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
Jessica Alba and her husband Cash Warren just welcomed another baby girl into their family. The couples have an older daughter named Honor. Honor’s new baby sister was named Havern Garner Warren. Baby Havern was born Saturday, August 13th. Alba posted a happy announcement to her Facebook account, much like how she posted her this recent pregnancy on Facebook.
It has been about a year since Hillary Duff and her husband, professional hockey player Mike Comrie wed. Duff announced via her website that they are expecting their first baby. Yes, that’s right. Our little Lizzie is going to be a mother. Duff first garnered fame in the role of Lizzie McGuire one the Disney Channel’s show by the same… Continue reading
Facebook has a place where people can share detail of their lives (sometimes more details than others really want to know). Now parents can share more about the new lives becoming part of their families. Facebook is allowing parents to add their unborn child as part of the profile. You have the option of adding the name of the unborn baby and also the expected due date of the baby… Continue reading
With the advent of infertility treatments, older women becoming pregnant and carrying a baby to term is not a humongous surprise. What is a surprise is for a woman in her 50s to become pregnant and have a healthy baby. One Australian woman was able to do just that. She was extremely surprised to find out she was pregnant. In fact, when she first began to have pregnancy symptoms she… Continue reading
For parents seeking out infertility treatment their goal is to have medicine help them have a healthy child. The ultimate goal of having healthy children may be diminished as the amount of babies that the mom is pregnant with increases. The more babies that an expectant mother is carrying the earlier she will have to deliver those babies. There are potential complications to both the mother and the baby.… Continue reading
Several people will soon be charged with scamming couples out of thousands of dollars. At least 6 victims of the scam have been identified. The Associated Press reported that charges will soon be filed by the Oklahoma Attorney General against several people that faked pregnancies with the intention to just defraud families.
One positive is that there is not an actual child involved in this situation.… 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
According to a CNN.com article, researchers have found that women who gain weight after the delivery of a baby are more likely to develop gestational diabetes in their next pregnancy. Gestational diabetes is diabetes that develops during pregnancy and goes away after the birth of the baby. Babies born to women with gestational diabetes have the risks of having a high birth rate, low blood sugar,… Continue reading