By Lizzy Sise | 11/11/2010 - 18:00
Young mothers now have a new tool in the quest to be the best mami's they can be. An innovative service called Text4baby is a free mobile health initiative started by the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition to provide reminders and vital information about everything from vaccinations to child development for new and expectant mothers.
By Mariela Rosario | 10/27/2010 - 13:20
The baby bump brigade has been watching every step Penélope Cruz and Mariah Carey take lately! Cruz, 36, came out of her self-imposed paparazzi exile last night to eat dinner with her husband, Javier Bardem and sister Mónica Cruz in London and showed off her adorably pregnant belly.
By Lee Hernandez | 06/24/2010 - 12:00
Few moms in Hollywood (heck, in the world!) are as devoted to their children as Ana Ortiz, 39.
When Ana is not talking about her daughter, Paloma, she’s busy spending time with her—playing games and watching Paloma’s favorite shows. And when Ana was working on Ugly Betty full-time, she was notorious for bringing Paloma to the show’s New York City set. Talk about being a hands-on mom!
By Mariela Rosario | 06/02/2010 - 17:00
Although Paulina Rubio's brother, Enrique, recently blabbed to the press that the pop star and her hubby, Nicolas Vallejo Nagera, have already decided on baby names, it looks like his guesses were just speculation.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/11/2010 - 10:18
Reports have been confirmed that Diego Luna's wife, Camila Sodi, is expecting the couple's second child.
Sodi, 23, is known in Mexico for starring in a handful of films and the 2004 telenovela Inocente de Ti, as well as for her famous family (her aunt is Thalía). She and Luna were married on Feb. 5, 2008. Their first son Jerónimo was born on Aug. 9 of the same year.
Luna, 30, recently confirmed the news via a public statement:
By Mariela Rosario | 12/17/2009 - 17:00
Chilean Olympic weightlifter Elizabeth Poblete gave birth to a premature baby boy without ever knowing she was pregnant. Poblete, 22, lives in Brazil and was training when she went into labor. She says she was not feeling well, but had no idea she was expecting a child.
The baby was born on on Dec. 8, three months early, and is currently in intensive care. Poblete was preparing for a competition when her son was born, weighing just 2 and half pounds and measuring 14 inches.
By Norell Giancana | 10/23/2009 - 15:14
After a year of fundraising, Nicole Richie and Joel Madden broke ground on a new playground for children at Beyond Shelter’s Broadway Village II in downtown Los Angeles. The new apartment complex, which is located in a neighborhood with one of the highest concentrations of crime and poverty in the city, is home to 50 homeless families. The children of these families are limited to playing inside all day or on a concrete slab outdoors.
By Mariela Rosario | 07/10/2009 - 10:36
A new Amnesty International report titled "Fatal Flaws: Barriers to Maternal Health in Peru" found that many poor, indigenous pregnant women are dying because they lack access to the basic medical care afforded other women in the country.
By Angelique Serrano | 07/06/2009 - 11:17
At least once a year the inevitable baby shower invitation arrives in the mailbox and the question comes: What on earth does one get the mami-to-be? Well, here’s a beautiful thought. Step away from the registry and think outside the typical box of onesies; A Pea in the Pod maternity retail stores now carry an array of gorgeous-for-the-belly beauty products from brands like Glowology and Mama Mio.