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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

What's the Link Between Bigger Newborns and Better Grades?

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Every mom knows every baby is different. But a new study has found that babies who have in common a heavier birth weight routinely perform better in school later in life. The study, conducted by a research team out of Northwestern University, looked at merged birth and school records for all children born in... read more

The CDC Weighs In on Circumcision: What Do You Think?

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Should you or shouldn't you? Circumcision is a hot topic among new parents, the debate centering around whether it's considered a true preventative health measure. But the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is now definitively saying that the benefits of circumcision outweigh the risks. And they're saying insurance should cover it. The... read more

#GivingTuesday: Here's How You Can Help

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Forget Black Friday and Cyber Monday -- it's all about #GivingTuesday. Today people and businesses are getting behind the idea that the holiday season is as much about giving as it is about receiving. And one very cool fundraising website, CrowdRise, is showing just how powerful your donation can be — with a virtual "Giving Tower." This... read more

How Safe Is Your Crib?

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A crib should be one of the safest places for your baby, right? According to a new study from the National Institute of Health, nearly 55 percent of US infants sleep with potentially unsafe bedding. Soft bedding and accessories like thick blankets, pillows, crib bumpers and stuffed animals may be pretty nursery decor, but... read more

Could Brain Abnormalities in Babies Cause SIDS?

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A new study may finally be getting to the root of what might cause Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The study, published in the journal Acta Neuropathologica, found that nearly half of infants who died of SIDS shared a same specific brain abnormality. Researchers looked at 153 San Diego infants who underwent autopsy, and discovered that of the 83... read more

What Happens When a Baby and a Sloth Live Together?

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We just told you that Kristen Bell is trying to figure out the best way to parent her growing family. And we think one family found a technique that Bell would LOVE. Remember when the actress fessed up to her emotional sloth obsession on Ellen? No? Then you need to watch this video. Now, meet Julia... read more

Is Sunblock Messing With Your Guy's Fertility?

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Sure, it's November, and sunscreen might be the last thing on your mind. But if you're planning a winter getaway, you might want to keep track of how much your partner is slathering on. A new study from the National Institutes of Health links benzophenone chemicals that filter out UV rays to a 30 percent reduction in male... read more

Awww! Derick Dillard Posts Jill Duggar's Sonogram

We can't get enough of these two. Derick Dillard Instagrammed wife Jill Duggar's latest sonogram, even throwing in a Psalm reference for good measure. "A week before Thanksgiving, I'm thankful for our baby boy! Awesome to think his heart has already beat about 26,784,000 times! Psalm 139:13-18," he wrote in the caption, referring to a... read more