Drew Barrymore’s daughter Olive will have a new sister

Actress Drew Barrymore and her husband, Will Kopelman, are expecting their second child. Their first born, Olive, was born in September 2012. While Barrymore has been tight-lipped about the gender of the new baby up until now, even sporting a playful blue and pink manicure in a picture she posted on Instagram, she finally revealed that they're expecting another daughter.In an acceptance speech at the 2013 Beauty Inc. Awards in New York, Barrymore let it slip that she's expecting a …

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How does HIV affect pregnancy?

More than 1 million people in the U.S. are infected with HIV, which stands for human immunodeficiency virus. This is the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome, otherwise known as AIDS. About 540,000 new HIV infections occur each year, and 25 percent of those infections are in women. Because HIV can be transmitted from a mother to her baby during pregnancy, birth or breastfeeding, which is known as perinatal transmission, it's important to be tested for the virus …

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Tips for taking the most flattering baby bump photos

You don't necessarily have to be basking in a radiant pregnancy glow to take great pictures of your baby bump. While clear skin, thick hair and a pregnancy flush can definitely help boost your sexiness in Instagram, Facebook or Snapchat photos that you share with family and friends, it's still possible to look amazing while showing off your bump even if you're not feeling so glowy. Regardless of the state of your skin and hair, here are some tips for taking flattering pregnancy …

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Preparing for a “breech baby”

Topsy Turvy Can you budge a breech baby?You’ve been feeling ninja-like kicks to your cervix for a few days now, and at your next prenatal, the ob/gyn confirms your suspicions.  Not that you’re carrying the next Jackie Chan, but that baby’s “breech.”Although it’s normal for a fetus to change positions through week 35, 3 to 4 percent of babies go breech for good, meaning their head bumps mom’s ribs—exactly the opposite of an ideal exit.  Breech presentation is more …

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Newborn care survival guide: Everything you need to know for the first 3 months

Getting ready to welcome your first child into the world? Congratulations! While you're no doubt excited to have your first pregnancy over with, you might have a few hesitations about how to care for a newborn. Taking care of your own baby is very different from babysitting someone else's - you're responsible for everything that happens from the time he or she wakes up to the time he or she goes to sleep (and that schedule definitely isn't set in stone). Whether you and …

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A healthy lifestyle could mean a healthier pregnancy

Chances are, you'd do anything to ensure that you have a healthy, happy pregnancy that ends with the delivery of a healthy child. While you can't change certain aspects of your life or human nature that might impact your ability to achieve this goal, there might be one thing you can do for yourself and your unborn child to increase your chances of having zero complications. A new study has found that living a healthier lifestyle before pregnancy can improve your odds of a complication-free …

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Kelly Clarkson’s first pregnancy brings ‘miserable’ morning sickness

Singer Kelly Clarkson and her new husband, Brandon Blackstock, are expecting their first child, but morning sickness seems to be a big problem during the 31-year-old's pregnancy. In fact, it's because of morning sickness that we already know about the pregnancy, as Clarkson revealed on an appearance on the "Today" show that she was trying to wait to make the announcement until after her first trimester. Instead of letting people think she was canceling gigs and appearances on a whim, she …

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Does having heartburn during pregnancy mean your baby has a lot of hair?

While searching for natural pregnancy tips to relieve heartburn, you may have come across claims surrounding the link between heartburn during pregnancy and the amount of hair that your baby has. Some people think that if your baby has a lot of hair, this could be what's causing heartburn. But is this true, or just another pregnancy myth? Here's what you need to know.Science weighs in It might sound like another ridiculous old wives' tale, and that's exactly what doctors …

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Kristin Cavallari battles ‘intense’ sugar cravings during second pregnancy

Kristin Cavallari, most notable for her stint on "The Hills," isn't a first time mother, but that doesn't mean she's totally prepared for what her second pregnancy is going to throw at her. After announcing baby No. 2 right before Halloween, Cavallari has been very vocal about the differences between her first pregnancy and what's happening this time around. Most of the differences revolve around her energy levels, which are a lot lower now that she has to …

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Is it true that babies can be born with teeth?

There are lots of rumors out there surrounding pregnancy, delivery and newborn care. From whacky pregnancy tales to unheard-of infant conditions, it can be hard to decipher fact from fiction. So, when you hear a news story about a baby being born with teeth, is it something you should believe or brush off as myth?As it turns out, babies can be born with teeth, but it's a very rare occurrence. Here's what you need to know about the situation, as well as some advice for taking care of …

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