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Emily Ratajkowski Won't 'Know' Baby's Gender Till Age 18

Supermodel announces pregnancy, says she won't impose an identity on her soon-to-arrive child

(Newser) - Emily Ratajkowski's "pumpkin spice" hair is making headlines , but that isn't the biggest news of the week for her. In an essay for Vogue , the 29-year-old supermodel reveals she's pregnant, but if you're tempted to ask if she's having a boy or a girl,... More »

Emma Roberts: I Blocked My Mom Online for Her Big Mouth

'Scream Queens' actress 'kind of got in a fight' with mother

(Newser) - Many young people can relate to having non-tech-savvy parents. Actress Emma Roberts can now count herself among them. The Scream Queens and American Horror Story star appeared on Jimmy Kimmel's show Monday and told the late-night host that she blocked her own mom, Kelly Cunningham, online after Cunningham inadvertently... More »

Teigen, Legend Share Bad News: 'How Can This Be Real'

Model loses baby following pregnancy complications

(Newser) - Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have lost their third child, a boy, following pregnancy complications. Teigen, 34, had been sharing her struggles on social media for weeks. Placed on bed rest two weeks ago, the model and cookbook author joked that this was "punishment for saying the first two... More »

Amy Schumer: No More Pregnancies

Comedian considering a surrogate following IVF struggles

(Newser) - Amy Schumer has revealed that she "can't be pregnant ever again" following the birth of her first child last year. Schumer became pregnant with son Gene David, now 15 months old, through in vitro fertilization, per People . "He's the best thing in my life" but "... More »

A Glimmer of Hope for Orca Who Carried Dead Calf

Tahlequah is pregnant again, though it's too soon to celebrate

(Newser) - The orca who carried the body of her dead calf for 17 days over 1,000 miles may get another shot at motherhood. Tahlequah was found to be pregnant during a recent study of the body condition of critically endangered southern resident orcas off the Northwest coast. John Durban of... More »

One of Hollywood's Most Private Couples May Have Big News

Source tells Page Six that Rooney Mara, Joaquin Phoenix are expecting their first child

(Newser) - One prediction that's circulating about the coronavirus pandemic is that there will be a lot of quarantine babies made, W Magazine notes—and a famously reclusive celebrity couple may be among those new parents. A source tells Page Six that Rooney Mara, 35, and her 45-year-old fiance, Joaquin Phoenix,... More »

Katy Perry Reveals Baby's Gender, on Orlando Bloom's Face

Singer, 'American Idol' judge says she's having a girl

(Newser) - A month ago, Katy Perry dropped the major news that she's pregnant with her first child. Now, an update: It's a girl. The 35-year-old singer made what People calls "a very messy reveal" Friday on Instagram, along with a photo of her 43-year-old fiance, Orlando Bloom, his... More »

Katy Perry Drops New Video—and Big News

Singer is expecting first child with fiance Orlando Bloom

(Newser) - Katy Perry has been keeping busy with more than recording songs and judging American Idol. The 35-year-old singer just released "Never Worn White," her new music video, which USA Today calls a "love song" to her fiance, 43-year-old Orlando Bloom. At the end of the video—which... More »

Boris Johnson Is Pregnant, Getting Married, Divorced

It's a very busy time for the British PM

(Newser) - Boris Johnson is about to birth more than a little political upheaval: The British prime minister is expecting his first child with girlfriend Carrie Symonds, 31, who the Guardian notes is "the first unmarried prime ministerial partner in history." The pending bundle of joy is expected in early... More »

Jury Would Have 'Given Her Death Penalty in a Heartbeat'

A deep dive into the case of Emile Weaver

(Newser) - "After we tried that case, I think they'd have given her a death penalty in a heartbeat. That’s the effect she had on the jury." So say the Muskingum County prosecutors involved in the case of Emile Weaver, a Delta Gamma Theta sorority sister at Muskingum... More »

