child birth

Prince William and Catherine,Duchess of Cambridge in 2013

Just a day after giving birth, the Duchess of Cambridge left hospital with her newborn son and husband, Prince William.  As always, Catherine looked stunning.   I could not say that about myself the day after giving birth.   The couple and baby were photographed together and it was one of the those “AaahHH…”  moment.  Of course… Continue reading

An article by LiveScience discusses a study that links fear and anxiety to longer labor. The study says that labor will last an average of 47 minutes longer and with chances for more interventions if mom is afraid of childbirth. This study goes along with many of the things that are spoken about in childbirth classes. They all teach moms to how to breathe and try to relax during childbirth.… Continue reading

In the United States, the rate of C-sections has grown higher that most would want at 34%. This increase in C-sections has been attributed to many factors, but many would agree that the number could be less. It was surprising to see that China is facing C-section numbers that even higher than those in the United States. A MSNBC online article states that the rate of C-section in China is… Continue reading

On the way to the hospital, which happened to be 15 minute away, Mandy Lambert surprisingly gave birth to a baby boy.   Her mother-in-law was driving her and according to the mom she left the house as soon as labor started.  This was her third pregnancy and her third go around with labor and therefore Lambert thought she had enough time to get to the hospital… Continue reading

A truly miraculous pregnancy and birth happened when a baby was delivered at 32 weeks after growing outside his mother’s uterus.  Nicky Soto was told when she was 18 months pregnant that the baby was not growing in her uterus and that it was definite risk to her life and the life of her unborn son.  The mom decided to continue on with the pregnancy and remained in… Continue reading

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon had their twins on April 30th and have now released the names for their baby boy and baby girl. 

Their baby girl has been named Monroe Cannon.  Monroe, like her mother, has no middle name.  Monroe was selected for the little girl’s name because it was the last name of Carey’s idol, Marilyn Monroe.  Marilyn Monroe was actually born Norma Jeane… Continue reading

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are the happy parents of a baby girl and a baby boy.  The couple’s twins arrive on April 30th right after midnight.   According to the Associated Press the baby girl weighed 5 lbs. 3 oz. and measured 18 inches, while her brother weighed 5 lbs. 6 oz. and measure 19 inches.   The first time parents have not released names… Continue reading

Actress Mariska Hargitay at 2008 Emmy Awards. Author:http://www.flickr.com/photos/greginhollywood

Mariska Hargitay and her husband Peter Hermann recently adopted a baby girl.  Their new baby girl ,Amaya Josephine, joins older brother August Miklos Friedrich Hermann.  Hargitay gave birth to 5 year-old August on June 28, 2006 via emergency cesarean section.     

Hargitay stars on the NBC drama Law and Order: Special victims unit.  She is… Continue reading

Laila Ali gave birth to a baby girl on April 4th.   Ali tweeted:

I had my baby girl this morning! Sydney arrived on her due date at 3am! Everyone is happy and healthy.

Sydney is the second child together for Ali and her husband Curtis Conway.  The couple have 2 year-old son named Curtis Muhammad Conway Jr.  Curtis Conway Sr. also has three children from a… Continue reading

Eli Manning reviews notes during an NFL game, with offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride (left) and backup quarterback Sage Rosenfels. Houston Texans Vs. New York Giants. Reliant Stadium. Houston, Tx. Oct. 10, 2010

Eli Manning became a daddy for the first time with the arrival of his baby girl Ava Frances.  Manning’s wife, Abby, gave delivered Ava Frances who weighed 7lbs 4 oz. at the time of birth on March… Continue reading