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  • Drew Barrymore Welcomes a Baby Girl (With a Boy’s Name!)

    By: Ivy Jacobson for

    ZimbioDrew Barrymore and Will Kopelman's brood just expanded! Although Drew's second pregnancy was basically the most fun thing to hear about (pasta and Chinese food pregnancy cravings around the clock, anyone?), we're so excited that she had another baby girl today, because she's just the best. To illustrate that point, the tomboyish name of the couple's newborn will definitely make her the toughest and coolest little gal on the playground.

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    "Happy to announce that today we are the proud parents of our second daughter, Frankie Barrymore Kopelman," Drew and Will told People. "Olive has a new little sister, and everyone is healthy and happy!"

    I'm really trying to keep my Drew-gushing to a minimum, but I feel like only she would choose such unique girls' names that really complement one another. (Olive and Frankie sounds like the name of a really hip restaurant, doesn't it? Or bookstore? Or coffee shop?)

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  • Toddler Tips from Supernanny Jo Frost that Totally Work

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    Jo Frost / The BumpThere were times in new motherhood I was desperate and drowning - in questions, exhaustion, and insecurity. And just when I thought I couldn't make it one…more… minute, someone rescued me.

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    There's a woman, a goddess really, who got us through years of toddler behavior issues and trying times. I could turn on her show, Supernanny, and feel like it wasn't all that bad. We used her advice so often the term "Supernanny" became a verb in my house. "Just Supernanny him," we'd say.

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    I was thrilled to get a chance to speak with release years of pent up groupie adoration on Supernanny Jo Frost, who is as passionate about helping families as ever. Oh, and I got the best toddler advice from her new book, JO FROST'S TODDLER RULES: Your 5-Step Guide to Shaping Proper Behavior, too. Here are the top tips that worked in our house.

    The Marble Jar

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  • Prince George Gets His First Marriage Proposal from Adorable Baby Girl

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    GettyThe Duke and Duchess of Cambridge probably thought that girls wouldn't be knocking down the door for Prince George's hand in marriage until he was at least five-years-old (ha ha), but the 8-month-old already has a potential wife on his hands - and she's really cute.

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    11-month-old Ruby Cate Blitz's parents took her to see Prince William and Kate Middleton during their royal tour stop in Wellington, New Zealand, and she really wasn't messing around when it came to dressing for the occasion.

    Ruby wore a white onesie with the words "Marry Me George" on it in red, paired with a white tutu, a British flag and an irresistible smile.

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    Her "meet the parents" outfit couldn't have been more on point, if you ask us. When you're trying to get married to the world's most eligible baby bachelor, you've got to pull out all the stops!

    Unfortunately, George

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  • Chelsea Clinton is Pregnant!

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    GettyChelsea Clinton is pregnant! She and husband Marc Mezvinsky openly spoke about last year about wanting to make 2014 "The Year of the Baby" and start a family, and by golly, they did.

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    The former first daughter fittingly announced her pregnancy today at a No Ceilings women's event in NYC hosted by The Clinton Foundation.

    According to Politico, Chelsea said, "Marc and I are very excited that we have our first child arriving later this year, and I certainly feel all the better - whether it's a girl or a boy - that she or he will grow up in a world full of so many strong young female leaders, so thank you for inspiring me and thank you for inspiring future generations, including the one that we'll be lucky enough to welcome into our family later this year. I just hope that I will be as good a mom to my child, and hopefully children, as my mom was to me."

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  • Watching TV After a Tantrum Isn’t Good for Your Toddler, Study Reveals

    By: Ivy Jacobson for

    Veer/The BumpA new study, just published in the journal Pediatrics by researchers from Boston Medical Center, suggests that you may want to think twice before turning over the remote to your fussy toddler.

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    The study's lead researcher, Dr. Jenny Radskey, is recommending that parents not put their toddler in front of a TV to soothe any tantrums, because that could garner developmental issues later in life.

