pregnancy

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

An Inside Look at the New Documentary '40 Weeks'

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When Dominique Debroux and Chris Henze were expecting their first child, they dove head first into all the pregnancy and parenting information they could find. When nausea made reading impossible, Dominique tried to turn to movies and online videos. But she couldn't find the right mix of information and real-mom stories. So along with her filmmaker husband,... read more

Let's Get Real About Post-Baby Bodies

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I love that model Lara Stone has published untouched photos of her postpartum body. Granted, she is a supermodel with a physique worthy of Calvin Klein underwear ads, but seeing the fabulous photos with freckles, stretch marks and other "imperfections" made me relate to her on a mom-to-mom... read more

6 Healthy Eating Rules for Your Holiday Bump

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Thanksgiving is one of our favorite holidays. From the food (seconds of everything, please) to spending time with family, nothing gets us more into the holiday spirit than a turkey -- or tofurkey -- feast. But the meal you look forward to all year long can also be tricky if you're a mom-to-be. Here's how to... read more

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard's Plan for Baby No. 2

Dax Shepard and Kristen BellUS Weekly
Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard might be "completely stumped" about what to name their second baby, but they have a pretty good idea of how to juggle two kids. "I think we’ll probably get through it just like everybody else does, which is we’ll put it together day by day," Bell, 34, tells... 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

Nate Berkus Creates a 90-Square-Foot Nursery

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This isn't Nate Berkus's actual nursery. But what the expectant designer dad created for an editor of ElleDecor.com is stunning all the same — and with just 90-square-feet of New York apartment space to work with. The interior designer visited Amy Preiser, a digital editor at the magazine, and transformed her tiny guest... read more

A Million Dollar Babymoon?

The Canadian couple who gave birth in the US is interviewed about their million dollar hospital bill.ctvnews.ca
It's the last hurrah for many expectant parents: a getaway vacation known as a babymoon. And for one Canadian couple, the unexpected birth of their daughter turned a Hawaii vacation into a million-dollar staycation. Jennifer Huculak was 24 weeks pregnant when she and husband Darren Kimmel flew to Hawaii for vacation. They bought a travel insurance... read more

The Sweet Way Carrie Underwood & Mike Fisher Found Out They're Having a Boy

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Even though Brad Paisley spilled Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher's baby beans at the CMA Awards, the super-private couple managed to keep their baby's gender a secret for as long as they could -- even to themselves. In a new interview with ABC News Radio, the country singer admits that she and... read more

Kate Middleton's Latest Maternity Look: A Two-Piece Stunner

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Kate Middleton has been out and about attending benefits and functions all month long, and last night, an event finally came to her. Wednesday night marked the inaugural Wellbeing in Schools Awards run by Place2Be, which was held right in the state apartments of Kensington Palace. Place2Be is another one of Kate's favorite charities, which brings mental health support... read more