US Birth Rate Continues to Drop

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The US birth rate dropped for the sixth year in a row, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. 2013 saw 3.93 million births in the United States, only a slight drop from 3.95 million in 2012. But the steady decline means that our birth rates are actually no longer high enough to maintain a... read more

Don't Expect Emily Blunt to Sing Traditional Lullabies

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Looks like Emily Blunt is putting her Into the Woods singing role to good use at home. The actress and mother to 10-month-old Hazel dished to PEOPLE on Dec. 3 about what kinds of lullabies she likes to sing -- but don't expect any Brahms to be on her playlist. "I like to sing old standards... read more

Are Drugs That Boost Breast Milk Too Risky to Take?

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Even if you think baby isn't nursing enough, you're probably producing all the milk you need. Usually, it's a matter of perfecting baby's latch position or feeding more frequently. But some moms do need to turn to medications to help increase their supply. Now doctors are taking a closer look at one of... read more

Will U.S. Royalty Meet British Royalty on Will & Kate's N.Y.C. Trip?

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We're counting down the days until Prince William and Princess Kate make their New York City debut. While their Dec. 7 trip is packed with charity engagements and royal duties, the real marquee event could be a Brooklyn Nets basketball game where Kate might hang out with Beyoncé. Yep, British royalty might meet our very own royals. What could land the... read more

FDA's New Drug Labeling: How Will This Affect Your Pregnancy?

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While the decision has been a long time coming, the FDA just announced changes that will make it easier for pregnant women to understand the risks and benefits of their prescription medications. The changes have to do with how drugs are labeled. Rather than the old system, which uses letters A, B,... read more

Jimmy Fallon Welcomes Second Baby Girl!

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While we're bummed this means no new episode of The Tonight Show this evening, we're excited to report that Jimmy Fallon and wife Nancy Juvonen welcomed baby No. 2 yesterday! Frances Cole Fallon was born on Dec. 3 at 8:45 a.m., making Winnie Fallon, 1, a big sister. And like Winnie, Frances was born via surrogate.... read more

Pregnancy Discrimination Case: What You Need to Know

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In 2006, Peggy Young, a part-time UPS worker asked her employer for a light-duty assignment when pregnancy prevented her from lifting over 20 pounds. That request was accompanied by a note from her doctor. UPS said no, stating they would not treat her differently based on pregnancy alone. Young sued, claiming UPS violated the Pregnancy Discrimination Act.... read more

Eva Mendes Wouldn't Trade In New Motherhood Exhaustion

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Eva Mendes may have kept her pregnancy very private, but the actress is finally sharing details about life as a new mom to Esmeralda. During her appearance today on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Mendes opens up about her daughter, whom she and Ryan Gosling welcomed eight weeks ago. "You know we’re getting the hang of it, the sleeping thing.... read more

After IVF Journey, Bobbie Thomas Is Pregnant!

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The Today show baby boom is going to continue if Bobbie Thomas can do anything about it. The Today style editor, who shared her IVF journey all summer long, is pregnant! While she's early on in her pregnancy -- only about five weeks, she wanted to continue to share her news with the world. And the best... read more

Kourtney Kardashian Bares Her Baby Bump for DuJour Magazine

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Pregnant Kourtney Kardashian is the latest Kardashian to bare (almost) all. A few weeks after Kim released her stripped down, "Break the Internet" photos for Paper magazine, her older sis is following suit... well, birthday suit, that is.   In the December issue of DuJour magazine, the eldest Kardashian poses nude for a three-photo spread showing... read more