The Royal Baby Will Arrive in…

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A short and simple statement from Kensington Palace Monday morning revealed some very big news: Princess Kate and Prince William's second child is due in April. It will be quite the celebratory month for the royal family: The Queen turns 89 on the 21st, and Will and Kate will celebrate their fourth anniversary on the 29th. "Their Royal... read more

Blake Lively Debuts Her Baby Bump, Talks Maternity Style

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We had a sneaking suspicion that Blake Lively's first baby bump debut would shut the red carpet down -- and it did. The pregnant lifestyle maven and Age of Adaline actress wore a stunning pink, tan and purple floral Michael Kors gown to the God’s Love We Deliver 2014 Golden Heart Awards in New York... read more

Are Pregnancy Cravings All In Your Head?

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The cliché of pregnant women craving ice cream and pickles … well, a new study suggests that's not that far off from the truth. Researchers at SUNY Albany found that 50 to 90 percent of pregnant women in the U.S. experience cravings, especially in the second trimester. The foods that hit the spot? Ice cream,  fruit... read more

What the Facebook and Apple Egg Freeze Means for Working Women

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Free, unlimited snacks, a reportedly awesome maternity leave policy … now Facebook and Apple are paying up to $20,000 for women employees to freeze their eggs. Since each round of egg freezing costs about $10,000, it's no wonder this made headlines across our social media feeds. Leave it to these Silicon Valley giants to completely one-up the... read more

Which Power Couple Gave Kelly Clarkson's Baby Girl Her First Guitar?

Kelly Clarkson holds her baby girl River Rose
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Kelly Clarkson's baby girl River Rose is only four months old, but she's already being treated like a country superstar. Power couple Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton gave Clarkson's daughter a six-string acoustic guitar. Even though River isn't quite big enough to play the impressive instrument (since she's a third of the guitar's size and all), it's... read more

A Fascinating Snapshot of a Baby's First Hour of Life

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Compared to other species, human babies are incredibly (and adorably) helpless and slow to develop. But a new article in Science News looking at a 2011 study published in the journal Acta Paediatrica shows that our fragile little offspring actually achieve many major milestones in just 70 minutes after being born. Their motivation? To find mom's breast and... read more

Amanda Peet Is Having a Baby Boy!

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Amanda Peet and David Benioff are expecting their first baby boy! The pregnant actress revealed her baby's gender to People at the UN Foundation and Walgreens’s Get a Shot. Give a Shot. campaign in Los Angeles. "I’m very excited,” Amanda says. And what about the couple's daughters Molly June, 4, and Frances Pen, 7? "[Molly... read more

When Should You Get an Epidural?

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Potential good news for moms about to go into labor: If you want an epidural, STAT, a new study says that's exactly when you should be able to get it. After randomly assigning 15,752 first-time mothers from nine different studies to "early" or "late" epidural groups, researchers from The Cochrane Library found that women who had early epidurals were no more or... read more

'Bucket List Baby' Makes Brief Debut Before Passing Away

Bucket List Baby Shane Haley
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Philadelphia couple Jenna and Dan Haley, who carried out a viral bucket list for their terminally-ill unborn baby, said hello and goodbye to Shane Michael Haley Thursday morning. "Today at 6:15 a.m., after meeting his entire family and being baptized into the Catholic faith, baby Shane died peacefully in his Mother's arms." The Facebook page Prayers... read more

See Kelly Rowland's Bump-Baring Photo Shoot

We've loved seeing proud mom-to-be Kelly Rowland's growing baby bump on Instagram (and her fierce pregnant workouts!) and now she's taken it a step further by posing for a beautiful nude maternity shoot for Elle.com. The singer and actress bared her body and bump confidently, and with good reason. "It's really -- I won't... read more