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Could Brain Abnormalities in Babies Cause SIDS?

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A new study may finally be getting to the root of what might cause Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The study, published in the journal Acta Neuropathologica, found that nearly half of infants who died of SIDS shared a same specific brain abnormality. Researchers looked at 153 San Diego infants who underwent autopsy, and discovered that of the 83... read more

What Happens When a Baby and a Sloth Live Together?

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We just told you that Kristen Bell is trying to figure out the best way to parent her growing family. And we think one family found a technique that Bell would LOVE. Remember when the actress fessed up to her emotional sloth obsession on Ellen? No? Then you need to watch this video. Now, meet Julia... read more

Is Sunblock Messing With Your Guy's Fertility?

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Sure, it's November, and sunscreen might be the last thing on your mind. But if you're planning a winter getaway, you might want to keep track of how much your partner is slathering on. A new study from the National Institutes of Health links benzophenone chemicals that filter out UV rays to a 30 percent reduction in male... read more

Awww! Derick Dillard Posts Jill Duggar's Sonogram

We can't get enough of these two. Derick Dillard Instagrammed wife Jill Duggar's latest sonogram, even throwing in a Psalm reference for good measure. "A week before Thanksgiving, I'm thankful for our baby boy! Awesome to think his heart has already beat about 26,784,000 times! Psalm 139:13-18," he wrote in the caption, referring to a... read more

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