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Reason Moms Stop Nursing Linked to PPD

The reason a woman stops breastfeeding is closely linked to her risk for postnatal depression, according to a new study published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing.

Can You Prevent Food Allergies in Your Baby?

Figuring out what to feed your baby when they are just starting on solids is tricky enough, but add in the question of how to prevent food allergies and it gets even harder. Is it better to avoid common allergenic foods like nuts until baby is older? Or should you go ahead and offer them right away?

Summer Babies Healthier in the Long Run

If you've just found out you're pregnant and calculated your due date, you'll be happy to hear that summer babies tend to be healthier as adults, according to a new report. Its authors say more sunlight during the second and third trimesters—and thus more vitamin D exposure—could be responsible for these results.

Zooey Deschanel Picks a Sea Animal Baby Name

When it comes to celebrity baby names, off-the-wall monikers are as common as stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Is Your Baby is Eligible for a $500 Head Start?

If your due date is within the next week or so, we suggest pulling out that castor oil, ordering some spicy Thai food, walking around or getting hubs to, um, take you to the bedroom. Why? If your baby is born today—October 19—she is eligible to receive a $500 mutual fund investment from Voya Financial.

Rebecca Romijn: 'Dolly Parton Named My Daughter'

Have you ever wondered how celebrities come up with their children's names? If so, here's a story that might pique your interest: It turns out, Dolly Parton had a major hand in naming Rebecca Romijn's daughter.

Romijn appeared on The Today Show to discuss her work on the TV show The Librarians—but while she was there, she also shared a more personal anecdote.

Jessie James Decker Shares Sweet Breastfeeding Selfie

It's well-known that the American Association of Pediatrics recommends babies be exclusively breastfed for at least the first six months of life.

How Safe is Your Baby's Nursery?

Decorating your baby's room can be a ton of fun, but appearance shouldn't be your only concern. "We love a good-looking nursery, but baby's safety should always be top priority when planning for the space," says Pam Ginocchio, co-founder of Project Nursery. "Fortunately, style and safety go hand in hand these days."

As you map out your child's living space, consider these expert tips surrounding the different aspects of your nursery to keep her happy—and healthy—at home.

25 Unique Baby Names for Fall

Everyone looks forward to something in the fall: whether it's their first Pumpkin Spice Latte, apple-picking with friends, carving pumpkins, decorating for Halloween, playing in leaves, sipping mulled cider or the taste of butternut squash soup—it's a season with a little bit of everything for everyone. But if you're expecting a little autumnal bundle of joy, you'll have even more things to look forward to—and naming your baby should be one of them.