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Here’s the Lowdown on Prince George’s First Playdate

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Playing with the future King of England may sound posh, but hey, it's a fact that all babies drool and love to grab at the nearest toy. Prince George was no exception at his first public playdate in New Zealand, where he played with 10 other babies with their parents present as part of Prince William... read more

Toddler’s First Car Wash Experience Is an Emotional Rollercoaster (WATCH!)

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Going through a car wash for the first time is actually kind of traumatic, now that I think about it. It's dark, it's shaky and huge brushes that look like willow trees are pretty much attacking your car, so we totally understand this two-year-old's reactions to her first car wash experience in a video that... read more

Mom of Twins Gave Birth to Friend’s Twins After Many Failed IVF Cycles

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Choosing a surrogate is one of the hardest choices to make in life -- especially after undergoing IVF four times. Sandi and Philip Palmisano's failed results were discouraging, but met Andrea and Mark Rivas in 2010 at the Shady Grove Fertility Center in Washington, DC, where they were also trying IVF. Andrea gave birth... read more

Stressing Out During Your Pregnancy Could be Bad for Baby’s Health

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According to new research performed by Dr. Petra Arck, stressing out during your pregnancy might put baby at an increased risk for asthma and eczema. The study, performed at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf in Germany, examined data from 994children and their mothers who had participated in an Australian pregnancy study. Starting out,... read more

Researchers Find That Autism Actually Begins In Utero, but Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Freak Out

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Fresh new research published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that though symptoms of autism may not be obvious until your child is a toddler, the disorder actually begins while baby's still developing -- in utero. According to the study, conducted by the Autism Center of Excellence at the University of California,... read more

Recall Alert! Tyson Frozen Chicken Nuggets

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Tyson Foods, Inc., has voluntarily recalled over 75,000 pounds of frozen white meat chicken nuggets in 5 pound bags that were sold at Sam's Club stores nationwide due to small pieces of plastic found in the nuggets. Here’s what you need to know about the recall: The recalled frozen, fully-cooked Tyson chicken nuggets are packaged... read more

Recall Alert! Evenflo Car Seats

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Evenflo announced a voluntary recall on more than 1.3 million child safety seats after finding that seat buckles in certain models were faulty and could become stuck in a latched position, making it difficult to remove a child from the seat in the case of an emergency. Evenflo stated that this problem could be to due to... read more

Mets Second Baseman In Hot Water for Taking a Three-Day Paternity Leave — and You Won’t Believe Why

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Ready for some news that will piss the pants off your Friday afternoon? Daniel Murphy, the New York Mets second baseman and brand new daddy, decided to miss out on the first two games of the 2014 baseball season to be by his wife's bedside at the birth of their first child. A new daddy... read more

This Baby Getting Covered in Kisses By a Bulldog Puppy Is Ridiculously Cute (Watch!)

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Since it's Friday, what better way to celebrate than watching adorable baby Diana get smothered in kisses by an adorable bulldog puppy in a video that went viral? Really, it's as cute as it sounds, especially since Diana is having none of it. The bulldog is all about spreading the love (and even climbs on her back... read more

Doctors Said This Baby Girl Would Never Crawl — but What She Did Was Even Better (WATCH!)

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As a baby, Eden Grace Nagle was diagnosed with a chromosomal deletion that meant she would probably never crawl, or walk. Her doctors, wanting to prepare the new parents for what Eden's life would be like, told Michelle Nagle and her husband that it was unknown whether or not their baby girl would ever be... read more