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‘Ghost White’ Baby Born Without Blood — Read Her Incredible Story

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Jennifer Juarez had a picture-perfect pregnancy: no morning sickness, no aches and pains, no cravings. Her baby girl-on-board was energetic, kicking her mama often, until one day, at 37 weeks, when she suddenly stopped. That same day, when the kicking stopped, her daughter, Hope, was delivered. She was three weeks early and ghost... read more

Can This Baby Really Be the Biggest Born in California State History?

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Sure, babies hit their milestones -- but set state records? Well, Sammisano Joshua Talai Otuhiva does. When Sammisano was born back in August, he weighed in at 16 pounds, 1.7 ounces and now, mom and dad are fighting for their son's spot at the tippy-top at the California scales. Sosefina Tagalu and Pavasio... read more

Kevin and Danielle Jonas Welcome Their Own Sweet Surprise on Super Bowl Sunday

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Make way for Baby Girl Jonas! The teenie-bopper heartthrob, Kevin, and his wife, Danielle, had their own little Super Bowl Celebration yesterday at the arrival of their daughter.

Earlier in the day on Super Bowl Sunday, the singer surprised us all by tweeting that the detergent brand, Dreft, would be covering the birth of...

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Need an Afternoon Pick-Me-Up? Read This Exciting, Heartwarming Birth Story

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Yesterday, in the midst of a two-inch snowstorm that swept through most of the south, a baby girl was born. And, in true snowstorm fashion, she was delivered on the side of an Atlanta highway by a police officer. Police officer Tim Sheffield responded to an accident during the storm when... read more

It’s a Girl for James and Kimberly Van Der Beek! [UPDATED]

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Updated January 31: The couple slyly revealed the name for their newest addition: baby girl Annabel. And baby makes, uh, five! The Van Der Beek broad announced the arrival of their third child, a baby girl, on Saturday, January 25. Baby Girl 'Beek (sorry, couldn't help myself there) joins big sister Olivia... read more

Mom Gives Birth to 15 Pound Baby – Wow!

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Ouch! A California mom gave birth to one of the largest babies born in the US in 2014. Andrew Jacob, born to Vanessa Cervantez, weighed in at 15 pounds, 2 ounces and was 24 inches long. I know what you're thinking and yes, he was delivered via emergency c-section at Desert Valley Hospital... read more

Make Way for Another Royal Baby! Zara Phillips Welcomes an Heiress to the Throne [UPDATED]

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Updated January 23: Zara and Mike announced that they've chosen Mia Grace for baby girl's name. Bless those Brits! Earlier this morning, Buckingham Palace announced that there was another royal baby born, this time to Zara Philipps and her husband, Mike Tindell. The baby is the first for the proud mum, who's... read more

Why Doctors Are So Worried About Birth Complications for IVF Babies

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New research released by the University of Adelaide found that the risk of serious complications at birth (such as stillbirth, preterm delivery, low birth weight and neonatal death) are twice as likely for babies conceived through assisted reproductive methods (like IVF and ICSI). For the study, researchers in Australia compared the outcomes of... read more

7 Top Pregnancy Trends of 2014

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Wondering what will make it big in the pregnancy world this year? From unique shower ideas and nicknames as first names to textures and prints in baby's nursery, take a peek at the hottest pregnancy trends to know about in 2014. Get ready for a year of serious style! Raising the ‘Barre’ on Prenatal... read more

Scientists Are One Step Closer to Finding the Cause of Preterm Labor

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In new research published in the journal PLOS ONE, researchers found that the reason a woman's water breaks too soon (resulting in preterm labor) may be due to bacteriaLed by the Duke University School of Medicine, the study authors suggest that a certain bacteria found in moms-to-be may lead to a thinning of... read more