U.S. Birth Rate Shrinks Again

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What's your idea of the perfect family? One boy, one girl? Three kids? New data from the 2014 U.S. Census shows kids are becoming part of the equation less and less. The updated information is based on the 2014 Current Population Survey’s Fertility Supplement, which includes current data for women ages 15-50, but also tracks... Read more

Recall Alert! Smooth Industries Baby Pajamas

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Another motocross uniform pajama recall -- this time from manufacturer Smooth Industries. The recall affects about 7,600 pairs of pajamas, which fail to meet federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear. The PJs, which look like motocross uniforms, were sold in four styles: Ride Smooth, Honda, MX Superstars and Moto X. The one-piece pairs were sold... Read more

'Underwater Babies' Is Our New Favorite Book

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Photographer Seth Casteel has already done adorable portraits of dogs and puppies underwater, so his natural next step was documenting tiny humans in their very first plunges underwater. Casteel's book Underwater Babies contains over 70 photos of babies in the midst of supervised swimming lessons. The photographer told the Huffington Post that the babies,... Read more

'Sad Cake': Your Parenting Problems, Explained

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Meet Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee, the ladies behind The Bump Pump and Dump Validation Tour. These Denver-based moms are here to remind you that even on your worst parenting day, you’re doing a great job. And whether it’s via song at their parentally-incorrect live comedy shows or via blog post on The Bump,... Read more

What Sex After Baby Says About Your Relationship

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Let's face it: The thought of sex after baby is pretty scary. And some moms are more eager to get back in the sack after pregnancy than others. A new study is taking a look at those women and asking an important question: Does their motivation stem from a higher sex drive or a desire to... Read more

Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard Welcome Baby Boy

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There's another Duggar to count! At long last, Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard announced the arrival of baby boy Israel David. PEOPLE says Israel arrived on Monday, April 6 at 11:49 p.m., weighing in at 9 lbs., 10 oz. We were wowed when the newlyweds announced on Instagram Jill was expecting just eight weeks after their... Read more

Is a Cure for SIDS on the Way?

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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is one of the most heartbreaking things a parent can experience, especially because so little is known about it. Daniel Rubens, MD, an anesthesiologist at Seattle Children's Hospital and the founder of the SIDS Research Guild, has spent 11 years researching why infants can suffocate in their sleep within minutes,... Read more

Nick and Vanessa Lachey Share First Photo of Baby Brooklyn (Kind Of)

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She's quite the elusive celebrity baby! Three-month-old Brooklyn Lachey made her Instagram debut this Easter, but hidden under that adorable bunny knit hat, it seems she's already learning to dodge the paparazzi (or at least mom Vanessa Lachey's camera). https://instagram.com/p/1Hi2a4NyPf/?taken-by=vanessalachey Those cotton-tailed bottoms completed the outfit, and matched dad Nick Lachey's Easter getup: https://instagram.com/p/1HUsXBC3L6/?taken-by=nicklachey The... Read more

5 Ways to Reduce Stress During Pregnancy

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It's easy to get stressed out during pregnancy; you're growing a human being and preparing to raise it to adulthood, after all! But to commemorate National Stress Awareness Month, we're reminding you that too much stress can be especially detrimental during pregnancy, contributing to eczema and asthma in baby. So what's a mom-to-be... Read more

Yikes! The Risks of Purchasing Breast Milk Online

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For moms who struggle with pumping their own milk, several milk sharing sites are available online. If you don't want to supplement with formula, you can buy 100 percent human milk from other moms. Supposedly. A new study, published today in the journal Pediatrics, found that one out of 10 milk samples purchased online... Read more