1. Nadine Samonte remains positive amidst pregnancy problem
Nadine Samonte offered no details as to why she was confined in the hospital, but hinted in the caption of her Instagram post that it had to do something with her pregnancy. "I know God will guide me and our little baby. I just have to be positive and have faith in Him all the time. I hope after this everything will be okay. Lord, wag nyo po kami pababayaan ni baby pls wrap your arms around our little angel," she wrote. Nadine is already around 13 weeks pregnant with her and husband Richard Chua's first child. On a later post, she said she's now back home and thanked everyone who prayed for her and her baby. Nadine said "everything went okay but still praying the results will be better." (pep.ph)
2. It is official! Adam Levine confirms baby announcement!
The Maroon 5 frontman took to Instagram to finally confirm that he and wife Behati Prinsloo are expecting their first child. His Instagram post shows the Victoria's Secret Angel in a red bikini showing off her tiny baby bump and captioned it, "My two favorite Laker fans," with a baby, bottle, and pacifier emojis. Sources tell People that the couple “is over the moon and wanted to take their time to let everyone know -- it’s a private matter.” Behati also posted on her Instagram account an artwork depicting a pregnant woman, with her baby bump having a drawing of the world. (people.com)
The series revival of the Powerpuff Girls starts today, and in honor of that, Cartoon Network is giving fans a nice way to be part of the celebrations: just Powerpuff yourself! Yes, you can turn yourself into an actual Powerpuff girl. The site lets you customize your superhero look and share it on social media. The new Powerpuff Girls series fearures new voice actors for the main characters Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup, but will have a relatively similar art style with the 1998 to 2005 version. (huffingtonpost.com)
4. Pregnant supermodel walks the runway with a baby bump!
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Pregnant Indian supermodel Carol Gracias broke down the model stereotype by walking down the runway with her baby bump at the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai. She wore a green and pink sari (by Indian designer Gaurang Shah) that showed her bare baby bump. This is a first time that a pregnant model has walked the ramp at an Indian fashion show. In the past, however, international fashion labels such as Karl Lagerfeld and Dolce & Gabbana had pregnant women walk the ramp in the hopes to make fashion more inclusive for women of all shapes and sizes. (mashable.com)
5. FDS wants to limit arsenic in baby rice cereals The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is concerned about the potential health risks from arsenic in infant rice cereals. In 2016, an analysis linked relatively high levels of inorganic arsenic in pregnant women, which could be the cause of adverse pregnancy outcomes and decreased cognitive performance in children. The agency tested 76 samples of infant rice cereals and found that only nearly half met the proposed inorganic arsenic limit of 100 parts per billion (ppb). More than three-quarters of the samples had levels at or below 110 parts per billion. (today.com)