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Postpartum night sweats: Also known as your own private summer

Although annoying, postpartum night sweats are common and usually not a cause for alarm.

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‘Inside Out 2’ has parents wondering if they need to worry about teen ennui

Is ennui a normal part of being a teenager—or something for parents to worry about?

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Ohio hospital sees 7—yes, 7!—sets of twins born within days of each other

"We’ve been feeling double the love caring for 7 sets of newborn twins, at the same time."

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High blood pressure in pregnancy has doubled—but only 60% of women are treated

Experts think the increase might be due to women waiting longer to get pregnant.

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Does this mom’s sister have the right to lay claim to certain baby names?

"My response was simply that if Jade wants to own the rights to names then she better get rich fast and buy those names"

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Are doulas covered by insurance? It depends on where you live

This founder wants to help you find out if you’re eligible.

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Baby names inspired by ‘Bridgerton’ for your own little Gentle Reader

From Charlotte to Penelope and Colin to Kate, these are the hottest names from the hottest show.

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NFL player goes viral for saying ‘dads don’t babysit’

"We're not doing this anymore. Dads don't babysit. We're just dads"

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Teaching my children to be good citizens: How to foster empathy through philanthropic giving

As parents, we can empower our children to shape the future by instilling habits of generosity. Data shows that being generous also improves well-being and mental health—benefiting everyone.

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How to teach kids about cancer—from a Certified Child Life Specialist

There’s nothing normal about talking to kids about cancer, but unfortunately, it’s rather common. In fact, talking about it can provide them with a sense of relief that they don’t have to make sense of things on their own.

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Make memories while building lasting knowledge with these fun and easy ideas.

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Though symptoms can be similar among the stomach illnesses, there are a few ways to tell the virus and bacterial infection apart.

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And it happened to me. Here are the red flags to look out for.

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Every little change makes a huge difference over time.

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Climate anxiety disproportionately burdens moms: Here’s why 

Women are expected to continue mothering and caregiving, requiring them to navigate obvious risks associated with rising temperatures, shifting landscapes and extreme weather events.

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