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Tiny Birth Stories: My Water Broke at a Dive Bar

Here are five birth stories that will have you laughing, crying and nodding your head in solidarity. 

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Celeb Moms Who Had Difficult Pregnancies

Jessica Simpson, Kelly Clarkson, Kate Hudson, what do these celebs have in common aside from their million dollar bank accounts, golden voices and stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame? All three celebrity moms had difficult pregnancies, like millions of…

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Study Says Mushrooms May Help Alleviate Pregnancy Hypertension

There may be a new way to help treat preeclampsia.

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When Your Delivery Doesn’t Go as Planned

“Can I give you the best advice I have on childbirth? Be prepared for anything. Anything.”

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This Vaccine Could Eradicate Zika, Thanks to Promising New Research

The days of the Zika virus could be numbered—and that’s a good thing.

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Hilary Duff Opens Up about a VERY Personal Mom Moment After She Gave Birth

Hilary Duff had one very nutritious—and very unique—smoothie.

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Chrissy Teigen Knew She Had Postpartum Depression When She Stopped Doing This

Here’s how Teigen figured out something was majorly wrong after the birth of her daughter, Luna.

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Pediatricians Issue Warning to Moms about Using Pot While Pregnant: Don’t Do It

The American Academy of Pediatrics issued 10 new guidelines for moms-to-be.

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Kim K Gets Real About Her Difficult Pregnancies & We Are Here for Her

According to her latest interview, Kim K has a hard time talking about her past pregnancies.

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This Viral Photo of a Newborn Still Attached to Its Placenta Is Beautiful & Powerful

The photograph has received thousands of reactions and shares, and it’s no wonder why.

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New Moms: Before You Eat Your Placenta, Read This First

Here’s what the latest studies say about new moms who consume their placentas.

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Here’s Exactly Why You Get Morning Sickness, According to Science

This discovery could help doctors treat those unpleasant symptoms.

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Kim K Accidentally Spills Sex of Her Third Baby While on Ellen

During a recent interview, Kim Kardashian West slipped up when talking about her baby-to-be’s gender.

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What I Learned about Life’s Purpose from Our Beautiful Rainbow Baby

“A Rainbow Baby is a child born after a miscarriage, still birth, neonatal death or infant loss. In the real world, a beautiful and bright rainbow follows a storm and gives hope of things getting better. This term has encouraged…

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This Golden Retriever Just Had a Green Puppy

A Scottish golden retriever is now the proud mama to eight yellow pups — and one green one.

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A New Test Could Accurately Determine a Baby’s Growth in the Womb

Scientists are developing a new way to measure a baby’s size before birth.

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An Artificial Womb Could Be the Answer to Saving Premature Babies

Researchers are developing an artificial womb to help premature babies.

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New Test for Preeclampsia Can Save Thousands of Babies Lives

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A new test has been developed to diagnose the risk of complications for women with preeclampsia. It will help affected women carry their babies longer and can save thousands of infants lives every year. Read on…

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Global Celebrations: 12 Unique Baby Traditions from Around the World

Babies in Finland head home in cardboard boxes while mothers in Malaysia stay in confinement for 44 days after birth. Learn more about these birth customs and more.

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How My Pregnancy is Different the Second Time Around

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With my pregnancy with my son Owen in 2013, I had placenta previa which left me on bedrest at home and in the hospital for many months. I wasn’t able to stay active, set up…

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10 Parenting Pet Peeves

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We are surprised that we could only come up with 10! Yes we have a ton of parenting pet peeves and as time passes and as we gain more experience as moms – each of us with two boys – the list sadly…

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Spotted: 5 Stories to Read From the BabyCenter Blog

Every week, BabyCenter brings you the best parenting and lifestyle stories from the bloggers at the BabyCenter blog. From pragmatic advice for new parents to recipes your picky eaters will devour, the BabyCenter blog has it all. Here are five…

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