8-Year-Old Who Was Devastated After Mom's Miscarriages Helps Deliver Her New Baby Sister

Eight-year-old Brooke Davis had long dreamed of being a big sister, so she was happier than ever when she learned at the age of 3 that her mother, Kelsey, was pregnant. But that joy turned to grief when Kelsey suffered a miscarriage, leaving Brooke devastated.

“It was heartbreaking. It really hit me hard … and Brooke especially,” Kelsey, 29, tells PEOPLE. “She was so young and we had been telling her she was going to be a big sister. So she took it really hard. She was completely heartbroken.”

Kelsey says that Brooke was so crushed over the loss that neither she nor her husband Stefan, 29, told her about their next two pregnancies, which both ended in miscarriages. The family, however, welcomed a little girl, Ellie, in 2016 — Brooke was so excited, she asked to be in the delivery room.

About a year later, Kelsey learned she was pregnant again, and was eager to tell Brooke the news.

“She cried really hard. She broke down with excitement,” Kelsey says of the moments she told Brooke they were expecting. “I asked, ‘Are you scared? Are you nervous?’ She said, ‘No!’ She was just so overwhelmed with emotion.”

Brooke took her doting sister duties to a new level, asking her mother if she could help deliver her new little sister, Summer.

“It was all her idea. For Summer, she wanted to be a little bit more involved. Brooke just got so excited,” Kelsey tells PEOPLE. “She was my little helper along the way. She massaged my feet. She walked with me around the halls … she got me water. She was so sweet the entire time. She was right there with me.”

Photos of the delivery showed Brooke in tears as she lifted Summer, who still had her umbilical cord attached. Other shots showed the 8-year-old crying into her father’s arms, and placing a hand over her heart.

“It was perfect. It was the most calm, serene birth I could have ever imagined it being,” the mom of three says. “It was exactly what we wanted. Seeing Brooke there, seeing Brooke’s emotion and helping her deliver Summer, it completely just melted my heart.”

Of the experience, she adds: “Brooke is not traumatized. She’s so glad to have been there and she learned so much.”

Now, the stay-at-home mom says life is hectic with “wild child” Ellie, “sweet” Brooke and baby Summer. But Kelsey adds that Brooke is the perfect little helper.

“She is such an amazing big sister. It just blows me away how great she is,” Kelsey tells PEOPLE. “She’s just so helpful with holding the babies, getting clothes for them. She’s so sweet. She plays with them and talks with them. Ellie’s first word was ‘Brooke!’ “

A New Baby and His Own Day! Travis Scott Celebrates Feb. 10 in His Texas Hometown

Nine days after welcoming his first child with girlfriend Kylie Jenner, Travis Scott celebrated another milestone.

The rapper and new dad to daughter Stormi Webster, 25, was honored with the key to his hometown of Missouri City, Texas, by Mayor Allen Owen on Saturday, which was officially named Travis Scott Day.

“This place right here gave me all my ideas,” Scott said in his acceptance speech that was shared by the city on Twitter. “It’s the drive and focus of what I’m doing now. Music, design, whatever I’m doing. I owe everything to this city.”

Adding, “This is my first award. I cannot be more proud to get my award in my hometown… This is everything I fight for, this is everything I cry about every night… just for a moment like this.”

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The “Butterfly Effect” hitmaker showed off his plaque and key to Missouri City that read “Jacques ‘Travis Scott’ Webster Jr.” on Instagram.

Also at the ceremony was Houston Rockets star James Harden, who previously dated Kylie’s sister Khloé Kardashian.

Meanwhile, back in California, Jenner, 20, stepped out for the first time since giving birth to their baby girl.

The Kylie Cosmetics mogul was seen on Saturday with BFF Jordyn Woods in Los Angeles, wearing black bicycle shorts and black top, covered by a beige jacket.


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Kylie is doing great,” a source told PEOPLE on Monday. “She has left her baby at home a couple of times for short outings. She is very happy and looks great, too. Things with Travis are the same. He is great with the baby when he is around.”

The Keeping Up with the Kardashians reality star finally addressed her pregnancy and announced her baby girl’s arrival on Feb. 4 in a statement on Twitter and Instagram, as well as a video, titled “To Our Daughter” on YouTube.

News that Jenner and Scott were expecting a baby was first confirmed by PEOPLE in September. The new parents have been dating since April 2017.

Two-Month-Old Baby Allegedly Suffers 35 Broken Bones; Foster Father Charged

A 26-year-old foster father is facing neglect and battery charges in Indianapolis, where he is accused of squeezing the limbs of a 2-month-old girl. Doctors allegedly determined that she had more than 35 broken bones.

A probable cause affidavit obtained by PEOPLE confirms the charges against Kyle Rice, who investigators say admitted causing the infant’s injuries.

The arrest comes just weeks after the premature baby, born with traces of marijuana in her system, was left in Rice’s care, according to the affidavit.

The child was taken from her birth mother after the blood test results showed the presence of THC, the active ingredient in marijuana.

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The unnamed baby’s injuries, which also included numerous bruises, were discovered during a visit to the hospital on Jan. 31, the affidavit states. Doctors took X-rays of the child, which allegedly showed fractures in her hands, legs, feet and back.

