The Message Behind This Viral Newborn And Placenta Photo

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There's lots of, well, alternative things you can do with your placenta. You can save it and turn it into jewelry. You can cut it up and turn it into pill form, eating it for the supposed postnatal health benefits, Kourtney Kardashian style. But rarely do we see it photographed. And that's why... Read more

Announcing The 2016 Best Of Baby Award Winners!

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We know better than anyone—the amount of baby gear out there is completely overwhelming. So we took the time to test, evaluate, and highlight it for you. After assembling strollers, lathering up with baby wash and getting up close and personal with some breast pumps, we can finally unveil this year's Best of Baby Award winners.... Read more

Chick-fil-A Offers "Mom's Valet" To Make Parents' Lives Easier

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Dining out with baby just got a whole lot easier. Chick-fil-A restaurants across the country are implementing an unprecedented service, "Mom's Valet." Here's how it works: Parents order at the drive-thru with their kids in the car, then go inside the restaurant where a Chick-fil-A employee will have a table (and as many high chairs needed) ready... Read more

New Mom Resolutions For 2016

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The countdown is over! A new year is finally here and with it comes a new slate, a new start and maybe even a new baby. For moms and moms-to-be, it’s the perfect time to appreciate all that you’ve accomplished in the last 12 months and set parenting goals for the next 12. If you’re... Read more

Equinox Commits To Breastfeeding In Public

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If working out is one of your New Year's resolutions, you're definitely not alone. Ready to lure in a whole new batch of aspiring gym-goers this year, Equinox just released its newest ad campaign. And "Commit to Something" is about more than working out. In fact, it encompasses breastfeeding.   While... Read more

Need To Decode Baby's Cries? There's An App For That

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Hungry cry? Wet cry? Your baby's trying to tell you something. And scientists from the National Taiwan University Hospital Yunlin have a pretty good idea of what that something is. A team of researchers spent two years creating the Infant Cries Translator App to help parents differentiate between four distinct types of baby cries: hungry, in pain, sleepy... Read more

Dad Turns Baby Into A Snapchat Superhero

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In a world where cute babies always make for excellent Snapchats, one dad is swooping in to make pictures of his adorable son even more extraordinary. Snapdad, also known as Belgian graphic designer Lukas Costeur, doodles on Snapchat photos of his newborn son, Felix, turning him into the world's cutest cartoon in each one. This little hero's scenes are shared on the Read more

The Best (And Worst) Breastfeeding Moments Of 2015

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It’s been an interesting year to be a boob, to own one or two of them and to try to use them to produce food for a baby. Women all over the place are doing the daily diligence of reclaiming the normalcy of breastfeeding—in public, in private, on a yacht, in a wooded glen filled... Read more

Why The Type Of Toy Baby Plays With Matters

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With a fresh mountain of holiday toys sitting in your living room, now is as good a time as any to confirm that yes, the toys your kids play with matter. And the simpler they are, the better. A new article published by JAMA Pediatrics found that toddlers who play with electronic toys–anything that produces lights, words... Read more

10 Things Your Baby Is Definitely Thinking

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As 2015 winds down and we start to relax this holiday season, it’s the perfect time to look back and reflect on the past year’s accomplishments. If you’re a new mom, this might be the year you got your greatest gift yet—a baby! Imagine if your baby could marvel at all that he or she's accomplished... Read more