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Building A Breast Milk Stash Before You Go Back To Work

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Meet Jessica Shortall, 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. Pre-order her upcoming book by Abrams, “Work. Pump. Repeat: The New Mom’s Guide to Breastfeeding and Going Back... Read more

Baby-Led Choreography Is A Thing

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"Squatting, collapsing, flat-footed running -- ...these adults are moving like babies." Straight out of a review from The New York Times, that assessment really nails it. Because, after all, the performance described was inspired by a 14 month old and a 5 year old. Milkdreams, the latest performance at La Mama in New York... Read more

Watch This Baby Meet His Mom's Twin

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For a ten-month-old, the world can be a very confusing place. So when Felix Sileika met his mom's identical twin for the first time, it's no wonder he went bug-eyed. "I don't think he knows what to do," his aunt comments in the hilarious video uploaded to YouTube by Felix's dad, Dainius. That... Read more

Could Preemie Babies Be Less Lucky in Love?

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Paging Cupid to the delivery room: Carrying to term may set baby up for a more favorable love life in adulthood. According to a study published in the journal Pediatrics, twenty-somethings born preterm (before 37 weeks) are less likely to move in with a romantic partner or have sexual intercourse than their peers born even one... Read more

Your Neighborhood Can Determine Baby's Life Expectancy

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You want baby to live a long and happy life. And a few miles can make all the difference, according to a series of maps released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and Virginia Commonwealth University. The nonprofit organization researched average life expectancies by neighborhood in a number of US cities. The title of the project, "Short Distances to Large... Read more

Big Baby? Induction May Be the Way to Go

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For women pregnant with big babies, choosing to induce labor can have big benefits, European researchers discovered in a recent study. The researchers, including Michel Boulvain, MD of Geneva University Hospital in Switzerland, wanted to see if labor induction could lessen the chance of shoulder dystocia in large babies. The condition, in which baby's head delivers but then... 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

Sacramento Couple Documents Pregnancy With Cute Time Lapse Video

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We never get tired of tracking baby bumps, but it's even more fun when parents do it for us. Cole Cuchna, a Sacramento barista who runs a parenting blog called HypeDad, recently uploaded a video to the blog called "Chalkboard Baby – A Pregnancy Time Lapse." The time lapse video stars his wife,... Read more

Carrie Underwood Debuts Her Little Team Player

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He may not look ready and rearing to go, but in his first full photo appearance, it's clear Isaiah Michael Fisher is already following in dad's footsteps. "The Predators are in the playoffs! Just waiting to get called up! #PutMeInCoach," mom Carrie Underwood captioned an Instagram of her son, born in February, snoozing... Read more

Toddler Welcomes Baby Sister With Epic Tantrum (WATCH)

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A new baby is always a blessing, but try telling that to two-year-old Piper, who threw the biggest tantrum of her little lifetime after learning she is now a big sister. Don't be fooled by her dainty purple and pink dress -- this is one rough reaction! Piper's father filmed her hilarious freakout after telling... Read more