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January 31, 2023, 10:46 PM

US births increased in 2021 for 1st time in 7 years: CDC

CDC report says increase could be result of rebound after pandemic.
January 31, 2023, 10:46 PM
US births increased in 2021 for 1st time in 7 years: CDC
January 31, 2023, 5:12 PM

13-year-olds are too young to be on social media, US surgeon general says

Meta, Twitter and other social media platforms currently allow 13-year-olds to join.
January 31, 2023, 5:12 PM
13-year-olds are too young to be on social media, US surgeon general says
January 26, 2023, 9:52 PM

How this mom used a 529 savings plan to pay for her son's college

Patricia Roberts, author of "Route 529," shares her tips for saving for your child's higher education.
January 26, 2023, 9:52 PM
How this mom used a 529 savings plan to pay for her son's college
January 26, 2023, 8:43 PM

Girl asks grandpa to daddy-daughter dance in sweet video

A video of a Nebraska girl asking her grandfather to attend a daddy-daughter dance with her has gone viral on TikTok.
January 26, 2023, 8:43 PM
Girl asks grandpa to daddy-daughter dance in sweet video
January 26, 2023, 6:06 PM

Shemar Moore shares 1st photo with daughter Frankie: 'Already the love of my life'

Actor Shemar Moore shared the first photo of his newborn daughter Frankie, saying she is "already the love of my life."
January 26, 2023, 6:06 PM
Shemar Moore shares 1st photo with daughter, reveals her name
January 26, 2023, 3:52 PM

Moms form ‘mommune’ to raise their families

Like the hit series "Fuller House," three women decided to combine their families under one roof to save money and help raise each other's kids.
January 26, 2023, 3:52 PM
Moms form ‘mommune’ to raise their families
January 26, 2023, 12:22 AM

How can I introduce peanut butter safely to my baby?

ABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton answers your health questions and shares her daily prescription for wellness.
January 26, 2023, 12:22 AM
How can I introduce peanut butter safely to my baby?
January 26, 2023, 12:13 AM

Video of dad singing to his newborn in the NICU goes viral

Emily Johnson filmed this touching moment between her husband Daniel and their son, who was born early at 22 weeks and is currently in a neonatal intensive care unit in Temple, Texas.
January 26, 2023, 12:13 AM
Video of dad singing to his newborn in the NICU goes viral
January 25, 2023, 11:17 PM

Mom creates legislation to help children with allergies

Georgina Cornago lost her son Giovanni Cipriano in 2013 due to an anaphylactic reaction caused by peanuts. A few months later, she created a foundation to raise awareness of food allergies.
January 25, 2023, 11:17 PM
Mom creates legislation to help children with allergies
January 25, 2023, 10:29 PM

Dad's video singing to preemie son in NICU goes viral

A TikTok video of a Texas dad singing a worship song to his premature son in the NICU has gone viral with over 1 million views in a month.
January 25, 2023, 10:29 PM
Dad's video singing to preemie son in NICU goes viral
January 25, 2023, 2:00 PM

FDA proposes new limits on how much lead is allowed in baby food

Baby food manufacturers will likely need to comply soon with the new levels from the FDA.
January 25, 2023, 2:00 PM
FDA proposes changes to how much lead is allowed in baby food
January 25, 2023, 1:21 PM

FDA proposes new guidance for lead in baby food

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued new guidance for the amount of lead allowed in baby food a year after alarming congressional reports found traces of heavy metals in popular baby foods.
January 25, 2023, 1:21 PM
FDA proposes new guidance for lead in baby food
January 25, 2023, 2:56 AM

How to talk to children following mass shootings in California, Washington

Kids can have questions after a mass shooting and experts say it's important to acknowledge and respond to them appropriately.
January 25, 2023, 2:56 AM
How to talk to children following mass shootings in California, Washington
January 20, 2023, 11:18 PM

Dan+Shay's Shay Mooney and wife Hannah welcome baby no. 3: ‘Grateful doesn’t begin to cover it’

Dan+Shay's Shay Mooney sings to his newborn son, Abram Shay Mooney.
January 20, 2023, 11:18 PM
Watch Shay Mooney of Dan+Shay sing to his newborn son Abram Shay
January 20, 2023, 9:30 PM

Toddler runs to her firefighter dad in adorable moment

Capt. Dave Colson was responding to a call on his street when his daughter saw him.
January 20, 2023, 9:30 PM
Toddler runs to her firefighter dad in adorable moment
January 19, 2023, 8:27 PM

Priyanka Chopra Jonas talks daughter Malti's birth, how motherhood has changed her

