Q: If prenatal vitamins are extra good for you when you’re pregnant, why not take them all the time? A: These specially formulated multivitamins are designed to ensure pregnant women get all the extra vitamins and minerals essential for the development of a healthy baby and to meet the increased nut
By Jennifer Steinhauer Four fathers, four amazing births
Captain Colin Jorgenson and his wife, Lori, were ecstatic when they learned that Lori was pregnant with their third child. But there was also some anxiety: Colin was scheduled to leave for Iraq three days after they got the news. During his wi
He's thinking: "Wow, she looks sexier and hotter than I've ever seen her -- boy am I turned on!" She's thinking: "I'm nauseous and tired and I feel like a blimp -- if he so much as touches me one time I'm going to scream!" Welcome to pregnancy -- a time when many couples find their sex life has beco
Breanne and Larry Stone think they're ready for a child, but they're not sure they can provide for one. Money expert Carmen Wong Ulrich and relationship pro Tina B. Tessina get these newlyweds on the road to successful — and solvent — parenthood. Like many young couples, Breanne and Larry Stone can'
By Toni Gardener An infant in the family can mean a time of transition for everyone. Having a baby, a friend once told me, was the biggest shock of her life: Everything was turned upside down by the arrival of the delightful bundle. And while hers is an accurate description of what happens, all too
One look at People Magazine or Entertainment Tonight, and you might think the old-fashioned labor and delivery way to birth a baby has gone the route of the horse and buggy. In its place: The mother-requested cesarean, or C-section, delivery -- the fast, high-tech, hip celebrity way to have a child.
Sure, you've heard about morning sickness. You've probably heard the horror stories about how first trimester morning sickness sometimes becomes all-through-the-pregnancy-all-day-long sickness. And you might even be excited about the prospect of a new bra size. (Hmm, could you really go from a 32A t
For many women, powerful food cravings for certain foods come with the territory during pregnancy. You've probably heard tales of loved ones being dispatched at all hours to search for a certain brand of bacon double cheeseburger or rocky road ice cream to quell an expectant mom's desire. Perhaps yo
Mothers with the financial means have long had the choice to go back to work or stay home after the birth of their children. Today, however, more moms in all economic levels appear to be considering the stay home option - at least that's what some experts suspect when they point to recent population