Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Welcome Their First Baby

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While we rang in the New Year by watching (on television) the ball drop in Times Square, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds welcomed their first child, according to the New York Post's Page Six. The baby arrived in December earlier than expected, but mother and child are both doing fine, reports the paper.... read more

Proud Mom Hayden Panettiere Shows Off Baby Kaya

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Get ready to swoon; Hayden Panettiere and Wladimir Klitschko may be very private about their relationship, but they can't help but share adorable photos of their baby girl Kaya Evdokia, whom they welcomed on Dec. 9. Klitschko posted this adorably silly Instagram of fiancée Panettiere and their baby daughter on Sunday. Do you think Kaya... read more

The Babies of 'Downton Abbey': Our Season 5 Predictions

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After too many months of Dowager-Countess deprivation, Downton Abbey is back in the U.S.! Season four ended on an uncharacteristically happy note -- we're talking Mrs. Hughes and Carson hand-in-hand happy. As we venture into season five, we're turning our attention to the often-overlooked Grantham babies. By our calculations, Sybbie is 4, George is 3, and... read more

How Many Babies Will Be Born in 2015?

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New year, new stats. The Census Bureau says that this January, the U.S. will see a new birth every eight seconds. The data comes hand-in-hand with an updated U.S. population figure as of Jan. 1, 2015, accounting for a grand total of 320.09 million people. Since the last population count in April 2010, we've added 11.35 million people,... read more

How to Give Baby a Bath, Step-by-Step

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Happy National Bath Safety Month! (Yep, that's a thing.) We know that bathing baby is somewhat of an art form. How do you know if the water's the right temperature? And how the heck do you get him to stop squirming? Here's a step-by-step guide to safely giving baby a bath. We've even got a... read more

Keep Your Fitness Resolutions: 10-Minute Exercises to Do While Baby Naps

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Sure, you can nap while baby naps. But if 2015 is the year you're really going to stick to your fitness resolutions, baby's nap time might be the perfect window for squeezing in a workout. We've got three super easy, equipment-free workouts that take just about ten minutes. This isn't CrossFit, and you probably won't... read more

The 'Official' Rules for First Baby of the Year

The first baby of the New Year earns immediate fame and lifelong bragging rights. With stakes like that, the determination should require some strict guidelines, right? It turns out it's probably less official than you think. The sense of competition associated with welcoming the first baby is probably stronger among hospitals than expectant parents. And... read more

New Mom Resolutions

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Now that 2015 is officially here, it's time to finalize those New Year's Resolutions. From honing their cooking skills to shedding the baby weight, Bumpies shared their own goals with us. How do yours stack up? "I'm going to get out and socialize with friends and my husband more. I'm a stay-at-home mom, so my focus has... read more

Breastfeeding Moms: Is a Celebratory Sip Okay?

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Happy New Year's Eve! Or is it? If you're bummed about sticking to seltzer tonight or already stressed about pumping and dumping, we have some great news for you. For breastfeeding moms, a glass of wine or a champagne toast at midnight is probably just fine. As she geared up for holiday parties this year, breastfeeding... read more

Breakout Baby YouTube Stars of 2014