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Latina Teen Pregnancy Rate Down 40 Percent
By Sugey Palomares | 05/24/2013 - 10:27

A new report released by the CDC confirms that Latina teen pregnancy is down by 40 percent. The report’s lead author, Brady Hamilton, found significant drops in all states, but the Mountain States of Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada and Utah saw rates decrease by 30 percent or more.


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Kristina Guerrero
Modern Mami: My Pregnancy Survival Kit!
By Kristina Guerrero | 05/23/2013 - 12:59

Ever wondered what you would absolutely have to have in order to survive if you were stranded on a deserted island? That’s how I sometimes feel now that I’m pregnant.

Here are the five items in my pregnancy survival kit!


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Autism Speaks Targets Black & Latino Families in New Ad
Autism Speaks Targets Black & Latino Families in New Campaign
By Samantha Leal | 05/22/2013 - 10:41

A recent CDC study pointed out that the largest increase in the number of children diagnosed with autism is Hispanic and African-American children. So it's no surprise that Autism Speaks, the autism advocacy organization, is working to educate Hispanic and Latino families about autism -- starting with a series of ads aimed at them. 


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The 20 Greatest Lessons We’ve Learned from Our Moms
By Amaris Castillo | 05/12/2013 - 09:03

Someone did say mothers know best. In honor of this upcoming Mother’s Day, we took to our Facebook page to ask Latina.com readers about the greatest lessons taught to them by their Mamis.

We were touched to receive a flood of comments filled with everything from tenderly sweet words to harsher stand-straight-and-face-this-God-forsaken-world kind of advice.


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It’s Time to Address Teen Pregnancy in our Communities
By Vanessa Gonzalez-Plumhoff | 05/10/2013 - 12:31

I’m often asked why I decided to move across the country to work for Planned Parenthood.  Ultimately, the reason was simple; it’s personal. 

When I was 16, living in rural west Texas, I learned firsthand why it’s so important that women have access to birth control from high-quality health centers. I learned the hard way.


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9-Year-Old Girl Gives Birth To Healthy Baby Girl In Mexico
Teenage Girl Forced To Become Pregnant By Adoptive Mother
By Amaris Castillo | 04/29/2013 - 13:29

Horrifying. We just heard about a mother who forced her teenage adopted daughter to inseminate herself with donor sperm. The girl was only 14.


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Actress Jessica Alba
Jessica Alba Wore Double Corset To Tone Up After Giving Birth
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.


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Michael Buble and wife Luisana Lopilato at the O2 Silver Clef Awards
Michael Buble: "My Wife Keeps Coming Up With Names She Thinks Sound Good in Spanish"
By Samantha Leal | 04/19/2013 - 11:00

Michael Buble is finding out that the path to being a dad has some interesting moments. Married to the Argentine actress Luisana Lopilato, the duo are expecting their first child (a son) in August, and getting there was nothing like his sexy songs.


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The 10 Best Latina Mommy Bloggers
The 10 Best Latina Mommy Bloggers
By Samantha Leal | 04/05/2013 - 10:03

Being a mami is wonderful. But sometimes you need that extra bit of advice to get you through – or at least a great recommendation for the perfect lipstick (so you can look good while dealing with a tantrum). Here are the top 10 best mom blogs on the web written by Latinas. And don't forget to check out our own mommy blog: Kristin Guerrero's Modern Mami!


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Que Precioso! Have You Seen Target's New Baby Ad?
By Samantha Leal | 03/27/2013 - 12:22

Well this is adorable! Target, yes the store you go to for towels and end up leaving with a potted plant and slip-n-slide, has launched a new baby ad campaign. With the tagline "The Adventure Begins Here," the ad features real familes and encourages celebrating those everyday parenting adventures -- from a successful swaddle to a splashy bath time.

Set to the lullaby "Clap Your Hands," sung by 16-year-old Paulina Cerrilla from Season 3 of The Voice, the ad is the first of its kind for target, as it's bilingual! The song features both English and Spanish lyrics.


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