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Five Times as Nice! Texas Mom Delivers Preemie Quintuplets

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Here's your Friday-feel-good: Premature quintuplets delivered in North Texas are doing "remarkably well," according to their doctor. Born at 29 weeks on Tuesday, the four girls and one boy delivered by proud mama Michelle Seals were breathing on their own after birth. At their doctor's request, Dr. Vijay Nama, the director at the Baylor University... Read more

Planning a Water Birth? Here’s Why Your Doctor May Warn You Against It

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Doctors have some serious misgivings about water births and according to the new joint guidelines released by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), they have good reason why. According to the new guidelines, it's okay for a woman to labor in the tub (to... Read more

Jessie James and Eric Decker Welcome a Baby Girl!

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Make way for some mini-cowgirl booties, y'all! The country singin' star Jessie James and her Denver Bronco's babe, uh, I mean husband, Eric Decker, welcomed their first daughter together on the March 18th. A rep for the couple told E! News that, "Jessie went into the hospital [March 17th] at 3:30 p.m. and... Read more

Rosie Pope Welcomes Baby Number 4 — Wow!

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The fourth time's a charm for Rosie Pope! The Pregnant in Heels star and her husband, Daron, welcomed their fourth child, a daughter, into the world this morning. The couple named their baby girl Bridget Monroe, who weighed in at 7 lbs., 12 oz, reports People. "Bridget and Rosie are doing great!" Rosie's rep told the outlet.... Read more

More Women Are Delivering Babies Outside of Hospitals and Here Are a Few Reasons Why

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Thinking about delivering baby outside of the hospital? You're not alone. The latest research released from the CDC shows that more and more moms-to-be are choosing to have their babies in "out-of-hospital" locations -- and the trend continues to grow. In 1900, almost all of US births took place outside a hospital and... Read more

Guess Where Thandie Newton Gave Birth to Her Third Child?

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Happy news for Thandie Newton and her husband Ol Parker! Thandie gave birth to her third child (and first boy) on Monday at her home with a midwife, and judging from her cool, calm and collected tweets, it sounds like her son's birth went off without a hitch. Thandie took to Twitter to... Read more

Eating Your Fruits and Veggies Could Keep You From a Preterm Delivery

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Remember all those times your own parents warned you to eat your fruits and vegetables? Turns out grandma- and grandpa-to-be might've been on to something. New research suggests that pregnant women that drink a lot of water and eat a diet rich in veggies, fruits and whole grains are actually lowering their risk... Read more

‘The Bachelorette’s DeAnna Pappas Stagliano Is a Mom! Check Out Her Daughter’s Old-School Name

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If you're a fan of The Bachelorette, get excited! Former Bachelorette star DeAnna Pappas Stagliano gave birth to her first child on Thursday. Her husband, Stephen Stagliano, tweeted about the arrival of their daughter, Addison Marie, on Saturday. He said, "Our little angel is here! Daddy now has two loves in his life! Thank... Read more

Baby’s Dramatic Delivery Leaves Us With One Big Question: Are Maternity Wards Understaffed?

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Talk about hands-on daddy duty! A Boyton Beach couple shocked themselves -- and the Bethesda Hospital maternity ward doctors and nurses -- when they delivered their daughter in the hospital on their own, without a doctor in sight. Last Saturday, Indira Ali and her husband, Zaheer Ali, headed to the hospital shortly after... Read more

It’s a Girl for Daphne Oz!

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Looks like new daddy John Jovanovic is officially outnumbered! Daphne Oz, host of The Chew, delivered a baby girl late last night! Baby Girl Oz-Jovanovic was born at 10:03 pm and weighed in at 6 pounds, 13 ounces. She was 20.5 inches long. Daddy said that mom and baby, who's the first for... Read more