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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

Snooki Is Pregnant With Baby Number 2!

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The Jersey Shore is going to have to prepare for a tiny new visitor soon! Snooki and her fiance, Jionni LaValle, announced today in a cute blog post that they're expecting their second child. "Jionni and I are so excited to confirm that we are expecting our second child! Now knowing that our test results are... read more

Controversial Bodybuilder Mom Speaks Out About Her Postbaby Health

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The last time we heard about weightlifting and bodybuilding mom Lea-Ann Ellison, she was sparking controversy by posting photos of herself on Facebook lifting enormous weights during Crossfit -- two weeks before her due date. Along with the photos, she wrote,  "After the birth of my second child, I knew I needed to step it... read more

Probiotics Probably Won’t Soothe Baby’s Colic — What to Try Instead

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New findings from a study published in the journal BMJ found that giving colicky babies probiotics most likely won't help his condition. Even though colic affects about 20 percent of babies, researchers don't yet understand exactly what causes it. Previous studies had linked probiotics as a way to soothe baby's colic, but the latest... read more

5 Stylish Pieces of Clothing From Jennifer Love Hewitt’s Maternity Line

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Hot mama Jennifer Love Hewitt gave birth to daughter Autumn only four months ago, but clearly her pregnancy experience was a good one since her stylish maternity line recently launched! Her spring collection, L by Jennifer Love Hewitt, is available at A Pea in the Pod and select Destination Maternity stores. Take a look at these... read more

Is Baby’s Crib Mattress Safe? Here’s What You Need to Know

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A brand new analysis of 20 new and old crib mattresses sold in the US, containing polyurethane foam and polyester foam padding, release significant amounts of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that are harmful to baby's health. The study, led by a team of environmental engineers from the University of Texas as Austin, read more

Should You Circumcise? Study Offers Another New Finding In the Circumcision Debate

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A new study, just published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, found that the benefits of male circumcision to health exceed the risks by over 100 to 1, with the rate of circumcised baby boys up 81 percent in the last decade alone. Led by Brian Morris, professor at the School of Medical Sciences... read more

Latest Breastfeeding Benefit Means Great Things for Baby’s Longterm Health

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The latest analysis from a cohort formed to anaylze the effects of breastfeeding on baby's health found that breastfeeding baby at and after two years old will help reduce his risk of obesity when he's 20 years old. Pretty awesome, huh? Led by Marie Françoise Rolland-Cacher and her colleagues at the Nutritional Epidemiology... read more