By Samantha Leal | 04/26/2013 - 10:15
Jessica Alba is gorgeous, but it seems the mother of two needed a little extra help when it came to toning up after giving birth to her second daughter, Haven, in 2011. She told Net-a-Porter, "I wore a double corset day and night for three months. It was sweaty, but worth it."
The star gave birth to Honor in 2008 followed by Haven three years later, and understands that mothers have different ways of getting back into shape. "It was brutal. It’s not for everyone,” she said.
By Kamren Curiel | 04/25/2013 - 12:36
A Chilean transgender man is making headlines after being the first recorded male in Chile's history to give birth. Known as "Matias," he represents a rare instance in which a transgender man in Chile was able to keep his female genitalia, though he is legally male.
“We know that our case is a milestone, a precedent,” said Matías, who chose to keep his identity secret while talking to Chilean television station Mega about his pregnancy. “Along the way we discovered legal loopholes... but the entire thing has been so normal.”
By Lee Hernandez | 12/27/2012 - 22:02
She may have been proudly showing off her baby bump last week, but it looks like Shakira is now the proud mom of a little bundle of joy!
The Colombian superstar gave birth to a son tonight, according to her beau Gerard Pique, who tweeted the happy news to his more than 4 million followers less than two hours ago!
By Samantha Leal | 11/21/2012 - 10:14
Leonor Varela, former Dallas actress, has given birth to a healthy and happy baby boy! The 39-year-old actress announced the arrival of her son with producer Lucas Akoskin via Twitter on Tuesday.
"Matteo V. Akoskin is finally in our arms!" she wrote, including a picture of her and the adorable newborn. (Get ready to say aww!)
By Samantha Leal | 10/16/2012 - 17:00
A new study has found that language influences whether one receives an epidural during labor. Latinas have the lowest rate of epidural use, but according to the study this is also affected by whether they primarily speak English or Spanish.
By Samantha Leal | 08/14/2012 - 17:00
More than half of all babies born in Brazil are born via cesarean section. That number jumps to 82 percent for women with private health insurance. But that trend may be turning, as Brazilian mothers fight for natural births in a country with one of the highest cesarean rates in the world.
By Angelica Sereda | 08/04/2012 - 15:00
Having a baby is, at the risk of sounding cheesy, life-changing. But even if you're ready for the next step, there are some things you're never really prepared for. Read on to find out just a few.
You will look at your parents in a completely different way You've heard them tell you before, "Wait ‘til you have your own kids..." Well, they’re right. Everything you put your parents through, the good, the bad and the ugly, you will appreciate them much more after having your own kids and you’ll have a new respect for mami and papi.
By Lee Hernandez | 01/04/2012 - 16:35
Roselyn Sanchez is a new mom! The 38-year-old Puerto Rican actress gave birth this morning to her first child, a daughter named Sebella Rose Winter. A rep for Sanchez tells Latina.com that Roselyn and her husband (actor Eric Winter) first child was born at a healthy 6lbs., 14 oz and added that both mom and baby are in perfect health.
By Lee Hernandez | 09/21/2011 - 16:49
On the new season of Grey's Anatomy (premiering Thursday at 9/8c), Grey's fans will get to know Sofia, the daughter of Sara Ramirez's character, Callie Torres. And when we spoke with Ramirez, the Mexican actress couldn't stop gushing about the twins who play Sofia—two adorable little girls named Ema, and Sara (like Ramirez herself).
By Latino Voices | 09/21/2011 - 14:15
"When I was in bed, I was begging the sheriff, 'Please let me free— at least one hand,' and he said, no, he didn't want to," Juana Villegas said in an interview with a local Nashville television station. She was describing the experience of being shackled to her hospital bed as she went into labor. Villegas gave birth in the sheriff's custody, after she was stopped by local police while driving without a valid license.