Little Hats, Big Hearts: February Babies Fight Heart Disease

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Newborns all around the country are getting into the Valentine's Day spirit. Or, more accurately, the American Heart Month spirit. To raise awareness about heart disease—the no. 1 cause of death among Americans and the leading cause of birth defects—the American Heart Association is busy knitting. This February marks the third annual Little Hats, Big Hearts project,... Read more

Dad And Baby Break Guinness World Record For Half Marathon

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The first finisher in the Katy, Texas, half marathon last weekend? An 11-month-old girl named Holland. Dad Calum Neff, followed right behind, pushing her to victory in a jogging stroller. And with a time of 1:11:27—averaging out to 5:27 per mile—he broke the Guinness world record for a stroller half marathon in the process. Neff, a... Read more

Listen To Radio DJ Broadcast His Baby's Birth

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We've seen a father tweet his way through labor and delivery. We've watched another document the experience with a selfie. But a St. Louis radio DJ is upping the game, streaming a live broadcast of his baby's birth. Brandon Luttman, executive producer at 106.5 The Arch, had to leave the studio early... Read more

Happy Chinese New Year! Predictions For Year Of The Monkey Babies

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Happy Chinese New Year! Today kicks off the Year of the Monkey, arguably the most nursery-friendly Chinese zodiac. Wondering if that actually bodes well for baby? Feng shui master Chen Shuaifu says yes. "It's a good year for people to give birth and to look for love," Shuaifu, chairman of the China Fengshui Association, tells Read more

Zika Update: How Pregnant Women In The U.S. Are Taking Precaution

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With the latest information that Zika can be sexually transmitted, people are on higher alert than ever. It completely widens the scope of severity; previously, if men were bitten by a Zika-infected mosquito, no biggie. But now, evidence shows that men can pass the virus to their partners. So, ladies, you can follow the CDC's travel... Read more

UPDATE: Sperm And Egg Freezing Added To Parental Leave Perks For Military Service Members

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We've said it before (and we'll say it again), military parents have one of the toughest jobs in the world. But recent news may make it easier. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has unveiled a pilot program that will pay for troops to have their sperm or eggs preserved. That way, if they—and their reproductive... Read more

Step Aside, Barbie: Ken Gets A Makeover Too

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You knew it was coming. But did you know it would be so great? On the newly-diversified plastic heels of the redesigned Barbie doll comes a reimagined Ken. While these Ken variations are just mockups and completely unassociated with Mattel, people are celebrating (and laughing at) this push for gender equality. https://twitter.com/lyst/status/694886858887663616 With the... Read more

Yes, Even Babies Need Super Bowl Tickets

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With the 2016 Super Bowl just around the corner, scoring tickets is no easy task, even for NFL players. Each player is allotted 15 tickets at a cost of $1,800 each. Unfortunately for Broncos punter Britton Colquitt, newborn babies are no exception to this rule. Colquitt just welcomed a new addition to his family last week,... Read more

The Debate Around The CDC’s New Alcohol Recommendation

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For many women, pregnancy and abstaining from drinking alcohol go hand in hand. Numerous studies have connected drinking during pregnancy with an increased risk of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) and there is no known safe level of alcohol that is safe to consume when you’re expecting. In an effort to reduce the number of... Read more

Dolce & Gabbana's New Fashion Line Celebrates Multicultural And Gay Parents

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Too little, too late? In perhaps too overt a reference to the controversy the designers stirred last year, Dolce & Gabbana just unveiled a new line featuring same-sex couples with young children. Need a quick refresher of 2015's saga? In an interview with Italian news magazine Panorama, the designers, who dated for 23 years, stated,... Read more