Mom Completes Psychology Exam While In Labor

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We've seen lots of different ways to get through labor. From dance moves to selfies, what happens in the delivery room isn't always what you'd expect. But one Georgia woman turned her hospital room into a classroom, completing an online college exam between contractions. Tommitrise Collins, 21, says she could only... Read more

Supermom Donates Liver To Baby, Comforts Him Post-Surgery (WATCH)

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Never doubt your maternal instincts. Last May, Brodie Tigue was born perfectly healthy. But within a few days, his parents, Brunswick, Ohio, residents Traci and Russ, noticed his skin looked "different" from his sisters, and that his eyes appeared yellow in the corners. Brodie's pediatrician assured his parents these symptoms would go away, but Traci... Read more

Study Says You Can Put Those Stretch Mark Creams Away

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Are all of those creams and ointments claiming to prevent or reduce pregnancy stretch marks actually just a waste of money? Dermatologists from the University of Michigan think so, explaining that they still need to get to the bottom of what causes stretch marks in the first place. A new study from the University of... Read more

The Bump Unveils The 'Sexiest Dads Alive'

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Step aside, sexiest men alive! With the right haircut and tailored tux any man can be sexy, but it takes an extra special man to be a great dad. After carefully considering all of our favorite celebrity fathers, we've rounded up this year's ultimate list of Sexiest Dads Alive. (It's a tough job, but someone has to do it!)... Read more

New Tool Helps Women Predict Chances Of Having A C-Section

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When it comes to labor and delivery, there's a lot that's out of your hands. But what if you had a better idea of what was going to happen? One company has created the first-ever c-section predictor tool, helping moms-to-be calculate their likelihood of having a cesarean. The tool, an eight-question quiz that... Read more

Recall Alert: Tyson Chicken

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Tyson chicken lovers might have to start looking elsewhere for their daily dose of protein. Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that Tyson Foods Inc. has recalled approximately 52,486 pounds of chicken wing product that had an “off-odor” scent -- which could have resulted from possible contamination.... Read more

10 Tips For Moms Of Preemies, From Moms Of Preemies

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Each year, 15 million babies are born too early. These little guys certainly cover a broad spectrum; while a preemie is technically defined as a baby born earlier than 37 weeks of completed gestation, 24 weeks -- maybe even closer to 22 weeks -- is considered viable. We're also recognizing the... Read more

Why America's Lack Of Paid Parental Leave Is Everyone's Problem

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Jessica Shortall is a working mom with a career dedicated to the intersection of business and doing good. As the former Director of Giving for TOMS Shoes, she literally circumnavigated the globe with a breast pump, and now she’s here to give you advice for dealing with the challenges of being a working and pumping... Read more

How Baked By Melissa Founder Handled Her Gluten Allergy During Pregnancy

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Melissa Ben-Ishay is the President and Chief Product Officer of the New York City-based dessert company Baked by Melissa. When Ben-Ishay was fired from her job in advertising in 2008, she decided to do what she loved—to offer consumers the ultimate dessert experience. With the idea that people should be able to taste more... Read more

Kim Kardashian West Reveals Fear Of Developing Preeclampsia In Second Pregnancy

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For many women, pregnancy is a positive experience, with nothing but glowing things to say about their body changes, baby kicks and unusual food cravings. Some say it’s easier the second time around, when you know what to expect, while others say it’s harder to be pregnant and chase after a toddler. But for Kim Kardashian West,... Read more