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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

Ryan Reynolds's Top 5 LOL New Dad Quotes

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First-time dad Ryan Reynolds has lost a ton of sleep doting on his new baby girl (and his wife Blake Lively), but he hasn't lost his sense of humor. Doing the TV talk show circuit to promote Mississippi Grind, Reynolds talked about the ups and downs of parenthood and had audiences cracking up between oohs and awws. From dodging the question of his... Read more

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Welcome Their First Baby

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While we rang in the New Year by watching (on television) the ball drop in Times Square, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds welcomed their first child, according to the New York Post's Page Six. The baby arrived in December earlier than expected, but mother and child are both doing fine, reports the paper.... Read more

Exclusive: Why One Woman Hid Her Pregnancy for 8 Months

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Can you imagine keeping your pregnancy a secret up until almost the end? That’s what one mom-to-be decided to do when the pink line on her pee stick appeared this past April. Although Vanessa Joy and her husband Rob Adams were trying to get pregnant, it still didn’t prepare the New Jersey-based wedding photographer for... Read more