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Aw! Preemie Steals the Show at His Parents' Hospital Wedding

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At 11 weeks old and weighing in at a little over six pounds, JJ Nelson may be the littlest ring bearer ever. The preemie was dressed up in a tuxedo onesie Tuesday to celebrate the marriage of his parents, Kristi and Justin Nelson. And since JJ is still in the NICU at Cook Children’s Medical Center... read more

Gerber Sued Over Allergy Claims

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced today they're suing baby food giant Gerber for claiming that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children. The filed complaint says Gerber misled consumers by claiming to be the first formula to meet government approval for reducing allergies. While the FTC wants Gerber to... read more

Pregnant? Here's Why You Need the Flu Shot

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Now that you're pregnant, you're hyperaware of everything that's going into your body. From tuna to Tylenol, you're second-guessing everything. But a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says you shouldn't think twice about a flu shot. The March of Dimes backs the report,... read more

How You Can Help Baby Learn New Words: Report

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Hoping to add a few words beyond  "mama" and "dada" to baby's repertoire? A new study from the University of Missouri is pinpointing when and how to introduce new vocabulary to babies and toddlers. Unsurprisingly, as babies get older, they get better at understanding the meaning of words. "We found that babies’ abilities to accurately... read more

The Japanese Pampers Ad That’ll Make You Tear Up

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Turn on those subtitles -- you're not gonna want to miss this one. A Japanese Pampers campaign is giving moms their due for surviving those first 12 months, a whirlwind of milestones, checkups and, yep, worries. So when it's time to celebrate his first birthday, it's also time to breathe: You made it! In the ad, moms... read more

New​! Brush Baby’s Teeth With Fluoride, Doctors Say

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A new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics says to bring on the fluoride toothpaste as soon as baby's teeth start to come in. This comes in response to the fact that dental caries, or tooth decay, is the most common chronic disease in US children, especially among poor and minority populations.... read more

This Dad Supports Breastfeeding Moms In ​a Hilarious Way

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Moms are pretty good about supporting other moms when it comes to things like breastfeeding, but dads -- not to mention kids -- probably don't quite understand your trials and tribulations. Enter Jason Greene. On his blog OneGoodDad, he really hits the nail on the head for breastfeeding awareness. And he gets his older kids... read more

Dog Begs Baby’s Forgiveness (WATCH!)

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Dog may be man's best friend, but Charlie the beagle has a lot of groveling to do to get back on baby Laura's good side. Laura started crying as soon as the dog nabbed her favorite toy. And the guilt tore him apart. Parents caught the whole saga on camera, and shared a minute and... read more

Mom Buying Diapers Receives Random Act of Kindness

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When Carol Flynn left a South Dakota Walmart after paying for a stranger's diapers, she didn't expect the kind of publicity that came her way. Flynn, 73, noticed that the customer in front of her was going to discard three 148-count boxes of Pampers diapers when the cashier would only price-match one box to a lesser... read more