Predicting the sex of a baby has been a fascinating debate that has spawned many theories. Some believe that carrying your bump low indicates a boy, while others think that a quick fetal heartbeat indicates it’s a girl. But none of these theories have proven scientific evidence as backup.
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Vicki Clinebell is a former television advertising executive who spent 25+ years with an ABC television affiliate in sales and marketing. A journalism major in college at the University of Colorado/Boulder, she now writes for a variety of online and print publications and provides blog content for clients including retail businesses and artists. The diversity of subject matter appeals to her, whether she’s reporting on the latest trends in baby gear, highlighting stories about outdoor adventures, or explaining basic pet-care tips. Even better, she says, is the shorter work commute… just down the hall, and a dress code that’s changed from suits and heels to jeans and a sweatshirt.
We’ve heard this before, and a new report confirms it: the United States Preventive Service Task Force recommends a daily supplement of folic acid for women looking to get pregnant.
Louisiana resident LaQueena Hunter Grover was so large during her recent pregnancy that friends and family members believed that she was pregnant with more than one baby. Mrs. Grover told news station WDSU that people kept insisting she would give birth to twins or even triplets.
Technology heavyweights – Microsoft, Qualcom Technologies, and Silk Labs – have partnered with Mattel and are preparing to unveil a groundbreaking innovation early this summer, the newest addition to the popular and acclaimed nabi tablet line. The Aristotle (TM) platform is designed with security in mind and offers intuitive ease-of-use that enables it to learn patterns to autonomously act on user habits.
It was a scary moment for first-time parents Edward and Agata Kaczmarek last April when their 9-month-old son Giovanni took a tumble off of his changing table. In an immediate panic over possible injuries, the couple rushed their little boy to the emergency room for tests.
Officer Joseph Goss calls his heroic rescue of a toddler his “window of opportunity.”
A 10-year veteran of Suffolk County’s highway patrol, Goss was attempting to pull over what appeared to be an impaired driver traveling on the Long Island Expressway.
It took a court ruling to allow for Anastassia Ontou to legally become a surrogate, but on Tuesday this 67-year-old woman gave birth to a baby girl who weighed just 2.6 lbs. after being delivered six weeks early via caesarean section.
45-year-old Julie McConnel from Nampa, Idaho, already had four children when she became pregnant last August. She and husband Dan, age 46, hoped that the new baby would be a little sister for their youngest child, 3-year-old Andy.