Essential Oils for Labor and Delivery

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Essential oils have been taking the world by storm lately, and for good reason. Essential oils* are a fantastic way to enhance and sustain your health. I also found them to be absolutely vital during the birth of our son. They played a big role in relieving pain and encouraging energy and focus when I was... read more

Shakira is Pregnant!

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Just when we thought celebrating the 13th anniversary of "Whenever, Wherever" was going to be the highlight of the week, we get hit with even bigger and better Shakira news: the Colombian singer is pregnant with baby number two! "Yes, we are expecting our second baby!! Thank you all for your well wishes!" she confirmed on... read more

Make a Full-Body Workout a Walk in the Park

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With summer giving way to fall, many moms are still rejoicing in the sunshine and flocking to the park. If you have young children at home, or if you work outside the home during the day, it can be difficult to fit in a workout. You can start by getting outside. Just walking is good exercise,... read more

Study Shows Hormone Protects Brains of Premature Babies

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Boosting the health of premature baby brains might not be so different from boosting athletic performance. A new study published in JAMA, or the Journal of the American Medical Association, says that erythropoietin does the trick. Also known as EPO, this hormone stimulates the production of red blood cells and reduces the need for blood... read more

2014 Emmy Awards: Big Baby News From the Red Carpet!

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There's nothing like fun baby news to spice up last night's lackluster Emmy Awards! I don't know about you, but the red carpet is pretty much all I need to watch (okay, and a little Jon Hamm screentime doesn't hurt either). Anyway, two baby bombshells were dropped last night: Amanda Peet is expecting her third child... read more

Boob Care Tricks and Tips from an Expert

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Breastfeeding awareness month is coming to a close, so we want to cap things off with some boob care tips for all of you new mamas. You can start to battle sagging, soreness and stretch marks before baby even arrives. (Woo hoo!) Sian Sutherland, co-founder of Mama Mio skincare products, offers advice for a different kind... read more

​Parents’ Strength Captured in Pregnancy Time-Lapse Video ​

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This isn't the first pregnancy time-lapse video we've seen, but it's one of the most inspirational. (It's kind of long, but worth the watch!) Excited to document their pregnancy while exploring their new city of Cincinnati, Rob and Erin Marshall took one-second video clips from each day leading up to baby Alexander's birth. Most of... read more

Christian Bale and Sibi Blazic Welcomed a Baby Boy!

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Christian Bale now has a new little batboy in his life! The Dark Knight Rises actor and his wife of 14 years, Sibi Blazic, recently welcomed a baby boy, People confirms. Since the couple is uber-private and keeps their personal life under lock and key, we sadly don't know the name, birth date or any... read more

​Another Today Show Baby: Jenna Wolfe is Pregnant!

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Okay, so I answered yesterday's question, and the next Today Show baby is on the way. Right on the heels of Carson Daly's birth announcement, Today Show anchor and correspondent Jenna Wolfe announced that she and partner Stephanie Gosk are expecting their second child in February. "Harper is going to be a big sister,"... read more

You’ll Never Guess Who Hayden Panettiere Nominated for the Ice Bucket Challenge

Well, this is one way to confirm her pregnancy! Hayden Panettiere took a tip from Zoe Saldana using the Ice Bucket Challenge to display her baby bump -- but that's not all she did. "I accept my ALS Challenge," Hayden says. "I renominate Kacey Musgraves -- you're not getting out of this, Wladimir Klitschko,... read more