy with second child

In the latest celebrity pregnancy reveal, Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett, former "Girls Next Door" star and Playboy model, tweeted a picture of herself holding a positive pregnancy test. This means that she and husband Hank Baskett are officially expecting their second child together, who will be the younger sibling of 3-year-old Hank IV.In the picture posted on Twitter, a makeup-free Wilkinson beams with pride as she holds up the test, and underneath, the caption "Round two. Here we …

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Do pregnant women really glow?

Whether you're planning for pregnancy in the future or you're a first time mom, there's no denying that there are some pretty weird tidbits of information that you might hear about pregnant women. With so many myths out there, it's hard to tell which "facts" are really fiction. For example, have you ever heard people say that pregnant women glow? Before you start picturing glow-in-the-dark moms-to-be, we're just talking about that fresh, dewy appearance that most celebrities are known for on …

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Can sleeping on your back hurt your baby?

It's no secret that sleep during pregnancy is a lot different than your normal sleep habits. For one thing, you'll probably be waking up during the night a lot more, whether it's because you have to pee or because you're experiencing leg cramps, back aches or heartburn. And with a baby bump, it can be hard to get comfortable. But there are certain positions that are better than others. Obviously, sleeping on your stomach is not only a bad idea, but it's nearly …

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Gwen Stefani confirms baby bump at recent gala

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 up to the event alongside husband Gavin Rossdale wearing a shimmery fringe gown that cascaded down to the floor. Throughout the evening, she had her hands around her baby bump - though small - …

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Can women dye their hair during pregnancy?

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). Another thing people might caution you about is dyeing your hair. But do you really have to go without your color for nine months? It may seem like a scary prospect, but here are the facts.Is it …

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