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Handy Device Lets You 'Go' Whenever or Wherever

When you gotta go, you gotta go. Credit: GoGirl
Let's face it ... the world is not a pee-friendly place if you're female. Enter the GoGirl female urination device, a clever little thing made from flexible, medical grade silicone that can be...
Let's face it ... the world is not a pee-friendly place if you're female.

New Book Says That Fatherhood Can Be A 'Misery' For Dads

Move over "Bad Mother." Make room for "Bad Father." According London's "Daily Mail," men are finally speaking up about the sadness they feel when they have kids.
Day Out with Daddy: Celebrity Dads and Kids Matthew McConaughey ...

Man Fathers 21 Kids With 11 Moms

Desmond Hatchett, a 29-year-old man from Knoxville, Tennessee, has father -- are you ready for this? -- 21 children. With 11 different women. None of whom he is married to. And you thought Jon and Kate Gosselin had a lot of kids. Oh, and he ma...

Labor - Walking, Sitting, Standing Better Than Bed

When women sit, kneel, or walk during early labor, says a recent research review, they shorten the length of their labor time and are less likely to need an epidural. It's standard practice in developing countries for women to be up and on their fee...

Reborn Dolls - Just Like Having a Real Baby?

Remember in high school sex ed class when you had to take care of an egg? The experience was supposed to give you a little taste of what parenthood was like, as you tried to keep the egg from getting lost or broken. Now that I'm a parent I can say th...

Facebook Still Not Budging on Breastfeeding Photos

Last year, when Facebook started removing pictures of mothers breastfeeding, I thought they were very brave. Wrong, mind you. And stupid. But also brave. Because when mothers gather -- especially mothers who are passionate about something -- they ...

Mumsnet is Latest Site of Online Mommy Wars

A popular group of girls form their own invite-only cliche, complete with secret passwords. The other girls find out, and, feeling left out, starting tearing down the tight-knit group. Pretty soon, the claws come out and the fur starts flying. Names ...

Working Moms More Likely to be Depressed

A friend texted me the other day: "I spend my days taking care of everyone and everything," she said. "But who takes care of me?" It's a modern mom's lament. And it's more serious than a pity-party. Consider these statistics from Working Mother: ...

Economy Hurting Moms More than Dads this Holiday Season?

As we all know, times are tough this holiday season. People are spending less on everything, including presents. Many parents will no doubt fore go something special for themselves in order to provide for their children. More often than not, accordi...

Do Infertitlity Treatments Increase the Risk of Birth Defects?

According to a study released Monday, the answer is a firm yes. In the first study done to date on the link between infertility treatments and birth defects, it was found that children resulting from such treatments were two to four times more likel...

Michelle Obama - Mom-in-Chief and so Much More

Her husband is poised to become the next leader of the United States of America, but did you know that early on in his career, Michelle Obama was actually Barack Obama's mentor? What's been lost in the post-election discussion about the future Fir...

Mommy-dating scene a tough one

Have you ever given someone your phone number, and then sat by the phone just waiting for the sweet, sweet sound of her voice on the other end of the line? And was that someone ever another mommy? Oh, yeah, baby, it's mommy-dating is time. And ...

An occasional drink - Safe during pregnancy?

Is that glass of wine calling to you? Holding off because you're pregnant? Then you might want to ask your doctor if she thinks light drinking during pregnancy is safe. A recent study in the UK found that baby boys born to women who indulged in an...

Women have more bacteria on their hands than men

Cold and flu season has arrived, time to get diligent about hand-washing. Here's another reason for moms, especially, to keep those hands clean: Women have a greater variety of bacteria on their hands than men. When I first read this, I thought Ah...

Workers give breastfeeding the thumbs up

Employees from at least one company view breastfeeding policies positively, a new study finds. Over 400 staff members from a single corporation were polled about breastfeeding and pumping, coworkers who breastfed/pumped and whether or not allowing e...

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