Is there a reason why food cravings happen during a pregnancy?

You've probably heard plenty of stories about pregnant women making their husbands go to the grocery store to pick up some totally weird foods. It turns out that plenty of women (about half) experience changes in taste or sudden cravings during a pregnancy. But what's responsible for these out-there food preferences? Well, scientists don't really know for sure why some women start craving cheese sandwiches or give up a longtime love of steak. However, there are a few theories as …

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Conceiving Part 2: Your 30s

Now that you're preparing for pregnancy, you might be wondering how you're going to fare as a woman in her 30s. Is your body still primed for ovulation? Have you finally gained enough hold on your life to welcome a new addition? Will your relationship suffer from the stress of a baby? These are the types of questions you may be asking yourself, so here are some answers about pregnancy in your 30s to help you out. For many women, having a baby in their 30s is a happy medium. Although …

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Guy Ritchie’s girlfriend reveals new baby bump

Guy Ritchie, the 43-year-old director who's ex-wife is none other than Madonna, is expecting his second child with 30-year-old model Jacqui Ainsley. After giving birth to her first born last September, Jacqui revealed her burgeoning baby bump at the London premiere of The Dark Knight Rises.According to photos posted on E! Online, the star flaunted her belly in a gorgeous black knee-length dress with crocheted details on the bodice and sleeves. She accessorized beautifully with a gold and …

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Sarah Michelle Gellar’s bump – there’s a boy underneath

After announcing their second pregnancy back in April, Sarah Michelle Gellar and her husband Freddie Prinze Jr. have let slip that they'll be welcoming a boy. He'll join big sister Charlotte, who's 2 1/2 years old, and sources have told numerous magazines that the couple is excited about the prospect."Sarah was secretly hoping for a boy," one insider told Star Magazine. "She realizes this will most likely be the last baby she has, so she's so happy she'll have the experience of raising one …

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Pregnancy, week 5 – let the excitement begin!

YOUR CHANGING LIFE Big things are happening - but you might not notice Last week was when your little embryo attached to the lining of your uterus, and now big things are starting to happen in there. But what's going on with you at this point in your pregnancy? Most likely, you don't feel that different right now (physically, at least!). However, some new moms report feeling more fatigued than usual during the first several weeks - after all, growing a baby is hard work! Aside from …

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Five things to avoid when you’re picking out a baby name

After you've found out that you're pregnant and begin preparing for baby, you'll probably start to think about what name you want to give your child. Do you want to embrace something inspired by a relative? Does your religion play a factor? Is your partner dead-set on a particular option? These are all questions to ask yourself as you mull over the topic, but here are five things you should definitely avoid when you're choosing a winner. 1. Something crazy. Celebrity babies …

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The wacky world of pregnancy dreams

Now that you're pregnant, are you waking up more often thinking about that vividly wild dream you had last night? You're not alone - many women experience changes in their night visions once they start getting ready for baby. Experts believe that dreams often relate to your mental state, which is why yours might be a little nuts during a pregnancy. After all, your hormones are throwing your emotions out of whack! So what are some of the most common pregnancy dreams, and what do they …

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Keeping abreast of your gals during a pregnancy

During a pregnancy, women often experience a number of bodily changes, from bigger feet to aching backs to queasier stomachs. But one of the areas that usually changes the most are the breasts. Your twins will go from being two of your favorite assets to becoming a source of nourishment for your baby, and it takes a lot of work to get from here to there! But what exactly is going to happen to them? First of all, your breasts will likely get bigger. Whether this is good news or bad, your cup …

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Megan Fox doesn’t sacrifice style when dressing her bump

Actress Megan Fox is living proof that pregnancy clothing doesn't have to be shapeless, baggy or unflattering. Instead of opting for flat flip flops and breezy outfits this summer, she's been out and about flaunting her bump in pretty dresses and high wedge heels.According to the UK's Daily Mirror, Megan and her husband Brian Austen Green recently went to church in Los Angeles, California, and the star was dressed to impressed. She wore a black maxidress with cap sleeves, which showed off …

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Olympic swimmer Brendan Hansen expecting first child

Just in time for the London 2012 Summer OIympics, champion swimmer Brendan Hansen found out that he and his wife, Martha, are expecting their first child. How's that for motivation? The four-time Olympic gold medalist took to his Twitter account to share the excitement with his fans."Well the news is out! My wife Martha Hansen and I are expecting! Hope the ready for a lil Hansen runnin around!" he wrote in the tweet.According to Us Weekly magazine, Martha told Brendan about the news …

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