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

Get the Royal Treatment: Your Chance at Free Diapers

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We're on high alert for royal baby no. 2, and other expectant parents now have good reason to be too. To help families on this side of the pond celebrate the birth of Will and Kate's second child, Huggies is giving away free diapers to babies born on the same day as the new prince or... Read more

Lesbian Couple Cleverly Instagrams Side-by-Side Maternity Photos

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Melanie and Vanessa Iris Roy just upped the maternity photo game. The North Carolina moms recreated their first seaside pregnancy photo, but this time, with a twist. Melanie is pregnant instead of Vanessa Iris. And baby Jax gets to make an appearance too. https://instagram.com/p/zC1vHnmWPh/ While the Instagram photo is two months old, it's gone viral since... Read more

Modern IVF: Taking Multiples Out of the Equation

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We love twins. We love em. But they're not the inevitability that IVF patients think they are. And that's probably a good thing. The RMANJ Infertility in America 2015 Report found that 94 percent of those trying to get pregnant think that transferring multiple embryos will boost their chances of having a child.... Read more

Maternity Shoot Trend: Floral Crowns

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Happy Earth Day from these beautiful moms-to-be! Donning leafy crowns complete with big blooms, these ladies bring a whole new meaning to Mother Nature. Floral crowns are a maternity shoot trend we love. We've had our eye on the headpieces ever since Alyssa Milano's floral-themed baby shower. Which arrangement do you like best? Let... Read more