Amazing Mom and Baby Health Advancements in 2014

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We're always amazed by what technology can do, and this year's pregnancy and fertility innovations mean more parents and healthier babies. Here's to an even more innovative 2015. 1. Three-Parent IVF Do you have a genetic mutation you’re afraid of passing on to your child? In as little as two years, you may be... read more

Heartwarming Baby Photos of 2014

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We couldn't think of a better way to spend a cold winter's day than curled up with our favorite Kodak moments from the past year. Consider these adorable baby photos our Christmas gift to you. Baby's Best Friend What's cuter than a chubby-cheeked baby? How about a matching dog and baby duo? Tokyo-based... read more

Christmas Day Craft: Gingerbread Playdough

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Merry Christmas! Your kids are probably preoccupied with presents, but we've got a hands-on activity for later to keep that fading Christmas spirit alive. Shared from The Imagination Tree, this gingerbread-scented playdough only takes a few minutes to make, but will keep your kids busy for the rest of school vacation (you're welcome).... read more

How Celebrity Babies Celebrate the Season

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We think they're more glitzy and glamorous than us, but when it comes to holiday traditions, celebrities are just your average Instagram-obsessed parents. From taking pictures with Santa to decorating gingerbread houses, these are the Christmas activities our favorite entertainment icons decided to share with us (and the rest of the world). Duke Rancic  Duke... read more

Expert Advice for Surviving Holiday Travel with Baby

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There's no place like home for the holidays! But when home is far away and you have a new baby,  you might be more inclined to stay put. We asked family travel expert Corinne McDermott for strategies for traveling with kids during the holidays. Buckle up; there's a lot to learn. Pick Your Travel Time Wisely Chaos is inevitable... read more

Drew Barrymore Explains Why She's in No Rush to Lose the Baby Weight

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From her unique name choices to her babywearing skills, we've always loved Drew Barrymore's parenting style. And her latest interview is making us love her even more. The mother of two is opening up about her post-baby body and why she's ignoring Hollywood's pressure to lose weight. “I wouldn’t look at my kids and be like,... read more

One N.Y.C. Photographer Shares What Makes a Maternity Shoot So Special

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If you had maternity photos taken, we're willing to bet you loved glamming up for the camera. But have you ever thought about what it's like for the photographer? One New York City photographer, Emily Burke of Emily Burke Photography, shared with The Bump what's so special about being behind the lens. "Maternity... read more

Exclusive: Bobbie Thomas Opens Up About Her IVF Journey

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If you haven’t already heard, the Today show’s style editor Bobbie Thomas finally got her BFP. But it wasn’t an easy or quick road. Dealing with the emotional ups and downs of IVF gave Thomas newfound perspective on the process and inspired her to speak out about her journey on Today as well as her... read more

Kourtney Kardashian's Very Royal Baby Name

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All hail the newest Kardashian baby. By now, you probably already know Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick welcomed their third baby, a boy, on Dec. 14. And they just revealed his very regal name -- Reign Aston. Sound familiar? Lil' Kim named her baby Royal Reign. Since E! News is pretty much split these... read more

30-Minute Christmas Cookies

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Some desserts are best left to the pros (we’re looking at you, flan), but not these seriously-simple sugar cookies. Show off those hard-earned baking skills with these festive Christmas cookies that are so good, you’ll want to make ‘em year round What You’ll Need: 2 sticks of unsalted butter, softened (at room temp) 1.5 cups... read more