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Southern Belle

Best known for her role as Delinda on Las Vegas (which ran for five years on NBC; currently on TNT) and her Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue appearances, Molly Sims is expecting her first baby (a boy) with producer husband Scott Stuber. Born and raised in Kentucky, Sims, 39, has been modeling since 19, and also is an ambassador for Operation Smile, an international children’s medical charity. Here, Sims reveals her unexpected craving, her favorite baby gear and what her parents got right.

Jessica Alba & Christopher Gavigan of Honest.com

The Big City Moms Biggest Baby Shower Ever at the Skirball Center was the place to be for expectant and new parents. Attendees were educated on topics ranging from sleep safety to healthy eating to navigating LA as a new mom—all while enjoying yummy treats and mocktails. Guest lecturers included Dr. Alan Greene, Jessica Alba, Christopher Gavigan, Dr. Harvey Karp, Dr. JJ Levenstein, The Guncles, Ali Landry, Samantha Ettus, Katie Vaughan, and Wendy Haldeman. Overflowing gift bags and prizes were given to all in attendance.

Good Bones

Emily Deschanel’s character on the Fox TV series Bones, Dr. Temperance “Bones” Brennan, is decidedly awkward in social situations; Deschanel is anything but. An outspoken vegan committed to animal-protection organizations like Farm Sanctuary, Deschanel, 35, and her husband, actor and writer David Hornsby, are expecting their first child this fall.

Behind the Scenes With Jewel

Singer-songwriter Jewel Kilcher grew up in Alaska and began performing with her parents at 6; when they divorced she continued her life onstage with her father, then left at 15 for a solo career. At one point she was living in her van in San Diego and playing at a local coffee house, when local radio stations discovered her deep, pure voice and soulful poetry. Record labels started courting her.

Jewel: Sweet & Wild With Child

Singer-songwriter Jewel Kilcher grew up in Alaska and began performing with her parents at 6; when they divorced she continued her life onstage with her father, then left at 15 for a solo career. At one point she was living in her van in San Diego and playing at a local coffee house, when local radio stations discovered her deep, pure voice and soulful poetry. Record labels started courting her.

Celebrity Mom-To-Be Drops Vegan Diet—For Now

The web is buzzing this week around the news that actress Natalie Portman has decided to give up veganism during her pregnancy, according to reports in US Weekly magazine, the website Popeater and various news outlets. The pregnant Oscar winner is now a vegetarian, the articles report.

Kate Dillon

Fit Pregnancy cover model Kate Dillon (February/March 2011) said flexibility came in handy as she approached her due date (Dec. 14, 2010). "I'm going for as natural a delivery as possible," Dillon said in an interview during her 37th week. "My doctor and I have a pact that if my labor is progressing well, she won't give me an epidural, even if I ask for one. But if it's taking a long time, she will-and I'm thinking I'll be fine either way. I'm not emotionally invested in what happens."

Calleigh from Raleigh

 

Green Anatomy

Jessica Capshaw, who plays pediatric surgeon Arizona Robbins on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy, takes quite seriously her responsibility to provide her baby girl (and son Luke, 3) with a clean environment. 
“It’s crucial while you’re carrying a life inside of you,” she says.

The Green Queen

 

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