America Is Having More Babies for the First Time Since the Recession

America’s been having fewer babies since around the time of the recession, probably because suddenly everyone’s money was gone and women were afraid of taking vacations, much less maternity leave. But for the first time since 2007, the birth rate has actually increased. Maybe you’re not imagining the uptick in… » 6/17/15 1:30pm 6/17/15 1:30pm

How to Dress a Dead Baby

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The mechanics of dressing a dead newborn are basic. The little girl’s face is white, lacking the flushed cheeks normally present in a newborn. She has a full head of hair and a button-type nose that makes you want to give her Eskimo kisses. Someone, probably a nurse, has put her in a onesie with yellow tulips… » 6/03/15 6:34pm 6/03/15 6:34pm

Poll: How Many Fertilized Eggs Are Inside Kim Kardashian Right Now?

On Sunday Kim Kardashian revealed her pregnancy in the promo for next week’s Keeping Up With the Kardashians. But that’s not the end of the story! Rumors are currently circulating that Kardashian has not one, but two buns in the oven, and that she withheld the news out of respect for Caitlyn Jenner and her big… » 6/03/15 10:10am 6/03/15 10:10am

Virginia Pol Finally Admits He Fathered Child with Teenage Secretary

At long last, former Virginia delegate Joe Morrissey has acknowledged the extremely, extremely obvious: that he had a baby with his former secretary, 19-year-old Myrna Pride. This follows a bizarre incident last week where Morrissey handed a reporter a photo of himself, Pride and the baby, dressed in what looked like… » 5/20/15 4:40pm 5/20/15 4:40pm

Pol Who Denied Affair with Teenage Staffer Hands Reporter a Baby Photo

Once upon a time not all that long ago, former Virginia delegate Joe Morrissey served six months in jail for contributing to the delinquency of a minor. He was accused of having an affair with and impregnating his teenage secretary, charges he’s always unconvincingly denied. And then yesterday, he handed a reporter a… » 5/15/15 5:30pm 5/15/15 5:30pm

Congratulations to Emma and Noah, The Most Popular Baby Names of 2014

The Social Security Administration released its annual list of the most popular baby names in America. Emma and Noah topped the list, and Olivia and and Liam came in second. The most popular girls names of the last five years, Sophia and Isabella, lost some ground and came third and fourth on the list. Here’s the full… » 5/09/15 2:30pm 5/09/15 2:30pm

A New Way to Banish Baby Weight, and Other Advice for Moms

If you’ve had a baby or plan to have one or know someone who might have a baby or already did — in other words, if you’re human — you’ve heard of the struggle to regain the “old self.” This is the person you were before a whole ‘nother person came along and the struggle to regain the old self is real. I spoke with my… » 4/29/15 11:15pm 4/29/15 11:15pm

Judge Rules That Sherri Shepherd Is Legal Mother Of Child By Surrogate

Sherri Shepherd has been ordered to take responsibility for a child she and her (soon-to-be) ex-husband had via surrogate. While Shepherd claims that she was “tricked” into having the child by her ex, a judge has ruled that her name must replace the surrogate’s on the birth certificate.
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