Got morning sickness? Duck the upchuck with these tips

Throwing up isn't fun for anybody, not the person doing it, and nor anyone else. Unfortunately, nausea and morning sickness are common during pregnancy, so any women who hopes to be a mother someday will have to get used to the idea of spending a few months worshiping the porcelain god. It's not all bad news though.Getting 'sick' can be a sign that you're healthy Nausea is a sign that a woman's hormones levels are high enough to sustain the fetus and to help it …

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Pregnancy week 5: The fun is just beginning!

By the time you reach the fifth week of your pregnancy, your unborn child will be the size of a sesame seed, but despite his or her tiny size, this is when the fun parts of pregnancy really kick in. Why now? Well, there's a lot happening in your body; the fetus is developing his or her heart, muscles, cartilage and various layers of skin. It's like a tiny construction site is operating in your uterus and, like any construction project, it's bound to cause some disruption in …

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Chelsea Clinton pregnant with first child

Chelsea Clinton, 34, has announced that she is pregnant with her first child, who will be the first grand child of former president Bill Clinton and his wife, former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton. Chelsea has been married to her husband Marc Mezinsky since 2010, according to People magazine. The couple expects to welcome the new baby in the fall of 2014.Chelsea revealed to Rachel Ray in October that her parents have been nudging her toward creating a new little …

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8 basic rules for hiring a nanny

Leaving your child in the care of another person can be an emotional event in a parent's life, but there are steps you can take to make sure you pick somebody you can trust with your child. Once you've made the decision to bring a nanny into your home, do your homework and bring in the right person.1. Let the professionals help There are no national standards to which nannies are held, which may make the process of selecting one seem a bit harrowing. Don't fret though, there …

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Drew Barrymore gives birth to second child

Drew Barrymore, 39,  popped out her second child with husband Will Kopelman, adding another girl to her family. Barrymore's 1-year-old Olive now has a sister named Frankie to play with. Barrymore told the New York Daily News that her attempts to hide her first pregnancy from prying eyes failed, so this time around, she decided to announce it to the world when she found out she was pregnant with her second daughter. "Last time I never commented on it and people …

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Embrace motherhood while battling depression before and after birth

If you're a first time mother, you may be aglow with the joy of your firstborn growing inside of you, but it's not all sunshine and maternity fashion. Having a baby is a joyful event, but also one that causes your entire world to change. For some women, that change can leave them feeling overwhelmed and even depressed during what should be a time of celebration. Riding the ups and downs of mother hood  There is a widely held misconception that pregnancy protects women from a …

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Single and pregnant? You’re not the only one

We all make plans as to how our lives will go, but oftentimes the path we map out isn't the one on which we eventually land. Single parenthood is no small task, and being pregnant and single is no walk in the park either. Whether you chose to get pregnant on your own or popped a surprise bun into your oven, having someone around to lend a hand is nice, but not having one isn't the end of the world. There is plenty of single mother support out there if you know where to …

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Who will make the cut to be in your delivery room?

Pregnancy planning can be complicated. It can involve everything from finding chic maternity clothes, to choosing a doctor, to taking birthing classes, to figuring out what to pack for the hospital. There's a reason why so many blogs, books, pages and forums exist when it comes to pregnancy: It's not easy to keep track of everything without some help!One decision that might fall by the wayside when you're rushing around in the weeks before your delivery is who's actually …

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How not to decorate a nursery

Getting ready for baby is one of the most exciting aspects of pregnancy - there's something about picking out clothes, painting the nursery walls and stocking up on things you need for a new baby that's just so fun. It's the nesting phenomenon at its finest. But before you start going crazy over the little details of your child's nursery, you might want to take a moment to read up on some of the mistakes that many new moms make. There are several ways decorating the nursery …

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Alyssa Milano posts Instagram pic of baby bump

People have a tendency to jump to conclusions when it comes to celebrity baby rumors. Knowing this, star Alyssa Milano made sure that her fans knew that her recently announced pregnancy isn't going to end in twins, cleverly using hashtags on Instagram to get her message across.Milano, 41, made the announcement in March that her first child Milo, 2 1/2, is going to be an older sibling. "We are so happy to share with you that Milo is going to be a big brother," she wrote on her …

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