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Jenna Fischer Is Pregnant With Baby Number 2!

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Prepare The Office, there's another baby on the way! Our beloved, Pam, err, Jenna Fischer and her husband, Lee Kirk, have announced they're expecting their second child together this summer! The baby-on-board will join big brother Weston Lee, who's two and a half. In previous interviews, Jenna said that after giving birth to... read more

Study Warns Against Acetaminophen During Pregnancy: Here’s Why

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According to the latest study, researchers are now suggesting that taking acetaminophen during pregnancy could increase baby's risk of ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). Acetaminophen, the active ingredient in medicines like Excedrin and Tylenol, has generally been thought to be safe, and more than 50 percent of women in the US take acetaminophen... read more

Wow! Mom Delivers Baby on New York City Street Corner

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What's the most incredible thing you've seen at a New York City crosswalk? Passerby's bore witness to a woman in labor delivering her baby on the side of the street. The woman, who's name was not released, was trying to hail a cab to the hospital on the corner of 68th Street and... read more

Should Hospitals Ban Formula from the Maternity Ward?

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Though some hospitals have already banned formula from the maternity ward, new research performed by UC Davis found that mothers who feed their newborns formula in the hospital are less likely to fully breastfeed their babies -- and are more likely to quit breastfeeding early. The research, titled In-Hospital Formula Shortens Breastfeeding Duration,... read more

Mom Delivering Triplets Gets a Surprise She’d Never, Ever Dreamed Of

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Here's your daily dose of delivery drama: Mama-to-be Kimberly Fugate, who was in the midst of c-section delivery quickly -- and unexpectedly -- learned that she was having quadruplets, not triplets, like she was originally told. She told Good Morning America, "They had got the three out and they said, 'More feet,' more... read more

Mexico Bans These Outrageous Baby Names: See the List!

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Thinking about naming your baby Facebook? Uh, well, sorry, mom. Mexican officials in Sonora, which boarders the US state of Arizona, have banned 61 baby names in an effort to keep incredibly "unique" monikers out of schools (to prevent bullying). The law, which went into effect on Monday, is all part of Sonora state Civil... read more

Lil’ Kim Is Pregnant!

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If you grew up listening to "Crush On You" and hoping that music would always be that good, I've got some great news for you: Lil' Kim is pregnant! The mistress of rap shared the news with Us Weekly, saying "I'm so excited! I'm a few months along, I can't wait to be a mom."... read more

Mom Discovers She’s Pregnant With Triplets 4 Months After Delivering Her First Baby

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How's this for an unexpected surprise: A woman in the UK found out she was pregnant with triplets just four months after giving birth to her firstborn son. According to Reveal Magazine, Sarah Ward, gave birth to a baby boy named Freddie four months before she discovered that she and her... read more

Brand New ‘Maternity Goggles’ Could Prevent Preterm Labor

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Turns out all you need to ward off preterm labor is a pair of good ole' goggles -- at least that's what a Florida State University researcher believes. According to James Olcese, these light-emitting devices that intermittently flash a blue light at a sleeping pregnant woman could cause a drop in the brain... read more

31 Baby Names Inspired by the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

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The Opening Ceremonies for the Sochi Olympic Games is tonight (set them DVRs, mamas!) and all we can think about is the baby names! From the biggest Olympic hopefuls and the most up-and-coming athletes to the most inspiring Olympians at the Games, here are the 31 coolest names to inspire your own picks. Amanda Kessel -- inspired... read more