April 24, 2013 |
Pregnant women who took the anti-seizure drug valproate during pregnancy increased the odds that their baby would have autism, and were roughly twice as likely to give birth to a child who would go on to be diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, according to a large study that captured 10 years of births in Denmark. Valproate, often known by its commercial name Depakote, is widely prescribed in the treatment of epilepsy and a wide range of psychiatric conditions. It is one of a class of drugs that has been linked to a child's delayed cognitive development and to some congenital malformations.
April 22, 2013 |
Busy Philipps has announced that she's having another girl. The pregnant "Cougar Town" actress is expecting a second child with husband Marc Silverstein, which she originally announced on Twitter in December. "We've known for a long time now, I just haven't had any reason to say it , but we're having another girl. We're really excited," she told The Huffington Post . PHOTOS: Hollywood baby boom The 33-year-old opened up about her pregnancy at the premiere of "A Case of You" at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York on Sunday.
April 22, 2013 |
Kim Kardashian and her whole family gave Ryan Seacrest a no-holds-barred interview that aired Sunday in which she revealed major struggles with her pregnancy and divorce. The reality-TV "family with no filter" sat for the interview but, as always, Kim's personal life stole the show as she compared her pregnancy to her older sister Kourtney's. Kourtney "has had really easy pregnancies and so did my mom, and mine has been a little bit different," Kim said on "Ryan Seacrest With the Kardashians: An E!
April 15, 2013 |
Jenna Bush Hager and her husband Henry have made George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, grandparents. "Laura and I are thrilled to announce the birth of our grandchild, Margaret Laura 'Mila' Hager," the former president announced Sunday on Facebook . Little Mila, who was named after her grandmothers, was born at 8:43 p.m. Saturday in New York City, he said. She was 6 pounds, 15 ounces and a 19¼ inches long, "Today" said after receiving an email from the new dad saying both of his girls were "healthy and well.
April 8, 2013 |
Halle Berry is touting her new pregnancy and motherhood as she prepares to launch a philanthropic campaign with designer Michael Kors. The duo has paired up to launch Watch Hunger Stop, which will provide meals to children in Africa, Syria and maybe Central America. They plan to raise money via the sale of Kors' ubiquitous $295 Runway watch, according to the Associated Press. For each watch sold, 100 meals will be provided to children as part of the U.N. World Food Programme.
April 8, 2013 |
Jenna Dewan-Tatum, wife of Channing Tatum, is baring her baby bump, and the woman makes pregnancy look good . She and Tatum, People's Sexiest Man Alive of 2012, met in 2006. They were struggling actors appearing in the dance flick "Step Up. " Tatum, who started his career as an exotic dancer, went on to step up his own career and happened to get a little beefcake movie called "Magic Mike" made about his life. PHOTOS: Hollywood baby boom The couple, both 32, got hitched in March 2009 and announced the baby news in December.
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April 2, 2013 |
Lindsay Lohan said Tuesday on Twitter that a tweet she sent out Monday about her being pregnant was an April Fools' joke. Lohan is expected to return to the United States from Brazil to begin a 90-day sentence in a rehab facility as part of a plea bargain she struck after being charged with lying to police about a Santa Monica car crash. Lohan has until May 2 to prove to the Los Angeles County Superior Court that she has enrolled in rehab. She has said she'd like to do the rehab in New York.
March 29, 2013 |
Kim Kardashian has been finding her way when it comes to maternity style, telling People, “Either you go tight and you really show it off, or there's the muumuu style that's perfect for tall, skinny model types.” Since she is not the latter, she has tended to opt for tight, and one of her favorite looks is leather leggings with some kind of top, as, for instance, the feathery pouf she wore to the Topshop Topman opening party in L.A. last month....
March 25, 2013 |
Snooki and fiance Jionni LaValle baptized their son on Palm Sunday and her partner in crime JWoww served as the little guy's godmother. "Lorenzo is finally baptized! He did so good #proudparents," she tweeted Sunday. Snooki, 25, whose real name is Nicole Polizzi, posted several pics of the fete on Instagram over the weekend. The "Snooki & JWoww" star and "proud mommy" was beyond eager to share her little guy's christening celebration "Proud parents today," the petite reality star posted with a pic of herself and LaValle dressed in their Sunday best.
February 18, 2013 |
In publishing, landing a spot on the "Today" show has traditionally been thought of as a publicity holy grail. Is that why Benjamin Percy wore a pregnancy suit to get there? And did he have any idea just how strange the experience would be? Not wearing the pregnancy suit for nine weeks -- trying to talk to Steve Harvey. Harvey gets so discombobulated that, apropos of nothing, he asks Percy if he's ever bitten a man. Percy does have one of the most arresting voices in contemporary American letters.