Chilean Weightlifter Gives Birth While Training for Competition
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.


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Nicole Richie & Joel Madden Break Ground on New Playground for Disadvantaged Kids
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.


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Pregnant Women Dying at "Scandalous" Rates in Peru
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.


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Beauty and the Belly
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.


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Mariah Carey Pregnancy Rumors Heating Up!
By Mariela Rosario | 12/09/2008 - 14:05

The rumors surrounding Mariah Carey’s possible pregnancy are gaining momentum! The pop star, who just announced fellow Latino Julian Carreras as the winner of her Luscious Pink design challenge, was recently seen leaving the office of a well know OBGYN in LA.


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Mariah Insists She's Not Pregnant, Then Suspiciously Turns Down Champagne
By Monica Herrera | 11/26/2008 - 12:32

At first we were just shamelessly jumping on the baby rumor bandwagon with respect to Mariah Carey, but now she's giving us good reason to speculate!


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The Mami Diaries: Meet Carla and Baby Dessa, Our New Mami Diaries Bloggers!
By Mariela Rosario | 11/25/2008 - 13:32

Hola, fellow Mamis! My name is Carla and I'm a 27 year old Cuban Filipina American and where as most young women my age gab about late night cocktails, killer outfits and juicy sex gossip, my daily updates revolve around late night breastfeeding, poopy diapers and missing bobos (or pacifiers to some). In less than a year, I got hitched, knocked up and became responsible for another human being…oh and now, just 13 short months later, I found out that I'm pregnant again!


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Is Mariah Carey Pregnant?
By Monica Herrera | 11/17/2008 - 13:16

Does Mariah Carey have something to hide? The typically under dressed star was photographed while vacationing with hubby Nick Cannon in Mexico, and because she's wearing...wait for it!.. layers of clothing, gossip hounds are now abuzz over the possibility that Mimi may be with child.


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Salma Hayek: “I Can’t Stop” Breastfeeding
By Monica Herrera | 11/11/2008 - 10:58

We’ve seen those adorable mother-daughter photos, but we didn’t know quite how inseparable Salma Hayek and Valentina Paloma were until just now. The star recently confessed to London’s The Times that she's totally hooked on breastfeeding now 13-month old Valentina. “I’m like an alcoholic,” says Salma. “It’s like, I don’t care if I cry, I don’t care if I’m fat, I’m just gonna do it for one more week, one more month, and then, when I see how much good it is doing her, I can’t stop. Eet’s a very powerful thing.”


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