pregnancy

8 Easy Desserts to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

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Have pregnancy cravings kicked your sweet tooth into high gear? Check out these eight simple treats that will hit the spot, whether you're a fan of something fruity or a sucker for a good ol' chocolate chip cookie. We'll get you started with some popsicles to beat the heat. Neo-Neapolitan Pops Makes: 6 pops Ingredients:... read more

‘Pregnancy Brain’ Is Making You Smarter

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We've already confirmed, to your relief, that baby brain is a real thing -- it's your body's way of preparing you to bond with your child. But new research is proving that it could actually be making you smarter. Dr. Adam Franssen, a neurobiologist at Longwood University, sat down for a Reddit AMA (Ask me... read more

Did Kim Kardashian Really Give Pregnant Women This Shocking Advice?

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At an event for 65 military moms-to-be in New Jersey, Kim Kardashian shared some pregnancy style advice with Elle. Spoiler alter: it's not super practical. "I recommend hiding for a good year and having no pregnancy style. That’s what I recommend. If you can do it, hide. Never leave the house." Sure thing, Kim! Luckily,... read more

Jenni “JWoww” Farley Announced Her Baby’s Birth and Name In True ‘Jersey Shore’ Fashion

JWoww's baby girl is here (!) and practically fist-pumped her way out of the womb -- but are you surprised? Jenni "JWoww" Farley and fiance Roger Mathews proudly announced their first child's arrival on July 13 in the most Jersey Shore of fashions, simultaneously showing their sense of humor and letting the world know their little lady isn't... read more

Rebecca Minkoff’s Brooklyn Baby Shower

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You're probably not surprised that designer Rebecca Minkoff had an incredibly trendy and tasteful baby shower. We're talking a brunch-in-Williamsburg level of trendy. What might surprise you, however, is the running theme: Gouda. It's not that Minkoff and her husband Gavin Ballour are cheese aficionados (well, maybe they are, but that's not the point); their... read more

Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey Are Expecting a Baby Girl!

There's going to be an Iron Baby coming out this fall, since Robert Downey Jr. and his wife of almost nine years, Susan Downey, are expecting a baby girl! Robert proudly announced the news by covering all of his social media bases yesterday, writing on Facebook, "Um. I don't know if it's a 'man's world,'... read more

This Breast Cancer Drug May Double As Fertility Treatment

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) affects five to ten percent of women, and, amongst a slew of other problems the disease generates, makes getting pregnant incredibly difficult. To treat PCOS and hopefully spur ovulation, most doctors prescribe a drug called clomiphene citrate (usually referred to as Clomid). It has a 22 percent... read more

​Yikes! Being Pregnant Could Get You Denied for a Mortgage

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Thinking about making the move to a bigger home now that you've got a baby on the way? Be ready to put up a fight with your bank. Although it's absolutely illegal under the Fair Housing Act, some banks are delaying or denying loan applications when the borrower is pregnant or on maternity leave. Their reasoning? There... read more

Introducing the New Bump App!

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It's official: today marks the launch of the new and improved iPhone app for The Bump. And we're really excited about it. What's different? Thanks to the gorgeous, clean design, you'll find that navigating through the app is a whole lot easier. Based on your due date, you'll see a week-by-week stream of Q&A's,... read more

Eva Mendes Is Pregnant With Ryan Gosling’s Baby!

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There shall be mourning in all the land this evening as reports have surfaced that everyone's favorite celeb crush, Ryan Gosling, is expecting a child with girlfriend Eva Mendes. Yes, you've read that correctly, and we apologize for breaking such emotionally disturbing news. We'll give you a moment to dry your tears and collect yourselves before... read more