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Oct 22, 2018 2:30 pm
19 DIY Pregnant Halloween Costumes That Deliver the Scares
One of our favorite things about October is seeing everyone's clever Halloween costumes — and it seems like pregnant women are some of the most creative when it comes to DIY ideas. Yep, moms-to-be...
Sep 27, 2018 3:24 pm
Early Menopause Robbed Me of Motherhood — But I've Learned to Celebrate What I Do Have
Tucked away among the pile of duvet covers and blankets in my cupboard, there’s a baby-sized sheet with a matching pillowcase, which is appliquéd with sherbet-colored giraffes. I found it at a...
Sep 26, 2018 7:30 pm
8 Myths About Pregnancy After 40
Halle Berry did it. Eva Mendes did it. Gwen Stefani did it. I’m doing it, and millions of other women all over the world are doing it, too. We’re talking about having a baby in your 40s — a...
Sep 19, 2018 4:30 pm
Melissa Claire Egan Hopes Opening Up About Her Miscarriage Helps Others Going Through the Same Pain
Actress Melissa Claire Egan, beloved by soap fans for her roles as Chelsea Lawson on The Young and the Restless and Annie Lavery on All My Children, has opened up about the miscarriage she suffered...
Sep 13, 2018 5:30 pm
'Social' Infertility: Dealing With the Pain of Wanting Kids But Never Getting the Chance to Try
I have a recurring dream that I’ve flunked out of college, having obliviously missed an entire course. It’s graduation day and my friends are tossing their hats and drinking champagne, but I’m...
Jul 24, 2018 7:00 am
People Are Donating Their Own Vacation Time to Colleagues for Their Maternity Leave
In the United States, women are not entitled to paid maternity leave. Instead, they have to use their vacation time, which typically amounts to 10 days in most companies, or unpaid leave, for which...
Jul 17, 2018 3:00 pm
Some Dogs Can Pass Rare Bacteria On to Pregnant Owners, Study Finds
Dogs who haven't been neutered can spread bacteria to their owners, according to new research. Experts warn that one particular strain, which produces flu-like symptoms in humans, could possibly...
Jun 19, 2018 12:01 pm
18 Mom-Approved Baby Gifts You Can Buy on Prime Day
Along with warm weather, trips to the beach, and much-needed vacations, summer is also notorious for one more thing, and it's babies! According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention,...
Jun 1, 2018 11:33 am
Nicole Kidman Talks Candidly About Miscarriages During Marriage to Tom Cruise: 'There's a Huge, Aching Yearning'
In a new interview, Nicole Kidman got candid about the difficult miscarriages she suffered when she was married to Tom Cruise in the 1990s. In the interview, Kidman talked about losing a baby after...
May 23, 2018 9:00 am
I Found Out I Had Breast Cancer a Few Days After Announcing My Pregnancy
Hitting the 12-week mark of your pregnancy is always such an exciting time. You can officially announce your happy news to the world, and there's no more hiding the nausea, or making up...
May 4, 2018 1:24 pm
Eating Fast Food Affects Your Ability to Get Pregnant, Study Suggests
There’s been evidence to support the long-standing notion that a woman's diet before pregnancy affects her chances of conceiving, and reports continue to bolster this point. The most recent was a...
Apr 24, 2018 12:00 pm
Why Kate Middleton Left the Hospital Just Hours After Giving Birth
Just a few hours after the Duchess of Cambridge went into labor and arrived at London's St. Mary's Hospital on Monday, April 23, Kate gave birth to a healthy baby boy. Then, only seven hours later,...
Apr 17, 2018 12:05 pm
Kate Hudson's Baby Bump Stole the Show at Gwyneth Paltrow's Engagement Party
Kate Hudson was at the Los Angeles Theatre on April 14 to celebrate Gwyneth Paltrow's engagement to Brad Falchuk, but Hudson totally stole the show at the party. Why? Her baby bump is already...
Apr 11, 2018 5:01 pm
I Was a Surrogate for Twins, and Nothing Has Ever Been More Rewarding
When I was 17, before I’d even thought about having children of my own, I watched a documentary about surrogacy. It followed a woman who became a surrogate for a couple who couldn’t conceive. It...
Apr 11, 2018 10:00 am
I Went Out for Ice Cream and Came Back With a Baby
It was a sunny afternoon in July when I got a craving for ice cream and some fresh air. I was 34 weeks pregnant. Because my daughter, Eva, was born premature, the doctors wanted to play it safe, so...
