5 Things Every Mom-to-Be Must Do Before Baby Arrives

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I came up with a plan during my eighth month of pregnancy to go on mini-dates with myself until I have my baby girl. I know my life is about to change -- obviously, in a good way! -- but knowing that my freedom is no longer going to be whenever the heck... Read more

‘Glee’ Star Heather Morris Welcomes a Baby Boy (With a Biblical Name!)

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One of Glee's singing and dancing sensations has something new to sing about: Motherhood! Heather Morris welcomed a baby boy over the weekend with her longtime love Taylor Hubbell. The couple, who've been sweethearts since high school, haven't been shy about their plans to spend forever together. In an interview with Fitness magazine two... Read more

New App Lets Moms-to-Be Share Baby’s Heartbeat With Friends: Would You?

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You've shared that you're pregnant, your first ultrasound photo, let strangers touch your belly, shared your due date and maybe even baby's name. So, what's next? Sharing baby's heartbeat.

BabyWatch, the latest mom-oriented startup to mark its territory in the baby product realm, has launched a baby app that allows moms-to-be to record and...

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It’s a Girl for Rachael Leigh Cook and Daniel Gillies!

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Update: Details on baby girl Gillies name! Rachael and Daniel shared that their delightful new arrival has been named Charlotte Easton Gillies. I absolutely love the juxtaposition of a sweet, innocent name like Charlotte paired with an edgier, nontraditional middle name like Easton. It's similar to mamas name, but much more modern! Previously... Read more

More Kids Than Ever are Getting the Flu Shot: Should Yours?

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Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new numbers that show that more children than ever before received their flu shot vaccination during the 2012-2013 flu season. And it wasn't just kids who were getting the shot; researchers also noted a slight increase in the number of adults who received... Read more

Recall Alert! Badger SPF 30 Baby Sunscreen

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This morning, W.S. Badger Co. announced a voluntary recall on four-ounce tubes of SPF 30 Kids Sunscreen Lotion due to a microbial contamination. Early testing on the baby sunscreen revealed Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Candida parapsilosis and Acremonium fungi but the company said no "adverse reactions" have been reported. In a statement released by Billy... Read more

Should Pregnant Women be Lifting Weights?

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After Lea-Ann Ellison's photo was published on the CrossFit Facebook page, a heated debate was ignited over what's safe exercise during pregnancy and what's pushing the limit. As the lady who literally wrote the book on prenatal and postpartum exercise, I was asked my opinion on the matter by various friends... Read more

Channing and Jenna Dewan-Tatum Reveal the Key to Being New Parents: Do You Agree?

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Behold, new moms and dads: a celebrity pair that's not afraid to be honest (and down to earth!). Doting new parents Channing and Jenna Dewan-Tatum are both back to work following the birth of their sweet daughter, Everly Tatum, and were more than happy to spill the details on just how they're all... Read more

Should You Co-Sleep With Baby? Yes and No, Says Study

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The latest study published in the JAMA Pediatrics found that though bed-sharing with baby makes breastfeeding easier for moms, co-sleeping could also raise baby's risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Currently, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that infants be put to sleep nearby to their parents (such as in crib... Read more

Is It Okay for a Dad to Stay Out of the Delivery Room?

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Sounds like daddy-to-be Simon Cowell won't be standing by for his son's delivery! When asked by Ryan Seacrest if he plans to be there to witness his little guy's arrival, Cowell replied, "Are you kidding me?" Uh, 'fraid not, Simon. Cowell added, "I know this sounds awful, but it's like you don't want to... Read more