Do you know what happened while the world was waiting, with bated breath, for the news of the royal baby's arrival?
Our very own Jewish royalty, of sorts — none other than Amy Schumer — gave…birth to a baby boy on Sunday, May 5. In an Instagram posted on Monday, May 6 (yes, the day that other royal baby was born!), Schumer wrote: "10:55 pm last night. Our royal baby was born." Check out the adorable, fresh-from-the-hospital pic: https://www.instagram.com/p/BxImvHZluFm/ As it happens, Schumer's pregnancy, aside from being closely linked to Meghan… >> Read More
Yes, there is not a single Jewish thing about the new royal baby. Yet, here we are, writing about it. There's something exciting about the birth of a royal baby — who is now seventh in line to the…British throne — and this royal baby, the son of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, is going to dominate the news for a long time. The baby boy is "the first interracial baby in the monarchy’s recent history," according to the New York Times. And yes, that is super significant! According to the Times, "Britain… >> Read More
Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, is due to give birth to her first child in April 2019. As the date approaches, it appears the royal rumor mill is working overtime, prompting Meghan's friends to…defend her, most recently in a People cover story and a Serena Williams subtweet. What caught our eye here at Kveller were reports in British tabloids The Sun and Hello! claiming that Meghan was breaking with royal tradition by hiring a doula to assist in the birth. Reportedly, Meghan hopes to have "a natural birth if she can have… >> Read More
Rachel Platten has officially joined the celebrity Jewish mama cohort. On Saturday, the “Fight Song” singer and her hubby Kevin Lazan (also Jewish!) welcomed their first child, and she’s just…as beautiful as her parents. On Wednesday, Platten, 37, graced us with the first photo of her "delicious and cuddly" daughter Violet Skye Lazan on Instagram. “There is so much about this massive love that I want to share but don’t know how to,” Platten wrote. “For now we are busy falling deeply in love… >> Read More
One morning last November, when I went for my 37-week pregnancy checkup, my doctor informed me that I was walking myself straight over to Labor & Delivery for an induction. While I waited to be…admitted, my husband ran home to walk the dog and check off items on my birthing “to do” list, which including packing my hospital suitcase. As he frantically completed these errands, he also found time to prepare something else for me: A Hebrew amulet with a protective prayer on it. Perhaps this wasn’t on your… >> Read More