Pregnant? Here's Why You Need the Flu Shot

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Now that you're pregnant, you're hyperaware of everything that's going into your body. From tuna to Tylenol, you're second-guessing everything. But a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says you shouldn't think twice about a flu shot. The March of Dimes backs the report,... read more

Chelsea Clinton's Comfortable Maternity Style: Get the Look

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Chelsea Clinton is all about comfortable maternity clothes these days, since she dished to Refinery29 that she's currently sharing clothes with her husband Marc Mezvinsky. When asked what her maternity style is like, the pregnant former First Daughter answered honestly, which makes us love her even more. "[I wear] anything that fits over my belly," Chelsea... read more

How You Can Help Baby Learn New Words: Report

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Hoping to add a few words beyond  "mama" and "dada" to baby's repertoire? A new study from the University of Missouri is pinpointing when and how to introduce new vocabulary to babies and toddlers. Unsurprisingly, as babies get older, they get better at understanding the meaning of words. "We found that babies’ abilities to accurately... read more

Jill Duggar's Baby Is the Size of a Peach: See Her Pregnancy Pic!

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Pregnancy is just peachy for Jill Duggar! The pregnant 19 Kids and Counting star posted a cute Instagram photo on September 17, showing how big her baby bump is at 13 weeks and one day. "In our second trimester now! "Baby Dilly" is now the size of a fuzzy sweet Georgia peach! #babydilly #secondtrimester #jillmdillard... read more

Eva Amurri Martino Stayed in Bed For a Week After Giving Birth: Would You?

Eva Amurri Martino is one proud mama after welcoming daughter Marlowe Mae with husband Kyle Martino on August 9. In an interview with People, the first-time mom discloses that even though she didn't have any breastfeeding issues with Marlowe -- aside from her eating too fast -- it was challenging at first.... read more

Enterovirus D68 Spreads Through 13 States

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An uncommon virus has now made its way through 13 states, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It's called enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), a potentially serious respiratory illness more likely to target infants and children. Don't panic yet: we promise this isn't Ebola-level-serious. It's really just a regular upper-respiratory infection, with symptoms like fever, runny... read more

The No.1 Thing to Protect Baby from Whooping Cough

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Photo: Thinkstock / The Bump
Baby might not be eligible for the whooping cough vaccine -- Tdap -- until she's two months old, but that doesn't mean you can't protect her from the infection. Whooping cough, technically pertussis, isn't usually dangerous in adults. But over half of babies diagnosed with pertussis need to be hospitalized, and in some cases, it's... read more

The Japanese Pampers Ad That’ll Make You Tear Up

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Turn on those subtitles -- you're not gonna want to miss this one. A Japanese Pampers campaign is giving moms their due for surviving those first 12 months, a whirlwind of milestones, checkups and, yep, worries. So when it's time to celebrate his first birthday, it's also time to breathe: You made it! In the ad, moms... read more

English Woman Has Triplets from Two Wombs (Wow!)

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Medically speaking, Hannah Kersey is truly one in a million. This English mom gave birth to triplets from two separate wombs because of a pre-existing condition called uterus didelphys, which affects one out of every 1 million women. Kersey was born with two wombs, and was told by doctors that her chances of conceiving were low.... read more

It’s a Girl for Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling!

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Photo Courtesy of Us Weekly/Getty
Hey, girl. While the world is just finding out, it turns out all your hopes and dreams of being the one and only mother of Ryan Gosling's children were officially crushed on Friday. Eva Mendes gave birth to a baby girl last week, Us Weekly reported today. The last few months have been a whirlwind... read more