Is working late into your pregnancy affecting your baby?

Quitting work two months earlier than your due date sounds like a fantasy to many moms, but new research suggests that stopping work early could be beneficial to your unborn baby. While you might not have a choice because of your company's maternity leave policy, this study could potentially impact the standard amount of maternity leave that's granted to U.S. women in the future. Researchers at the University of Essex in England found that mothers who continued to work past eighth …

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Ron Livingston’s wife will soon sport first baby bump

Ron Livingston, the actor whose notable roles include Peter Gibbons in Office Space and Carrie Bradshaw's boyfriend Jack Berger in Sex and the City, is reportedly expecting his first child. His wife Rosemarie DeWitt, who's also been on the big screen and TV shows like Mad Men, will soon be sporting a baby bump."Everything is going really well, and Rosemarie has been telling friends she's super excited to become a mom," a friend of the couple revealed to Life & Style Magazine.The …

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Malaysian woman competes in Olympics while 8 months pregnant

The thought of exercise while pregnant is daunting for many women, especially during the final trimester when just walking up and down the stairs with a big baby bump becomes a workout. So can you imagine competing in the Olympic Games with an almost full-grown baby in your belly? It seems like a crazy idea, but Malaysian air rifle shooter Nur Suryani Mohamed Taibi already did it. According to Fox Sports, the women's air rifle event was the first medal opportunity in the 2012 London Summer …

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Jennifer Nettles takes her bump to a concert stage

Most people can't imagine taking the stage to sing in front of thousands of people, let alone doing it with a growing baby bump in tow. However, Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles, who's pregnant with her first child, recently performed with Kristian Bush at the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach, Florida, showing off her belly.Photos posted on Us Weekly Magazine's website show the singer crooning in a multicolored printed tank top and lime green shorts. She accessorized with pink feathered …

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Softball star Jennie Finch to sport third baby bump

Jennie Finch, the retired softball pitcher who helped the US Olympic team score a gold in Athens and a silver in Beijing, is pregnant with her third child. Already parents to sons Ace, 6, and Diesel, 13 months, Jennie and her MLB player husband Casey Daigle are excited about getting ready for baby."Casey & I are beyond blessed to share with you that we are expecting Baby #3!" she shared on her Twitter page. "We couldn’t be any more thrilled! ;)"According to Jennie's guest blog …

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Conceiving Part 3: Your 40s

It may have taken a while, but now that you're preparing for pregnancy as a woman in your 40s, you might be asking yourself if you're still at a good age. Is your body still capable of producing eggs? Are you too set in your ways to be a flexible parent? Have all those years of saving paid off? Here's what you need to know about conceiving in your 40s. There's no shame in focusing more on yourself in your 20s and 30s by not having kids, but once you hit 45, many experts say …

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Pregnancy Week 6 – first trimester troubles?

YOUR CHANGING LIFE Feeling a little cranky? Welcome to week six of your pregnancy. By now, the excitement has probably died down a bit (although it's probably never going to go away completely) and you may be starting to really feel the effects of carrying a child in your womb. On the outside, nothing may seem very different - you're certainly not going to start showing at this point - but that doesn't mean that nothing's happening on the inside. Lately, you may have started …

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Reese Witherspoon’s bump enjoys high-fashion coverage

As Reese Witherspoon's due date approaches, she's been having to step up her game when it comes to fashionably dressing her oversized baby bump. While breezy dresses and casual tennis outfits kept her comfortable in the first two trimesters, she's getting more creative as she's getting ready for baby.Recently, the actress had a lunch date at the Bouchon restaurant in Beverly Hills, California. Photos posted on show her wearing a black ensemble that was the epitome of …

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Snooki dresses up her bump for her Gorilla Beach book tour

New Jersey's Nicole Polizzi, aka Snooki, is a mere six weeks away from giving birth to her first born - a boy who's name will be Lorenzo. While many moms-to-be would spend the last few weeks preparing for baby and keeping a low profile, Snooki and her fiance, Jionni LaValle, have been busy making public appearances.Recently, the couple showed up in Atlantic City, New Jersey, for the opening of a sandwich shop at Showboat Casino to promote Snooki's new book, Gorilla Beach, reports …

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Gisele Bündchen flaunts rumored baby bump on the beach

Rumors have been swirling for a while now about Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen's second pregnancy, and although neither has confirmed the speculation, it's going to be hard to deny it now. Gisele was at the beach in Costa Rica recently flaunting a growing belly in a tiny two-piece.According to photos posted on the UK's The Daily Mail, the 31-year-old model played with her 2-year-old first born son Benjamin on the shore while wearing a bikini bathing suit. The gray bikini featured a triangle …

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