• Top of the Morning: Actors Jennica & Alwyn Uytingco Expecting First Child

    The newlyweds celebrate the new addition to their family, plus a first look at the new Peter Pan movie
  • 1. Jennica Garcia and Alwyn Uytingco are pregnant

    Actress Jennica Garcia, daughter of actress Jean Garcia, and "Beki Boxer" lead actor Alwyn Uytingco are expecting their first child. Jennica is five weeks on the family way. They both shared the good news by posting an ultrasound photo in their Instagram accounts, saying how excited and thankful they are for the new blessing they have received. Jennica and Alwyn got married early February this year, but shared the news to the public only in October. (pep.ph)


    2. Men can now “experience” childbirth
    The Hangzhou AIMA Maternity Hospital in China offers fathers a taste of the childbirthing experience first-hand. The process involves having men hooked up to a set of electrodes which send electric currents through their abdomens. Though still incomparable to the real thing, most of those who tried it couldn’t finish the whole five minutes -- but they do get up with a whole new appreciation for their wives. (ryot.org)


    3. First look: new Peter Pan live action movie
    The new Peter Pan movie tells the untold story of how Peter got kidnapped and brought to the colorful, magical world of Neverland, and goes on to show how he became, well, Peter Pan. Hugh Jackman stars as the pirate Blackbeard, Rooney Mara as Tiger Lily, Garrett Hedlund as a young Captain Hook, and Amanda Seyfried as Peter Pan’s mom. "Pan" is due on the big screens in July next year. (huffingtonpost.com)

    Watch the official trailer below:



    4. Positive atmosphere equals more learning and memories
    Cheerful, upbeat, and positive voices promote learning and memory, according to a new study conducted by Brigham Young University. Positivity heightens a baby’s attention span, making them better able to process information and form memories. Using high-pitched, sing-song voices while reading to your baby or playing with him can really do wonders. (yahoo.com)


    5. Mom makes breastfeeding video inspired by “All About That Bass”
    Pennsylvania mom of two and singer-songwriter Lori Burke released “All About That Breast,” her own take on Meghan Trainor’s hit single “All About That Bass”. The song includes inspiring lyrics such as “every ounce of milk is perfect you’ll be nursing like a boss” and “at first you may struggle and want to give up the fight, but just stick with is and soon you and baby will be alright". Burke says she breastfed, pumped, and used formula, so the song does not intend to isolate those who choose not to breastfeed, but rather encourage those who are struggling with nursing. (huffingtonpost.com)

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