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Baby Talk

Study: ‘Baby Talk’ Benefits Youngsters’ Vocabulary

If you’re ever around babies, you have probably heard adults adopt that sing-songy voice and begin using “baby talk.”

01/09/2014

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‘Baby Bangs’ Wigs For Bald Babies The New Craze, But Not All Parents On Board

A company called baby-bangs.com makes that happen with wigs for infants. They come in an array of colors and styles to suit all different bald babies.

07/09/2013

Williamsburg Construction

Constant Construction Rattles Some Williamsburg Parents

Construction has been booming in Williamsburg, Brooklyn for some time, but it has meant for a big headache for some mothers in the neighborhood.

06/19/2013

6.3.13 Lori Richmond

‘Sip & See’ Is Latest Maternity Trend

Lori Richmond, editor of TheBump.com, shows us a hot new trend in debuting your newborn. It’s called a “Sip & See,” a post-birth bash hosted by the parents where friends and family stop by the house, sip some drinks and see the newborn.

06/03/2013

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NJ Twin Babies Recovering After Being Found In Apartment With Dead Mother

Police said they found the body of 39-year-old Alice M. Jackson dead on her bed in her Plainfield apartment. Her 3-month-old twins were found responsive but dehydrated.

04/04/2013

3.26.13 Baby Products

Baby Gear For Dads

Baby gear expert, Jame Grayson of TheBabyGuyNYC, stopped by The Couch to show us some awesome products for Dad.

03/26/2013

Baby Owen

Study: Many Parents Feed Babies Solid Food Too Soon

Experts say just because your baby seems to be interested in what you are eating does not mean it is time to fix him a plate.

03/25/2013

3.8.13 Baby Gear

7 Great Baby Products For Mothers-To-Be

What are the best baby products to make moms’ lives a little easier this year? The Couch got the scoop on the hottest baby products on the market from Lori Richmond, editor of TheBump.com.

03/08/2013

Miguel Chan

Man Recalls Horror Of Throwing Children To Safety In Fire That Killed His Wife

Miguel Chan lost his wife in a fire two years ago in their Bensonhurst, Brooklyn home, and he lives to this day with memories of the horrifying experience of having to drop his two young children out of a window to safety as the blaze raged.

03/05/2013

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Baby Nurseries 101: Setting It Up Right In Your New York Home

Here is some stress-relieving, helpful advice and tips to get your new nursery baby ready.

06/06/2012

Pregnant Belly (file / credit: Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Obesity A Growing Concern In Pregnant Mothers And Newborns

In some parts of the city, 1 in 3 expectant mothers are considered obese and Dr. Adam Buckley, an OB/GYN and patient safety expert at Beth Israel Medical Center, calls it a “significant problem.”

04/25/2011

The camera setup for the Peek-A-Boo ICU at The Valley Hospital - Ridgewood, NJ - Valley Health System

Peek-A-Boo ICU Connects Parents To Babies In Ridgewood

Imagine delivering a baby prematurely and then having to leave her behind for treatment in the hospital ICU.

03/04/2011

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NYC Hospital Obstetricians Face Insurance Cutoff

A malpractice insurance company has threatened not to renew coverage for eight Bronx obstetricians who treat poor, high-risk patients.

03/01/2011

Fetus with myelomeningocele (spina bifida) - Credit: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Mid-Atlantic Hospital Pioneers Spina Bifida Surgery

Spina Bifida occurs when part of the spinal column does not close around the spinal cord.

02/10/2011

A baby is seen at a Huggies baby race - New York, NY - Jul 24, 2009 - Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

What Were NYC’s Top Baby Names In 2009?

The NYC Health Department health department has released the list of most popular names for both girls and boys in 2009.

10/20/2010

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