Unsafe Sleeping Environments Blamed For Most Unexpected Baby DeathsState health officials are urging parents and child care providers to make sure infants are put to sleep alone, on a firm surface and with no blankets or pillows.
Wisconsin Twins Go Into Labor SimultaneouslyTwins often look alike or dress alike, but two fraternal twins in La Crosse, Wisconsin share a very unique similarity. Twins Angel Owen and Kaye Henn were both pregnant with due dates were two weeks apart, but that all went out the window on Sunday.
5 Hilarious Baby Halloween CostumesGet a little creative this Halloween. Here are five fun costume ideas for your baby that won't cost you an arm and a leg.
Local Foundation Works To Improve Health Of Newborn BabiesA Twin Cities mom has taken a medical crisis with her daughter and turned it into a crusade to improve the lives of newborns around the world.
Kim Cattrall Derides The Term 'Childless'Actress Kim Cattrall, best known for her role as Samantha Jones on "Sex And The City," is stirring up a debate about parenting. Cattrall sparked controversy with her statements on motherhood during an interview this week with BBC Radio.
Netflix To Give Workers With Babies A Year Of Paid LeaveNetflix is giving new parents on its payroll up to a year of paid leave in a move that could pressure other technology employers to improve their baby benefits as they vie for talent.
Minneapolis City Council Approves Paid Parental LeaveMinneapolis city workers trying to juggle work and kids will be able to get some extra paid time off. The city council unanimously approved 120 hours of paid parental leave Friday for the birth or adoption of a child. The new policy begins in July.
AAP: Car Seats Should Only Be For TravelingThe American Academy of Pediatrics recently released a statement that has many people talking. The AAP said, "cribs are for sleeping, car seats for traveling."
Plane Makes Emergency Landing For MN Woman In LaborA Minnesota woman who was flying from Philadelphia to Atlanta went into labor, causing the flight she was on to make an emergency landing in North Carolina. According to a report from the CBS affiliate in Greensboro, Shaniqua Cherry was on American Airlines flight 611 when her water broke.
Pet Blog Video Of The Week: Cat Curbs Baby's EnthusiasmThis cat is totally cool with the baby and all -- if she could only just take it down a notch. Thanks to FunnyBabies&CutePets on YouTube for this one!
Graco Recalling 4.7M Strollers Over Amputation ConcernsAbout 4.7 million strollers are being recalled because, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, they could amputate children's fingers. The CPSC said the folding hinge on the side of a number of Graco strollers could pinch a child's finger, which could lead to serious injuries.
To Circumcise Or Not? Parents Debate Amid DowntrendIt is one of the first decisions parents make when they have a baby boy: whether to have him circumcised. Nationwide, numbers have trended down by about 10 percent over the past 30 years, but the Midwest still has the highest rate at nearly 70 percent.
Number Of Wisconsin Births Declines For Sixth YearThe number of babies born in Wisconsin has dropped for the sixth straight year.
Baby Animals Take Over The Minnesota Zoo!Fall is the best time to visit the zoo in Minnesota. That's because this is when there's a baby boom! But just like all babies, there's nap time.
Good Questions: Cannons, Baby Footprints & SunflowersLarye from Minneapolis wants to know: Why don't they fire the cannon off at Gopher football games anymore? This is something they did for years after every Gopher touchdown. Rod Wallace, the man who fired the cannon, retired after this past season.