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Father Refuses to Approve Daughter's Make-a-Wish Disney Trip

Four-year-old cancer patient McKenna May of Haskins, Ohio, was granted her wish for a Disney World trip by the Make-a-Wish Foundation, but her father nixed it and refused to sign the required approval.

FDA Behind in Banning BPA in Baby Bottles and Sippy Cups

The FDA announced in July 2012 that baby bottles and sippy cups can no longer contain bisphenol-A. This comes after manufacturers had already phased out the chemical in these products due to safety concerns and consumer pressure. Why was the FDA late to the party?

Women are Smarter Than Men Recent Study Confirms

For the first time, studies officially show women scoring higher than men when it comes to IQ tests. It's been assumed that women are more "cerebral" where men are more "physical." This isn't the case according to the latest research conducted by James Flynn, an emeritus professor of Political Studies at the University of Otago in New Zealand.

Celebrity Round-Up: Suri and Puppies, Dance Moms Drama and Big Brother

This week we start with a "pregnancy bump update" from the Freddie Prinze and Sarah Michelle Gellar camp. Get the celeb news you can use!

Pregnant and Hired -- It's About Time! New Yahoo CEO Makes Waves

It's been one of the banes of pregnant women's existence for as long as one can remember. Trying to find a job while pregnant is practically impossible. Whether it's the employer's fear of higher insurance costs, or that the expectant mom will miss too much work, employers are hesitant to hire moms-to-be.

Wordless Wednesday: Little Girl Saved By Good Samaritan

It is one of a parent's biggest fears; that our children are injured - or worse.

In New York city, one little girl can thank a heroic neighbor for saving her life by catching her from a 3rd story window.

Three-Year-Old Accidentally Kills Father -- Tragic Reminder About Gun Safety

It was a typical family weekend for one family in Indiana. 33-year-old Michael Payless brought his gun to a home he was renovating in Salem. While watching TV with two of his children, his three-year-old son found the loaded gun and it accidentally discharged, killing Michael. No one else was hurt.

Our little Planet

We have a 5 years old Garfield cat Julia. We are curious, how will the cat get used to have a little baby in her area, I hope she will be OK with that news :).

Pregnant Woman Put "On Ice" Delivers Healthy Baby

A 33-year-old mom who was 20 weeks pregnant, suffered cardiac arrest while at a church gathering. She was resuscitated, therapeutically cooled, kept at 90 degrees for 12 hours and re-warmed. While she was being cooled, the fetus was monitored, who experienced fetal shivering which stopped once the mother was re-warmed.

My angel baby is going to be a big brother <3

August 17th, 2005 I gave birth to my angel, Landon. He was stillborn at 36 weeks. I miss him each and every single day. I've always said that I didn't want to have another baby.

Celebrity Round-Up: TomKat, Pushy Moms, Kardashians and the Bachelorette

The celebrity round-up starts off this week with news of a settlement in the TomKat divorce just weeks after Katie filed. This may be the fastest settlement in Hollywood divorce history.

Bikini Onesies for Babies -- In Style or Inappropriate?

Nothing says innocence like a baby girl in a sexy bikini. Wait, that only happens on "Toddlers and Tiaras," right? Well, not quite.

Wordless Wednesday: Baby Wins the Sleep Battle with Dad

Who hasn't struggled with getting babies to sleep by themselves? In our first wacky, wild and wordless Wednesday blog, this dad gives in and lies down with his adorable baby girl in the crib. She immediately cuddles up, falls asleep and he's trapped!

Deadbeat Dad Lured Home for Starring Movie Role

We’ve all heard the adage, if it seems too good to be true, it probably is but apparently this aspiring movie star/deadbeat dad didn’t take it to heart.

Toddler Blog Tells All -- Insights from a Three-Foot Perspective

Toddlers can be a mystery. They'll look at you, sometimes stare and you know they're in deep thought, but what are they thinking? One toddler blog may finally crack that mystery wide open! Although the blog isn't written by the tyke, it's gone viral with good reason.

Celebrity Round-Up: Hollywood Births, Splits and "Kiss and Tells"

Every week we bring you all the news there is to use when it comes to celebrities. In this edition we have births, splits and "kiss and tells."

Fetal Genome Sequenced Without Father's DNA in New Procedure

For the first time, researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have sequenced the genome of a fetus using only a mother's blood sample.

Watch a Birth from the Inside for the First Time!

Imagine how still this mom had to be. For anyone who has had an MRI, you know that you can't move in order to get a good picture. Well, this is not your average birth video. German researchers have used Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to peer inside a woman's body during labor, a medical first that sheds light on the birth process.

Kindergarten Career Aptitude Test in the Works

If you thought you had time to worry about your child studying for and taking their SAT and ACT tests, you don't. A new digital tool to test academic and behavioral skills will target students starting in kindergarten. The test is intended to gauge a student's traits towards certain careers.

Kindergarten Leads to Higher Crime Rates

Does kindergarten lead to a life of crime? According to one legislator, the answer is yes. No matter what side of the political aisle you're on, this is the kind of story that will likely leave you shaking your head.