Mom Shows Off Her #BadassUndies To Fight Post-Baby Body Shaming

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Some women are eager to get back to their pre-baby exercise routines after giving birth, while it’s not a priority for others. Either way, it’s hard to deny the pressures that many women face practically the minute after that baby arrives. And one woman is fed up with the assumption that weight loss should be... Read more

Extreme Exercise During Pregnancy: How Much Is Too Much?

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Recommendations for exercise during pregnancy are vague, and generally quite conservative so as to prevent any undue stress on the pregnancy or the expectant mom. Official medical position on the subject has been revised in recent years, however, to encourage more activity during pregnancy. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends... Read more

Carrie Underwood's Son Helps Her Workout

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Finding the perfect workout partner can be tough. Ideally, you’d want someone that could keep up with your pace, make you laugh and motivate you to do better. Well, although he can't vocalize those encouraging words just yet, Carrie Underwood seems to have found the perfect solution—working out with baby! New parents struggling... Read more

Toddler Recites Periodic Table To Ellen: 'My Little Brain Just Remembers'

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Prepare to be amazed by Brielle, a 3 year old, purple-loving, pigtail-wearing cutie who took some time out of her busy toddler schedule to drop by The Ellen DeGeneres Show and recite some elements from the periodic table. You know, just a normal childhood activity. “She’s either really smart or just a complete show off,”... Read more

Could Crib Bumpers Soon Be Banned?

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That cute, padded, crib decor? Totally unnecessary and totally dangerous. You may already know that the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission considers crib bumpers a big no-no, citing reports that 52 infants died from bumper-related incidents between 1990 and 2010. Yet a new study found bumper deaths have spiked in recent years, prompting researchers to call... Read more

Kristin Cavallari Welcomes Baby Girl! See The Unique Name

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Kristin Cavallari, fashion designer and former star of reality show The Hills, announced the birth of her baby girl this afternoon! This announcement also answers our biggest question: What is the baby's name? In September, Cavallari revealed she would be naming the baby girl after a dog. And a stranger's dog at that. “I met... Read more

How Australia Is Cracking Down On Anti-Vaxxers

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UPDATE: Australian legislation requiring parents to vaccinate their kids in order to receive childcare benefits and tax exemptions passed the Senate today. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that starting January 1, 2016, "conscientious objectors" to immunization will no longer receive childcare payments or the end-of-the-year supplement in their family tax benefits. The crackdown on... Read more

Stranger Donates Liver To Save Baby's Life

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Natalia Walker's first birthday was a cause for celebration in more ways than one. It was the day she received a liver transplant from a donor she'd never met. Walker was born with biliary artresia -- the same disease that affected the Ohio baby boy whose mother saved his life with her liver.... Read more

Our Predictions For Mark Zuckerberg's 2-Month Paternity Leave

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced he'll be taking two months of paternity leave once his daughter arrives (that's actually only half of what Facebook allots new moms and dads). And as he did with the baby announcement, he took to Facebook to share the news, sharing a photo of the family's dog Beast with the... Read more

A Biracial Father Of Three On Taye Diggs ‘Mixed’ Controversy: Embrace The Biracial Coin

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Kelley Kelley is a Brooklyn-based musician and father of three beautifully “mixed” children. He describes how he and his Chinese-American wife, Sonia, have worked to shape the racial identity of their kids. Editor’s Note: Actor Taye Diggs recently sat down with The Grio to talk about the release of his... Read more