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The Really Important Reason You Shouldn’t Try to Be a “Super Parent”

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It's been written off as the result of hormonal changes for years, but postpartum depression, and new-parent mental health in general, may have more to do with the way our culture shapes parenting. As you've probably noticed, having a baby is a pretty life-altering thing. So it's not surprising that new moms and new dads are especially... read more

Christina Aguilera Gave Birth to a Baby Girl (Who Has a Nature-Inspired Name!)

Christina Aguilera is now a mom of two! The four-time Grammy winner (who has the best voice for lullabies, by the way), gave birth to Summer Rain Rutler via C-section on August 16 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to UsWeeklywith the support of her film producer fiance Matt Rutler. Christina... read more

You Can Test Your Preconception Health From Home

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Ah, if only all check-ins on the road to pregnancy were as easy as the pregnancy test itself. Pee on a stick, get fairly immediate results, react accordingly. This week, e.p.t. announced a new suite of at-home tests to make your life a whole lot easier. The Preconception Health Test is especially cool. While you... read more

See Pics of Savannah Guthrie’s Baby Girl!

Savannah Guthrie is now a proud mama! The Today Show host welcomed her first child, a baby girl, with husband Mike Feldman on August 13. Vale Guthrie Feldman was born early in the morning and weighed in at eight pounds and five ounces and measured 19.5 inches long. Savannah hinted that she had given birth... read more

See Pretty Pics From Alyssa Milano’s Floral Baby Shower

Could Alyssa Milano have been any cuter at her baby shower? The pregnant Mistresses actress recently celebrated the impending arrival of her baby girl with a gorgeous floral-themed party. Alyssa's shower attire, from her Dolce & Gabbana maternity dress to her boho-chic flower crown, was perfect for summer. The former Charmed star and her friends ate... read more

Susan Sarandon’s Daughter Eva Amurri Welcomes a Baby Girl

Susan Sarandon is officially a grandma! Her daughter, Eva Amurri Martinoand Eva's husband, soccer analyst Kyle Martino, welcomed their first child on August 9: a daughter named Marlowe Mae Martino. She weighed in at six pounds and 11 ounces, and Eva and Kyle "are thrilled and enjoying the new addition to their family," her rep told... read more

New Synthetic Protein Gives Sperm a Boost

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If you're a TTCer, you might already have your sperm basics down. It remains viable for days after sex, it doesn't love hot water, it's loaded with protein. But it doesn't always do it's job. Now, researchers are combating male infertility with a synthetic version of that protein, known as PAWP. Sometimes, a guy's sperm is unable... read more

Why You Won’t Be Seeing Baby Pictures at the OB

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It's cute, it's common, and more than anything, it's reassuring. Seeing the smiling faces of all the babies your OB has delivered lets you know this whole pregnancy thing is going to turn out just fine. But more and more doctors are moving these baby boards out of sight, thanks to of the federal patient privacy... read more

One More Thing to Avoid While Pregnant: Is This In Your Bathroom?

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Environmental health concerns have the FDA trying to decide what to do about the use of common antibacterial compounds, found in things like soaps, detergents and toothpastes. But while they deliberate, scientists are calling attention to the potential risks the compounds have on pregnant women and their fetuses. What? Isn't practically every hand soap... read more

Ali Larter’s Second Pregnancy Announcement Was Seriously Cute

There's no late-night host that gets more excited about baby news than Jimmy Fallon, so Ali Larter's decision to reveal some exciting news on The Tonight Show was the perfect choice! The Legends star and her husband, actor Hayes MacArthur, are expecting their second child, and Ali confirmed the news by rubbing her baby bump during last... read more