Woah! Baby Boy Born in Amniotic Sac

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Meet Silas Philips, the baby who was born a bubble boy. Silas was born "en caul," or completely in his amniotic sac. According to neonatologist William Binder, Silas's doctor, this happens in less than one out of every 80,000 births. So naturally, Binder had to snap a picture.     "Even though it's a... Read more

Get Ready for 'Frozen Fever' Next Month

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Brace yourself: Frozen Fever is hitting the big screen on March 13. Consider this a compromise. Your kids get another dose of Frozen, but you don't have to sit through a full sequel; this addition to the franchise is only seven minutes long. And there's a new original song, so you'll get a little variation from "Let It Go."... Read more

See Three Dads Take on Pregnancy — By Wearing Empathy Bellies for One Month

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Is this the ultimate show of empathy? Three UK dads are taking on a month-long challenge, wearing 33-pound "empathy bellies" to honor their wives, mothers and pregnant women everywhere. Yep, we know, one month isn't exactly nine. But we're still pretty impressed by the commitment of Jason Bramley, Steve Hanson and Jonny Biggins. Meet the Three... Read more

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up? Preschoolers Answer

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Kid on the bottom right, we see you. That little boy is just one of the 15 preschoolers from the Wellington School in Columbus, Ohio, who shared their career aspirations for the photo, which was auctioned off at a school fundraiser. And after Reddit user AstroCat16 posted the photo online, the school's not... Read more

Will a Family's Self-Imposed Quarantine Save Their Daughter?

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To say that the O'Neill family lives in close quarters would be an understatement. The family of four has quarantined themselves in their Columbia, South Carolina home for nine months. And it's all in an effort to save their daughter's life. In July 2013, Eliza O'Neill, 5, was diagnosed with the rare, fatal genetic disorder called Sanfilippo... Read more

Happy Friday From the Cutest Taekwondo Kid

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Three-year-old Sophie, the littlest member of the Armly Taekwondo Club in Leeds, UK, has made a big impact. The club shared a video on their Facebook page of Sophie enthusiastically reciting the martial arts creed, and unsurprisingly, it was a huge hit. We can't decide what our favorite part is: Sophie's tiny ponytail, her pint-sized taekwondo... Read more

Pediatrician Refuses to Treat Baby with Two Moms

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For two Detroit-area moms eagerly awaiting their six-day-old baby's first appointment with a pediatrician, what should have been an exciting milestone turned into a major setback. Instead of the pediatrician they had carefully selected, a different doctor came out to greet them. Their first choice changed her mind because the married couple was gay. Jami and... Read more

Predictions for Year of the Sheep Babies

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Happy Chinese New Year! As we enter the Year of the Sheep (or goat, or ram; they're used interchangeably, and the Chinese character denotes a goat or a sheep), you might have high hopes for baby's sleep schedule. After all, counting sheep is the ticket to a good night's sleep, right? Regardless of how nursery-friendly... Read more

Bye-bye, Barbie! Realistic Dolls Are The New Toy Trend

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A quick glance at tiny-waisted, long-legged Barbies and plump-lipped, smoky-eyed Bratz tells us that most dolls set the bar for beauty pretty high (a.k.a impossible). For millions of little girls and boys around the world, these dolls serve as confidantes, best friends, even idols -- so airbrushing them to perfection is a slippery slope. That's why manufacturers and concerned moms... Read more

Can 'Thriller' Induce Labor? One Pregnant Woman Finds Out

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Spicy foods, long walks, castor oil...the list of supposed natural labor induction methods goes on and on. But one mom-to-be decided a little Michael Jackson might move things along. In a matching sports bra and sweatpants getup, Bonnie Northsea, 32, posted her "Thriller" rendition on Facebook. "Someone told me 'Thriller' would induce labor. Here I am on... Read more