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Barbie Honors Healthcare Heroes with 6 New Dolls & Gives Back Throughout August

Kids everywhere will be inspired by these real-life role models!

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16 Asian American Heroes Our Kids Need to Know About

While more than 21 million Americans today can trace their ancestry back to various parts of Asia, the stories of Asian American heroes are often left untold.

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Genius At-Home Fitness Hacks for Busy Parents

Read our lazy mom’s guide to exercise.

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Kellan & Brittany Lutz Welcome Baby Girl

The “Twilight” actor and his wife welcome their first child.

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UW Medicine is Ready for You and Your Baby

Taking care of yourself and your baby during pregnancy is just as important as when the infant arrives. That’s why it’s so important to have the right prenatal support, and UW Medicine offers top-notch maternity care.

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This New Reading Assessment Tool Is a Game-Changer

It can be used as an early intervention tool.

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Chicago-Inspired Names for Those Quarantine Babies

We’re all under quarantine, which could mean an uptick of babies right around the corner. Kick your Windy pride up a notch with Chicago-inspired baby names.

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Why Kids Born in October Are Healthier (According to Studies)

People born in the 10th month of the year have all sorts of interesting traits.

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Dogs for Joy

Service Dogs Arriving at Children’s Hospitals Thanks to Dunkin’ Dogs for Joy

Three pediatric hospitals will receive their service dogs this month.  

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3 Questions Expecting Moms Should Ask During Their Hospital Tour

The agenda before having a baby includes everything from picking out a crib to choosing a name. But one of the really important items that might not be top of your list right now is taking a hospital tour.

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15 Reasons Why You Should Visit Houston with Kids

Planning a family vacation to Houston? We’ve uncovered the top things to do with kids.

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FTW! Seattle’s Best College Sports Events for Kids

Next time your kids need a sports fix, try an exciting college sporting event in Seattle.

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Science Says 50 Is the New 40 (When It Comes to Safely Having Babies, That Is)

Here’s what new research has to say about advanced maternal age.

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5 Potential Challenges New Moms May Experience 

Being pregnant and giving birth are experiences like none other. So it’s no surprise that they come with unique challenges. Here are five that many expecting and new moms face, with resources to turn to for help.

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Halloween Events for Kids in Austin

Put those costumes to good use all month long at these Halloween events!

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This Is Why You Should Wash New Clothes Before Wearing Them

Yes/ an extra load of laundry could be totally worth it.

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3 Viral Baby Boom Photos You Have to See to Believe

There really must be something in the water!

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Mom of 5 & Infertility Survivor Gives Woman the Ultimate Gift—So She Can Be a Mom, Too

Knowing how much she wanted to be a mother, this amazing woman wanted to help another.

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Is This App as Good as Your Regular Birth Control? Science Thinks So

No matter your family building plans, this app is here to help.

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Take a Spin on D.C.’s Best Carousels

There’s something about the charming vestiges and carnival music of a carousel that can bring a sparkle to the eye of today’s most tech-savvy youngsters (and their grown-ups). Take a spin back in time with one—or all!—of these old school rides.

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Heart to Heart: Valentine’s Day Fun Around the District

Consider yourself warned, our local round up of heart-warming Valentine’s activities is like a delicious box of heart-shaped chocolates—one just isn’t enough.

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Science Says Chicken Soup Really Is the Best Medicine

It turns out moms were right all along.

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48 Babies Born in 41 Hours at Texas Hospital Sets New Record

We did the math and that’s more than a baby an hour—whoa.

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Was There a Baby Boom After Hurricane Harvey?

It seems the tragedy might have a silver lining.

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Are Rear-Facing Car Seats Really That Safe for Babies in Rear-End Car Accidents?

The answer doesn’t seem to be as ugly as we may have all feared.

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A Second Uterus Transplant Baby Has Been Born in the US & It’s Incredible

The possibilities from this successful birth are huge.

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Good News for Older Moms: Babies Later in Life May Help You Live Longer

Older mamas may have another reason to celebrate waiting a little longer to have their bundles of joy.

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