What are your options for prenatal paternity testing?

If you weren't trying to conceive and you're still not 100-percent sure who the father of your baby is, you can rest assured you're not alone. It's completely normal for a single woman to have multiple partners, and sometimes pregnancy happens without you planning for it. But now that you're expecting a baby, you're probably wondering who helped you make it. Of course, knowing who the father is can provide you peace of mind. Who wants to play the guessing game when it …

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Five tips for safe travels during your pregnancy

If you're getting ready for pregnancy, you may be wondering whether it's going to be okay for you to travel while you're sporting a bump. Whether in a car, airplane, bus, boat or train, it's usually safe to hit the road throughout your entire pregnancy provided that you and your baby are both healthy. While some airlines require a doctor's note as you approach your due date (and you want to use general caution when you're ready to pop anyway), you shouldn't hit any …

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Megan Fox finally puts her baby bump on display

Actress Megan Fox and her husband, Brian Austin Green, have managed to keep their pregnancy a secret for months, avoiding paparazzi and covering up Megan's bump with umbrellas and baggy clothing. However, new photos from the couple's recent trip to Hawaii prove that there's no more speculation necessary - they're definitely expecting!According to the Los Angeles Times, the two lovebirds took a trip to Hawaii to celebrate their wedding anniversary at the Four Seasons Resort in Hualalai. …

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Country singer Jennifer Nettles expecting first child

Those who love country music have probably heard of Sugarland, which boasts singer Jennifer Nettles as the resident vocalist. The newlywed and Duets mentor just released the news that she and her husband Justin Miller are expecting their first born in November!"They are thrilled beyond belief," Gail Gellman, Sugarland’s manager, told People Magazine.According to The Huffington Post, Jennifer and Justin got married last November after meeting in 2006 and dating for two years. The …

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What’s the logic behind Couvade syndrome?

The thought of a man experiencing morning sickness, heartburn or back pain as a result of a pregnancy seems completely ridiculous. Obviously, there's no baby in that belly of his that could be responsible for the symptoms. Why then do so many men report feeling pregnancy symptoms when their partners are expecting? Sympathetic pregnancy, also known as Couvade syndrome, is a strange phenomenon. In Couvade syndrome cases, men who are otherwise deemed perfectly healthy start experiencing common …

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HBO’s Girls actress sporting second baby bump

Jemima Kirke, who plays Jessa Johansson on HBO's new series Girls, is gearing up for her second pregnancy. The star and her husband, attorney Michael Mosberg, are already parents to 20-month-old daughter Rafaella.According to Access Hollywood, the British actress gave birth to her first child just six weeks before shooting the pilot episode of Girls. When creator Lena Dunham asked her to be in the show, Jemima was hesitant at first."I said, 'Are you kidding? I will have just had this …

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Scott and Kelley Wolf might be having a boy this fall

Scott Wolf, the former Party of Five actor, and his wife Kelley (who was on The Real World: New Orleans in 2000) are expecting a baby sometime this fall. While their first child was a boy, they're not 100-percent sure if the new addition will also require a blue nursery.According to People Magazine, the couple had an early ultrasound that wasn't able to give any insight about the sex of the baby. A little while later, curiosity got the best of them and they took matters into their own hands …

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Beyond the epidural – more options for pain meds

It's no secret that for many women, childbirth is a painful process. While some ladies prepare for the pain by taking breathing classes during a pregnancy in the hope that they won't need medication, it's never a guarantee how you'll feel during labor. Especially for women who are having their first child, you can't always know what to expect. Even if you planned a natural birth, you may decide on meds once you realize what labor actually feels like. While an epidural is one …

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Marisa Miller finally flaunting baby bump after 6 years of marriage

It's taken 6 years, but model Marisa Miller and her husband Griffin Guess are finally ready to take on pregnancy and the world of offspring. The 33-year-old former Victoria's Secret Angel decided it was time to make it happen, and apparently her sisters are also pregnant this year, reports E! News, making the prospect even more exciting. She's even looking forward to growing a big baby bump!"Even though I'm exhausted, gaining weight and breaking out from all the hormones, I'm really …

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Five things you never thought to pack in your hospital bag

Now that you're getting ready for baby and your due date draws ever closer, it's time to start thinking about what you're going to put in your hospital bag. While the essentials are pretty obvious (toiletries, clothes, car seat, insurance information, birthing plan), some things might be forgotten in the hustle and bustle of packing. Here are five items you may not have thought of that can come in handy. 1. An MP3 player. To keep your mind off things and help you relax (and perhaps …

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