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Choosing Your Baby's Gender - If You Could, Would You?

It took having two children for me to really respect the nature side of the nature vs. nurture debate. Back when I was childless, I was firmly in the nurture camp. But now I have these two girls; one is a shy athlete, creative, with her dad's impo...

Hello Barack Obama, Goodbye Abstinence?

After years of not working -- can you say Bristol? -- it looks like abstinence-only education may be on its way out in favor of a more comprehensive curriculum which would include (accurate) information about contraception -- you know, just in case t...

Did You Share Your Unborn Baby's Name?

As you may know, Carnie Wilson, former Wilson Philips singer and talk-show-host, is expecting her second child. Carnie, who is in her second trimester, recently revealed the baby girl's name on national televisionl. If all goes as planned, little Luc...

Teacher-Student Sex - Legal at Age 18?

When a 33-year-old teacher allegedly has a months-long sexual affair with a senior in his high school, he has to realize that he's doing something wrong. But according to a Washington appeals court, the affair was technically legal. That was Matth...

Bratz Belt Too Suggestive?

If you saw a girl wearing a belt with a buckle that says "Enter," what would you think? You know, right above that bit of anatomy that teenage boys are always trying to figure out to get into? Yeah, that's what I'd be thinking too. And if that belt w...

Is Your Teen Sex-ting?

Here's a lesson you need to make sure your teen knows: those explicit photos of themselves they're sending via cell phone can STILL wind up on the internet. Or on someone else's cell phone.
Boy Crushes These lads are more than ju...

Booty Caller Tells You When It's Time For Baby-Making

As far as naughty text messages go, BabyCenter's Booty Caller (a.k.a. ovulation alerts) are G-rated. But getting one on your cell phone does mean a romantic night is in your future. Women really only have about five fertile days a month. If you're...

Charlotte Church Using Old Wives Tales to Induce Labor

Remember Charlotte Church? I don't really, either, but I think she has one of those fabulous voices and is a large sensation in the UK. Well, Charlotte is ready to give birth to her second child and can't seem to get that baby here fast enough. Th...

Gene Linked to Dad's Ability to Father Sons, Daughters

Do men determine the sex of their babies? This question is a little more complicated than the old "XX, XY" scenario. We've long known that the father supplies the sex of the baby to be in his sperm by providing either an additional X or Y chromosome....

Teens' Deeds Now Up infertility Risks Later

No one likes to think their teenager is having sex. And we all remember how that went when we ourselves were teenagers. The math suggests that teens ARE having sex--if, you know, Bristol Palin, for example, is any indicator. What teens might know abo...

Abstinence Pledges Make Life Harder for Teen Stars

When I was a kid (you love when anyone over 40 starts with that phrase, don't you?) -- when I was a kid, teen stars didn't talk about their sex lives. For all his fans knew, for example, Leif Garret was sober and celibate and going to church on Sunda...

Teen Romance - How Old is Too Old?

Lucinda Law is a 16-year-old girl who was recently given legal permission to marry her 26-year-old boyfriend, who she's been seeing for two years. Her fiance is a family friend who has known Lucinda since she was nine years old. Perhaps more shocking...

Sex After Baby, Holiday Lights, and Gavin Rossdale - Links We Love

Sex after baby ... does it exist? If your answer is a sound no, then you might want to read this. -- Work it, Mom! Think you're married to Clark Griswald? You aren't alone. Check out the best and worst of holiday houses. -- Lemondrop The econom...

Should Doctors Keep Minors' Info Confidential?

This is a tough one. I remember being a kid on the brink of being a teenager--we didn't have the word "tween" back then--sitting in my pediatrician's office waiting to get examined or get a shot or whatever. That doctor was not someone I felt like s...

Anthony Kiedis' Memoirs More About Dad than Himself

Looks like Anthony Kiedis is making a move to go from writing songs to writing something even more personal--his memoirs. HBO is set to air a series about the life and times, so far, of the lead singer of rock band the Red Hot Chili Peppers, much o...

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