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This Protein Could Prevent Miscarriages
05/17/2016 at 6:00 PM

Earlier this year, researchers determined a lack of stem cells in a woman's uterine lining was to blame for recurrent miscarriages. What they were unable to pinpoint, however, was a way to treat the problem. Now, another team of scientists might just be onto something.

The Best Places To Work For New Dads
05/17/2016 at 6:00 PM

The past year has been a monumental one for parental leave. And an emphasis has truly been placed on the word parental-as companies expand their maternity leave policies, they've made sure to give new dads similar, and often equal, benefits. For the second year in a row, our friends at Fatherly have ranked the 50 best places ...

Dad Live Texts Traumatic, Hilarious Baby Vomit Saga
05/17/2016 at 6:00 PM

When you learn you're going to be a parent, there are some things you expect to deal with: dirty diapers, sleepless nights and a crying baby. But there are some challenges you don't think about until they happen, like having to pass a breathalyzer test while caring for a vomiting child.

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As moms fight for their rights, parental discrimination increases
05/17/2016 at 6:00 PM

Once in a while, when a particularly offensive workplace scenario goes around, we'll post about an instance of pregnancy or parental discrimination in the workplace. But the truth is, this type of discrimination is happening-and being reported-all the time.

Woman Gives Birth In A Honda - And She Wants A New Car
05/17/2016 at 6:00 PM

Sometimes, baby is one step ahead of your birth plan. We've seen unexpected home births, a moving-car birth and plenty of other deliveries in transit. But we have yet to see a mom really try to make the situation work in her favor.

Pregnancy Stress? Study Says Baby Won't Sweat It
05/17/2016 at 6:00 PM

In spite of all the well-intentioned listicles you've been reading about ways to have a stress-free pregnancy, it seems a little maternal stress might not be such a bad thing for a baby. In fact, a new scientific study found that babies may have their own ways of coping ...