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US Autism Rates Increase Again

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that US autism rates have increased -- again, noting that now 1 in every 68 US kids have been diagnosed on the autism spectrum disorder. The report highlights the American Academy of Pediatrics ongoing and urgent effort to get culturally sensitive screening and access to effective interventions... Read more

Couple Uses Kim and Kanye’s ‘Vogue’ Cover as a Hilarous Pregnancy Announcement

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It was only a matter of time before people other than James Franco and Seth Rogen parodied Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Vogue cover -- but who would have thought it would have been the perfect basis for a pregnancy announcement? NYC couple Maggie and Gennady Borukhovich, an administrative professional and the co-founder of FarFaria,... Read more

A Message from Michelle Obama for The Bump Moms (Really!)

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Back when Barack and I were expecting our first daughter, we were overwhelmed with so many emotions: excitement, wonder, hope… and occasional moments of panic at the prospect of bringing this little person into the world. We had all the usual first-time parent worries: How would we balance the needs of our growing family with... Read more

New DNA Test May Indicate Your Miscarriage Risk — Would You Take It?

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The latest research published in the March issue of Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology found that an alternative DNA test could indicate woman's miscarriage risk. The test, which offers clinically relevant genetic information to identify why a miscarriage may have occurred in a woman, and study are the first-of-their kind. Performed by researchers at... Read more

Elsa Pataky and Chris Hemsworth Welcome Twin Boys!

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I feel like I should play the lotto or something because these days, I'm spot on with my celeb baby predictions. Today Chris Hemsworth and his dashing leading lady, Elsa Pataky, welcomed twin baby boys! A rep for the couple confirmed the news to Us Weekly, adding that Elsa delivered at Cedar Sinai Medical... Read more

Five Times as Nice! Texas Mom Delivers Preemie Quintuplets

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Here's your Friday-feel-good: Premature quintuplets delivered in North Texas are doing "remarkably well," according to their doctor. Born at 29 weeks on Tuesday, the four girls and one boy delivered by proud mama Michelle Seals were breathing on their own after birth. At their doctor's request, Dr. Vijay Nama, the director at the Baylor University... Read more

Planning a Water Birth? Here’s Why Your Doctor May Warn You Against It

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Doctors have some serious misgivings about water births and according to the new joint guidelines released by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), they have good reason why. According to the new guidelines, it's okay for a woman to labor in the tub (to... Read more

Where to Shop for the Year’s Best Baby and Pregnancy Gear

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Looking to buy only the best baby gear for your baby-to-be? We can help with that. After checking out our definitive guide to the hottest products of the year, stock up on all the goodies you'll need once baby arrives -- and we've got the scoop on where to shop for a serious... Read more

What Do You Think of Kristin Cavallari’s Controversial Stance on Vaccinations?

Kristin Cavallari now has something in common with Jenny McCarthy: Vaccinations.

Kristin, who is pregnant with her second child and already a mother to son Camden, 18-months-old, publicly spoke out against vaccinating her children, due to concerns about autism. On Fox's show The Independents, Kristin said that she and husband Jay Cutler are choosing...

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Savannah Guthrie Announces Her Pregnancy on TV (WATCH!)

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Savannah Guthrie sure got our attention over morning coffee today! The Today Show host dropped not one, but two surprising announcements this morning on live TV. Not only did she wed fiance Michael Feldman over the weekend in Tucson, Arizona, but she also announced that she's four months pregnant!

"We set the wedding date, I bought...

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