Fake Ultrasound, Real Message: Don't Ask About Baby Plans

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When Emily Bingham posted a photo of an ultrasound on Facebook, she knew it would attract attention. She wasn't pregnant. But she finally had the audience and the platform to post what she needed to say: "Hey everyone!!! Now that I got your attention with this RANDOM ULTRASOUND PHOTO I grabbed from a Google image... Read more

Mom Of Stillborn: 'I Failed My Beautiful Baby Girl'

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Next time your screaming baby is keeping you up all night or you think you've cleaned up one more diaper blowout than you can bear, Natalie Morgan wants you to remember her story. Morgan delivered baby Eleanor Josephine -- who died at 40 weeks in utero -- on Sept. 11. Now, she's sharing the emotional... Read more

'Baby Genius' Build His Own Escape From Bed

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On the heels of yesterday's IKEA bed hack, we have yet another bed hack to share. But this one skews a bit younger. And, apparently, is indicative of genius. Watch this resourceful baby navigate his way down from a bed after realizing he can't reach the floor. One at a time, he drags... Read more

9 Educational Apps Your Toddler Will Love

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Learning the ABCs? Singing songs? Reading bedtime stories? There are apps for that. But problem is, they’re a dime a dozen. So how do you chose? Well, we’re here to help. Earlier this year, Google Play's Store launched a section of family-friendly content for babies, toddlers and kids, and now we're bringing you Read more

Recall Alert! Chewbeads Pacifier Clips

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The jewelry is a fashion-forward lifesaver when you have a teething baby, but you'll want to be careful; Chewbeads is recalling 45,000 pacifier clips because of a choking hazard. Never heard of Chewbeads? The company makes silicone jewelry that's safe for babies to gnaw and pull on. While no injuries have been reported, there have been seven incidents... Read more

Dad's IKEA Hack Creates "Most Awesome" Bed Ever

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Bow down, parents: This dad has just become the DIY nursery king. More specifically, when he tackled this project last year (it's only now gaining traction thanks to Reddit) Eric Strong was helping his son transition out of nursery-mode. It wasn't easy for the boy to leave his crib, and he had one stipulation: he needed... Read more

7 Things No Mom Should Feel Guilty About Ever

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Meet Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee, the ladies behind The Bump Pump and Dump Validation Tour. These Denver-based moms are here to remind you that even on your worst parenting day, you’re doing a great job. And whether it’s via song at their parentally-incorrect live comedy shows or via blog post on The Bump,... Read more

"Normal Babies Look Weird To Us"

Baby Jaxon Buell, who was born with part of his brain and skull missing.Facebook
At fourteen months old, Jaxon has outlived everyone's expectations. And when he started to utter "mama" and "daddy," he blew them away again. The reason? Jaxon was born with a shrunken head and severe brain malformation. The official diagnosis -- which took months to get -- is microhydranencephaly. He has no cerebral cortex and his cerebellum,... Read more

Are Booster Seats Safe?

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Turns out parents are even worse at installing booster seats than car seats. Following news from Ohio State College of Medicine that over 30 percent of car seats aren't the proper size for the cars in which they're installed, researchers at the University of Michigan took a look at car seat safety for older kids.... Read more

Your Baby's Smile May Have An Ulterior Motive

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Those first smiles from baby -- right around two months old -- are heartwarming, life-affirming reminders that you're probably doing this whole parenting thing right. And then you learn that it's actually baby's foray into manipulating you. A new study out of University of California, San Diego was the first to examine... Read more