Posts tagged "babies"

Giving Birth To Twins Would Streamline Your Life

When we heard about a new procedure that can check a fertilized egg’s viability before it’s implanted, we thought there might be fewer multiple births in the future. Well, it’s not looking that way. Apparently women, especially career-oriented ones, are hoping more than one egg will take when they get in vitro, so they ca…

Catherine Strawn / February 2, 2009

Multiple Baby Births May Become A Thing Of The Past

Yesterday, a California woman gave birth to octuplets, but such multiple baby births could become even more rare in the future. A new procedure has been developed that is said to check eggs for viability before they’re implanted in a woman’s uterus.

Catherine Strawn / January 27, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: Reverse Circumcision, Sarah Palin’s Tote Bag, And Russell Crowe’s Family

Some circumcised men miss their foreskin so much that some are having it reconstructed. [Men.Style.com]
The eight stages of dating — which one are you in? [Mingle2]…

Catherine Strawn / October 9, 2008

Poll: Proof That John McCain Hates Babies?

Yesterday we posted about the new website “Yes We Can (Hold Babies)”, a blog comprised of adorable Pro-Obama babies and babies being held by the Democratic Presidential candidate. Then we noticed a strange thing: while it’s easy to find plenty of Associated Press photos of Obama holding and smooching little rugrats, McCain is rarely photographed…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 8, 2008

Can You Judge A Politician Based On His Baby-Holding Abilities?

I’m not sure, but Barack Obama supporters certainly have a lot of cute examples if they decide to use that as campaign fodder. Oh wait! They have! “Yes We Can (Hold Babies)” has already launched and it’s filled with adorableness. But what about McCain? While there’s no site called “Country First (Babies Too!)” (snatching that…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 7, 2008

Having A Baby With Your Gay Best Friend: What’s In It For The Ladies?

For more than a decade, my best friend has been a gay guy. I don’t really even like qualifying him as a “gay guy,” since his gayness is such a non-issue in our relationship and in my perception of him. Part of that may be the type of gay he is, or more accurately, the…

Wendy Atterberry / September 25, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: David Duchovny Poster Removed From Johnston & Murphy Store

Shoe company Johnston & Murphy removed a poster featuring David Duchovny from its New York City store window. The company’s corporate office instructed the store to take it down (following Duchovny’s admission that he was checking himself into rehab for sex addiction). [NY Post]…

Catherine Strawn / September 2, 2008

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…

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]…

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…

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]…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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]…

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…

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]…

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…

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]…

Catherine Strawn / May 12, 2008
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