Sports Illustrated Model Shows Off Her Stretch Marks: ‘I Earned Them’

Sports Illustrated model Robyn Lawley shows off stretch marksRobyn Lawley via Facebook
This supermodel didn't freak out when she developed stretch marks. In fact, she made it a point to document them. "They are some bad ass #tigerstripes. And I earned them," Robyn Lawley, a Sports Illustrated model, writes on Facebook. Lawley, 26, is mom to 8-month-old daughter Ripley. "I knew [my stretch marks] were... Read more

Things Moms Can’t Wait To Do Again (After Having Baby)

Don’t get us wrong. We know that emotional feeling of “I can’t believe I’m growing a baby!” is just as amazing now as it was when you first found out you were expecting. Feeling baby kick, getting weekly "How Big is Baby" updates and learning about new developments at each doctor's visit never get... Read more

Minnesota Mom Creates Documentary To Change Conversation About Postpartum Bodies

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Pregnancy can be tough, but life after baby isn't always smooth sailing either. Between the frustration of trying on a pair of pre-baby jeans and that don't zip to catching a glimpse of stretch marks in the mirror, at one point or another, moms often feel pressure to change their bodies and rid themselves of those 'imperfections.' But one... Read more

UPDATE: Viral ‘Bun In The Oven’ Couple Deliver Baby 16 Weeks Early

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Just three weeks after a Virginia couple announced they were expecting in a now-viral pregnancy announcement, they've welcomed their son Kaleb Arkell Graves, delivered prematurely at just 24 weeks. Dana Griffin-Graves and husband Arkell Graves spent 17 years trying to conceive, going through many ups and downs, including a stillbirth and four miscarriages. But in September, after... Read more

Mom’s Pregnancy Weight Gain After Birth May Lead to Child’s Obesity

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When you're ‘eating for two’ it's easy to give in to strong (and sometimes strange!) cravings, and before you know it those pregnancy pounds quickly add up. In reality, doctors say 300 extra calories per day is all you need, and excessive weight gain can have health consequences that put you and baby at risk.... Read more

Identical Twin Brothers Born 18 Days Apart (UPDATE)

pregnant mom looking at delivered baby in incubatorHolli Gorveatt
Some twins do everything together. But this Kirkland, Washington duo is already setting a different precedent. One teeny twin was born four months early at 1 lb., 2 oz. His identical brother? Born 18 days later, and slightly heavier, at 1lb. 10 oz. Big brother Link, who was born at EvergreenHealth Medical Center on Sept. 29, arrived at... Read more

20 Maternity Costumes To Bump Up Your Halloween Game

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Who says Halloween is no fun when you're pregnant?  You might be thinking your growing belly isn’t very costume compatible, it opens up an entirely new world of hilarious, bold and brilliant costume options that are sure to bump up your Halloween game. Check out some of our favorites below!   1. Saturday Night (Baby) Fever... Read more

Having A 'Big Baby'? Read This Before Delivery

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Call it 'baby-dismorphia'; many moms-to-be perceive their babies to be dangerously big. But a new study offers reassurance: your eight-and-a-half pounder is totally normal. The Boston University study, published in Maternal and Child Health Journal, found that nearly a third of women report being told by healthcare providers that their babies might be "quite... Read more

The Birth Center Trend: Would You Consider Giving Birth At One?

"This was the most empowering experience of my life." That's how new mom Kristen Shorey described her delivery at a birth center, after an unmedicated birth in a marble-lined bathtub. She's not the only one raving about the experience. While 98 percent of American babies are born in hospitals, the number of babies born... Read more

Our 5 Predictions For Chrissy Teigen's Pregnancy

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are having a baby! The couple each confirmed the news on their own Instagram accounts, sharing the same photo. "John and I are so happy to announce that we are pregnant," Teigen's caption reads. "As many of you know, we've been trying to have a baby for a... Read more