Posts tagged "babies"

Women: Now With Fewer Babies Than Ever Before!

Nowadays, we modern gals are too busy to worry about spawning. It might be on some of our to do lists, but according to a 2006 survey, one in five women never have a baby. That’s double the number of childless women in 1976! While 30 years ago, 59% of women had at least three…

By: Simcha / August 20, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Birth On The Front Lawn, Awkward Love Scenes, And Punishment For Loud Sex

A woman in Fullerton, CA, gave birth to twins on her front lawn, alone. [LiveScience]…

By: Catherine Strawn / August 15, 2008

Rock-A-Bye Baby: Hookup Music For The Kiddies!

When it’s sexy time, it’s also time to take off your clothes and put on some sweet tunes — like the Pixies, right? Cause you know when I put on the Surfer Rosa record it is time to get busy. Sadly, now my hip, hot record collection favorites are being marketed towards new parents so…

By: Simcha / July 9, 2008

Star Couplings: Benji Madden Wants Paris Hilton To Stay Pure

Heavily tattooed Benji Madden is getting a tattoo of girlfriend Paris Hilton, but won’t let her do the same. Paris said, “He doesn’t like tattoos on women. He thinks I look pure.” At least someone does! [DListed]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 2, 2008

Junk Food Is Bad For Babies

If you’re pregnant, try to eat healthy because eating junk food is bad for your baby. Duh. A study published in The Journal of Physiology found that female rats that were fed a diet of chips, cheese, muffins, and other processed foods throughout pregnancy and lactation had offspring that were overweight at birth and were…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 1, 2008

Made Up Song Saves Pregnant Mom’s Life

A three-year-old saved her pregnant mom’s life by calling 911 and giving the dispatcher details about her house and other landmarks all because her mom had made up a song called “911 green” that the toddler learned the week before. (The title comes from the fact that to call 911 on a cell phone, you…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 25, 2008

Mind Of Man: Five Things About Pregnancy That Will Eff You Up

You’ve heard about the mood swings, cravings, mania, and general awfulness your wife will be “blessed” with throughout her nine-month journey to motherhood. Here are five things your parent-friends will never tell you about pregnancy, probably because they’d just assume forget about them altogether:

Miscarriage. It seems to be almost inevitable. We’re not sure…

By: Bill Lloyd & Scott Finch / June 20, 2008

Frisky Quote Of The Day: Pete Wentz

“I’m genuinely a nervous person in general. The first time I ever went to the doctor’s office and heard the baby’s heartbeat, I felt totally content and at peace with everything.” — Pete Wentz…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 5, 2008

Star Couplings: Gwyneth Paltrow May Have Another Baby, If She Can Muster Up The Macrobiotic Energy

Gwyneth Paltrow told Harper’s Bazaar that even though she had a hard time during her two pregnancies, she may force herself to have another baby because the results are worth it. [Just Jared]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 4, 2008

Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Have Two Girls

Angelina gave birth, and she and Brad have named their twin girls Isla Marcheline and Amelie Jane. They will be hot and they have good names (Marcheline is Angelina’s mom’s name, and Jane is Brad’s mom’s name). [Amelie! Like Amelia! Yay! -- Editor] Life’s just not fair, is it? [Entertainment Tonight]

UPDATE: The above…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 30, 2008

Breaking News! Did Angelina Jolie Give Birth To Her Magical Twins?

Do Castor and Pollux walk/crawl/coo among us? The French press is saying Angelina Jolie gave birth to her twins…stay tuned… [OK Magazine]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 30, 2008

Chinese Policewoman Breastfeeds Orphans

Another nice story has come out of the tragedy in China. One policewoman who was breast-feeding her own child took it upon herself to breast-feed several babies rescued after the earthquake. At one point, she was feeding nine babies — five of them orphans. “It is a mother’s reaction,” she said, “and a basic duty…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 22, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Matthew McConaughey Gets Ready, Love In Saudia Arabia, And A Forbidden Dress

Matthew McConaughey is reportedly clearing his schedule so he’ll be around to see his child being born. Cute. [AHN]…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 12, 2008

Frisky Quote Of The Day: Paris Hilton

“I have a lot of beautiful animals that I look after and I feel I would have a lot to give my children.” — Paris Hilton…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 8, 2008

Babies And Marriage

Even though any parent will tell you (hopefully) that their children are the lights of their life, having kids will make a marriage less lovely, at least for a bit. A study published in the Journal of Family Psychology found that couples experience a serious drop in marital satisfaction in their first year of being…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 7, 2008

Your Child Is What You Eat

What you eat around the time you get pregnant could influence whether you have a boy or a girl, a study published in Proceedings B, a biological research journal, reported. And because diets have changed due to industrialization (Hamburgers! French fries! Sour Patch Kids!), diet could be a possible explanation for the falling proportion of…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 18, 2008

Poll: We’re Having A Baby Of Indeterminate Sex!

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale don’t want to find out the sex of their baby until Gwen goes into it’s born. Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban know their baby’s sex but aren’t sharing. Tori Spelling expressed her need to know on Jimmy Kimmel last month: “We are going to find out because I hate yellow…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 10, 2008

First Time For Everything: Having A Baby

It was like out of a dirty dream: I was lying on my back on a stainless steel table completely naked when the door opened. Owen Wilson walked in with a large white sexy toy looking thing, wearing a lab coat. He looked so hot I could barely stand it. As he walked near me…

By: Kate Heidelberger / March 31, 2008

If You Want A Baby, Stop Buying Marc Jacobs

Did you have a baby last year? We didn’t — good thing, too, because babies are expensive and we really can’t afford one at the moment. Yesterday, the USDA released its estimate for what it will cost to raise a child born in 2007 until he or she turns 18. Factoring for inflation, middle-income familie…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 25, 2008
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