Priyanka Chopra Jonas opened up about her daughter Malti's birth and health issues as well as how motherhood has changed her in British Vogue.
January 19, 2023, 8:27 PM
Priyanka Chopra Jonas' daughter Malti appears in British Vogue with mom
January 18, 2023, 9:01 PM

What should be on your pre-pregnancy checklist

ABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton answers your health questions and shares her daily prescription for wellness.
January 18, 2023, 9:01 PM
What should be on your pre-pregnancy checklist
January 18, 2023, 7:17 PM

Watch this mom’s sweet reaction to daughter passing bar exam

Breyana received the exciting news in October 2022.
January 18, 2023, 7:17 PM
Watch this mom’s sweet reaction to daughter passing bar exam
January 15, 2023, 9:20 AM

Grandfather builds 200-foot long backyard sledding course for his grandkids

The man's grandkids voted to name the course "Papa Bear Plunge."
January 15, 2023, 9:20 AM
Grandfather builds 200-foot long backyard sledding course for his grandkids
January 12, 2023, 7:25 PM

US kindergarten vaccination rate dropped again, data shows

Vaccination rates for U.S. kindergarteners are down again, and federal officials are launching a new campaign to try to bring them up
January 12, 2023, 7:25 PM
January 11, 2023, 9:09 PM

Mom gives birth to twins on anniversary of being declared cancer-free

After being diagnosed with cancer, Shelly and her husband froze embryos, hoping to have more kids. After beating the disease, Shelly gave birth to twins on the second anniversary of being cancer-free.
January 11, 2023, 9:09 PM
Mom gives birth to twins on anniversary of being declared cancer-free
January 11, 2023, 6:38 PM

Moms open up about living together in a 'mommune'

Two moms open up to "Good Morning America" about living together in a shared "mommune" home.
January 11, 2023, 6:38 PM
Moms open up about living together in a 'mommune'
January 11, 2023, 5:59 AM

What to know about the latest guidelines for childhood obesity

ABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton breaks down the American Academy of Pediatrics’ new treatment guidelines for childhood obesity.
January 11, 2023, 5:59 AM
What to know about the latest guidelines for childhood obesity
January 10, 2023, 1:51 PM

Parents warned again not to use Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play sleepers

CPSC and Fisher-Price have re-announced a recall of Rock 'n Play sleepers that are linked to about 100 children's deaths.
January 10, 2023, 1:51 PM
Parents warned again not to use Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play sleepers
January 10, 2023, 1:46 PM

Agency issues new warning about Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play sleepers recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission released the warning more than three years after Rock 'n Play sleepers were first recalled, noting reports of more infant deaths.
January 10, 2023, 1:46 PM
Agency issues new warning about Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play sleepers recall
January 9, 2023, 9:04 PM

What is 'baby brain' and is there science behind it?

The term “baby brain” refers to memory problems and absent-mindedness reported by many women during pregnancy and early motherhood. Dr. Jen Ashton breaks down the science behind it.
January 9, 2023, 9:04 PM
What is 'baby brain' and is there science behind it?
January 9, 2023, 2:21 PM

Children with obesity should get proactive treatment: American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines

Children should be proactively evaluated and treated for obesity, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics around childhood obesity.
January 9, 2023, 2:21 PM
Children with obesity should get proactive treatment, new guidelines say
January 9, 2023, 2:16 PM

Doctors release new guidelines on childhood obesity

The American Academy of Pediatrics has released new guidelines on treating childhood obesity, including proactive approaches like medication and surgery.
January 9, 2023, 2:16 PM
Doctors release new guidelines on childhood obesity
1 month ago

Kelly Osbourne says she's 'not ready to share' about her son after mom Sharon Osbourne reveals his name

Kelly Osbourne issued a statement about welcoming her first child after mother Sharon Osbourne confirmed she'd given birth.
1 month ago
Kelly Osbourne says she's 'not ready to share' about son after mom reveals his name
1 month ago

Mom says daughter was critically injured after swallowing water bead

Folichia Mitchell is warning parents of the dangers of water beads after her daughter accidentally swallowed one and ended up in the hospital.
1 month ago
Mom says daughter was critically injured after swallowing water bead
1 month ago

Little girl heartbroken she can't marry dad in sweetest, saddest video

A little girl is heartbroken when she learns she can't marry her dad.
1 month ago
Little girl heartbroken she can't marry dad in sweetest, saddest video
1 month ago

Army vet and single mom adopts 3 habits to pay down $87,000 debt

Nyajuok Tongyik Doluony turned to Dave Ramsey to help tackle her debt.
1 month ago
How Army vet and single mom paid off $87,000 debt
1 month ago

