Babies

Newborn Baby Helps His Dad Pull Off the Sweetest Proposal Ever

A Nebraska dad arranged an adorable hospital room proposal for his girlfriend, with their newborn son in on the surprise.<p>Brand spankin' new Nebraska dad Darick Mead found the most adorable way <i>ever</i> to propose to his girlfriend Susan Medina. Medina had just given birth to the couple's first son, …

Parenting

Kangaroo Care Helps Preemies And Full Term Babies, Too

When Ali Andrew Li was born on Jan. 7, he was gently placed on his mother's chest, where doctors cleaned and examined him and covered him with a warm blanket.<p>"I just loved it," his mother, Salma Shabaik, a family physician who lives in Los Angeles, says. "It was really nice to have the baby right …

These Rescue Animals Love Their Tiny Human Brother So Much

Check out their adorable photos.<p>Kasey Boggs is a true animal lover. She and her husband, Blake, live in Missouri with an adorable pack of rescue animals, including Mia the cat, two white terriers named Roxy and Edith, pit bulls Rosie and Jake, and two ducks named Gertrude and Donald.<p>On Dec. 24, the …

Cute Animals

Widowed Dad Writes Touching Post to New Moms About Breastfeeding Guilt and PPD

Through his grief, he's raising awareness of postpartum depression—a condition that leaves many new moms feeling isolated and alone.<p>It was about two months ago that detectives showed up on new dad Kim Chen's doorstep to tell him his wife Florence Leung was dead—an apparent suicide caused by …

Parenting

The Top 5 Things I Learned at CES 2017

Yes, it’s been a few weeks since CES, but it’s taken me that long to not only process everything that happened, but also to recover from the annual …

CES

I Was Forced to Choose Between an Abortion or a Mental Hospital

When Julie Mannix refused to get an abortion, her parents had her locked up in a mental hospital. This is the story of the child she fought to save—and how they made their way back to each other.<p>Julie's Story: "I Am Not Insane!"<p>November 22, 1963. I am sitting on a dirty orange chair, guarded by a …

Compassion

Mom Reflects On 'The Good, The Bad And The Ugly' Of Motherhood

"I embrace it. All of it."<p>Inspired by another mother’s viral Instagram post, a Miami mom showed her support for other mothers by encouraging them to be vocal about their postpartum experiences.<p>On Jan. 21, Stella Gomez posted a photo on Instagram that shows her stomach and her 6-month-old daughter. …

Parenting

Top Tips For Pre-Pregnancy Parents-To-Be

This one is for all of you out there thinking of starting a family. You've seen the Pampers adverts. You've cuddled your friend's baby when they're all squeaky clean, fed and bursting with baby giggles. You've done all that and thought, I want that. I'm ready. Bring on the sleepless nights and …

Parenting

Chrissy Teigen says what we’re all thinking about stretch marks

Chrissy Teigen has never been one to sugarcoat the truth.<p>Whether it’s sharing her steadfast love of fast food, admitting her failed attempt at a …

Lifestyle

An Emotional Young Girl Cries Tears of Joy When She’s Surprised With a New Kitten

Nine-year-old Marley cries tears of joy when her mother surprises her with a new kitten that Marley has named Ella.<p>Marley and Ella made a thank-you …

Kittens

My Cradle is Now Only Filled With Memories and That's Okay

Each time I go downstairs to our playroom I see it, the cradle my father made for me when my first child was born 18 years ago.<p>Soon after my husband and I announced we were expecting a baby, my dad started planning to build it for his first grandchild. Joe and I were thrilled. But our happiness was …

This Is What Post-Baby Bodies Really Look Like—Get Used to It

For whatever reason, we have this idea that the first few months after giving birth is all sunshine and giggling babies when, really, it’s not. That's why we love moms—like Alexandra Kilmurray—who give us a much-needed dose of reality by telling us what postpartum life is really like.<p>Kilmurray is …

Lifestyle

Spring Essentials For Kids

Posted at 00:00h in Kid's Fashion, Motherhood by Belle 2 Comments<p>I can’t believe that we are already heading towards the end of January which means …

Baby Clothing

Mum's joy over kind gift from stranger

When new mum Sara Heller was 24 weeks pregnant, a scan revealed her baby boy would be born with bilateral cleft lip and palate.<p>As soon as little …

