Congrats to singer-songwriter Jordin Sparks who recently announced she is married and newly pregnant, E! reports. The American Idol winner shared the news to PEOPLE that she and her beau Dana Isaiah tied the knot while vacationing in Hawaii with a small group of friends. “It just more solidifies the whole team sentiment of a... Read More »
Post by Kathleen Wong. Being that you're literally growing a new human (or two, or three) inside of you, being pregnant can be a wild ride. From strange cravings to the hormone changes, there's almost no other experience like being pregnant -- for both the person carrying the baby and the other person there to ensure it's a smooth ride. Show More Summary
Scientists show that the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or heart disease post pregnancy is drastically higher if the women had both diabetes and high blood pressure while being pregnant. The study doesn't end with the mother's risks. The father's risks also rise if the mother has one gestational condition and rises even higher if she has both.
As a mom, you might on occasion feel a bit less than glamorous than you might have before you had children and a household to manage. Between the school runs, dealing with diapers and running around after your family, your appearance may be be the furthest thing from your mind! If you’re wondering how some... Read More »
How do you get a child or teenager to focus on gratefulness? You can’t just tell them to be grateful, and leading by example isn’t always enough. Consider trying one of these seven methods, or get creative and come up with one of your own! The post 8 Ways to Encourage Gratefulness in Your Child appeared first on Growing Your Baby.
If you are a solo parent who has lost track of your child’s father and aren’t shy about expanding your search before the public, you can consider auditioning for a new show by Squeaky Wheel Casting, an agency which has cast for reality TV shows on HGTV, BravoTV, TLC, Spike, Food Network, Oxgyen, Lifetime channels... Read More »
New research reveals that 29 pregnant women living near natural-gas hydraulic fracturing sites had a median concentration of a benzene biomarker in their urine that was 3.5 times higher than that found in women from the general Canadian population.
Thanksgiving is all about family and spending time together. Generations often share the kitchen while creating some of the best tasting dishes. Bring the kids into the kitchen this year and help them learn about some of your family’s traditional Thanksgiving recipes. From toddlers to teens, there’s something everyone can do to help out. Lay... Read More »
Looking for a spectacular fun event to take your Lego-fanatic kid to? Look no further than the traveling Lego Brick Fest expo! We got chance to explore the fantastic exhibit when it made a pit stop in Baltimore, Maryland this year. Blogger reviewer Zach and his pals headed down to the Maryland State Grounds in... Read More »
Kim Kardashian-West hosted a celebration to welcome the impending arrival of her third child via surrogate. The lavish event, themed “Tea For Three“, was held inside her gorgeous multi-million dolls Cali home she shares with rapper and designer husband Kanye West. Dozens of cherry blossom trees lined the room. Guests included mom Kris Jenner, sisters... Read More »
Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that approximately 1 in 10 infants are born prematurely. Sadly, not all of them survive. In fact, science and most doctors continue to stand by the non-resuscitation...Show More Summary
This weekend, I headed down to the Tyson’s Corner Center Mall to attend the launch kick off event of its Santa HQ, an interactive, and engaging exhibit featuring virtual reality, social media and other engaging experiences, essentially an enhanced Santa’s workshop for the digital era.. It was a fun family mid-afternoon spent decorating Nestle‘s Tollhouse... Read More »
For the third time, Cybex has collaborated with Jeremy Scott to create a unique collection for fashionable parents. Called Cherubs, the new line combines humorous adaptations of classic motifs with a striking color palette. The Moschino...Show More Summary
At birth, Luis Manuel Gonzales weighed a little less than eight pounds – nothing out of the normal. But now, at just 10-months-old, he dwarves his three-year-old brother, Mario. The post 62-Pound Infant Astounds Doctors and Concerns Parents appeared first on Growing Your Baby.
Kandi Burruss, Tameka “Tiny” Cottle, and sisters LaTocha and Tamika Scott reveal what to expect on “Xscape: Still Kickin’ It”. Watch HERE! ?
Today, we in the United States honor and salute the brave men and women who have served in the military! Just for fun, if you’d like to wear your salute on your nails and have a day off, consider also decorating your nails in a military -inspired designs or nail art. Find this tutorial... Read More »
As parents, we want the best — and only the best — for our children. Of course, we also want our children to be happy, and few things light up a kid’s face faster than a giant bag of Halloween candy, soda pop, and basically anything containing delicious, tooth-destroying sugars. And as our children grow... Read More »
Contracting the flu is never fun, but during pregnancy, it can place both mother and baby at risk. High fevers, the risk of dehydration, and trouble keeping food and water down are all to blame, but there are ways that expectant moms can protect themselves from the negative effects of the flu. Show More Summary
Born without functioning kidneys and weighing in at just 25 pounds, two-year-old AJ Burgess is nothing short of a miracle – and his mother knows it. The post Parents of Toddler Meet with Hospital After Being Denied a Kidney Transplant appeared first on Growing Your Baby.
Medical scientists have demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to incorporate DNA analysis into antenatal screening for three serious chromosome disorders, including Down's syndrome, in a way that is far more accurate than existing methods, and safer and less stressful for mothers.