Grandpa builds elaborate sledding course for his grandkids

The kids voted to name the 200-foot-long course ‘Papa Bear Plunge’ after their grandfather.
1 month ago
Grandpa builds elaborate sledding course for his grandkids
1 month ago

Parenting expert shares hard realities of being a mother

Jessica Grose, author of the New York Times’ “On Parenting” newsletter, discusses her book, “Screaming on the Inside: The Unsustainability of American Motherhood.”
1 month ago
Parenting expert shares hard realities of being a mother
1 month ago

Mom shares lessons learned after son spends over $800 on Roblox purchases

An Arizona mom is speaking out after she found out her son made hundreds of dollars in unauthorized Roblox purchases.
1 month ago
Mom shares lessons learned after son spends over $800 on Roblox purchases
1 month ago

Misinformation on RSV, flu spread online: What parents need to know

Pediatricians share their advice for parents as kids face flu, RSV and more.
1 month ago
Misinformation on RSV, flu spread online: What parents need to know
1 month ago

Target recalls children's weighted blankets after 2 kids died

Target is urging customers to stop using a weighted children's blanket sold in their stores following four reports of children becoming entrapped.
1 month ago
Target children's blankets recalled following deaths of 2 kids
1 month ago

Mom’s 'no toys for Christmas' TikTok goes viral

One mom went viral on TikTok after explaining why her family is opting out of gifts for the holidays, sparking conversation among parents.
1 month ago
Mom’s 'no toys for Christmas' TikTok goes viral
1 month ago

Pharmacies limit purchases of some children’s medications

As cases of COVID, flu and RSV surge around the country, some states are facing drug shortages.
1 month ago
Pharmacies limit purchases of some children’s medications
1 month ago

Parents struggle to find over-the-counter children’s medicines amid 'tripledemic'

Retailers like CVS and Walgreens have limited the amount of acetaminophen and ibuprofen customers can buy at a time to prevent stockpiling.
1 month ago
Parents struggle to find over-the-counter children’s medicines amid 'tripledemic'
1 month ago

Pharmacies deal with children's med shortages

As the number of flu, RSV and COVID-19 cases soar, some pharmacies are limiting the sale of their children's medicines due to spot shortages.
1 month ago
Pharmacies deal with children's med shortages
1 month ago

Major pharmacy chains restrict purchases of popular children’s drugs

CVS and Walgreens are limiting the amount of pediatric ibuprofen and acetaminophen customers can buy after an increase in RSV, COVID and flu cases have raised demand for children’s drugs.
1 month ago
Major pharmacy chains restrict purchases of popular children’s drugs
2 months ago

‘Holiday mom goals’

With just seven days to celebrate the holidays with her kids, one Iowa mom is trying to cram in as many fun activities as she can. ABC News’ Will Ganss has more on her incredibly detailed schedule.
2 months ago
‘Holiday mom goals’
2 months ago

Moms react to viral TikTok video showing labor, delivery nurses mocking pregnant patients

Mothers are reacting to a now-deleted TikTok video that went viral showing labor and delivery nurses mocking pregnant patients.
2 months ago
Moms react to viral video showing labor, delivery nurses mocking pregnant patients
2 months ago

Blake Shelton opens up about being a stepdad to Gwen Stefani's 3 sons

"[Family] is what I want to invest in now," he said.
2 months ago
Blake Shelton opens up about being a stepdad to Gwen Stefani's 3 sons
2 months ago

6 months since Roe ruling, how the adoption landscape has changed

Adoption agency providers in Texas tell "GMA" what the landscape looks like now.
2 months ago
A look at adoption in America nearly 6 months since Roe overturned
2 months ago

Influencer Tidy Dad helps followers keep a clean home with kids

Tyler Moore, a father of three, is known on social media as the Tidy Dad and he’s sharing tips on how to get your little ones involved in maintaining a clean home.
2 months ago
Influencer Tidy Dad helps followers keep a clean home with kids
2 months ago

One mom’s goal to destigmatize formula

As many parents continue to deal with a baby formula shortage, influencer mom Mallory Whitmore is helping parents navigate that struggle and destigmatize formula in the process.
2 months ago
One mom’s goal to destigmatize formula
2 months ago

Cannabis use during pregnancy may harm infants and mothers, research suggests

Cannabis use during pregnancy may cause babies to have higher rates of preterm birth, low birthweight and birth defects.
2 months ago
Cannabis use during pregnancy may harm infants and mothers, research suggests
2 months ago

National Adoption Awareness Month

Child welfare advocate and best-selling author of “A Place Called Home,” David Ambroz, joins “GMA” to shine a light on the need for new adoptive families.
2 months ago
National Adoption Awareness Month