Birth can happen anywhere at any time, with labor beginning often unexpectedly and sometimes in a very inconvenient place. Of course, if you don’t know you’re pregnant, labor is always unexpected! That’s the surprising situation Ada Guan found herself in when she gave birth on a plane headed toward Tokyo!
Technology has accomplished some seriously amazing things, and 3D printing technology is opening up a new world of opportunities across a wide variety of fields. In this incredible video, a blind mother is given the chance to “see” her baby in the womb by touching a 3D printed image of her ultrasound. Her emotions are raw and beautiful!
Nepal experienced a great tragedy on April 25th when a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook homes to the ground, leaving thousands dead and more injured. Incredibly, a four month old baby boy was located by soldiers and rescued from the wreckage after being buried for 22 hours.
Raising a child with Down syndrome can be challenging, but this dad is showing the world that they can rise above the condition and do great things. Alan Lawrence has created a whimsical photoshopped series of his boy Wil flying and interacting with his surroundings. The photos are awesome and inspiring, with a beautiful story […]
Every birth story is amazing in its own right because birth is amazing, but once in a while a story comes along that’s shocking and particularly crazy. Ambermarie planned to have a home birth, and when she got up the morning of April 2nd to light contractions she had no idea she would soon be […]
While many couples don’t want to know their baby’s gender until birth, others like to know in advance so they can be prepared with clothing, nursery decor and toys. However, ultrasounds are not 100% accurate. This couple featured at the Baby Center blog got a big surprise when they found out their daughter was a […]
Pamela and her daughter Morgan have 25 years between them, but they have a solid relationship and even have the share the same fashion sense. Still, it was certainly surprising when they learned they were both pregnant last November, and if that wasn’t enough, they have almost the same due date! Pamela shares her whole […]
When you have more than two young kids, you’re probably used to receiving comments like, “Wow, you sure have your hands full,” or “I don’t know how you manage, I can barely handle one,” and you respond with a smile and joke about the extra work. But it is a lot of work, and even though you’re tired and stressed more often than not, you love your kids to bits.
If you think you have your hands full with your kid(s), imagine raising twelve of them! Varda Epstein has a lot of experience, and she’s shared some wonderful words of wisdom for all mothers out there in this post at the Baby Center! You’ll read how it doesn’t really matter how your dress your child, […]
Raising a child can be difficult and stressful, but caring for a special needs child comes with even bigger challenges. This dad is doing all he can for his disabled son, and you can feel the connection they have in this touching video where he sings to him about strength, pride, and love. Read the […]