Should Your Uber Driver Go Through 'Pregnancy Sensitivity Training'? China Thinks So

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An oversized driver who really has to go to the bathroom might not sound like the ideal candidate to get you to your destination. But for one Chinese valet company, it's all part of the training. Male employees of Ubo, a Chinese car valet service positioning itself as a premium service similar to Uber Black, are going... Read more

The Best Gifts Come In Small (Apple) Packages

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We’ve never seen a bait-and-switch end as happily as this. When Wyoming mom Catie Reay found out she was pregnant, she decided to surprise her new husband Chad with a one-of-a-kind early birthday present—a positive pregnancy test, cleverly disguised in an Apple Watch box. As Catie hands Chad the box, she hints at the sentimental... Read more

Baby's Cells Stay With You—And Change You—For Life

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Motherhood has changed you. Your baby will always be in your heart. Turns out both of these clichéd sentiments have some biological truth. Pathologists from Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands discovered fetal cells are capable of escaping from mom's uterus and spreading to other parts of her body. While the cells were few and... Read more

This Is Way More Than Just A Pregnancy Test

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Your pee can reveal a whole lot more than you thought. You've probably heard of the hormone responsible for that plus sign on a pregnancy test: human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG). It becomes present in your urine when an egg implants in the uterus. While its detection is enough to know that you're Read more

Pregnant Hawaiian Woman’s Birth Plan Includes Unusual Doula

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Water births have become more popular over the years, but this woman is about to take things to a whole new (sea) level. Spiritual healers Dorina Rosin and Maika Suneagle are expecting their first child later this month on Hawaii’s Big Island. The couple’s birth plan includes delivering baby in the ocean through... Read more

A Pregnancy Announcement, As Told By Sperm And Egg

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The city of Toronto became fertile ground for one expectant couple. Jen and Calvin, respectively dressed as an egg and sperm, ran around the city to film their pregnancy announcement. The title? "Jen & Calvin's Sex Tape." Jen -- sorry, the big pink egg -- struts around town, nonchalantly going about her day.... Read more

Celebrate National Dog Day With These Pugs Playing With A Baby

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It's that time of the year month week again, it's National Dog Day! (We know, we know; it seems there's always a holiday to celebrate your fur baby, from National Love Your Pet Day to National Puppy Day.) We just can't help covering the canines, whether the story's about baby bonding... Read more

Coming Soon: A Pregnant Woman Emoji?

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If you've been frustrated with the inability to express your love of bacon via emoji or always find yourself searching for a nonexistent food to notify your partner about cravings, you may be in luck. And while you're at it, you might be able to make an iMessage pregnancy announcement. Read more

The New Pregnancy Nausea Treatment Guidelines You Need To Read

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That upset stomach or morning date with the toilet bowl is par for the course during pregnancy. About 25 percent of all pregnant women experience some kind of nausea, and 75 percent experience both nausea and vomiting. But when it comes to curbing the discomfort, it's hard to know what's safe for baby. Cue Read more

Labor Pain? Dance It Out

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When your labor coach doubles as your dance coach, there's a good chance you're about to be an internet sensation. “I know I shouldn’t be laughing as a husband… but she said she wanted to be famous, so I guess this is how you do it. Doing the 'Tootsie Roll’ in labor,' Connell Cloyd says... Read more