Give your baby a boost with the best pregnancy diet

Becoming a mother is one of the most amazing experiences a woman can go through, and part of what makes it so amazing is that the woman has to give so much of herself over to the process of gestation and eventually birth and child rearing. Selfishness goes out the window and getting ready for baby and making sure the kid is healthy and happy becomes priority. To ensure that you give birth to as healthy a baby as possible, it's important to feed yourself right and ensure that …

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5 foods to avoid during your first trimester

Morning sickness tends to be most intense during the first trimester, but if you know how to handle it, you can have a more pleasant pregnancy. Every woman in different, and some have more severe symptoms or longer periods of morning sickness than others. Read on to find out what foods you should avoid in your first trimester.1. Deli meat Put away the roast beef sandwiches and Italian subs for nine months: Deli meat is a big no-no for pregnant women. Deli meat is notoriously prone to being …

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Lake Bell presents first baby bump on red carpet

"Boston Legal" and "Childrens Hospital" star, Lake Bell is expecting her first child with husband Scott Campbell, according to People Magazine. Bell declared that her first born was on the way when she paraded down the red carpet at Vanity Fair's Tribeca Film Festival party.  Bell married Campbell, who works as a tattoo and a fine artist, in New Orleans after being engaged for a year. The couple met on the set of "How to Make it in America" …

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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 grow. Pregnancy sickness is …

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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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