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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

Halle Berry Said Breastfeeding Is the Quickest Way to Lose Baby Weight: Do You Agree?

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There's nothing like a gorgeous celebrity with a trainer giving weight loss tips -- but in this case, Halle Berry is the only one doing the work. The actress, who gave birth to her son Maceo five months ago, told Extra about her post-pregnancy weight loss regimen. "Every mother should breastfeed," Halle said. "It's... read more

Regina Spektor and Jack Dishel Welcome a Baby Boy!

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Regina Spektor is now a mama -- which means she needs to start incorporating lullabies into her repertoire! The Grammy-nominated singer and her husband, Jack Dishel, recently welcomed a son and took to Facebook on Tuesday to share the happy news. "Hi everyone! I wanted to let you know that Jack and I have... read more

Get the Look: Sherri Saum’s Baby Shower Bottle Favors

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For baby shower favors that are both sweet and useful, The Fosters actress Sherri Saum had the right idea. At her baby shower over the weekend, Sherri celebrated her soon-to-be-born twin boys with a garden celebration and gave her guests, including costar Teri Polo, a small baby bottle filled with green and blue jelly beans. At your shower,... read more

Play These Cute April Fools’ Day Jokes On Your Toddler Today

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Since April Fools' Day is today, there's no time like the present to get your toddler's sense of humor running with a few of these cute and innocent jokes. When they start to get the idea, just wait for the old "there's an elephant in the kitchen" line a few years from now and then... read more

5 Things We’re Wondering About Prince William and Kate Middleton’s New Family Photo

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Unsurprisingly, Prince William, Kate Middleton, Prince George and Lupo's new family photo is gorgeous -- there's just no other way to put it. Royal photographer Jason Bell, check. Kate's dainty white $660 Temperley London blouse, check. Immaculate shabby-chic -- yet slightly edgy -- exposed brick window setting, check, check and check. Not to mention George's adorable... read more

Scientists Are Working on Ways to Help IVF Couples Cope With Infertility

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A brand new study led by Helen Rockliff analyzed more than 23 previous studies in order to identify  what types of coping strategies, personality traits and social circumstances are available to help couples going through IVF treatments. Turns out, all you really need is a friend. By taking a look at 23 previous... read more

Megan Hilty Is Pregnant With Her First Child (and Craving These Foods She Can’t Have!)

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Former Smash star Megan Hilty better get her pipes warmed up for some sure-to-be-amazing lullabies. The actress and singer and her musician husband, Brian Gallagher, announced that they're expecting their first child this fall! "2 years ago today I met the man of my dreams and now we're proud to announce we're starting a... read more

A Working Mom Reacts to Gwyneth Paltrow’s Latest Outrageous Comments

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What hasn't Gwyneth Paltrow come under fire for? The Oscar-winning actress has been criticized for her polarizing comments regarding her diet, her children's diet, relationships, lifestyle and money for years, but hasn't particularly said anything about being a working mother -- until now. In an interview with E!, Gwyneth pretty much said that being a working mother... read more