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Wordless Wednesday: Coach Teaches Kid Good Manners Miles in the Sky
We can all take a lesson from this lacrosse coach. Seeing one of his students behaving badly while boarding their team's flight, he had him write an apology to the airline and fellow passengers and read it aloud.
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Four-Year-Old Hero Who Saved Drowning Girl Dies
The selfless act of a four-year-old turns tragic as the hero didn't make it. Read about the amazing Xander Vento and the tough decision his parents had to make.
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Celebrity Round-Up: Weddings for Brangelina and Justin Timberlake?
This week's celebrity round-up could be ringing with the sound of wedding bells...maybe! See what's the latest buzz. Will Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt finally tie the knot? Let's find out!
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Bar Owner Installs Pregnancy Test Dispenser for Unique Campaign
Here's a new and interesting idea that might get some traction! A bar owner in Minnesota has installed a pregnancy test dispenser in his women's restroom. Women can purchase the $3 pregnancy tests with signage reading, "Think Before You Drink."
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Wordless Wednesday: Flower Girl Takes a Nap During Wedding Ceremony
This week's Wordless Wednesday's video hits close to home for me. You see, my oldest son is getting married this Saturday and my youngest will be the ring bearer. It also happens to be an evening wedding. See what the video unfolds!
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Pregnancy.org Community WBW Breastfeeding Total!!
We had wonderful participation when we asked the question "How Long Did You Breastfeed" as we celebrated World Breastfeeding Week here at Pregnancy.org! Thank you to everyone that posted their individual amounts. No matter if you nursed your baby for a short period of time or an extended amount -- ALL of your efforts are something to be proud of!

Now -- for what you have been waiting for.......



the total number of breastfeeding hours submitted by Pregnancy.org members is....



1474.5 months -- or 122.875 years and counting!!!

Way to Go!!

Take time to visit and explore more of our Breastfeeding Resources onsite! Remember, you can weigh in with your *own* thoughts, tips, and advice within the comment section of any article! We also have a dedicated "Everything Breastfeeding" forum to connect you with a place to give and receive support! Let us hear from you today!

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Math Nerd Figures Out Exact Chances to Conceive a Baby
Richie Cotton is a self-described math nerd. He's also a fan of math and charts. He and his girlfriend are trying to conceive so he compiled a chart to his girlfriend and himself figure out how long it will take them to conceive. Doesn't everyone have a partner like that?
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Children Left Alone in Cars Increases at Alarming Rates
It's not hard to imagine this as a common scenario. The baby finally fell asleep in her car seat. Mom or dad just needs to run into the store for "a minute." A minute turns into 20. That’s all it took for their baby to die of heat stroke. Hard to believe this can happen? Believe it! Three children died last week in this same scenario.

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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.
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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.
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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."
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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.
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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.
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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.

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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.
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Celebrity Round-Up: Cruise-Holmes Split, Nora Dies, Emily and Oprah
Don't miss this week's edition of the celebrity round-up! Get all the celeb news you can use in a "byte-sized" package!
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04/05/2013 - 11:01
You'll love this one: Top 10 Ways to Get Him into Babymaking! Presented direct from a guy's point of view it offers practical advice wrapped in a touch of humor that is bound to appeal. Let me know what you think of the advice... and better yet, show us your positive home pregnancy test pic in a few weeks!
04/03/2013 - 14:02
What are your favorite spring cleaning solutions? Are you "green" or use the old-fashioned stuff? Where do you start?
01/21/2013 - 17:19
Create your own free custom baby registry now through Pregnancy.org! As you prepare to welcome your new addition, you can easily select and add the gifts you wish from any store. Your family and friends will appreciate having options they know you'll love -- all in one spot! Ready? Click to create your baby registry now!
01/08/2013 - 18:06
Create your own free custom registry now through Pregnancy.org! Whether you're expecting a new baby or preparing for another special occasion, (birthday, new home, etc.), you can easily select and add the gifts you wish from any store. Your family and friends will appreciate having options they know you'll love -- all in one spot! Ready? Create your registry now! (You can return at any time by clicking on "Tools" in the top navigation bar and selecting the Registry option.
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