Have you heard of Bellabeat? It is a new smartphone app that allows mothers to listen and record their unborn baby’s heartbeat.
The app also has a fetus kick counter feature and a mood tracker for mom.
According to Bellabeat, the monthly questionnaire will help evaluate the expectant mother’s mood. If concerning patterns emerge, the app will prompt user to seek medical help.… Keep Reading!!!
By Sarah Carroll
As a person who craves order and predictability, the unknowns of childbirth are hard to take. I would never have imagined the birth stories of my children would turn out the way they did: #1 came from left field and was difficult to swallow, while #2 had to be fought for with dug-in heels.… Keep Reading!!!
In a recently interview with Fit Pregnancy magazine, Kristin explained that her husband was finding certain parts of pregnancy sex strange.
“Sex is funny when you’re pregnant. Guys get weird about it,” she said.
“I’m like, ‘Oh Jay, the baby’s kicking!’ And he’s like, not wanting to know about it.”
Kristin also said she doesn’t let his view of intimacy during pregnancy get … Keep Reading!!!
Imani, and eighteen-year-old gorilla, gave birth March 12 to at 4.6 pound infant via emergency c-section.
A spokesperson for the zoo said that Imani went into labor but was not showing any signs of progress. Veterinary staff believed the health of Imani’s offspring would have suffered if a medical intervention had not taken place.
Prior to surgery, veterinary staff and zoo officials consulted with human neonatal specialists at UCSD Medical Center.
The infant was put in intensive care to receive … Keep Reading!!!
Researchers at Northwestern University spent the last five years developing a intravaginal ring, which prevents pregnancy, HIV, HPV, and genital herpes.
Patrick Kiser, an associate professor of biomedical engineering and obstetrics at Northwestern, initiated the development of the product to specifically to allow women in developing countries to have more control over their health and bodies.
The ring works similarly to basic contraceptive rings that are currently out on the market. The ring is inserted in the vagina and … Keep Reading!!!
In the UK, a mother is accused of drinking excessively while pregnant despite warnings from her doctors that it could cause serious, irreversible damage to her unborn baby.
The child was born with fetal alcohol syndrome and placed with a foster family under the guardianship of council. This council has taken this to the Court of Appeal and is seeking compensation for the child by arguing the mother knowingly injured her unborn child and therefore it was a criminal act.… Keep Reading!!!
Country singer Jessie James and Broncos’ wide receiver Eric Decker appear in this month’s GQ “Love, Sex and Madness” issue, which hits newsstands January 28.
I guess a a sexy pregnancy photo shoot is still controversial. I thought that outrage was left behind in 1991, but apparently people are still freaking out at the idea of a sexy pregnant woman.
The couple, who are expecting their daughter in March, allowed for the photo shoot to take place in their … Keep Reading!!!
Heather shares her story of breastfeeding with postpartum Preeclampsia, in addition to feeling the shame of breastfeeding in public.
By Heather King
No one in my family ever breastfed, or at least that I remember being aware of. When I did see someone nursing for the first time I felt awkward and uncomfortable. I thought why are they doing “that” here? They should go somewhere else to do “that”!
I am mortified now at the thought of this.
When … Keep Reading!!!
That’s right I said it…..It Starts with Pee On A Stick.[…] I am going to take some time and write about my own personal experiences and stuff that I did during T’s pregnancy, birth and the short time after that in hopes that new fathers and just men / dads in