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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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Mother’s exposure to DDT while pregnant linked to fourfold increase in daughter’s risk of breast cancer

Mother’s exposure to DDT while pregnant linked to fourfold increase in daughter’s risk of breast cancer

The use of DDT has been banned in the United States for over forty years, but its toxic effects continue to run rampant. A study utilizing blood samples of pregnant women from fifty years ago found that

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Richard Branson offers employees a year of fully paid maternity and paternity leave

Richard Branson offers employees a year of fully paid maternity and paternity leave

Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, has built his empire by being a trailblazer via a variety of bold and unexpected endeavors (music, tech that benefits the environment, and space travel are

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The Milky Way: an empowering, must-see documentary about breastfeeding

The Milky Way: an empowering, must-see documentary about breastfeeding

The Milky Way Documentary Trailer from Amy Rosner on Vimeo. Nurses and lactation consultants Jennifer Davidson and Chantal Molnar kept hearing similar, troubling breastfeeding stories from clients: lack

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Research suggests that children of moms who drank caffeine during pregnancy are 89% more likely to be obese

Research suggests that children of moms who drank caffeine during pregnancy are 89% more likely to be obese

Pregnancy brings many charming changes to your body, including fatigue, but you may want to reconsider using coffee as a pick-me-up. A recent study published in the International Journal of Obesity found

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Photographer Jade Beall captures realistic images of mothers’ bodies in ‘A Beautiful Body’

Photographer Jade Beall captures realistic images of mothers’ bodies in ‘A Beautiful Body’

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The best country in the world to be a mom is… (hint: it’s not the USA, which ranks 33rd)

The best country in the world to be a mom is… (hint: it’s not the USA, which ranks 33rd)

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Save the Children has released their annual “Mothers’ Index,” a scorecard of the best and worst places in the world to be a mom. Taking into

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HOW TO: Make a natural sleep aid lotion with magnesium & lavender oil for newborns, kids & adults

HOW TO: Make a natural sleep aid lotion with magnesium & lavender oil for newborns, kids & adults

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C-section rate in the United States is DOUBLE what is recommended by the World Health Organization

C-section rate in the United States is DOUBLE what is recommended by the World Health Organization

Compared to Brazilians, who clock in at a Caesarean section rate of 52%, the American C-section rate of 32.7% might not seem so high. However, the U.S. percentage is currently double the World Health

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Gestational diabetes linked to slightly higher risk of autism in children

Gestational diabetes linked to slightly higher risk of autism in children

Thus far, information about the association between maternal diabetes and autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) has been limited, so recently a group of researchers decided to find out what, if any links

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Vodafone rolls out stellar global policy, giving moms 16 weeks maternity leave with full pay –  even in the U.S.A.

Vodafone rolls out stellar global policy, giving moms 16 weeks maternity leave with full pay – even in the U.S.A.

The telecoms group Vodafone is currently in the process of initiating an awesome global policy on maternity benefits, even in places they’re not required to do so legally, such as the United States.

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“3 Pregnant Dads” wear 33 lb pregnancy suits to see how it feels to be an expecting mother

“3 Pregnant Dads” wear 33 lb pregnancy suits to see how it feels to be an expecting mother

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HOW TO: Make solid baby lotion bars using only three ingredients

HOW TO: Make solid baby lotion bars using only three ingredients

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Award-winning maternity clothing is designed to track a mama-to-be’s vitals

Award-winning maternity clothing is designed to track a mama-to-be’s vitals

Cornell University student Blake Uretsky isn’t pregnant, but she certainly did her research to create her new maternity wear collection of mix-and-match dresses, skirts, tops, sweaters, and pants.

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BPA alternative linked to hyperactivity & abnormal brain cell development

BPA alternative linked to hyperactivity & abnormal brain cell development

The most common chemical used as an alternative to bisphenol-A (BPA) products could be just as bad for humans as BPA itself. A new study by the University of Calgary shows that bisphenol-S (BPS) is also

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Tinybeans app is a ‘nurture network’ that keeps parents connected with family, friends, and experts

Tinybeans app is a ‘nurture network’ that keeps parents connected with family, friends, and experts

Part of becoming a parent means streamlining things whenever possible — like buying in bulk, finding please-all healthy recipes, and discovering ways to keep in touch with loved ones without

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83 Year-Old Photographer Rediscovers Timeless Photos of Mothers and their Children 50 Years After He Captured the Poignant Moments on Film

83 Year-Old Photographer Rediscovers Timeless Photos of Mothers and their Children 50 Years After He Captured the Poignant Moments on Film

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Aleva’s Plant-Based Nursing Balm is a Lanolin-Free Nipple Soother for Vegan Moms & Babies

Aleva’s Plant-Based Nursing Balm is a Lanolin-Free Nipple Soother for Vegan Moms & Babies

Breastfeeding is such a lovely time to bond with baby, but many infants take a few days or weeks to get the hang of it, during which time a mother’s sensitive nipples really start to wear and tear.

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