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Mom-to-Be Delivers Baby Into the Leg of Her One-Piece Pajamas

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When labor happens... labor really happens, y'all. And your outfit is no excuse! A UK mum-to-be, Jessica Wynter, was wearing her full-body pajamas (read: adult onesie) when she went into labor with her baby. She thought that she'd have enough time to get to the hospital but surprise! baby came way earlier than mama thought... read more

Brave Survivors of the Boston Marathon Bombings Welcome the Sweetest Surprise Ever

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From the sadness, a miracle was born. Survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing, Christain Williams, and his girlfriend, Caroline Reinsch, welcomed their daughter to the world, less than a year after the bombings. Both Christian and Caroline were badly wounded during the blasts that silenced the US on April 15, 2013. The couple,... read more

Incredible! Two Sets of New Year’s Twins Born a Whole Year Apart

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Talk about an icebreaker! Two sets of moms gave birth to two sets of twins in 2013 and 2014. (And you thought your New Year's celebration was good, right?) Yaleni Santos Tohalino gave birth to her baby girl, Lorraine Yaleni Begazo, at 11:58 pm, December 31, 2013. Just three minutes later, at 12:01... read more

Delivering Vaginally After a C-Section? It’s Possible, Says Study

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Hoping to have a VBAC with baby number two? The latest study says that two-thirds of moms-to-be who attempt a natural delivery after having a c-section for their first births are successful. (Take that, science!) The research, published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, was conducted by the Office for Research... read more

Incredible Video Captures the Beauty of Being a Twin (WATCH!)

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Here's something you'll actually like crying about: newborn twins can't stop holding each other -- even when they're in the bath. The video, posted by Sonia Rochel, a French maternity nurse, depicts the "Thalasso Baby Bath" technique at work. Devised at the Clinique de la Muette in Paris, Thalasso Baby Bath involves caressing and... read more

Couple Married on 9/10/11 Gives Birth to Baby on 11/12/13 — How’s That for Coincidence?!

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Good things come on great dates! At least, that's what one South Carolina couple would say about their nuptials and first-born's birth date. Chase and Sarah Oliver were wed on a little over two years ago, on 9/10/11. Pretty adorable, right? The couple planned to say their 'I do's' on the iconic date but had... read more

Why Preterm Birth Is Riskier for Boys

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The latest research carried out by more than 50 researchers at 25 different institutions found that baby boys are at higher risk for death and disability in preemie birth than baby girls. The studies, carried out in conjunction with World Prematurity Day (it's Sunday!), noted that the disabilities preterm delivery puts baby boys... read more

US Preemie Birth Rates Have Dropped — but Is That Enough?

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Over the past six years, the US has celebrated a steadily lowering rate of preterm births -- but in the eyes of the March of Dimes, there's still much, much more work to be done. In 2012, the premature birth rate dropped to as 11.5 percent, but the March of Dimes is insistent... read more

Doctors Deliver Biggest Baby of the Year: How Much Does He Weigh?

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In Orem, Utah, doctors delivered what could be the biggest baby born in 2013. Joel Brandon Jr., (affectionately nicknamed J.J.), was born via c-section, weighing in at exactly 14 pounds. At her last ultrasound, baby boy was just over 11 pounds. "When he came out and they put him on the scale and... read more

Unbelievable! Mom Delivers Baby in Bookstore

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In what's got to be the fastest labor and delivery the world has maybe ever seen, one mama delivered her newborn five to ten minutes after stepping foot inside a Torrance, California Barnes & Noble bookstore. I know, it's not even enough to time to order a latte and settle in to a... read more