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48-Year-Old is a New Mom After Unexpected Pregnancy
At first, Robin Brussel thought she was experiencing perimenopause. Hormonal changes at the age of 47 aren't uncommon after all. Surprise!
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Celebrity Chatter: Celebrity Round-Up This Week!
The celebrity round up gives you the weekly news you can't live without -- in a neat little package. Find out what's going on this week!
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What a great variety of articles!
Wanted to comment on what a great variety of articles you have here!
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Midwives in Massachusetts Given More Medical Authority!
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signs a bill that expands what nurse-midwives can do -- medically.
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Home Birth Advocate's Own Home Birth Ends Tragically
In a sadly ironic moment, Caroline Lovell of Australia, an outspoken advocate for legal protection and midwife funding in Australia, died on January 24th, 24-hours after being rushed to the hospital during labor.

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Survey
Which item do you want most for Valentine's Day?
Flowers
29% (13 votes)
Candy
9% (4 votes)
Jewelry
24% (11 votes)
Meaningful Card
38% (17 votes)
Total votes: 45
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Fever More Common During Labor in Moms with Epidurals
It was recently discovered that woman who have an epidural were more prone to developing a fever than those that did not have the procedure.
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Recall: Pfizer's Birth Control Mix-up Could Cause Unintended Pregnancies
Pfizer has recalled about a million birth control pills due to their packaging mix-up. A mix-up which may have put women at risk for unintended pregnancies. How could they let this happen? Find out.
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Pregnant Olympian Goes for Gold and Gets Encouragement from Baby
On Saturday, July 28th, Nur Suryani Mohd Taibi who's 8 months pregnant competed in the London Olympic games. Nur Suryani was a shooter who placed 34 out of 56 in the women's 10-meter air rifle competition, so she did not win a medal.
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Piglets in Mazes Used to Study Baby Brain Development
There's a new method to study your baby's brain development. Would you believe that piglets in mazes are how researchers are doing it? It's true! See how piglets are paving the way for new study results.
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Celebrity Round-Up: Bachelorette Ends, Jackson Drama, and the Kardashians
This week, we're giving credit where credit is due. In the aftermath of the tragedy in Colorado, actor Christian Bale took time to visit the injured at the hospital. Both President Obama and Presidential candidate Romney refrained from gun discussions for several days thereafter.
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Baby Bottle Ads Targeting Men to "Reclaim" Their Wives Fall Flat
This isn't part of a "Mad Men" script but it certainly could be! Couldn't you just see Don Draper and crew sitting around, smoking their cigarettes, drinking their scotch, when someone says, "Reclaim Your Wife!" and they all shout, "Yes!" and toast to that.
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Wordless Wednesday: Puppies and Babies -- What Could Be Cuter?
Let's face it, there are few things more adorable than the sweet interaction with a dog and a baby, especially when it's a big dog playing gently with a little baby.
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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.
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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?
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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.
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12/26/2012 - 11:30
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12/23/2012 - 19:47
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12/17/2012 - 02:27
Come Christmas Eve, many children throughout the world will eagerly be eyeing the sky -- watching for tiny reindeer pulling a sleigh! Does Santa visit your home? Vote in our poll now and let us know more in the comments!
12/03/2012 - 12:20
What's your take on fashion for those sportin' a bump during the holidays? What about during your own pregnancy(ies)? Could you feel stylish or more like you'll be mistaken for Santa? Vote Now: "Can you look stylish if you're pregnant at Xmas?" and add your own experience within the comments!
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