Baby Survives After Stroller Falls Off Train Platform

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A six-month-old boy has miraculously survived a train slamming into his stroller after it rolled off an Australian railway platform...A security video shows the boy's mother taking her hands off the stroller's handles and failing to notice as it slowly edged toward the tracks. Read more... Continue Reading

TLC’s Duggar Reality Family Welcomes First Grandchild

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TV's biggest reality family just got a little bigger. Joshua and Anna Duggar - from TLC's "18 Kids and Counting" -- welcomed daughter Mackynzie Renee Duggar on Thursday, according to People. The newest Duggar was born at Joshua and Anna's home, with a midwife and doula assisting in the birth. Although she is the first child for the young couple, both 21, she certainly has a lot of family who were anxious to meet her, with 17 aunts and uncles in the Duggar clan. In fact, the brood is about to grown again in 2010, as Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar are expecting their 19th child in the Continue Reading

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:: Baby born at 12:34:56 on 7/8/09... :: CBS's Julie Chen reveals baby's sex... :: Recession makes parents scrimp on own clothes, but not baby's... :: For firstborns, secondhand fits the bill... :: Money-saving parenting skills... Continue Reading

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:: Why phones are not for kids... :: Alec Baldwin writing parenting book... :: At what age do kids become truly helpful? ... :: When to interfere with a parent in public... :: Junk food babies... :: Preparing to be a stay-at-home parent... :: Confessions of an imperfect parent... Continue Reading

Baby Born During Drive to Hospital

Ryan Warf arrived three weeks early and he certainly knew how to make an entrance. Continue Reading

Study: TV May Hurt Babies’ Language Development

Here's a shocker - another study that says too much TV before the age of two can cause the social, cognitive and language development of babies to suffer. Recent studies show that TV-viewing tends to decrease babies' likelihood of learning new words, talking, playing and otherwise interacting with others. A new study published Monday in the Archive of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine adds to that evidence while introducing an intriguing new perspective. Many studies have suggested that television impedes learning by inhibiting youngsters' ability to interact with others, and according to Continue Reading

Baby Boom: 74 Babies Born in 48 Hours

The stork deserves a summer vacation after a record 74 newborns were delivered in 48 hours at a Brooklyn hospital. The unexplained baby boom left nurses swamped last week. The huge number of arrivals filled every one of the birthing center's 60 beds -- forcing Maimonides Medical Center to rush in off-duty staff and open an extra medical wing to deal with the overflow. Continue Reading

Hurricane Baby Boom II

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A few weeks ago we wrote about the expected Hurricane Ike baby boom in Southeast Texas. Now it appears Louisville, Kentucky wants in on the action. Continue Reading

Study: Risk to Baby Greater With Repeat C-Sections

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A new study details the risks of repeat c-sections. Nationwide, the c-section delivery rate keeps rising. According to the study authors, by 2006, 31.1 percent of deliveries in the United States were done this way. Babies delivered by elective, repeat cesarean section delivery are nearly twice as likely to be admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) than those born vaginally after the mother has previously had a c-section, the study finds. Continue Reading

A Mother’s Choice: Her Baby or Herself

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By Ronda Kaysen MomLogic.com When one mother discovered, at 24 weeks pregnant, that she had a malignant brain tumor, she was faced with an unthinkable choice: treat her cancer and lose the baby, or wait until the baby could live on her own and risk her own life. In a stunning act of devotion to her baby, she chose to delay treatment until she knew the baby was strong enough to live outside the womb. A recent Los Angeles Times essay recounts her harrowing tale. Doctors told the mother, a young Indian woman in her 20s, that if she didn't treat the aggressive tumor immediately, she Continue Reading