Friday, November 14, 2008

Win a Laugh & Learn DVD Set!

Enter to win a Laugh & Learn instructional DVD set. The Laugh & Learn series is a set of instructional DVDs that help you prepare for childbirth, nursing and newborn baby care. The DVDs are taught by certified Lamaze Instructor and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant Sheri Bayles,RN. Sheri's casual and informative approach is easy to understand and fun to watch.

I just finished reviewing the Breastfeeding DVD and found it to be a great resource for new moms. Sheri covers all the basics with great visuals that make it much easier to understand than simply reading a book. All the Nursing Positions are covered in detail and all your questions are answered in a warm and humorous way. Sheri also covers Burping the Baby, How to Breastfeed Twins, How Often, How Long?, Is Your Baby Getting Enough?, Overcoming Obstacles, Diet, Pumping, Bras, Nightgowns, and Pads.

The Childbirth DVD covers the topics of Anatomy and Preliminary Signs of Labor, Three Actual Signs of Labor, Three Breathing Techniques, Labor and Delivery, Pushing, Medications used in Labor, Induction, Forceps, Vacuum, Monitoring, Cesarean Delivery, Post-op C/S and Postpartum Vaginal Delivery. This DVD will really help prepare you for childbirth and make you more at ease going in to have the baby.

The Newborn Baby Care DVD covers the topics of, The Sponge Bath, Diaper Change and Dressing a Newborn, Swaddling, The Tub Bath, Diaper Change and Dressing a 3 Month Old as well as the Baby Supplies You Need. This DVD will really help you once you come home with the baby.

These DVDs are perfect for moms-to-be looking to prepare for and understand all the essentials of childbirth, breastfeeding and baby care. To enter the contest and win your free set, simply either comment on this post or email us at The contest will run through December 14th. Don't miss out on your chance to win. This set is a $79.95 value! Good Luck!

If you don't want to wait or you don't win, you can buy the set at Laugh and Learn is offering our readers 20% off with coupon code "Stella Maternity". Trust me, you will be glad you have this information once the baby comes.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Celebrity Baby Update!

Supermodel Niki Taylor and her NASCAR husband Burney Lamar are expecting their first child together. Niki is due in March.

Brotherhood actress, Annabeth Gish, and her husband Wade Allen welcomed their second child, a baby boy named Enzo Edward Allen. Enzo was born Saturday night in Rhode Island and weighed 7 lbs. Gish and Allen also have 21-month-old son named Cash.

Foo Fighters singer Dave Grohl, 39, and his wife Jordyn, 32, are expecting again. This will be the second child for the couple who have a daughter named Violet Maye born in April 2006.

SNL comedians Amy Poehler and Will Arnett have welcomed a baby boy. Archie Arnett was born on Saturday, October 25th and weighed in at 8 lbs., 1 oz. This is the first child for the couple.

Caroline Rhea and her boyfriend, Costaki Economopoulos, welcomed their first child, a baby girl, on Monday, October 20th in New York. Ava Rhea Economopoulos weighed 8 lb., 15 oz. and measured 22½" long.

Actress Alyson Hannigan and her husband, actor Alexis Denisof, are expecting their first child. Alyson is due this Spring.
X-Files star Gillian Anderson and boyfriend Mark Griffiths welcomed a baby boy on October 15th in London. Felix Griffiths weighed in at 6 lbs., 15 oz.

Kevin Costner and his wife Christine are expecting their second child together. The couple's first son, Cayden Wyatt, was born in May 2007. Kevin Costner also has three children from a previous marriage to Cindy Silva.

Life On Mars actress Lisa Bonet is expecting. Bonet is seven months along. Lisa and her boyfriend, actor Jason Momoa, also have 14 month old daughter named Lola. This will be the third child for Bonet who has a 19 year old daughter named Zoe Kravitz with ex Lenny Kravitz.

Country star Brade Paisley and his wife, actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley, are expecting their second child in April. The couple's first child, a son named Huck, was born in February last year.