New research presented today at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists found that women who gained excessive weight during their pregnancies, resulting in large barbies, increases the risk for tears to the mother's vagina during delivery. Our results were noteworthy -- when the mother gains too much weight, it causes increased risk... read more
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A new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology found that women with unplanned pregnancies are four times more like to suffer from postpartum depression after 12 months postpartum. The study, which was done at the University of North Carolina's prenatal clinics, questioned roughly 1,000 women about their... read more
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I was never the type of girl that dreamed of the day that I would be married or have children. Instead I dreamed of the day that I would be recognized for other accomplishments in my career. While I listened to my friends share the names of their future children, I was busy thinking of... read more
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Yesterday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said in a public statement that nearly half-a-dozen medications used to treat migraine headaches can decrease children's intelligence if taken when mothers are pregnant. The public warning was mostly aimed at doctors and women of child-bearing age. The FDA warned that some of these drugs, including... read more
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I went to the doctor yesterday after a week of unexplained dizziness. “Oh, are you pregnant?” asked everyone I mentioned it to -- because that’s the go-to diagnosis for women of childbearing age who complain of anything from a hangnail to a headache. Just try telling someone you feel tired, hungry, or nauseous and see... read more
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Myyyyyy goodness I've never been so happy for a slip o' the tongue in my life! While Prince William and his expectant wife, Kate Middleton, have been working hard to keep baby's sex a secret, baby's royal Uncle made a big, huge whoopsie over the weekend. Prince Harry apparently slipped up big time and revealed to close friends... read more
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While vacationing in Greece, photogs caught a glimpse (just barely!) of the mom-to-be’s growing baby bump. Ever since announcing her pregnancy, Kim Kardashian has been trying to keep her baby-to-be under wraps (in leather and custom maternity-wear) but on vacation with her family, Kimmy let loose!
Since we love to see expectant mom’s showing off their pregnancy glow, we rounded up six other celebrities (currently pregnant and some who’ve gave birth within the last two years) who hit the beach with the perfect accessory: their bumps! We love to see these mamas-to-be shine bright, feel great and look radiant!
Check ‘em out:
Photo: Us Weekly
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Kim snagged the Us Weekly cover looking fantastic and showing off her 7-month pregnant belly.
What was your maternity beach-wear of choice: bikini, tankini or one-piece?
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Meet our newest maternity fashionista, Jacqueline Weppner! Hailing from our very own NYC, Jackie is the founder and creative director of Merci New York -- a chic, boutique styling house offering fashion, event and prop styling for weddings, special events and editorial projects, "providing chic style for the busy city bride." As a... read more
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New research, published in The American Journal of Psychiatry, has found "the first clear link" between babies who grow to above average size and birth and the risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Following a study of more than 40,000 children's health records in Sweden, a team of researchers from The University of Manchester,... read more
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