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
Some hospitals randomly test newborn babies to see if they were exposed to marijuana in the womb. If the baby tests positive for marijuana exposure then there may be an investigation done by child protective services. This may see fine to many, but now a study has found that the use of baby shampoo and soaps may cause a false positive in… Continue reading
According to a CNN.com report Jessica Simpson has signed a $3 million contract with Weight Watchers to lose the weight she gained while pregnant with her baby daughter. She was highly criticized about her weight when she was pregnant, but she was also criticized about her weight before was pregnant. Now everyone has had their opinion on how she should have worked out and she… Continue reading
For several years the safety of crib bumpers have been called into question. Some have linked the bumpers to infant strangulation,entrapment, and suffocation. Retailers would have until June 21,2013 to comply with the ban. The ban does not include the mesh crib bumpers.
The proposed regulation defines baby bumper pads to be banned as: “a pad or pads… Continue reading
According to People.com Tamera Mowry-Housley is expecting her first child with husband, Adam Housley. Housley is a correspondent for Fox news. Mowry-Housley is best known for her childhood roll acting alongside her twin sister Tia Mowry on the sitcom Sister,Sister , which aired for 6 seasons. The sister starred in a few other productions together, but have now done their individual acting jobs separate of… Continue reading
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have been blessed with a baby boy. Baby boy Affleck was born late February, but before leap day. He joins big sisters Violet Ann and Seraphina Rose. No word yet on his actual birthday or what the couple decided to name him.
Love it or hate it the name Blue Ivy is a unique name for a baby. Beyoncé and Jay-Z know that, and are now filing papers to have their baby’s name trademarked. Now some would say that the couple is going after the profits that may be tied to the name, but it is could also be called defensive parenting. According to… Continue reading
Recently a celebrity couple welcomed their first child into the world. News starting swirling about the lavish nursery that the new baby would have. Included in the nursery would be two different cribs, if the news reports are actually true. One is an acrylic crib that is said to be worth close to $3,500. Now that price is not too much for two music superstars,… Continue reading
French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy had a baby girl October 19th. The couple named their baby Giulia. According the AFP President Sarkozy was away on business when Giulia was born but came back soon after the birth. Giulia joins her four older brothers. The couple each has sons from previous relationships: Sarkozy has three sons from aprevious marriages, while Bruni-Sarkozy has a son from a previous… Continue reading
A new study has shown that women who are stressed out were more prone to have a baby girl. The study included having women who were trying to conceive journaling what going on in their lives. They also were measuring the cortisol and enzyme alpha-amylase which is an indicator of the adrenaline in the system. Cortisol is present more when there is long term stress in someone’s life and adrenaline… Continue reading