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Share Your Birth Story With HuffPost Parents

Farah L. Miller | Posted 05.05.2012 | Parents
Farah L. Miller

I think it's time to talk about more of the details, not less. At least here in our corner of the world, let's start sharing our versions of birth, feelings included.

Special Deliveries: Celebrity Moms Share Birth Stories

Ricki Lake | Posted 05.05.2012 | Impact
Ricki Lake

The media seems to focus exclusively on celebrity mothers' post partum exercise routines or nursery décor! Personally, I am not so interested in how fast so-and-so got back into shape after baby -- but I am REALLY interested in hearing about other women's births.

WATCH: Ricki Lake's 'More Business Of Being Born'

Posted 03.05.2012 | Impact

After the groundbreaking success of her 2008 film 'The Business Of Being Born,' Ricki Lake is continuing her exploration of the birthing process with ...

WATCH: Ricki Lake Says She Wants A Small Wedding

Posted 01.19.2012 | Weddings

Ricki Lake stopped by "The Rosie Show" Wednesday night to dish about her upcoming nuptials. Lake told host Rosie O'Donnell that her wedding would b...

Ricki Lake: 'DWTS' Gave Me Post Traumatic Stress

Posted 03.19.2012 | TV

"Dancing With the Stars" was very good for Ricki Lake's figure and health in general. But it was also an eye-opening experience for the former talk sh...

Ricki Lake Talks Parenting, Childbirth

www.ivillage.com | Posted 02.08.2012 | Celebrity

In her first blog for the iVillage blog series CelebVillage, actress/ filmmaker and mom of two Ricki Lake shares why she's so passionate about her chi...

PHOTOS: Dancing With The Stars Cast Reunites!

Posted 01.24.2012 | Entertainment

Sure, it was J.R. Martinez who got the big trophy on Tuesday night, but career-wise, all of the top finalists on "Dancing With The Stars" were winners...

Who's On Top In 'Dancing With The Stars' Last Round?

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 01.21.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Rob Kardashian swung to the top of the "Dancing with the Stars" leaderboard Monday. The 24-year-old reality TV star and his profe...

Eleanor Goldberg

Ricki Lake Delivers Maternal Health Awareness

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.09.2012 | Impact

Ricki Lake may be best known for her for twirling to the top on "Dancing With The Stars," or for counseling her daytime guests for more than a decade....

Crystal Bell

'DWTS': J.R.'s Perfect Scores & Nancy Falls From Grace

HuffingtonPost.com | Crystal Bell | Posted 01.08.2012 | Entertainment

Bruno called it a night of miracles in the ballroom during this week's 'Dancing With the Stars' -- and I have to agree. It was the last dance-off befo...

Nancy Grace, Ricki Lake Drop Pounds On 'Dancing With The Stars'

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 01.01.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Even though Ricki Lake consistently earns high scores on "Dancing With the Stars," she's still a loser. The 43-year-old TV person...

Tough Night For Nancy Grace On 'Dancing With The Stars'

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 01.01.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — It was the last tango for David Arquette. The 40-year-old actor was dismissed Tuesday from "Dancing With the Stars."...

Ricki Lake: 'DWTS' Has Helped My Sex Life

www.people.com | Posted 08.01.2013 | Celebrity

Ricki Lake says she's always felt sexy around her fiancé Christian Evans. "Oh, my god, my love is pretty spicy," the TV personality, 43, recently...

'DWTS': The Dancers Respond To Maks' Outburst

Posted 12.25.2011 | Entertainment

Could Season 13 of "Dancing With the Stars" be professional dancer Maksim Chmerkovsly's last? Well, it might. We all know that "DWTS" can be a bit ...

Crystal Bell

'DWTS': The Good, The Bad & Ricki's Rabbit

HuffingtonPost.com | Crystal Bell | Posted 12.18.2011 | Entertainment

It was '80s night on "Dancing With the Stars" this week and for some, that meant reliving all of the bad hair, bad fashion and even bad dance moves ....

Crystal Bell

'DWTS': The Good, The Bad & CHER

HuffingtonPost.com | Crystal Bell | Posted 12.11.2011 | Entertainment

You may have tuned in to see Cher last night on "Dancing With the Stars," but chances are you got sucked into watching movie scores night because it w...

Crystal Bell

'DWTS': The Good, The Bad & Elisabetta

HuffingtonPost.com | Crystal Bell | Posted 11.20.2011 | Celebrity

Is it that time of the year again? After weeks of teasing and training, the 13th season of ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" kicked off Monday night (Sep...

Ricki Lake Has Already Lost Weight 'Dancing'

people.com | Liz McNeil | Posted 11.19.2011 | Celebrity

Ricki Lake, who debuts in the new season of Dancing with the Stars tonight, says the show's daily four to five hour workouts are already paying off --...

Mothers Deserve Options

Ricki Lake | Posted 08.26.2011 | Impact
Ricki Lake

Why does it matter if a mother's prenatal visits are 10 minutes long or last more than an hour? Why does it matter if the care provider at her birth is someone she has built a trusting relationship with over 9 months or a stranger-on-call?

Ricki Lake: Love Has Made Me Fat

people.com | Liz McNeil | Posted 07.23.2011 | Entertainment

Ricki Lake has a hot new boyfriend -- they're living together! -- and it's keeping her from working out. "I'm totally in love," says Lake, 42. "We...

Ricki Lake Writing Memoir

AP | Posted 07.16.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — After a career of telling all, Ricki Lake is ready to write her story down. The actress and talk show host has signed with Atria Boo...

Ricki Lake Developing New Talk Show

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 06.21.2011 | Media

Ricki Lake is heading back to daytime. Twentieth Television announced a development deal Wednesday for a daytime show pegged for a possible fall 2012 ...

Ricki Lake's Malibu Beach Rental Burns Down

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

MALIBU, Calif. — Authorities say Ricki Lake's beachfront rental home in Malibu has burned down. Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say depu...

The Most Bonkers Daytime Talk Show Guests Ever (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The world is a crazy place. You meet someone new and sure, they seem like a nice, ordinary person. But then you see them on TV talking about how they ...

Extreme Birth, Indeed

Jennifer Block | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Block

Routine maternity ward monitoring, inducing, and anesthetizing have added up to millions of unnecessary cesarean sections: a hospital childbirth system gone insane.