By Franziska Castillo | 06/03/2013 - 11:39
When the bleeding started, my first thought was—go to the doctor.
Six weeks pregnant, I was still recovering from the upheaval of moving to Mexico to care for my sick mother, while juggling a nine-year-old daughter and work.
By Irina Gonzalez | 05/31/2013 - 16:42
The obesity epidemic is no joke. Although it’s affecting our community in various ways, including Latino kids being more likely to be overweight than others, one of the worst results is that overweight and obese women are getting pregnant--and risking their lives and those of their babies. We don’t want to scare you but we do want to make you aware of the risks and how to avoid them. We know you just want to have a healthy, happy baby. Here’s why that means dropping some pounds before getting pregnant.
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.
By Samantha Leal | 05/24/2013 - 10:09
Congrats to JoAnna Garcia Swisher and hubby Nick Swisher, who welcomed baby girl Emerson Jay Swisher into the world! According to the Associated Press, the Cleveland Indians first basemen, 32, was placed on paternity leave Tuesday, May 21.
The actress, 33, gave birth in Cleveland, Ohio.
By Samantha Leal | 05/23/2013 - 12:41
Jamie-Lynn Sigler is a little over six months pregnant, and admits she's in her "honeymoon" phase of being pregnant, now that the few first months (and morning sickness!) are over.
“[At] 12 weeks it’s like something happens — something clicks — and you’re back. I’m in the honeymoon stage of my pregnancy,” the actress told People.
By Katie Amey | 05/20/2013 - 14:08
Are they or aren’t they? Multiple sources reported that Beyonce and Jay-Z are expecting a second child late last week, and since then the media has been on major baby bump watch! While the superstar couple has yet to confirm the rumors, if the pair is indeed pregnant with Blue Ivy’s sibling, we’re almost certain that the sure-to-be-adorable boy or girl was conceived during the couple’s romantic Cuban vacation. Here’s what we know:
By Latina Staff | 05/17/2013 - 15:59
Looks like Blue Ivy is going to be a big sister! Sources reveal to E! News that Beyonce and Jay-Z are expecting their second child.
The news comes after a a month of rumors, culminating when Beyonce canceled her show in Belgium on Tuesday due to "dehydration and exhaustion."
By Kristina Guerrero | 05/02/2013 - 15:04
My mom, a lady who gave birth to five kids and knows a thing or two about pregnancy, once told me that she loved being pregnant. I could certainly understand her love for her unborn children but loving being pregnant?
I didn’t buy it.
“Mom, you looooooved being pregnant?” which was less of a question and more of an accusation that she was obviously lying to me. Really?? Gaining weight, stretch marks, waddling, aches, pains — the very look of pregnancy seemed uncomfortable to me.
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.
By Samantha Leal | 04/06/2013 - 12:30
Congratulations are in order for Halle Berry and fiance Olivier Martinez, who have confirmed they are expecting their first child together in the fall! This is the second child for Halle Berry, who is mom to five-year-old daughter Nahla Ariela from her previous marriage with Gabriel Aubry.