Postbaby Body Love: Stop Comparing

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After being overstretched and overstressed, your postpartum body needs some love. It's tough not to frown when faced with sagging skin and a fuller frame in the mirror, but remember what your body has accomplished! Remember, it took nine months to stretch everything out, so you shouldn't expect it to "bounce back" a week or... Read more

'The Shoe That Grows' Helps Kids in Need for Years

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When inventor Kenton Lee realized just how many children in developing countries are stuck with too-small shoes (or no shoes at all), he decided to do something about it. Lee, the founder of humanitarian organization Because International, describes his mission as one of "practical compassion." During a 2007 trip to a Kenyan orphanage, he realized the shortcomings... Read more

Happy National Princess Week! 10 Of The Cutest Little Princesses Ever

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Fittingly sponsored by dame Julie Andrews, we're in the midst of the fourth annual National Princess Week since the idea was cooked up in 2012. "Joining Disney and Target to create National Princess Week is an extension of my work," the actress, singer, author, dancer and mother (phew!) told Target during the event's 2012 debut. "[It's] a moment in... Read more

Surprising Facts About Male Infertility

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We're rounding out National Infertility Awareness Week with a topic that's rarely talked about: male infertility. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 7.5 percent of guys see a fertility specialist during their lifetime. That's over three million men. So it's worth addressing some of the rumors about what does -- and... Read more

Big Baby? Induction May Be the Way to Go

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For women pregnant with big babies, choosing to induce labor can have big benefits, European researchers discovered in a recent study. The researchers, including Michel Boulvain, MD of Geneva University Hospital in Switzerland, wanted to see if labor induction could lessen the chance of shoulder dystocia in large babies. The condition, in which baby's head delivers but then... Read more

Recall Alert! Roberta Roller Rabbit Pajamas

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Yikes! Another pajama recall yesterday. Once again, failure to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear is taking PJs off the shelves. This time, about 32,000 pairs of Roberta Roller Rabbit by Roberta Freyman pajama sets are affected. The 100 percent cotton pajamas were sold in two styles from sizes toddler 1 through... Read more

Daphne Oz Announces Second Pregnancy

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Daphne Oz, co-host of daytime cooking show The Chew, added a little more spice to Thursday's episode by announcing she's pregnant again! During a segment that covered things the co-hosts "may or may not know about each other," Oz couldn't keep the smile off her face as she revealed a sign that kept it short and sweet:... Read more

Introducing The Bump Pregnancy App for Apple Watch

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Guess what? We have an even more convenient way to keep you informed during pregnancy. Meet The Bump Pregnancy App for Apple Watch. Now cue the ahhhs, because our new Apple Watch app gives you all the vital info from our Pregnancy App: appointment notifications, calendar to-dos, weekly updates about baby's size and all your... Read more

New Study: No Link Between MMR Vaccine and Autism

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After following over 95,000 kids who received their MMR vaccines, researchers came to a definitive conclusion: the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine is not linked to development of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), also found that MMR vaccines didn't increase autism... Read more

Woman Finishes Boston Marathon 34 Weeks Pregnant

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Amy Keil, a lifelong runner, finally snagged a Boston Marathon qualifying time. And pregnancy wasn't going to stop her from competing. Her qualifier for this year's Boston Marathon came back in October of 2013, long before Keil was expecting. But since then, the Minneapolis native got married and got pregnant. Her baby -- due June... Read more