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How Early Can Babies Process Language? A Study's Surprise Finding

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Just because your child doesn't speak a word of Chinese doesn't mean he doesn't know it. The team of researchers at McGill University’s Department of Psychology and Montreal’s Neurological Institute found that the language an infant hears at birth creates neural patterns that leave their mark on the brain. Even if the child completely stops using the... read more

A Million Dollar Babymoon?

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It's the last hurrah for many expectant parents: a getaway vacation known as a babymoon. And for one Canadian couple, the unexpected birth of their daughter turned a Hawaii vacation into a million-dollar staycation. Jennifer Huculak was 24 weeks pregnant when she and husband Darren Kimmel flew to Hawaii for vacation. They bought a travel insurance... read more

Recall Alert! Graco Strollers Pose Danger of Fingertip Amputation

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Parents, listen up: Graco is recalling nearly 5 million strollers, the CPSC announced today. And the reason is serious: the folding hinge on the sides of the stroller can pinch a child’s finger, posing a laceration or amputation hazard. Graco has received 11 reports of injuries so far, including six fingertip amputations and... read more

The Sweet Way Carrie Underwood & Mike Fisher Found Out They're Having a Boy

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Even though Brad Paisley spilled Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher's baby beans at the CMA Awards, the super-private couple managed to keep their baby's gender a secret for as long as they could -- even to themselves. In a new interview with ABC News Radio, the country singer admits that she and... read more

​A Groundbreaking Cure for 'Bubble Babies'

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"To finally kiss your child on the lips, to hold her, it’s impossible to describe what a gift that is," says mom Alysia Padilla-Vacarro. For the first months of her daughter Evangelina's life, hugs and kisses just weren't possible. That's because Evangelina is one of 100,000 babies born each year with a malfunctioning immune system, called Bubble Baby disease.... read more

Gardner Quad Squad Reveals Their Baby Name Picks

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Struggling to pick a baby name? Try picking four. Ashley and Tyson Gardner, the now famous expectant parents of quadruplets, unveiled their picks on Monday. We'll no longer be hearing about babies A, B, C and D, but Indie Mae, Esme Jane, Scarlett Elizabeth and Evangeline Faith. The pair credits their Facebook fans --... read more

See Liv Tyler's Cute Bare Baby Bump Pic!

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Mom-to-be Liv Tyler is finally baring her bump! Two weeks after she confirmed her pregnancy with a clever "bun in the oven" Halloween costume, The Leftovers actress shared two gorgeous maternity photos on Instagram: one of her bare bump, and one from her Town & Country interview. The magazine's December 2014 cover girl... read more

Target's Home Style Expert Emily Henderson Talks Marriage, Fun & Family

Emily Henderson lifting up son, Charlie, with husband.Stephanie Todaro
It's a balancing act for sure: building a thriving career, raising a 1-year-old and maintaining a loving marriage. But Target's Home Style Expert Emily Henderson makes it look easy. The interior designer has spent the past year adjusting to life as a new parent. In her latest interview with The Nest,... read more

Adorably Sweet Baby Growth Tracking Ideas from Two Moms

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We love babies, obviously, but we got really excited when we saw these month-by-month baby photos inundating our newsfeeds. Two moms found two very refreshing -- and very different -- approaches to tracking baby's growth. The first is BennyFeed, one mom's Tumblr complete with "Hey Girl" memes and life hacks inspired by baby Ben. The best part?... read more

Kourtney Kardashian's Second Baby Shower: Breakfast at IHOP!

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We truly cannot keep up with the Kardashians… at least when it comes to baby showers. On Sunday, Kourtney had another baby shower (for baby No. 3) — this time a pajama party at IHOP. "I have the best friends in the world! Sunday morning 9am IHOP in our pajamas! #fancyBabyShower," Kourtney posted on Instagram.... read more