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The Weirdest Pregnancy Cravings Got Put to a Taste Test and Let’s Just Say Your Body is Actually Really Smart

Post by CafeMom Contributors. There's no accounting for taste when you're eating for two. For their new book, Pickles and Ice Cream, Vicky Jacob-Ebbinghaus and Juarez Rodrigues surveyed real women's bizarre cravings, whipped up the "recipes"...Show More Summary

#IHadaMiscarriage Is Erasing the Stigma of Child Loss 1 Photo at a Time

Post by Tanvier Peart. Miscarriage is a dark reality that's often met with few words and an immeasurable amount of pain and guilt. Because of this, many women internalize their feelings -- in fear of being judged or thought to be less than --which makes miscarrying an extremely lonely life event. Show More Summary

There Might Be a Pain-Free Alternative to Those Annoying Labor Progress Checks

Post by Maressa Brown. When it comes to giving birth, knowing how dilated you are can make or break your morale. Maybe you find out you're even more dilated than you thought, and you're impressed with how much pain you can actually take. Show More Summary

How I Survived Bed Rest When My Unborn Twins Needed a Miracle

Post by Bunny Byrne. They really weren't supposed to be there at all, those two blips on the screen. The words 10 percent chance were lobbed at us from across an array of offices, dour faces behind desks. One fertility doctor, normally in the business of selling hope and hormones, discouraged us from even trying. Show More Summary

21 Baby Names Inspired by the Golden Age of Hollywood

Post by Genny Glassman. As tempting as it is to look at the pages of US Weekly for baby names, you might want to reconsider if you want a name to stand the test of time. For names that are both glamorous and contemporary, the next big...Show More Summary

30 of the Most Gender-Neutral Baby Names in America Right Now

Post by Tanvier Peart. If you're expecting a child, there's a pretty good chance you've gone bonkers once or twice trying to choose the perfect baby name for your little one. And with tons of options readily available -- for both boys and girls -- you just might feel as if your head is going to explode. Show More Summary

This Mom Recreated Beyonce's Twin Reveal and It's Everything

Post by Tanvier Peart. Queen Bey has been known to give us life and major #goals that inspire us to get in formation with a tall glass of lemonade in hand. Case in point: Sharon Kellaway's hilarious Beyonce-inspired photo shoot is pure gold and just might move you to don a baby blanket and a pair of Converses.

15 Daring 'Game of Thrones' Names Perfect for Baby Boys (or Kings)

Post by Genny Glassman. Who will reign the Iron Throne? The seventh and final season of Game of Thrones starts this Sunday, and we can hardly keep still with anticipation! This show has brought us some of our favorite TV moments, and some of our least. Show More Summary

19 Popular British Baby Girl Names That Need to Crossover

Post by Genny Glassman. Picking the right baby name can be a difficult decision when you want something that feels both classic, yet fresh. Our friends across the pond have always had a way with words, whether that be Shakespeare, Austen, or even Dr. Show More Summary

Photo of Ultra Rare Face-First Birth Has the Internet in Awe

Post by Tanvier Peart. The miracle of childbirth is truly a sight to see. And just when you think you've seen it all, there are photos like this one that take your breath away over and over again. Samantha Garcia Gagnon's incredible photo of a baby being born face first is beyond amazing and reiterates the marvels of giving birth. Show More Summary

Why Women Who Have Struggled With Infertility Are Celebrating This New Ad

Post by Ashley Austrew. Around one in eight women struggle to get pregnant, yet it's something we rarely talk about. The isolation women and their partners feel while trying to conceive can often be just as heartbreaking as the struggle itself. Show More Summary

The 30 Most Unforgettable Celebrity Baby Names of 2017

Post by Tanvier Peart. 2017 has been a busy year with celebrity baby after baby making their grand debut. But, most of all, we've been blessed with some seriously memorable baby names that make you stop and take pause. As Laura Wattenberg, founder of, notes, these monikers are quite the varied collection. Show More Summary

The Internet Is Losing It Over This Guy’s Hilarious Reactions to Watching Childbirth

Post by Ashley Austrew. Childbirth is a beautiful thing, but it's also pretty intense. There's grunting, sweating, swearing, bodily fluids -- it's basically a war zone that results in a brand new, tiny, and impossibly cute little creature. Show More Summary

15 Truly Dramatic Baby Names Inspired by Norse Mythology

Post by Tanvier Peart. When you think of ancient mythology, it's easy to rattle off names like Zeus and Hercules from Greek folklore -- or Jupiter and Neptune should you happen to fancy Roman legends. While many of these myths have inspired...Show More Summary

Artist Turns Pregnant Bellies into Stunningly Unique Works of Art

Post by Jeanne Sager. pam_art_official/instagram Pamela Tapia had always dabbled in painting, but it wasn't until she got pregnant that she found her calling. She was working in a restaurant and got the brilliant idea to paint her own growing belly. Then people started asking: Can you paint mine too? Read on to see some of her beautiful work.

18 Awesome '90s Baby Boy Names That Need to Make a Comeback

Post by Tanvier Peart. If you close your eyes and click your heels hard enough, you might transport yourself back to the days of side ponytails and baggy jeans. The '90s were a special time for many millennials that gave us tons of memorable shows, movies, and celebs -- all of which could become a muse for the perfect baby name. Show More Summary

16 Awesome '90s Baby Girl Names That Need to Make a Comeback

Post by Tanvier Peart. During the '90s, the biggest hurdles many of us faced were feeding our Tamagotchi pets and deciding which LA Gears to wear to class. The decade inspired us to rock scrunchies, watch teen dramas, and think of what our future lives would be after a game of M.A.S.H. Show More Summary

We Need to Talk About These Horrifying Baby Shower Cakes

Post by Ashley Austrew. For some reason, pregnancy is associated with eating a lot of cake. There's the "omg we're pregnant" cake, the gender reveal cake, and, last but definitely not least, the baby shower cake. Oh, the baby shower cake. Show More Summary

Mom Says a Free Pregnancy App Saved Her Unborn Baby's Life

Post by Jeanne Sager. An increasing number of parents depend on apps to get through everything from pregnancy to breastfeeding to recording their baby's milestone moments. But as Iowa mom Emily Eekhoff learned recently, some apps aren't just helpful -- they can save a baby's life. Show More Summary

22 Rare Baby Names Suddenly Bursting onto the Scene

Post by Tanvier Peart. Choosing a unique baby name can often feel like an uphill battle. Just when you pick a name you thought was too different to be popular, you hear of three new babies with the exact same moniker. If uniqueness is...Show More Summary

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