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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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Celebrities Gab About Their Pregnancy
Love them or hate them celebrities are humans too. They even get pregnant and start families! See what they say about being pregnant.
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Mother Faces Trial in Meth-Laced Pregnancy, Breast Milk Death
In the news: A Humboldt County judge ordered a 26-year-old Loleta woman to stand trial for the November 21, 2010 death of her 6-week-old son. Why? Keep reading.
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Multiple births: Many for the Price of One
There's an alarming increase in women having multiple babies at one time. What's causing this statistic to rise and what does it mean?
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Early Induced Deliveries Might "Give Birth" to Bad Results
by Pregnancy.org Staff
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Missing Woman Faked Kidnapping and Pregnancy
What happens when you fake your kidnapping and pregnancy? You get caught!
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Climate Change: Bad News for Baby Boys?
Does climate change impact pregnancies? The answer leans to yes. Is this bad news for baby boys?
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Ivanka Trump Tweets Her Birth Announcement
Celebrities have started tweeting their birth announcements. Will this be the next trend or next "ho-hum" experiment?
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Mothers-to-be Smoking for Smaller Babies
Despite evidence and warnings that smoking during your pregnancy can harm your baby, some women continue the nasty habit to cook up smaller babies.
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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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