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Study Says Testosterone May Help More Women Get Pregnant

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The secret to increased IVF success could be hiding in male hormones. A new study suggests that using male hormones (called "androgens") can help the development of follicles and can enhance fertility in women. Published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the research details how several fertility clinics... Read more

Eating Your Fruits and Veggies Could Keep You From a Preterm Delivery

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Remember all those times your own parents warned you to eat your fruits and vegetables? Turns out grandma- and grandpa-to-be might've been on to something. New research suggests that pregnant women that drink a lot of water and eat a diet rich in veggies, fruits and whole grains are actually lowering their risk... Read more

‘The Bachelorette’s DeAnna Pappas Stagliano Is a Mom! Check Out Her Daughter’s Old-School Name

If you're a fan of The Bachelorette, get excited! Former Bachelorette star DeAnna Pappas Stagliano gave birth to her first child on Thursday. Her husband, Stephen Stagliano, tweeted about the arrival of their daughter, Addison Marie, on Saturday. He said, "Our little angel is here! Daddy now has two loves in his life! Thank... Read more

New Map Shows You How Popular Baby’s Name Is — Before You Pick It!

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Wish you could find out just how many people love the same baby name you do? Now, you can! A new creation from Zato Navo makes it possible for parents-to-be to take a peek at just how popular their baby name pick is -- before they ever use it on baby! Spanning back... Read more

Baby’s Dramatic Delivery Leaves Us With One Big Question: Are Maternity Wards Understaffed?

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Talk about hands-on daddy duty! A Boyton Beach couple shocked themselves -- and the Bethesda Hospital maternity ward doctors and nurses -- when they delivered their daughter in the hospital on their own, without a doctor in sight. Last Saturday, Indira Ali and her husband, Zaheer Ali, headed to the hospital shortly after... Read more

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