2020 to Bring a First for Chloe Sevigny

Actress is expecting her first child at 45

(Newser) - Chloe Sevigny will embark on a new adventure in 2020: motherhood. The American Horror Story actress, also starring in the upcoming HBO miniseries We Are Who We Are, is about five months pregnant, expecting her first child with boyfriend Sinisa Mackovic, TMZ reports. The outlet spotted the couple out and... More »

Big Pregnancy Study Halted After 6 Babies Die

But results of late-term labor induction are being noted: 'There is potential to save babies' lives'

(Newser) - A Swedish study has been canceled after the deaths of six infants, but early results are already changing the approach to late-term pregnancy. The Guardian reports on research undertaken by Sahlgrenska University Hospital that wanted to see, in pregnant women who'd gone past 40 weeks of gestation, if labor... More »

The Baby in His Mom's Freezer Was Just One of Her Secrets

Inside the odd find in Barbara Smith's St. Louis kitchen

(Newser) - Adam Smith opened his dead mother's freezer in her St. Louis home two months ago. Life hasn't been the same since . Inside was a box that the 37-year-old had recalled seeing since about age 6. Before opening it, he snapped a photo and sent it to his girlfriend,... More »

Top Female Runners Fight a New Battle

Allyson Felix is among those fighting the loss of corporate sponsorships over pregnancy

(Newser) - For decades, the message to women in track and field was crystal clear: get pregnant, lose sponsorship money. A rebellion led by some of the sport's top runners, Allyson Felix, Kara Goucher and Alysia Montano, is helping to change that, the AP reports. Two months after the US women'... More »

'Extraordinary Case' Leads to Record-Setting Pregnancy

Healthy baby girl born in Czech Republic to brain-dead mom who'd suffered stroke 117 days earlier

(Newser) - For nearly four months, Czech medical staff kept a brain-dead pregnant woman on life support, touching her stomach, moving her legs to simulate walking, and talking to her unborn child. On Aug. 15, the fruit of their efforts was born: a healthy baby girl, weighing 4 pounds, 11 ounces and... More »

Ashley Graham: 'Surprise!' I'm Pregnant

She and husband Justin Ervin are expecting their first baby

(Newser) - Ashley Graham and her husband, Justin Ervin, shared exciting news on Instagram Wednesday: They're expecting their first baby. "Nine years ago today, I married the love of my life," the 31-year-old supermodel wrote alongside a video of her and Ervin revealing her baby bump. "It has... More »

Researchers Examine Pot Use in Pregnancy, Get Pushback

Controversial study examines whether marijuana can help with morning sickness

(Newser) - There's no proof that cannabis can relieve morning sickness, and mainstream medicine advises against use in pregnancy due to studies suggesting it might cause premature birth, low birthweight, and infant brain deficits. But the National Institute on Drug Abuse is pressing for more solid evidence. With nearly $200,000... More »

Nurses in Neonatal Unit Have Their Own Baby Boom

36 co-workers are giving birth this year

(Newser) - Nurses who spend their working hours caring for newborns at a Kansas City hospital, one nurse said, "do it because we love the babies." That's especially fortunate, because just this year, 36 of the nurses are themselves giving birth. The baby boom at Children's Mercy's... More »

Meghan McCain Writes of Endless Love for Child She Lost

'View' co-host reveals she suffered a miscarriage a few weeks ago

(Newser) - For a few weeks, Meghan McCain kept quiet on a "horrendous experience" she had suffered. No more. In a piece for the New York Times , the View co-host goes public with the news that after learning "many months ago" that she was pregnant, she recently suffered a miscarriage,... More »

Gender Reveal Goes Horribly Awry

Things didn't go quite as planned in Australia 'burnout'

(Newser) - It's natural to wonder about your baby's sex before the birth, and increasingly common to hold gender reveal parties. But as a story from Down Under shows, some of these revelations are getting out of hand, even downright dangerous. The Washington Post reports on a stunt in Australia'... More »

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