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Oops! Dad Delivers Baby Into Toilet

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Can't decide between a water birth and a home birth? This Connecticut couple inadvertently got both with their second baby. David Davis delivered baby Livia right into their toilet when it became clear his wife wasn't going to make it to the hospital on Friday. Lillie Davis was sent home from the hospital earlier that... read more

Victoria’s Secret Angel Doutzen Kroes Welcomes a Baby Girl!

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Victoria's Secret Angel Doutzen Kroes has a new little angel of her own! The Dutch supermodel and her husband, DJ and producer Sunnery James, welcomed their second child together today, People reports. Baby girl Myllena Mae was born at 10 a.m. in Holland, and joins three-year-old brother Phyllon Joy. "Both of our families are beyond thrilled to... read more

Paid Leave Keeps More Moms in the Workplace

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It's a startling fact you've probably heard before: The United States is the only developed country that doesn't offer paid maternity leave. Employers can offer some sort of compensated leave, but only 59 percent of workers say this is the case at their companies. With an immediate drop off in income and no subsidized childcare, women without paid... read more

See Evanescence Singer Amy Lee’s Baby Boy (Who Has a Ferocious Middle Name)

Amy Lee is now a proud mama! The Evanescence singer and her husband, Josh Hartzler, recently welcomed their first child, a boy, and the "Bring Me to Life" singer was nice enough to share an Instagram picture. "Our little cub, Jack Lion Hartzler, is here," she wrote. "I have never known the depths of my heart... read more

The Perks (We Swear!) of Morning Sickness

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Is the only thing getting you through first trimester morning sickness the rumor of a faraway, tranquil second trimester? (You've heard it all: "You'll have so much more energy!" "You won't even feel like you're pregnant!") A new study is introducing a brand new silver lining to your nausea: a healthier baby. The read more

Jaime King Reveals Heartbreaking Details About Her 5 Miscarriages to Help Other Moms

Supermodel and Hart of Dixie actress Jaime King welcomed her sweet son James Knight last October with husband Kyle Newman, but nobody could have guessed just how painful and heartbreaking her road to childbirth was. In a now-deleted Instagram post from Friday, Jaime made her private struggle public by opening up to moms around the world to... read more

New AAP Guidelines for Treating RSV

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For the second time in two years, the American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for doctors to scale back the use of palivizumab prophylaxis when it comes to treating RSV in infants. Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is a common lung infection that most kids come into contact with by age two. It's usually nothing too... read more

Kelsey Grammer and Kayte Walsh Welcome a Baby Boy — Find Out His Name!

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The Grammer brood just expanded! Kelsey Grammer and his wife, Kayte Walsh, welcomed their second child on Tuesday, making Kelsey a father for the sixth time! Wowzers. At 8:28 a.m. in Los Angeles, Kayte gave birth to a baby boy, Kelsey Gabriel Elias Grammer, weighing 8 pounds and 2 ounces and measuring 20.5 inches long, according... read more

Could Labor Pain Meds Lower Your Risk of Postpartum Depression?

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An epidural might be your secret weapon against postpartum depression. A Chinese study found that women who received epidural anesthesia during a vaginal delivery had a much lower risk for postpartum depression than women who didn't. How much lower? 21 percent. "It's a huge omission that there has been almost nothing in postpartum depression research... read more

Tylenol’s Still Safe, But Maybe Not Effective

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Tylenol is considered safe for moms-to-be and fetuses, but a new study says that it might not be doing anything at all for back pain. The George Institute for Global Health looked at acetaminophen, which is sold under brand names like Tylenol, Anacin and Panadol. While the drug has been proven to reduce headaches, tooth aches and pain... read more