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Umbilical cord milking found to increase blood flow and blood pressure in preterm babies born via C-section

Umbilical cord milking found to increase blood flow and blood pressure in preterm babies born via C-section

Having a premature baby can be a stressful situation for a variety of reasons, with one concern being a particular type of brain hemorrhage believed to be caused by low blood pressure. The latest

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This is what your newborn sees when he looks at you

This is what your newborn sees when he looks at you

From the moment babies open their eyes, we coo, we hover, we make silly faces and noises. And while we’ve been told that baby’s vision is limited and generally only able to discern light from

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Mom shares amazing photo of dyed placenta to show the miracle of her triplets’ survival

Mom shares amazing photo of dyed placenta to show the miracle of her triplets’ survival

An Australian mother of newborn triplets shared a photo on Facebook of her babies’ placenta to illustrate how the amazing organ supported the lives of her little ones in utero. Her doctors dyed the

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California Governor signs strict law which makes vaccines mandatory for all school children

California Governor signs strict law which makes vaccines mandatory for all school children

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a controversial mandatory vaccination bill into law today, June 30th, making California only the third state in the nation to enact such legislation. In his signing

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“The Man with the Golden Arm” has saved the lives of 2 million babies by donating his blood weekly for the past 60 years

“The Man with the Golden Arm” has saved the lives of 2 million babies by donating his blood weekly for the past 60 years

When James Harrison was just 14 years-old, he received a life-saving blood transfusion during an invasive chest surgery. His father, a blood donor, encouraged him to pay it forward when he was old enough

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CorkiMats are comfy play mats made from sustainable cork, bamboo, and organic cotton

CorkiMats are comfy play mats made from sustainable cork, bamboo, and organic cotton

Pillobebe’s cushy CorkiMats look comfy enough even for moms and dads to take some much-deserved rest, though these play mats were actually created to provide a safe and fun place for little ones to

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California’s bill to ban personal & religious child vaccine exemptions advances amidst heated debate

California’s bill to ban personal & religious child vaccine exemptions advances amidst heated debate

In California, an aggressive mandatory vaccination bill has passed the State Assembly and is now headed to the desk of Governor Jerry Brown. Despite protests from parents seeking to protect their rights,

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Novella Crib has an extended life as a toddler bed, day bed and reading nook

Novella Crib has an extended life as a toddler bed, day bed and reading nook

If you’re looking for a crib with more uses and a longer life than many typical baby cribs, than Novella Crib by Nursery Works may be just the ticket. This aesthetically pleasing crib is designed

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HOW TO: Make a refreshing body spray to spritz on between summer adventures

HOW TO: Make a refreshing body spray to spritz on between summer adventures

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Kutchu’s biodegradable natural rubber play mat is a non-toxic landing for tummy time and play

Kutchu’s biodegradable natural rubber play mat is a non-toxic landing for tummy time and play

Babies spend hours rolling around and practicing tummy time on their play mat, which makes it all the more surprising that so many are made from vinyl or foam and a garden variety of toxins and chemicals.

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Messy play ideas for babies that will encourage their love of discovery & exploration

Messy play ideas for babies that will encourage their love of discovery & exploration

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BREAKING NEWS: Study finds toxic chemicals linked to decreased fertility, impaired learning, liver toxicity & cancer in popular child car seats

BREAKING NEWS: Study finds toxic chemicals linked to decreased fertility, impaired learning, liver toxicity & cancer in popular child car seats

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Study: Children who are breastfed have a lower risk of childhood leukemia

Study: Children who are breastfed have a lower risk of childhood leukemia

A new study from Journal of American Medicine Pediatrics examined 18 previous studies and found that children who were breastfed six months or longer had a 19% lower risk of developing childhood leukemia

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10 essential items you need to create a natural medicine cabinet & how to use them

10 essential items you need to create a natural medicine cabinet & how to use them

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California’s mandatory vaccination bill SB277 violates parental rights and freedom of choice

California’s mandatory vaccination bill SB277 violates parental rights and freedom of choice

We reported last month on a proposed bill in California that would make child vaccinations a requirement for attendance in public and private schools. Following the news that the Senate passed the bill on

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Woodly crafts gorgeous cradles & Montessori floor beds for green babies & kids

Woodly crafts gorgeous cradles & Montessori floor beds for green babies & kids

Choosing the perfect crib for your baby can be a challenge given all of the options now available, from hammocks and co-sleepers to cribs galore. Since a newborn will be spending a large portion of his

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HOW-TO: Make homemade kid-friendly insect repellent spray

HOW-TO: Make homemade kid-friendly insect repellent spray

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Organic “origami” blanket goes from blanket to cuddly bird with a few folds

Organic “origami” blanket goes from blanket to cuddly bird with a few folds

With the Fabelab play-fold-bird blanket, young children get to see a an unassuming blanket magically transform into a flying bird, swimming swan, or anything else they can dream up. This blanket promotes

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