Posts tagged "babies"

The Daily Ovulation: “Babies,” The Movie!

When I saw the trailer for the movie "Babies" -- a documentary about four babies living in different parts of the world -- before a screening of "Where The Wild Things Are," my uterus literally started to cry from the overload of cuteness. But then I realized I had just gotten my period and I…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 1, 2009

French Marie Claire’s Bedazzled Babies

This month, the French edition of Marie Claire ran a spread featuring jewelry with babies as the models. Was this supposed to be a cute idea that turned out ultra creepy? Is that baby wearing a bracelet as an arm cuff? The tagline: "My baby, my treasure ... " [MarieClaire.fr]…
By: Leonora Epstein / November 30, 2009

Creepy Onesies: When Did It Become OK To Sexualize Infants?

I am so not OK with the baby onesies above, or any of the others BuzzFeed found for "douchebags in training." [BuzzFeed]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 12, 2009

The Daily Ovulation: Peek-A-Boo President

Oh, my throbbing ovaries! President Obama played peek-a-boo with pint-sized Maeve Beliveau, the daughter of a staffer. So much cuter than him playing chicken with Iran, isn't it? [White House Flickr]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 5, 2009

Baby Hair Gel Creeps Us Out

OK, fauxhawks on babies are totally awesome, but this is not: Le Baby hair gel "thickens baby fine hair," so your little dumplin' can look just like Gwen Stefani's son, Zuma Rossdale. Plus, Le Baby doesn't contain any of those fragrances and polysyllabic chemicals that fretful mommies hate! Gee, I thought I…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 19, 2009

Beating The Clock: 30-Something Women Have Babies On The Brain

Ask almost any childless women in her 30s to name five things that have been on her mind lately, and there's a good chance she'll mention her biological clock. It may not be the first thing she names — her career, the economy, saving for a house, her parents' health, the health of her relationship,…
By: Wendy Atterberry / October 14, 2009

Even Babies Are Biting Into The Vampire Trend

I don't care if I don't have any babies yet, I'm buying this vampire teeth pacifier for my future kiddie. Sure, baby time is still a couple years away, but do any of you actually see the vampire trend ending any time in the next decade? And even if it does magically move…
By: Wendy Atterberry / October 7, 2009

The Daily Ovulation: A Reason To Have A Baby Right Now

So that he/she can perform Beyonce's "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)." More videos as adorable as this one, here.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 21, 2009

When Boobs And Babies Don’t Mix

Boobs and babies don't mix ... their boobs, that is. I've seen enough pasties for kids and stripper poles for toddlers to get stabby about anything that sexualizes an impressionable kiddo. So I'm not too keen on the breast cancer awareness tees for little girls that say "Find A Cure! Before…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 8, 2009

Hot Male Models And Totally Adorable Babies

I've got four words for you, ladies: male models and babies. The male models are hot. The babies are totally cute. It's like two great tastes that go great together for your eye-candy pleasure. This fine footage was shot behind the scenes at a shoot for the "Baby Daddy" layout in the September issue of…
By: Susannah Breslin / August 28, 2009

Babies Are The New It Bag, Even For Men

It's been a new day, a new preggers Hollywood actress and/or model lately. In fact, sometimes it seem like babies are the new It bag of choice for some women—who needs Chanel or Chloe when you can tote around a living, breathing Hermes (Hello, Kelly Rutherford)? And now the men folk are…
By: Nina Carbone / August 19, 2009

Nadya Suleman, Eat Your Heart Out: Woman Pregnant With 12 Babies

We love us some beh-behs as much as the next twentysomething woman with a ticktockticktock sound coming out of her ovaries. But this sounds like a bad story from The National Enquirer: a woman in Gafsa, Tunisia, is preggo with 12 babies, thanks to fertility treatments. Her identity has not been revealed yet,…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 17, 2009

Baby Comes Back From The Dead!

After doctors in Paraguay tried to resuscitate a premature baby for an hour, they gave up and pronounced him dead. They issued a death certificate and put the baby in a box. The baby's father was carrying the box containing his sons "remains" to the funeral when he heard a small cry. Daddy opened the…
By: Nikki Dowling / August 11, 2009

A Mother Is Allergic To Her Baby

Right after giving birth to her son, James, new mama Joanne Mackie started finding blisters on her arms and legs. A few days later, she winced whenever anything touched the painful rash and the tiny blisters that had blossomed into painful welts. Joanne was in such agony she could no longer hold her baby and…
By: Daniela Guernica / July 29, 2009

What’s The Link Between Abortion, Miscarriages And Premature Births?

One abortion or miscarriage raises the risk of giving birth to a premature baby by 20 percent, while two abortions or miscarriages raises the same risk by 90 percent, according to Dr. Robbert van Oppenraaij of the Erasmus MC University Medical Center in The Netherlands. Dr. van Oppenraaij presented his findings,…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 30, 2009

Hold Your Baby In Your Hand Before It’s Born

Pregnant women no longer have to wait nine months to carry their baby in their arms. Jorge Lopes invented a way to converts data from ultrasound machines and MRI scans into plaster models of the babies. Lopes uses 3-D technology to create the models, which are on display at the Royal College of Art i…
By: Annika Harris / June 29, 2009

Facebook Is No Place For Baby Diarrhea

Friends aren't knocked up yet? Fret not. Soon enough, you'll have Facebook status updates like "So Westley had 4 liquid poopy diapers in 20 minutes" to look forward to. The hilarious Tumblr Shut The F**k Up, Parents collects the worst of the worst when it comes to new parents sharing TMI on social…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 29, 2009

Grown Up Things For The Little Ones

When I was a wee little girl, my best friend had a spa party where they did our make up, cut our hair, dolled us up… basically so we could all go home and take naps. Of course, spa parties still exist, but they've gotten way cooler. As Mom Logic pointed out, one…
By: Justine Fields / June 26, 2009

Moms Might Not Treat Ugly Babies As Well As Cute Ones

A mother's love is supposed to be unconditional, right? Well, that's not what a new study released by the Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital found. According to the small study of 27 volunteers, babies that are less attractive might not get as much attention from their mothers.
By: Catherine Strawn / June 25, 2009

Baby Gender Mentor Kit Is A Rip-Off, Say Moms

The Baby Gender Mentor kit seemed like a godsend to expectant mothers who wanted to know the sex of their babies before the delivery. The mothers shelled out $25 for the kit and $250 for results. But the company couldn't deliver on its promise. Although it promised 99.9 percent accuracy, the Baby Gender Mentor kit…
By: Annika Harris / June 16, 2009
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