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Pregnant Woman Who Disappeared Before C-Section Found

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A pregnant North Carolina woman who disappeared an hour before her scheduled c-section one week ago has been found, and is no longer expecting a baby. Deputies were able to track down Carrie Bradshaw-Crowther, 49, at a gas station after her debit card was used at a nearby CVS. While it's still unclear why she... Read more

Sorry Kourtney Kardashian, Eating Placenta Doesn't Benefit Health

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"I will be sad when my placenta pills run out. They are life changing!" Kourtney Kardashian said on Instagram. While the Kardashians are certainly going through a number of life changes, it turns out placenta pills can't be credited for any of them. That's the word from a Northwestern University revRead more

Why Are People So Upset Over This Video?

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'Baby yoga' seems to be a pretty all-encompassing term. While you may have introduced baby to new stretches and movements at your last Mommy & Me class, the caregiver in a newly-viral Facebook video has a very different approach to the technique. The video shows a crying baby being held upside down in a bucket of... Read more

Quadriplegic Woman Takes On Single Parenthood

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Jen Goodwin knows a thing or two about taking initiative. The Arkansas native, a 32-year-old quadriplegic, just finished her second year of law school. She's getting ready to take on another endeavor, parenthood. And she's doing it alone. Since a boating accident left her paralyzed from the neck down seven years ago, Goodwin's come a... Read more

Breastfeeding Lowers Childhood Leukemia Risk

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The benefits keep on coming. This week, a new study out of the University of Haifa’s School of Public Health in Israel found that babies who breastfeed for at least six months have a lower risk of childhood leukemia than those who don't. Specifically, those babies have a 19 percent lower risk. And children... Read more

Watch This Baby Meet His Mom's Twin

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For a ten-month-old, the world can be a very confusing place. So when Felix Sileika met his mom's identical twin for the first time, it's no wonder he went bug-eyed. "I don't think he knows what to do," his aunt comments in the hilarious video uploaded to YouTube by Felix's dad, Dainius. That... Read more

TED Makes Big Change To Accommodate Working Moms

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One very innovative organization is working to correct a very backwards policy. Jessica Jackley, author of Clay Water Brick: Finding Inspiration from Entrepreneurs Who Do the Most with the Least, was asked to leave the three-day TEDWomen Conference in Monterey, California.  She had brought her nursing infant along to the conference -- which celebrates the accomplishments of... Read more

Breastfeeding Shamer Messed With The Wrong Mom

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Conner Kendall didn't set out to be a breastfeeding advocate. But circumstances turned her into a fervent one. The mom was breastfeeding her baby in a T.G.I. Friday's in Terre Haute, Indiana, when, unbeknownst to her, a stranger snapped her picture. He then posted it on Facebook and Instagram, asking others to weigh in on whether... Read more

In US Hospitals, Formula Handouts On the Decline

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Fewer hospitals are offering formula to new moms. No, they're not being stingy. They're working to promote breastfeeding. Formula handouts have been on the decline for years, but a new CDC study published in the journal Pediatrics determined that only about a third of hospitals distributed free formula in 2013, compared to nearly three... Read more

Toddler Says Goodbye to Garbage Man BFF

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Who knew garbage day could be so bittersweet? Two-year-old Deacon Ross just greeted his best friend, O Dee, for the last time. The two are an unlikely pairing; O Dee is the garbage man in Deacon's neighborhood. But not for much longer; Deacon's family is moving as they get ready to welcome a new baby.... Read more