It's not just future grandparents who're very keen to know the minute you've got a bun in the oven. Corporations want a heads-up so they can bombard you with ads; for marketers, all babies are royal babies. No surprise there! What is startling is just how hard it is to fly under their radar these days.
I'm not sure if this baby really likes watermelon, or if he's just trying to escape from his Anne Geddes-esque prison. [Buzzfeed]
According to the book Frou-Frou, Frisby, And Brick, a compilation of unusual baby names picked from official records, there are children out there named "Anna Sassin" and "Lettice Pray," which would both make pretty decent derby names, no?
Can you remember what life was like at 14? You might have been a bit emo, or hormonal, or worried about what high school might bring. And according to novelist Hilary Mantel, you were also ready to be a mother.
According to Henry Wallop of The Telegraph, 74% of women in Britain feel they should have the right to take the same six-month break that new mothers are given, and "more than two-thirds of those in favour were mothers themselves."
In this week's New York Times, Stephanie Saul takes a fascinating look at the world of in-vitro fertilization, exploring the safety of IVF treatments and the willingness of families to undergo the risks in order to conceive a child.
A recent survey by the Guttmacher Institute found that nearly half of the American women who responded wish to delay childbearing until the economy improves. Unfortunately, many are also skipping birth control and routine gynecological care to save money.
After trying to revive a premature baby for over an hour, doctors declared him dead and his parents began to make funeral arrangements. The baby, however, was still alive, and made it known by crying—at the funeral home.
There's a pretty dramatic scene in the very first Mighty Ducks movie wherein Coach Riley attempts to cut down his former star player, Gordon Bombay, by sneering, "You're not even a has-been, Gordon. You're a never-was."