Apr 6, 2018 2:14 pm
Kate Hudson and Boyfriend, Danny Fujikawa, Are Expecting a Baby Girl
Surprise! Kate Hudson and her boyfriend, Danny Fujikawa, are expecting a little girl! The actress took to Instagram to reveal why she's been MIA on social media these days, and it's because she's...
Mar 2, 2018 8:00 am
Sorry, Women Who Only Ate Ice Chips During Labor — You Could've Had Real Food
Moms, think back to when you had your babies. If you went through a typical labor, chances are that you’ve since blocked out one of the most uncomfortable parts of the whole ordeal. No, not the...
Feb 28, 2018 6:56 pm
Most Women Don't Know How Much Weight Gain Is 'Normal' During Pregnancy
If you've ever heard the phrase "eating for two" in reference to pregnancy weight gain, you're definitely not alone. It's catchy, cute, and fun — who wouldn't want an excuse to eat more food? But...
Feb 28, 2018 8:00 am
Mother-in-Law Whining About Not Being in Delivery Room Gets Put in Her Place
Giving birth can be a terrifying event; there's pain, fluids, and — in some cases — a lot of people nearby. As a mom (or mom-to-be), you're within your rights to dictate exactly who will and who...
Feb 9, 2018 5:29 pm
I Love Being an Aunt, But I Might Be Too Anxious to Ever Be a Mom
When I met my niece, Penny, for the first time, I burst into tears. I loved her so much, so instantly, that it felt physically painful. I remember realizing that each foot, in my winter boots, were...
Jan 25, 2018 5:15 pm
Pregnant Women on Low-Carb Diets More Likely to Have Babies With Birth Defects, Study Suggests
If you or anyone you know is pregnant right now, here's an important reminder to be sure to eat enough carbs. A new study has linked low carbohydrate intake in expectant women to an increased risk...
Jan 22, 2018 12:31 pm
John Stamos' Pregnant Fiancée Stole the Show With Her Sweet Baby Bump
They couldn't look happier! John Stamos and his pregnant fiancée, Caitlin McHugh, were spotted on the 2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards red carpet — and her baby bump stole the spotlight. The...
Jan 16, 2018 12:53 pm
Women Blame Contraceptive App for Unwanted Pregnancies
A contraceptive app sounds like a dream come true — no more nasty side effects from the pill and no more painful intrauterine device procedures. It all sounds great until you realize the app is...
Jan 15, 2018 5:39 pm
Common UTI Meds May Be Linked to Birth Defects
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are painful enough, but being pregnant and having a UTI? Oof — what a double whammy. Usually, a UTI can be cleared up with a quick visit to the pharmacy,...
Jan 15, 2018 12:56 pm
'Baby Brain' Is Real, Researchers Say
Did you forget to book your most recent doctor's appointment? Have you left your daughter waiting long after her dance has class finished? Did you dress your son in a mismatching outfit? Well, if...
Jan 11, 2018 11:17 pm
It's Not Okay to Pregnancy-Shame Joanna Gaines
Not again. Will people ever learn? We're referring, mind you, to the recent round of pregnancy-shaming directed at HGTV star Joanna Gaines. Ever since the world learned that Chip and Joanna Gaines...
Jan 10, 2018 5:27 pm
Being a Big Sister Is Going to Be a Surprise for Chrissy Teigen's Daughter
Luna's going to be a big sister pretty soon! Chrissy Teigen and John Legend recently announced that they're expecting their second child together back on November 21, with the cutest Instagram post...
Jan 10, 2018 12:23 pm
Hugh Grant Is Expecting His Fifth Child With Girlfriend, Anna Eberstein
Congratulations are in order for Hugh Grant — he's expecting his fifth child! The 57-year-old actor is expecting baby No. 3 with his girlfriend, Anna Eberstein. Her mother, Susanne, confirmed the...
Jan 4, 2018 6:55 pm
Eva Longoria Shows Off Her Growing Baby Bump
Pregnant actress Eva Longoria recently stepped out with her hubby, José "Pepe" Bastón, to go shopping for maternity clothes in Los Angeles, California. During the outing, the 42-year-old actress...
Jan 2, 2018 10:48 pm
Chip and Joanna Gaines Are Expecting Baby No. 5
Up next on Fixer Upper: a womb with a view! Our fave HGTV couple Chip and Joanna Gaines announced that they're expecting their fifth child on Jan. 2 with an absolutely adorable and hilarious...