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Mother of Stillborn Baby Shares Her Story in Viral Post

Last month, a grieving mother reached out through social media to share an important message with parents around the world. Hundreds of thousands have shared the emotional Facebook post made by Natalie Morgan just days after she delivered a stillborn baby girl.

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16-Year-Old Designs Stroller for Mom in Wheelchair

Sharina Jones, 35, has been in a wheelchair since she was five years old. She was shot by another child and paralyzed, but that doesn’t slow her down. She founded a non-profit organization, Think Beyond the Chair, that delivers wheelchairs to children in third world countries. She also writes a motivating blog called Push Goddess.

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Moms and Sperm Donor Siblings Reunite

An unconventional family reunion took place in Niagara Falls this week where eight “diblings” – donor-conceived siblings – and their mothers met up to begin what the families hope will be a lifelong friendship.

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10 Tips for a Great First Day of Daycare

You might be going back to work after several weeks’ maternity/paternity leave or returning to the workplace after years as a stay-at-home parent. Either way, you’re wondering, “how do I make this as easy as possible?” We’ve been there, so we put together some tried-and-true tips to help you and your little one make a smooth transition.

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Study: Postpartum Readmission More Likely with Rural Hospitals

A recent study found that women discharged from rural hospitals after giving birth had higher readmission rates than women who delivered at urban hospitals.

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Mother Abandons Baby to Hide Affair from Husband

A woman in the UK is facing jail time after a string of bizarre events that included abandoning her newborn baby on a doorstep. She told police she hid the pregnancy and childbirth from her husband, believing the child was a result of an affair.

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UPDATE: Suspect Arrested in Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette Case, Toddler Still Missing

A suspect was arrested today in connection with the abduction of a two-year-old girl and the murder of the missing girl’s father in Alberta.

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Top 8 Back to School Health Tips For Kids!

We all want our kids to experience accomplishments like these, and as parents, we play an important role in making every school year a success. Here are a few simple ways we can help our kids feel their best so they can DO their best every day at school.

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Identical Twin Girls Both Diagnosed with Cancer

A family in South Dakota is coping with a devastating cancer diagnosis for both of their 3-month-old twin girls, Kenedi and Kendal Breyfogle.

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Study Finds Improved Survival Rates for Preemies

A government-funded study published in Tuesday’s Journal of the American Medical Association shows premature babies in the U.S. are more likely to survive without major complications today than they were in the past.

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Viral Sweetness! Firefighter Comforts Injured 4-Year-Old with ‘Happy Feet’

A firefighter in Mississippi showed a little creativity and a lot of compassion when he summoned the help of the movie “Happy Feet” to calm an injured child.