It's Not Menopause; It's A Baby!

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There was no registry, no baby shower and no pregnancy worry for Judy Brown. And that's because this new mom didn't know she was pregnant until an hour before labor. The 47-year-old Massachusetts women headed to Beverly Hospital with severe abdominal pain, believing it could be a blockage or a gall stone. But the hospital's... Read more

Mom Breastfeeding In Public Gets Mugged

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“I’m trying not to breastfeed outside anymore." That's the word from 39-year-old Elena Sobina, who was mugged at knifepoint in a Manhattan park on Oct. 30. Her six month old, Kelly, had just fallen asleep while nursing around 5:30 p.m. in Washington Heights's Fort Tryon park. “I was very relaxed,” Sobina, who likes the neighborhood because... Read more

The First Photo Of Viral 'Baby Buns' Is Here

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The 'bun in the oven' baby is ready for his closeup! For the first time, mom Dana Griffin-Graves shared a photo of her miracle preemie, born at 23 weeks. "Look at his precious little feet and long toes!" she captions the Facebook photo, letting followers know baby Kaleb is feeding every two hours and having regular bowel... Read more

Would You Rent Maternity Clothes?

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Netflix, Birchbox, Rent the Runway, Stitch Fix: We're a society that swears by subscription and rental services. But what if your needs are only for a set amount of time? Say, less than nine months? There's still a service for you. Moms-to-be, introducing Le Tote's maternity clothes subscription. The company has offered women... Read more

Women Donate Breastmilk To Feed Baby After His Mother Dies

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It's often said it takes a village to raise a child. And in Williamsburg, Virginia, a group of women have rallied together to make sure one 4-month-old boy can continue his breast milk diet after his mother suddenly passed away. Last Saturday, after a trick-or-treating-filled afternoon with her infant son Jayce and 2-year-old daughter Peyton, 22-year-old Shelby... Read more

Mobile Screen Time Starts Early, Study Finds

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Forget walking and talking; the mobile media milestone comes first for many babies. A new study published in Pediatrics confirms that kids as young as one are using tablets for more than 20 minutes a day on average. The American Academy of Pediatrics advises against screen time for infants under age two, explaining... Read more

Stranger Rescues Baby From NYC Subway Tracks

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Braving public transportation with baby is always a harrowing experience. But one New York City grandmother's commute escalated into a true emergency when her one-year-old granddaughter fell out of the stroller and onto the tracks. The Daily News reports Pamela Ferrell was carrying her granddaughter's stroller off the subway in Times Square with... Read more

The Heartbreaking Reason Babies Shouldn't Sleep In Car Seats

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When used properly, car seats are life-saving pieces of baby gear no parent would dream of not having. But for one Oklahoma family, a car seat tragically proved deadly. At 11 weeks old, Shepard Dodd was put to sleep in an unbuckled car seat, placed on the floor in a home day... Read more

Passenger Demands UK Woman Show Proof Of Pregnancy Before Getting Train Seat

Commuting to work is no fun for Raayan Zafar. At 11 weeks pregnant, the 32-year-old UK mom suffers from severe morning sickness, but still needs to take public transportation during rush hour. “I feel dizzy and out of energy, which makes standing in the Tube quite difficult when there is not enough ventilation," she tells the Read more

Kansas City Royals Ben Zobrist Won't Miss World Series For Baby's Birth

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Two games into the World Series, the Kansas City Royals are two games ahead of the New York Mets. The stakes are high. A title's on the line. But will one player bow out, stepping up to the plate as a new dad? Midseason addition Ben Zobrist, whose postseason batting average of .347 shines above the gold... Read more