The Best Baby Carriers on the Market in 2018

What did we ever do before baby carriers? JK. They’ve been around since the dawn of time — and they’ve only gotten fancier. Babywearing is often a parent’s go-to when little ones are fussy (or sleepy or on the move or want to face forward or… anything, really). Also, babywearing makes traveling and shopping way easier because you don’t have to […]

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Surprisingly Useful Father's Day Gifts Under $100

Father’s Day might bring back memories from your childhood — carefully planning/crafting/sloppily glueing together gifts like ties, goofy T-shirts, ball caps, coffee mugs and dried macaroni frames for your dad. But now that you’re helping your own kid pick out a sweet Dad’s Day gift, maybe you’re looking for something a little more modern and useful?  Sure, a personalized tee […]

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Preterm newborns sleep better in NICU while hearing their mother’s voice

Hearing a recording of their mother’s voice may help neonates maintain sleep while in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), according to preliminary data from a new study. About 10 percent of U.S. newborns require treatment in a NICU, which is a noisy environment that could influence the development of newborn sleep patterns. This study explored the possibility that infants’ […]

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Breathtakingly beautiful baby names taken straight from fairytales

When it comes to names that might be considered quintessentially “fairytale,” what monikers come to mind? There’s Briar-Rose, aka the original Sleeping Beauty. There’s Disney’s Princess Aurora, yet another incarnation of the same. There’s Hansel and Gretel, the waifish siblings who finally get to eat their candy house and have it, too, after they shove their witch-captor and would-be murderess […]

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These parenting ‘rules’ were made for breaking

If there’s one job in this life that comes with an unlimited set of do’s and don’ts, it’s undoubtedly parenthood. You’ll be hard-pressed to find a parent, grandparent, pediatrician or complete stranger unwilling to unveil a laundry list of things you should and shouldn’t do when raising your tiny human being. All of this can feel extremely suffocating for a […]

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No new adverse events reported for DTaP vaccination

(HealthDay)—No new or unexpected safety issues have been identified in association with diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccines in the United States, according to a study published online June 4 in Pediatrics. Pedro L. Moro, M.D., M.P.H., from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, and colleagues searched the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) for U.S. reports of […]

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13 DIY Father’s Day Gifts

It’s that time of June again: when we celebrate all the incredible dads, pops, grandpas, gramps and the like in our lives. But finding the perfect gift can feel tricky to say the least. For one thing, how did all the dads we know somehow end up that special mix of goofball and critic that make them really hard to shop […]

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