• Isabel Granada Still 'Critical But Stable' After Brain Hemorrhage

    Plus, Michelle Madrigal proud of her four-day-old postpartum body, see Nikka Garcia's rainbow maternity shoot, and more!
    by Rachel Perez .
  • Isabel Granada still 'critical but stable' after brain hemorrhage

    The official statement released by the singer-actress's husband Arnel Cowley confirms that Isabel had a brain aneurysm: "She suffered a brain hemorrhage which indicates an aneurysm and in turn affected her heart." Arnel's statement was posted on Facebook by Joseph Rivera, Isabel's cousin, and actor Chuckie Dreyfus, Isabel's friend. 

    "It's just sudden," Arnel said in an interview with ABS-CBN's Bandila. He shared that Isabel complained of a little bit of a headache in the morning and took medication for it. "Nung nagta-talk siya, sabi lang niya, 'Ay nahihilo ako,' and then she collapsed. Beforehand, there were no signs of anything. She was laughing, she was having a laugh, and she was joking with me," he recalled.

    Isabel is still in "critical but stable condition" according to Arnel. She's in the "same unconscious state though her vital signs are good," Joseph shared with Pep.ph. Isabel is in the intensive care unit, and for now, only her husband is allowed to see her, as doctors continue to conduct numerous tests. Arnel continues to request for prayers for Isabel, and thanks everyone who has shown support. 

    "To the news that says my wife Isabel Granada has passed is incorrect! Please respect our privacy and please do not make speculations or misinform the public," Arnel posted on his personal Facebook account. (pep.ph)

    Michelle Madrigal proud of her four-day-old postpartum bod

    "Still amazed at how our bodies go through these changes especially after giving birth," the new mom wrote as a caption for a photo of her cradling her newborn daughter Anika. Michelle is not in a hurry to get back to working out again and didn't mind showing off her postpartum curves. "Motherhood is an amazing experience!" she said, including figuring out breastfeeding, sleepless nights, and hunger cues. "We are sleep deprived (look at them eye bags), but like everyone says, it is worth every minute! I wouldn't trade this for the world! My life has completely changed," Michelle shared. She also gave a shoutout to her fiance Troy Woolfolk for being an amazing partner in their journey to parenthood. 

    In photos: Nikka Garcia's "rainbow baby" photo shoot

    "There is always a rainbow after the storm," the soon-to-be mom of three captioned one photo from her "rainbow" maternity photo shoot, a term used to refer to the baby conceived after a miscarriage. Nikka and Patrick are expecting their third child, a daughter. Earlier this year, the couple revealed that Nikka miscarried, followed by the good news months later that they are expecting again. "Truly God answers prayers! My family is my everything!" she wrote in another post. Nikka is currently 32 weeks pregnant, and she's loving every minute of it!

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    Korean superstars Rain and Kim Tae Hee welcome baby girl!

    South Korean actress Kim Tae Hee has given birth to a healthy baby girl. Her husband, K-Pop superstar and Hollywood actor Rain, shared the much-awaited announcement on Instagram. "Thank you... she's a beautiful princess. We'll raise her to be a child that helps the world. #Blessed," he wrote in Korean as caption for a photo of a pair of dainty white socks adorned with pink flowers. The couple has yet to share a photo or reveal the name of their daughter. The two tied the knot in January this year after dating for four years, and the pregnancy news first broke in May. Congratulations! (pep.ph)

    Recall alert: Fisher-Price motion seats 

    The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a recall notice on October 24 for four models of Fisher Price’s Soothing Motions Seats (Model numbers CMR35, CMR36, CMR37, and DYH22) and one model of its Smart Connect Soothing Motions Seats (Model number CMR39), as these have been found to be fire hazards, and the motor housing could catch fire when it overheats. Fisher-Price had already been notified of the 36 instances when the motor had overheated, including one incident when a fire started inside the motor housing. No injuries have been reported so far. Around 60,000 motion seats are affected by the recall. Fisher Price is advising consumers to stop using the motion seats immediately and to unplug them. (huffingtonpost.com)

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