health & body

Monsanto’s Roundup Found in the Breast Milk of U.S. Mothers

Monsanto’s Roundup Found in the Breast Milk of U.S. Mothers

Glyphosate-containing herbicides, which fall under many trademarks such as Monsanto’s ‘Roundup,’ are top selling herbicides in the world and now they are popping up in the breast milk of

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New Technology Allows Parents-to-Be to See What Their Baby Might Look Like Before Conception

New Technology Allows Parents-to-Be to See What Their Baby Might Look Like Before Conception

A new service that creates digital embryos by virtually mixing two people’s DNA will soon be giving parents-to-be a sneak peek at their unborn baby, before he/she is even conceived. Offered by

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BOOK REVIEW: The Kind Mama by Alicia Silverstone

BOOK REVIEW: The Kind Mama by Alicia Silverstone

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Animal Therapy is an Effective Treatment for Children with Autism

Animal Therapy is an Effective Treatment for Children with Autism

A child with autism who has trouble connecting with his peers and the world at large, may find himself learning from and making a meaningful connection with… a cow? The image is awe-inspiring,

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The Nature Conservancy Relays Worldwide Parental Concern Over the Lack of Time Children Spend Outdoors

The Nature Conservancy Relays Worldwide Parental Concern Over the Lack of Time Children Spend Outdoors

The Nature Conservancy recently released the results of the first global survey that shows how much time kids spend outside and parents’ perspectives on the importance and benefits of time spent in

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When Park Benches are Removed, Parents Become More Active on the Playground with Their Kids

When Park Benches are Removed, Parents Become More Active on the Playground with Their Kids

Recently a group of researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture decided to see what would happen if they removed seating structures from a playground in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Not

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New Study Says Severe Forms of Childhood Obesity are on the Rise

New Study Says Severe Forms of Childhood Obesity are on the Rise

Various studies over the past two years have noted that childhood obesity may be on the decline, but newer research says those studies may be inaccurate. The latest childhood obesity study, published in

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Research Shows that Public Smoking Bans Significantly Benefit Baby Health

Research Shows that Public Smoking Bans Significantly Benefit Baby Health

Some people are down on smoking bans in public spaces because they feel, “People have the right to smoke if they want to.” However, babies all over the planet would cheer for smoking bans if

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HOW TO: Prepare for Natural Childbirth

HOW TO: Prepare for Natural Childbirth

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HOW TO: Exercise With Baby in Tow as a Busy, Exhausted Parent!

HOW TO: Exercise With Baby in Tow as a Busy, Exhausted Parent!

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Adorably Painted Head-Shaping Baby Helmets Put Style in Healing

Adorably Painted Head-Shaping Baby Helmets Put Style in Healing

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New Research Shows That Autism May Begin in the Womb

New Research Shows That Autism May Begin in the Womb

According to new reports via the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) one in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), which is a 30% increase from 1 in 88 two years ago. With

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Birthing Warrior Aims to Strengthen Your Pre- and Post-Natal Body Via Suspension Training

Birthing Warrior Aims to Strengthen Your Pre- and Post-Natal Body Via Suspension Training

Labor and delivery are intense experiences, and we firmly believe in preparing yourself mentally and physically for the task… as well as helping your body recover and regain strength after giving

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Babies Exposed to Pollution in Utero are 283% More Likely to Suffer from Autism

Babies Exposed to Pollution in Utero are 283% More Likely to Suffer from Autism

Photo by Shutterstock New research shows that autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are more common among children born to mothers who were exposed to pollution during pregnancy. In compiling the data,

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Measles Outbreaks in NYC and California Attributed to Parents Who Refuse to Vaccinate

Measles Outbreaks in NYC and California Attributed to Parents Who Refuse to Vaccinate

Photo by CDC/ Amanda Mills There has been another rash of recent measles outbreaks in New York City and California. Now with 19 known cases in NYC and 32 cases in California, you may be thinking,

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HOW TO: Make Hearty, Savory Vegan Irish Stew

HOW TO: Make Hearty, Savory Vegan Irish Stew

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Detect Your Body’s Chemical Burden with Toxin-Capturing Silicone Bracelets

Detect Your Body’s Chemical Burden with Toxin-Capturing Silicone Bracelets

Photo of wristbands worn in study by Environmental Science & Technology   Candy colored silicone bracelets are the hot accessory of choice for kids who want to show support for their favorite causes.

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Infant Sleep Machines May Harm Baby’s Hearing

Infant Sleep Machines May Harm Baby’s Hearing

Photo by Shutterstock Though white noise machines and other infant sleep devices may be alluring, especially when you’re a new parent who hasn’t slept in weeks, they may not be safe for your

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