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Surprise! Six Sets of Twins Arrive in One Maternity Ward

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The newest Twin City isn't in Minnesota. A maternity ward in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, is currently home to six sets of twins. And although this is a record for Saint Luke’s East Hospital, the staff says they're enjoying the change of pace. “Moms carrying twins from all over the community heard about this and now want to come... read more

Happy Friday: Dad Puts on Pants While Holding a Baby (WATCH)

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"A" for effort, right? For your viewing pleasure, watch one dad attempt to put on pants -- sans hands -- without putting down his baby. Laugh through every moment of struggle, every torturous leg shake, every strenuous lunge -- all set to Europe's "The Final Countdown." Finally, dad holds up baby in a Lion King-esque moment of victory. Granted,... read more

Gay Dads: 'You Can't Judge People on Their Normal' (WATCH)

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With a six-year-old, seven-year-old and eight-year-old at home, dads Kordale and Kaleb Lewis definitely have their hands full. But these proud dads are taking on new roles in a new advertising campaign for Nikon. "We just want people to know that hey, we're normal," the video begins. "And you can't judge people on their normal.... read more

Obama Calls for Paid Sick Days and Paid Family Leave

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If you're a working parent or one planning on continuing to work after the arrival of baby, here's a good piece of news: today President Obama is expected to announce several initiatives intended to improve United States workers access to paid sick leave, including parental leave. He plans to sign a Presidential Memorandum that will give... read more

How Napping Boosts Baby's Brain

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It's no surprise that naps are good for growing babies. And we're willing to bet they ended up being a pretty important part of your college experience too. But wondering if anyone has been able to pinpoint exactly what's so great about those midday ZZZ's? Well, a new study published in the Proceedings of the... read more

The Nontraditional Baby Announcement You Have to See

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Not sure how to tell the world you're pregnant? Take a cue from Reddit user MeggoEgggo1. As her photo caption states, it's "a nontraditional baby announcement for a nontraditional family." While her wife's shirt reads "I'm pregnant," hers says, "I'm not the father." Accurate, subtle, perfect. Don't be fooled by the stunned face; MeggoEgggo1 (the... read more

Our 'New Girl'-Inspired Maternity Fashion Picks for Zooey Deschanel

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Yesterday, the world learned that Zooey Deschanel is pregnant. So we've spent the last 24 hours brainstorming outfits for the quirky fashionista. This will be the first child for the New Girl star, 34, and boyfriend Jacob Pechenik, 42.“Jacob and I are over the moon. We are so excited to meet our little one,” Zooey tells PEOPLE.... read more

Need Baby Name Inspiration? These #BabyRapper Names Are Genius

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Okay, if River Rose is the newest baby music producer, we've found the talent she'll want to manage. Comedy Central's @Midnight did their usual #HashtagWars last night, challenging contestants and viewers to think of the best baby rapper name ideas. And the Twitterverse responded BIG time with gems that only moms and dads who... read more

Would You Pay for These Latest High-Tech Parenting Gadgets?

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Thanks to the new items revealed at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), all of your parenting excuses have gone out the window. From precise and constant temperature tracking to a bottle that shows the proper holding technique, there's a device (not to mention an app) for every parenting need. Stay tuned; they'll be released throughout 2015.... read more

Kelly Clarkson's Daughter River Rose Really Does Have Rhythm (Watch)

When Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton give you a guitar, you're pretty much expected to be musically-inclined. And it seems that River Rose -- Kelly Clarkson's daughter -- is proving them right. Clarkson recently debuted her latest track, "Heartbeat Song," with the help of her 6-month-old. The American Idol alum posted this teaser, featuring... read more