This #WokeBaby Made Her Own Adorable Sign For The Women’s March

"She clearly had something to share."<p>A toddler has gone viral for her budding activism — and it’s ridiculously cute.<p>Jenny Sowry’s 22-month-old daughter proudly displayed a very original sign at the Women’s March in Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday.<p>Sowry attended the march with her husband, …

This Injured Mommy Dog Limped Two Miles With A Broken Limb To Lead Vets To Her Newborn Pups

They say mothers are the closest you can come to God. If you have to give someone an example of unconditional love. they are the best example you can …

Dogs

'Miracle baby' born to terminal cancer patient celebrates first birthday

A baby whose mother died of cancer shortly after giving birth recently defied the odds to celebrate his first birthday.<p>CTV News Vancouver reported that Salvatore is a smiling boy who loves playing with his toys and getting attention.<p>His late mom, Breanne Smaaslet, 22, was diagnosed with terminal …

Cancer

Can acupuncture relieve your baby’s colic?

A new study suggests so – but don’t start sticking needles into your child. A detailed look at the results shows things aren’t so clear cut<p>Your baby is crying inconsolably, suffering from colic. Do you: a) cuddle it, b) give Infacol drops or c) stick needles into it? According to a paper in the …

Lifestyle

Here Are The Best Birth Photos Of 2016

Seriously, WOW.<p>Every year, the International Association of Professionals Birth Photographers (IAPBP) hosts its annual “Image of The Year” competition honoring the best of the best from more than 1,200 member photographers working in 42 different countries. They are photographs that capture the …

Photography

Newmarket organ donor baby, Hope Lee, was UK's youngest

The parents of the UK's youngest organ donor want to meet the woman whose life their baby daughter saved.<p>Hope Lee, from Newmarket, Suffolk, died aged just 74 minutes.<p>Her parents Andrew and Emma Lee have received a letter from the 26-year-old woman who received their baby's organs, saying how …

UK News

True Love: Dutch Baby (German Pancake)

When we were first married, I made Dutch Babies quite often. I had a recipe from a little holiday book (which I now cannot find), but remember making …

Baking

After 3 Miscarriages, I Found Out I Was Pregnant Again. Then I Was Diagnosed With Zika.

"I told my mom and she was hysterical. She said, 'Why is this happening to you?'"<p><i>After Zika exploded into an epidemic in Puerto Rico early last year, U.S. lawmakers fought for nine months about funding to stop the spread of the virus. But pregnancies and babies don't wait for politicians. According</i> …

Celebrity Babies

8 bizarre pregnancy dreams and what they really mean

During pregnancy, it’s common to have vivid, strange dreams and frightening nightmares that wake you up in a cold sweat.<p>Although pregnant women don’t have more dreams than those who are not, they do report more nightmares, according to a study in the journal Sleep Medicine.<p>Since hormonal changes …

Pregnancy

Men and women struggle to get on at work and find time for their families

Once only women got penalised for taking time out to look after children<p>Once it was simple. Men worked and most women stayed at home to raise the children. But as more women entered employment, balancing family and work life became a prime aspiration of modern mothers. An entire publishing industry …

Parenting

Loving Day Dreams for a Lost Baby Brother

From time to time I take a quieter country route to my Mum’s place. It avoids the towns and busy roads but leads me to a graveyard.<p>This graveyard is …

Infant Growth Percentile Calculator - New Born to 36 Months

• <b>Published:</b> 2011-02-07 (<i>Rev. 2016-11-05</i>) - <b>Contact:</b> Ian Langtree at Disabled World• <b><br>Synopsis:</b> Baby growth percentile calculator to obtain an infants …

Pregnancy

Women Get Deeply Honest About Why They Had Abortions As Moms

One in three women will have an abortion in her lifetime. There's a common, persistent stereotype that a woman gets an abortion because she got …

Parenting

In Defense Of Tears: The Science & Spirituality Behind A Good Cry

As a life coach and nurse, I end up talking to people about some pretty heavy stuff sometimes. Occasionally, there are tears. Tears that are usually …

Happiness

Chandler Parsons shares adorable pregame text from his mom: Harden is ‘a sneaky fellow’

The Grizzlies’ Chandler Parsons posted a screenshot of his texts to his Instagram Story on Saturday afternoon before his game against the Rockets. It says it’s from his mom, and it’s awesome.<p>She wishes him good luck and gives him some solid advice on how to guard James Harden. Then, she adds …

Sports

Let's Talk About Sleep, Baby

During a fight with my partner the other night, it occurred to me the other day that there are three types of sleepers: those who have to sleep with …

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