Rice allegedly told investigators he squeezed the infant in frustration when the child refused to eat and kept crying.

“He tried to give her a bottle, but she was spitting it out,” reads the affidavit. “He then changed her diaper and she pooped while he was changing it. He held her, but she continued to cry and wouldn’t calm down.”

Rice allegedly squeezed her hands and feet, and bent her legs backward, the affidavit states.

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Rice’s wife, who works full-time, told investigators she was unaware the baby was being abused.

It was unclear whether Rice has entered a plea or retained an attorney.

A court date is set for early April.

Michael Phelps, Wife Nicole and Son Boomer Celebrate Their Upcoming Addition at Baby Shower

Michael Phelps and wife Nicole are anxiously waiting for their “baby shark.”

The swimmer, 32, celebrated the upcoming arrival of the couple’s second child with a baby shower on Sunday. He shared a photo holding 21-month-old son Boomer Robert and standing next to Nicole, whose growing belly was on display in a fitted green dress and sleeveless beige cover-up.

“Thanks to those who came to celebrate today!!” Phelps captioned the family photo, adding the hashtag #babyshark, which guests used to share their snaps. (Perhaps it’s a reference to the 28-time Olympic medalist racing a shark as part of Discovery Channel Shark Week?)

Nicole, also 32, posted a sweet shot of her husband with his hand on her bump. “Such an amazing day celebrating our #babyshark!!” she wrote. “More photos to come … we are so thankful for everyone who was able to be with us and everyone who was with us in spirit.”

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In August, the couple announced in matching social media posts that they are expecting again.

“Number 2 on the way!!!! So excited!! Wonder if it’s a boy or a girl??” Phelps wrote alongside a photo of Boomer clutching a pregnancy test while snuggled up in his mom’s arms.

Phelps and the former Miss California USA welcomed Boomer in May 2016. They wed later that year – twice! First, the pair tied the knot in June, and then again in late October during a larger event in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

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Phelps previously revealed to PEOPLE that his wife was looking forward to growing their family, sharing, “Nicole has recently brought up that she would like a girl!”

“We definitely want more kids, it just depends on when,” he added, noting “I’m sure I’m getting pressure” and teasing, “ trying to get moving on some things!”

In another interview, the athlete further told PEOPLE of more children, “We are so fortunate to have a healthy and happy baby and hopefully more coming soon, but we don’t know when.”

“We’re going through life every day happy and blessed with what we have. But I hope to have more kids in the future,” Phelps explained.

Don Jr. is back, baby

Donald Trump Jr. is back.

Trump’s eldest son was almost entirely absent from cable news interviews following his bungled attempt last summer to cover up his central role in the infamous Trump Tower meeting with Russian nationals who promised him dirt on Hillary Clinton. The eldest Trump son, ostensibly focused on running his father’s business — and walled off from the business of government — is now back to being a regular fixture on Fox News programs, where he functions as a White House surrogate.

What prompted the change? One thing that appears to have captured his attention is the memo by Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) that was supposed to provide proof of a grand conspiracy against Donald Trump in the FBI but turned out to be a dud. Nevertheless, much of Don Jr.’s social media activity and cable news discussion has been focused on the memo and how it vindicates his father.

Much like he has done since the inauguration, Don Jr. tweets almost entirely about the political priorities of his father’s administration, and almost never about his own actual job. A ThinkProgress investigation last year found that Don Jr. posted about his dad’s political priorities at an average rate of three times per day from the day after the election through Halloween. He has significantly increased this rate in recent weeks, routinely tweeting a dozen times per day about the Trump administration, his father’s political enemies, and the travails of Democrats attacking his father. This doesn’t include many more retweets of similar content, often from far-right blogs. Hundreds of his tweets and retweets were about the memo.

Don Jr. has also appeared on Fox News four times in recent days — once on Tucker Carlson’s show right as the push to release the memo gained steam, once on Hannity after the State of the Union, once on Jesse Watters’ show and again on Carlson’s show right after the memo was released.

Here are the highlights from Don Jr.’s resurgence:

Don Jr. accidentally admitted that Trump fired the Deputy Director of the FBI

Two days after his father’s press secretary told reporters that the White House was not involved in FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe’s decision to retire, Don Jr. let slip that the memo caused McCabe to be fired. It is still not clear why McCabe decided to retire so abruptly, but President Trump had been personally attacking him for months.

This begged the question of which narrative was correct: was McCabe fired over the Nunes memo, or did he decide to retire for personal reasons? We still don’t have an answer. And Don Jr. continued to joke about it. Don Jr.’s tweet also appears to conflate the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email server with the current investigation into his father’s campaign’s ties to Russia.

Don Jr. said moderate Democrats are “left of commie”

In a discussion on Watters World about the dilemma facing Democratic senators in red states who nevertheless oppose Trump administration priorities they believe are bad, Don Jr. found a novel conclusion. He said moderate Democrats are “left of commie right now.”

