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Crib notes: Girls stake out prom dresses online

March 25, 2011 at 4:54 PM ET

As prom season draws near, teenage girls are starting to say Yes to the (Prom) Dress. To avoid showing up to the dance wearing the same dress as someone else, girls across the country are turning to Facebook to stake their claim to the dress of their dreams. One group, "Please Don't Buy My Prom Dress," allows girls to upload photos of their gowns to the site, in the hopes of remaining an original on the big night.

Move over Babymoon, the new, new thing is Maternity Tourism. Authorities in California recently shut down a maternity center designed for Chinese mothers who paid thousands of dollars to travel to the United States to give birth so their children would have automatic citizenship. The center was shut down because the buildings had structural problems, not due to any illegality with the program. While it's not uncommon for women to come to the country to give birth, it is unusual to have the process facilitated through an organized business.

A lot has been made recently about the provocative nature of teens' and tweens' wardrobes. Those who prefer a more modest look might be in luck, because word is the miniskirt is out. Some younger fashionistas are saying that baring that much skin just looks like you're trying too hard (which is never in).

The most stylish baby of the year was recently born when Rachel Zoe gave birthto son Skyler Morrison Berman.  Undoubtedly, the new parents are BA-NA-NAs for the little guy.

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