    "We found that babies and toddlers whose mothers rated them as having self-regulation problems - meaning, problems with calming down, soothing themselves, settling down to sleep, or waiting for food or toys - watched more TV and videos when they were age 2," says Radskey. "Infants with self-regulation problems watched, on average, about nine minutes more media per day than other infants. This may seem small, but screen-time habits are established in these early years."

    More television watching could open the

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  • Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher’s Baby’s Gender Revealed!

    By: Ivy Jacobson for

    Photo: XYZ/GAMEPIKSWhat we know for sure about Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher's adorable relationship is that the couple is engaged, due to the huge bling on her ring finger, Mila has effortless and chic maternity style and… not much else.

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    Sadly, the couple is known for being super-private, so we need to get over the fact that there won't be any gender reveal parties or colored balloons for them on Instagram and be happy about Us Weekly's reporting instead.

    Today, the outlet stated that Mila and Ashton are having a… baby girl! Woohoo! We bet Kelso and Jackie…ahh, I mean Ashton and Mila, are thrilled about the news, especially since Ashton is surrounded by guys all the time on Two and a Half Men.

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  • Lily Allen Opens Up About Her Devastating Miscarriage and Stillbirth

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    Lily Allen hasn't recovered from her absolutely heartbreaking stillbirth in 2010, but now she's willing to speak out about her depression that came from losing her baby boy when she was six months pregnant.

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    "It was horrendous and something I would not wish on my worst enemy," Lily tells The Sun. "It's something that I still haven't dealt with. I never will get over it. I have dealt with it, you know, as being at one with it. But it's not something that you get over. I held my child and it was really horrific and painful - one of the hardest things that can happen to a person."

    Lily's husband, Sam Cooper, stood by her side after their loss and after her septicemia scare days later, which is a blood poisoning infection that can often be fatal. Lily had also suffered a miscarriage in 2008.

    "I was overwhelmed by what an incredibly unlucky thing it was to happen. But I had this

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  • Take Your Game of Thrones Obsession to the Next Level with These Baby Names

    By: Ivy Jacobson for

    Photo: HBOIt looks like the Bella Swan-naming trend from Twilight might be over, since the latest baby naming craze is all thanks to a little show called Game of Thrones.

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    If you're on the hunt for a fearless and strong name for your baby girl, Khaleesi is the top contender from the hit HBO drama, since 146 babies were given that name in 2012, according to Social Security Administration data.

    Daenerys garnered just 21, but Arya held strong at 700, since the name was popular before the show started.

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    If you like the idea of giving your baby a name with a medieval twist, here are some other monikers from the show that are uniquely awesome:

    Girls' Names:

    Boys' Names:

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  • How to Deal when Everyone Else is Pregnant

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    Did it suddenly seem like babies and baby bumps were popping up everywhere the moment you started thinking about getting pregnant? And all you want to see is that BFP, and still nothing. We know how it feels, so we asked a pro how to cope.

    Throw yourself a pity party…but don't overdo it

    Yes, you can feel sorry for yourself. "I do believe in throwing pity parties," says Shoshana Bennett, PhD, a clinical psychologist. You don't even have to stop at one pity party. If you need to do it each month until you're pregnant, go ahead. But here's the trick: You want to end on a positive note each time, or else it could lead to more depression. So pick a time and place and let it all out -- cry, yell, write in a journal -- however it is that you can get your feelings out. But give yourself a time limit: Party's over in 15 minutes (that kind of thing).

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  • By: Ivy Jacobson for

    Photo: Shutterstock / The BumpAccording to a new study from the American Association for Clinical Chemistry, 9 out of 11 of the most popular hospital urine pregnancy tests are more likely to produce a false-negative result after the fifth to seventh week of pregnancy, even though the tests perform well in the first month after conception.

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    Led by Ann M. Gronowski, PhD, of the Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, the study shows that when a woman's egg is fertilized, it begins producing the hormone human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), which is detected in urine or blood. However, during the fifth to seventh week of gestation, urine concentrations of an hCG variant known as the hCG beta core fragment increase rapidly, interfering with hCG detection. This is what causes false-negative test results.

    In a hospital, the failure to detect a false-negative can lead to serious consequences, like administration of

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