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Victoria's New Secret: Your 7-Year-Old May Be the New Kid on the Bra Store Block

Girls, they grow up so fast. Too fast. Credit: Getty Images
For parents intent on keeping their little girls, well, just that -- little girls -- we hate to tell you, but tweendom is just around the corner. Translation: Your 7-year-old could be ge...
Girls are developing breasts earlier than ever.

22 Weeks Pregnant: What happens?

At 22 weeks pregnant, an expectant mother is in the middle of her second trimester and may start to feel some movement in the womb. The baby is approximately 10 inches and nearly a pound. Her organs are developing at a rapid rate and she may now be m...

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Expecting!

Elisabeth Hasselbeck is pregnant -- again! The co-host of television's The View and mother of two is expecting with husband Tim Hasselbeck, former Arizona Cardinal football player. Hasselbeck made the reveal on The View: "I didn't even know for tw...

Rebecca Romijn Has Her Twins!

Former supermodel turned actor turned sexy mutant Rebecca Romijn has finally become a mommy! The Ugly Betty star, who at one point claimed she was ready to have the babies as she felt as big as a beached whale, gave birth to twin girls on December...

Rebecca Romijn Spoofs X Men, Pregnancy on Funny or Die

When the mother of your child(ren) was pregnant, did it seem, at times, like she was another person? For those of you who were pregnant, did you find there were times when you just didn't feel like yourself? The mysteries of pregnancy are far and wid...

Nicole Kidman Wants More Babies!

Fast on the heels of birthing her first child, Nicole Kidman is rip, roaring, ready to have another baby. Earlier this year the Academy Award-winning actress and her husband, hottie Country singer Keith Urban (yeah, he's a hottie--don't try to den...

Will obesity in a pregnant woman sway her kid's vote?

I gotta tell ya, after reading this article, it's doubtful. Possible, sure--anything is--but doubtful. I love Olivia Judson, the biologist and oft-contributor to the New York Times. She brings out the science nerd buried not so far within me. Her ...

Angelina Jolie suffering from post-partum depression?

I'm not at all inclined to believe any of the flotsam floating around out there about the state of Angelina Jolie's twins' health. I am inclined to believe, however, the bits about Angelina suffering from post partum depression (PPD). Ange is a mom j...

Pregnancy and heartburn

Many of us will face the multitude of pregnancy ups and downs. During our first trimester we may be nauseous day and night, leading us to wonder why they call it morning sickness. We may swell in places we never dreamed could get any bigger. Our boo...

Linea negra

Pop Sugar recently polled readers about getting linea negra, the condition many pregnant women get wherein a dark , vertical line appears on their swollen baby bellies from their pubic area up to their belly buttons (and sometimes beyond). I woul...

Pregnancy dreams

I remember the last time I was pregnant. I had dreams, strange dreams. Nothing like I'd read about--giving birth to different kinds of animals, that sort of thing. The dreams were less symbolic than I'd expected; they were like my regular dreams, ...

When pregnancy is more horrifying than Saw

I remember the first time I got pregnant. It was such a fairytale, that whole experience. I felt so beautiful, so womanly. I felt so alive and energized and ready to take on the world. The transformation of my body, my outlook, my everything, was s...

Birth control pill for men?

A few years ago, a good friend of mine had a pregnancy scare. He had been dating a girl for some time when she announced that she was pregnant with his child. He was scared and angry. Scared because he wasn't ready to be a father. Angry because she h...

Portrait of a Working Mom: In Praise of the "Work Boyfriend"

Let me start off by assuring you that, as cliché as it sounds, I am a happily married woman. It just so happens that I like a healthy dose of flirtation here and there. As many people can attest to, going to work is not always fun. Going to wo...

Using family planning to NOT conceive

I have a pal who is trying her darnedest not to conceive. She is a rarity among my other gal pals who either already have kids or are trying their darnedest to get them. Although she did not ask for advice on how to go about not getting pregnant--a...

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