“It started with comments like, ‘I thought your face looked fuller,’” Baracy told TODAY Style . Ashlee Baracy likes showing off her baby bump. "I'm growing a miracle," she told TODAY.Courtesy of Ashlee Baracy.
After loads of tests, including blood work looking for pre-eclampsia , doctors said Stephens and Jude were fine and sent her home. Her Instagram account provides women a safe space to share their stories and find support.
“He helped me design and write the invitations,” Raymer's mom, Meagan Meaker, told TODAY Parents . The rising second-grader then distributed the envelopes to his classmates in Keystone Heights, Florida.“Every day, Colten would come home from school and ask me if anyone had called to say they were coming,”said Meaker, 23.
The mom of two (to Dusty Rose, 2, and Gio Grace, 1) opened up to TODAY Style about how becoming a parent inspires her work with the Save the Rhino Trust and her message to new moms about postpartum depression.
When it became clear that Francesca Page, then 27 weeks pregnant , was not leaving the hospital before she delivered her baby, she felt sad that she was missing out on some of the traditional mom-to-be experiences.
There are a lot of things that I don't understand — like how my kids can run around outdoors for hours and still refuse to sleep at night — but especially, I cannot understand for the life of me why people would be so against cargo shorts or why sales of the style are down. Cargo shorts make us look and feel like superheroes to our kids.
When Searls took her 13-year-old daughter Avery to the pediatric neurology clinic at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago 10 months ago, it was because Avery, who has Tourette syndrome, found it physically painful to be in the same room as her mom.
She made the post private after getting attacked by anti-vaxxers online, she told TODAY.Audrey Peine said her daughter's symptoms included a runny nose, a fever and this rash.
Connor Lloyd, 4, who is being treated for a form of leukemia, joined the girls in the photo shoot for a second straight year.
Doctors performed a sigmoidoscopy, a scope that looks only at the sigmoid colon, and they discovered the problem: Ferguson-Chams had a golf-ball sized tumor blocking her descending colon. For two years, Tonya Ferguson-Chams has been in treatment for stage 4 colon cancer.
Courtesy of Blythedale Children's HospitalBut Davidson said Florio and her husband, John’s, dedication to Connor’s care certainly helped the boy thrive and led to him going home on April 9, weighing a little less than 11 pounds, and nine months after Connor's birth.“We are really grateful that the parents played such an important role in his development,” Davidson said.
Gan designed the dress and sewed it with the help of her mom, Maricel Gan. Back in January, they had asked someone else to help make the gown, but it didn’t turn out the way they wanted — so they decided to start again from scratch, and do it all themselves .The gown is made of 13 yards of satin.
"The video came to be just because my wife (Chandra, 21) asked me to put the baby down for a nap while she was visiting with the girls in the other room," Comer, 21, told TODAY in an email.
A newborn photo of an infant girl gazing at an empty cradle with a blue blanket and angel wings representing her twin brother who was stillborn has gone viral and the twins’ mom wants it to spread awareness and hope.
“After college, I want to get a job in sports management,” Rachel told TODAY Parents. Rachel Grace, second from left, attends an East Stroudsburg University Warriors football game with her fellow students in ESU's Career, Independent Living and Learning Studies program.
“[Her neurosurgeon] said ,‘Your child probably doesn’t know what it’s like not to be in pain.’” Mazie would need brain surgery, but when doctors at Duke University Hospital told her it would take place within days, she asked for a delay.
Our TODAY Parenting Team contributors are here with ideas for crafts that are so easy and so cute that you’ll actually want to make them with your kids.
Beata Bienias and her husband Powell tried to have a baby for seven years when she became pregnant naturally and with an implanted embryo. Beata and Powell Bienias are getting used to life with triplets after they conceived twins naturally and one baby with IVF.
One dad's mission to help men cope with pregnancy loss Krisch believes that several cultural changes are needed to help men deal with pregnancy loss in a healthier way. He also believes that making men’s health a priority could help men better address grief and mental health.
Research has shown that being mismatched, when it comes to having children, can present a problem for you and your partner. Interviews with couples have demonstrated that there are three different decision-making types when it comes to children: mutual early articulators, mutual postponers, and nonmutual couples (Lee & Zvonkovie, 2014).
Last year, Lindsey Berger’s son Jordan had a Halloween costume idea that caused her to panic: He wanted to be a pillow. When Lindsey Berger's son Jordan wanted to be a pillow for Halloween, she used every ounce of her craft ability to eke out a costume.
For children with food allergies, Halloween isn't just spooky: The treats they get can be life-threatening. Leo loves trick-or-treating, but his peanut and tree nut allergy means a lot of Halloween candy is off-limits.
While Pridham does not love running, she knew that setting goals helped her lose 90 pounds and thought it was good to set new and different ones. After gaining weight from stress eating, Kirsten Pridham started counting her macros using the app, Lose It!