Don Jr. called the Nunes memo a “little bit of sweet revenge” for Trump family

Don Jr. appeared as a guest on Jesse Watters’ Fox News weekend show, where he was a bit too candid about the political purpose of the memo. Trump Jr. said “there is a little bit of sweet revenge in it for me and certainly, probably, the family” in the memo’s release.

Don Jr. promoted a fraudulent Fox News story about an FBI text message

Last week, Fox News ran an article that alleged that President Obama tried to get an update about the Hillary Clinton email investigation, based on a text from FBI agent Peter Strzok. In fact, that investigation had wrapped up and the FBI was looking at Russian interference in the election — an entirely appropriate request.  Presidents steer clear of the FBI’s criminal investigations, but have an obligation to stay up-to-date on counterintelligence efforts.

Don Jr. called the Russia probe the greatest “witch hunt… since Salem”

On an appearance on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News show, Don Jr. said the Russia probe is a “witch hunt, probably the greatest since Salem” and concluded that “the only collusion” discovered is actually that of the Obama administration. He said that what he learned over the last few months was “bordering on disgusting” and concluded, “this isn’t the America I thought would happen — this is the stuff you read about from banana republics.” He compared Republicans and Democrats on the Russia collusion issue and concluded “we’re a little bit more honorable than them” — “we” meaning Republicans, the Trump administration, or the Trump political operation.

Don Jr. said that “deranged” Democrats wanted to stand and applaud for Trump during the State of the Union

On an appearance on Fox News’ Hannity, he praised his father’s speech before Congress as “phenomenal” but refocused on an attempt to ridicule the Democrats in the chamber —  “you could see them all wanting to stand, Sean, looking around, ‘you almost have to stand for this,’ but the derangement is real.”

Later in that interview, Hannity asked him why he didn’t go to Washington with his dad. Trump Jr. replied, “I can do more on the side, I can be very vocal.”

Don Jr. lost a $100 bet about the memos

Don Jr. tweeted that he bet a friend that the Democratic memo would leak before anyone saw the GOP memo. The GOP memo is public, and the president refused to release the Democratic memo — which has not leaked at all.

Don Jr. repeatedly tweeted far-right conspiracy websites

Trump Jr. has regularly shared links to stories on right-wing blogs like Gateway Pundit, True Pundit. In Don Jr.’s world, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) is a secret Russian spy, Sen. John Warner (D-VA) is the one colluding with Russia, there was a conspiracy by six U.S. intelligence agencies to spy on then-candidate Trump, and James Comey only told Congress about Anthony Weiner’s emails because he was forced to by a Obama Justice Department official.

He also retweeted an alt-right media figure, Jack Posobiec, who has pushed the “Pizzagate” conspiracy theory.

Don Jr. said his dad wasn’t a racist because he’s taken photos with “all the rappers”

In an interview with Ginni Thomas on the Daily Caller released last week, Trump Jr. made the case against those who say his father is racist. “You know it’s amazing — all the rappers, all his African American friends, from Jesse Jackson or Al Sharpton, have pictures with him,” he said. Thomas had asked him about “the left’s efforts to frame [his] dad and anyone who supports [the president] as a hater, as a racist, as a fascist.”

DWTS Mama-to-Be! Kym Johnson Herjavec Shows Off Her Growing Baby Bump in Curve-Hugging Dress

Kym Johnson Herjavec is taking her baby bump out on the town!

The Dancing with the Stars pro, 41, was spotted shopping in West Hollywood on Friday while wearing a form-fitting dress that accentuated her growing curves.

The mom-to-be — who’s currently 28 weeks pregnant with twins — looked comfortable in her casual dark pink dress, which she accessorized with a pair of plain white sneakers, sunglasses, and a camel-colored purse.

While this is Johnson Herjavec’s first baby, her husband Robert Herjavec is already a father of three children from a previous marriage.

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In December, the parents-to-be, who wed in summer 2016, revealed that they have two babies on the way, after Johnson Herjavec confirmed her pregnancy with a too-cute ultrasound photo featuring one of her unborn children flashing a thumbs-up gesture.

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But even though the DWTS pro is currently in her third trimester, that doesn’t mean she and her husband have already gotten everything ready for their babies.

We’ve done nothing,” the mom-to-be told PEOPLE in January when asked if the pair had finished putting together the nursery. “I don’t want to jinx anything so I think I’m leaving things to the last minute, but we’ll get there.”

The same logic applies to naming the couple’s little ones. “We don’t have names,” she explained, adding with a laugh, “These poor little kids. No names yet or anything. I’m sure once they’re here it will be easy.”

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Johnson also revealed that Herjavec, 55, is “so excited” to be a father again.

“He’ll be really hands-on and he’s going to be great. He’s going to be such a good dad,” she said. “He’s already talking to them and telling stories.”

“I don’t know how we’re going to juggle the two, but just going to go with the flow of it,” Johnson added. “I’ve been reading all these books but they make you crazy a little. I’m trying to be prepared, but I think you just have to wait and see.”

And even though thus far the 41-year-old has “been keeping active,” throughout her pregnancy, she revealed that now that she’s nearing the end of her pregnancy she’ll “probably slow down.”

“I’m in the last trimester. I feel like I’m about to explode,” she said.