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8 Reasons Why William and Kate Should Not Name Their Baby Girl Diana

8 Reasons Why William and Kate Should Not Name Their Baby Girl Diana

Mallory Moss  01.28.2015
Children are not replicants. Naming people after relatives gives them a persona before developing their own. Both girls and boys need to...
This Company Will Give Your Baby A 'Unique' Name For $31,000

This Company Will Give Your Baby A 'Unique' Name For $31,000

Leigh Weingus  01.28.2015
If you don't want to name your baby Liam or Emma, a Swiss company has you covered. Erfolgswelle is firm devoted entirely to generating...
Despite What You May Have Read, New York Is a Terrific Place to Raise a Baby

Despite What You May Have Read, New York Is a Terrific Place to Raise a Baby

Natalie Thomas  01.28.2015
We're the beneficiaries of every great service that most New Yorkers are privy too: Tons of parks and playgrounds, classes, building playrooms,...
19 Eggs and Counting: My First IVF Treatment

19 Eggs and Counting: My First IVF Treatment

Sarah Toce  01.27.2015
When you consider the science of it all, the art of in-vitro fertilization is quite remarkable. Seriously, nothing about it is a meek undertaking....
Where Similac And The Mother 'Hood Go Wrong, and Why It Matters

Where Similac And The Mother 'Hood Go Wrong, and Why It Matters

Chris Routly  01.27.2015
It's not insulting or offensive, and certainly won't make anyone lose any sleep. But it matters that Similac went ahead with this campaign...
Rainbow Baby's Pregnancy Is Nerve-Wracking

Rainbow Baby's Pregnancy Is Nerve-Wracking

James Sims  01.26.2015
It has been eight months since we set foot in the labor and delivery unit of this hospital . We lost our baby girl in room 13 last May,...
7 Scientific Reasons Babies Are Really Freakin' Cool

7 Scientific Reasons Babies Are Really Freakin' Cool

Caroline Bologna  01.26.2015
Babies are adorable, tend to cry a lot, and have little control over their bodily functions. But science says there's much more to 'em!...
It's Been 4 Years Since I've Worn These Jeans

It's Been 4 Years Since I've Worn These Jeans

Mama Bean  01.26.2015
My jeans and I aren't going out to bars anymore, as I'm wearing them to playdates and park trips instead. They feel stronger than before...
Breaking News: TV Is Not as Bad for Babies as We Thought

Breaking News: TV Is Not as Bad for Babies as We Thought

Shira Hirschman Weiss  01.23.2015
Emory is not saying "Watch TV!" but that under the right circumstances, instructional learning can actually take place through instructional...
The Hands I Want to Hold

The Hands I Want to Hold

Jennie Sutherland  01.23.2015
These little sausage fingers are learning how to sign "more" and "please" and "milky." They awkwardly clap and playfully mimic peek-a-boo. Soon,...
What My Daughter Would Say If She Could Talk

What My Daughter Would Say If She Could Talk

Jon Helmkamp  01.23.2015
My daughter is just shy of eight months old, and although she can't talk yet, it sure seems like she has a lot to say.
Finding Love After Postpartum Depression

Finding Love After Postpartum Depression

Jennifer Craven  01.22.2015
I put on a good show in front of others. But on the inside, confusion and guilt racked my brain. How was it possible, I wondered, that...
Twins Discover The Delight Of Peekaboo, Entertain Themselves Appropriately

Twins Discover The Delight Of Peekaboo, Entertain Themselves Appropriately

Dominique Mosbergen  01.21.2015
A pair of 9-month-old twins discovered the joys of playing peekaboo with a curtain, and their unadulterated delight is truly infectious. Sometimes...
Why I'll Never Have Kids in NYC

Why I'll Never Have Kids in NYC

Eudie Pak  01.21.2015
For you fertile New York chicks who are kinda whatevs about children, I'd like to offer you the most inspiring and creative forms of birth...