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Naming your baby is the most important choice you can make as an expecting or new parent. has been a trusted source of names for over twenty years. Find out the name meanings for your entire family!

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Latest Baby News & Articles

danielle brooks daughter
November 19, 2019

Orange Is The New Black actress Danielle Brooks has welcomed her first child into the world, a baby girl! Danielle took to Instagram to share that her daughter was born a few days ago on November 16th.

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11.16.19 ❤️♾❤️ She’s perfect. [Read more...]

kimberly van der beek
November 18, 2019

On tonight’s episode of Dancing With The Stars, James Van Der Beek shared some devastating news. He and his wife, Kimberly, are mourning the loss of their sixth baby on the way. [Read more...]

melissa fumero

Actress Melissa Fumero, known for her role in the NBC TV series Brooklyn Nine-Nine, has announced that she is expecting her second child. [Read more...]

ashley graham pregnant
November 17, 2019

Model Ashley Graham is known for being an advocate for body positivity. She inspires people every day with her openness to accepting her body and flaunting what she’s got. (Which, let’s be honest, is drop-dead gorgeous). Since announcing her pregnancy in August, Ashley has posted tons of beautiful pictures of her and her growing baby bump. [Read more...]

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