Category: Parenting

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Rare Surgery Removes Baby’s Extra Limbs

Because of a photo post she saw on Facebook, Nancy and husband Tim Swabb of the Edgewood neighborhood near Chicago became the host family for a baby born halfway around the world from them in Cote d’Ivoire. The little girl desperately needed life-saving surgery that could be done at a hospital just seven miles from their family home.

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Study: A Child Is Injured Every Eight Minutes in Nursery Product-Related Accidents

Ensuring child safety should be a top priority for every household that uses nursery products, including infant furniture, gates, walkers, and equipment for transporting and bathing. These products are designed and intended to help parents raising kids, but can sometimes cause harm if not used properly or if they do not meet the US safety standards.

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Careful Staff Thwarts Hospital Baby Abduction

When a young couple turned up at world-renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital in London on Monday, they said that they had come to collect their child from the neo-natal unit.

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Mom Charged After 3-Month-Old Found Abandoned in Forest

A 3-month-old baby is in the care of Child and Family Services after he was found abandoned in the bushes outside Calgary on Tuesday.

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8 Ways You Can Support a New Mom

Has your friend, sister, cousin, neighbor, or in-law just had a baby? Do you want to help, but aren’t sure how? Rest assured: you are not alone. The world of parenting is difficult to understand if you’ve never been a parent. Yet things can be just as confusing, even if you have raised a child. […]

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Study: Moms Get Less Sleep Than Dads

The biggest advice you’ll get from friends before becoming a parent is – get some sleep. It’s no secret that being a parent is tiring. But which parent does it affect the most?

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Tips For Planning Baby’s First Birthday!

If you’re like most parents, you’ve been thinking about your baby’s first birthday since you found out you were pregnant. Added to that excitement is the pressure of knowing they only get one. How do you keep a level head and enjoy that very first birthday milestone? You can start by checking out these 10 tips for planning baby’s first birthday.

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10 Ways Parents Can Support One Another After Welcoming a Baby

You spent months waiting for your baby, were likely struggling to contain your excitement as the birth date drew near. And then the baby comes. You honestly can’t remember the last time you washed your hair (and may not even really remember your last shower). Your teeth probably never get brushed before noon. And you may even find yourself feeling envious of all the single people who get to sleep through the night.

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Mother Shamed Into Covering Up While Breastfeeding Baby at an Art Gallery

Christie Rea, a mother of four, recently spoke out about her breastfeeding experience at the National Gallery of Australia. Unfortunately, it wasn’t a pleasant one. In her own words, the Newcastle woman said “it was absolutely humiliating” to be pressured into leaving the gallery area for feeding her daughter.

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First Responder Delivers, Then Adopts Baby Girl

Sometimes it’s all about being in the right place at the right time. Myrtle Beach first responder Marc Hadden took a 911 call that literally changed his life.

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Are High-Tech Baby Monitors Necessary for Healthy Babies?

Wanting to protect your child, or doing anything and everything in your power to do so, is normal and natural. But is a high-tech baby monitor truly the best way to do it? A recent study says: probably not.