Why Moms Need to Bond Sooner with Babies After a C-section

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Call it kangaroo care or skin-to-skin contact, but that special cuddling time is a huge part of getting to know your newborn. It's also something women who have C-sections don't get to experience. A new quality improvement project by the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) is calling for skin-to-skin to... read more

Aw! Preemie Steals the Show at His Parents' Hospital Wedding

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At 11 weeks old and weighing in at a little over six pounds, JJ Nelson may be the littlest ring bearer ever. The preemie was dressed up in a tuxedo onesie Tuesday to celebrate the marriage of his parents, Kristi and Justin Nelson. And since JJ is still in the NICU at Cook Children’s Medical Center... read more

Um, North West Finger Painted on What?

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Blue Ivy apparently isn't the only "Picasso Baby" around -- not since North West got her finger-painting hands on Kim Kardashian's purse, that is! Let me clarify: Kim Kardashian's leather Hermes bag that cost upwards of $10,000. Kim displayed her cream and brown satchel splattered with yellow, orange, blue and green splotches -- and one very... read more

Carrie Underwood's Three Pregnancy Workout Exercises

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You already know why working out during pregnancy is good for you. But what if we promised you could look  like Carrie Underwood? Okay, bold promise. But this easy pregnancy workout from Underwood's trainer Erin Oprea, a former marine turned Nashville personal trainer, isn't so strenuous you'll bail on it but still offers great health benefits. She... read more

Hear Kelly Rowland's Lullaby for Baby Titan!

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At one week old, Titan Jewel Weatherspoon already has a song written about him. Yep, new mom Kelly Rowland didn't waste anytime penning a lullaby and posting a sneak preview of it on Instagram. https://instagram.com/p/vOb-2Wv-Q_   "You will always be mommy's little baby," she sings, cradling Titan's head. And this isn't just the Lady-Gaga-offhandedly-singing-to-her-dog type of Instagram... read more

Get the Look: Christina Aguilera's First Post-baby Appearance

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We haven't seen much from Christina Aguilera since the birth of daughter Summer Rain on Aug. 16. But this genie is finally out of the bottle (had to?), and turned some heads at her first major post-baby performance. The singer wore a gorgeous floor-length, long-sleeved dress by Rubin Singer, paired with Christian Louboutin shoes to perform at the... read more

Recall Alert! McDonald's Hello Kitty Whistle

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McDonald's is recalling their Hello Kitty Whistle Happy Meal toys, the CPSC announced today. Pieces of the whistle -- which is included in a 3-inch figurine of Hello Kitty holding a pink lollipop -- can detach and pose a choking hazard. Two incidents have already been reported, one of which required medical attention.... read more

Move Over, Gisele! Alyssa Milano Gets Glam for Breastfeeding Pic

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Gisele Bundchen, take note: Breastfeeding imitation is the sincerest form of flattery! Alyssa Milano, who gave birth to Elizabella Dylan two months ago, took a page from the supermodel's playbook and posted a similar photo to Gisele's famous breastfeeding photo on Nov. 7 via Instagram. Even though Alyssa decided to leave the Mistresses cast... read more

Get In Sync: How Music Can Really Benefit Babies

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Playing music for baby may not turn him into a baby Mozart, but bouncing him to the beat will definitely boost his E.Q. That's the verdict from a new study published in the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. "There’s this idea that if we just play music in the background, then our... read more

Kate Middleton's Action-Packed Weekend in Wales

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What didn't Kate Middleton do on her trip to Wales this weekend? As she continues to resume her royal duties, the pregnant princess tended to a two-year-old, filled an oil tank and watched a rugby game alongside Prince William. And we resumed our royal bump watch: we detected a just-visible bump under Kate's baby blue Matthew... read more