Celebrity Baby Blog / Holly Madison

Holly Madison Vows to Take Her Time Losing Her 60 Lbs. of Baby Weight

09/22/2016 at 03:30 PM ET

Holly Madison and Forest
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As a former Las Vegas performer and reality show star, Holly Madison certainly has the experience of looking picture perfect. But when it comes to her post-baby body, she’s not under any pressure to bounce back too soon.

“I’m going to get healthy, but I’m not going to focus on how fast I’m losing weight,” Madison, 36, tells PEOPLE exclusively in this week’s issue. “I don’t have a time limit.”

The former Girls Next Door star and bestselling author, who welcomed her second child, a boy named Forest Leonardo Antonio on Aug. 7, says she gained 60 pounds while pregnant.

“I was eating junk food and ordering a lot of Postmates,” Madison admits. “I spent more on Postmates than I did on groceries!”

Comfort food, indeed. “I was vaguely nauseous and the thought of greens grossed me out,” says Madison. “I was a Shakey’s Pizza regular!”

 

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Holly Madison on Son Forest’s NICU Scare After Birth: ‘I Spent Hours Thinking My Baby Couldn’t See’

09/22/2016 at 08:45 AM ET

Holly Madison and Forest
Jana Cruder

Holly Madison is opening up about the birth of her son, Forest Leonardo Antonio, and the “stressful” days that ensued after he was admitted into the neonatal intensive care unit.

Moments after Madison, 36, gave birth to her second child on Aug. 7, the newborn baby was swiftly taken to the NICU where he was hooked up to “a million machines.”

In a PEOPLE exclusive interview, the former Girls Next Door star recalls that medical staff “took him away to get the fluid out of his lungs. First it was the fluid, then it was jaundice, then his eyes weren’t dilating, and I spent hours thinking my baby couldn’t see.”

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Holly Madison Welcomes Son Forest Leonardo Antonio

08/08/2016 at 11:25 PM ET

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It’s a boy for Holly Madison!

The Girls Next Door alum and her husband Pasquale Rotella welcomed their second child, son Forest Leonardo Antonio Rotella, on Sunday, Aug. 7, at 8:44 p.m., a rep confirms to PEOPLE.

Rotella announced the new addition’s arrival Monday evening on Instagram.

“What an incredible week. A crazy, stressful start, which transformed into this magical moment. First, a five-year-long indictment against me was finally dismissed; then yesterday Holly, Rainbow & I welcomed a healthy 8-pound, 14-ounce baby boy to the family,” he writes, sharing a photo of his newborn son’s hand in his.

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Showing Her Stripes! Holly Madison Gears Up for Baby No. 2 on L.A. Errand Run

08/06/2016 at 11:45 AM ET

Holly Madison is about to welcome baby No. 2!

The former Girls Next Door star, 36, and her husband Pasquale Rotella, 41, are expecting their second child any minute. The reality star and author was spotted running errands in Los Angeles on Friday, just days before she is expecting her baby boy.

Madison had her hair pulled back in a low pony and wore a striped sweater revealing her growing baby belly with leggings and combat boots as she walked around L.A.

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Pregnant Holly Madison Shares Sonogram of Her Smiling Son — See the Adorable Photo!

07/28/2016 at 11:15 PM ET

Say cheese!

Holly Madison‘s unborn son already knows how to smile from cheek-to-cheek as seen in the mother-to-be’s latest Instagram photo.

The pregnant star, who is due in August, shared an adorable sonogram of her baby boy on Thursday along with the caption, “Can you see the smile? #babyboy #profile.”

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Pregnant Holly Madison Glows in Bump-Accentuating Minidress

07/14/2016 at 11:10 AM ET

It’s the final countdown!

Holly Madison, whose second child is due in August, showed off her almost-there baby bump while out and about in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

The former Girls Next Door star, 36, wore a form-fitting gray minidress, a long, striped cardigan and brown ankle boots as she stopped by a Rite Aid while running errands.

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Holly Madison Shows Off Her Growing Baby Bump at the Finding Dory Premiere

06/09/2016 at 10:15 AM ET

Blue on blue never looked so good!

Holly Madison attended the Finding Dory premiere at Los Angeles’ El Capitan Theatre on Wednesday, where her baby bump-accentuating dress perfectly matched the nautical blue carpet.

The former Girls Next Door star, 36, wore a ruched blue dress. She made her belly the center of attention by keeping her hair and makeup simple and accessorizing with only a watch and nude heels.

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