Some tests have become standard for pregnant moms and have become part of the normal prenatal visits. Recently, adding lead testing to one of the routine tests was considered. Instead of deciding to test all pregnant women, a Rueters on Yahoo article reports that the ACOG recommended that that women be screened for their risk of lead exposure and those that are high risk should… Continue reading
Jake Owen and his wife Lacey are overjoyed about expecting their first child. Jakes music is what brought this couple together. Lacey appeared in the music videos for “8 Second Ride” and “Barefoot Blue Jean Night.” The recent newlyweds were married in Owen’s hometown of Vero Beach, Florida. No word yet on whether the couple is having a baby boy or baby… Continue reading
Josh Lucas and his wife Jessica had their first child on June 29, 2012. Their baby boy, Noah Rev Mauer, was born in New York City weighing 9 lbs. 4 0z. Lucas is known for his roles in “Sweet Home Alabama” , “A Beautifyl Mind” and “Hulk.”
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