green maternity

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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Stylish, Sustainable Maternity to Nursing Wear by Boob

Stylish, Sustainable Maternity to Nursing Wear by Boob

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BOOK REVIEW: The Kind Mama by Alicia Silverstone

BOOK REVIEW: The Kind Mama by Alicia Silverstone

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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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Risk of Mental Illness Rises for Children Born to Fathers Who are Older than 45

Risk of Mental Illness Rises for Children Born to Fathers Who are Older than 45

Photo by Shutterstock New research published recently in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, shows that children born to middle-aged men (45 years and older) may be more likely to develop mental illnesses

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Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy May be Linked to ADHD in Children

Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy May be Linked to ADHD in Children

Photo by Shutterstock Scientists on a large new study have discovered that when a woman takes acetaminophen during pregnancy, her future child may be at an increased risk of attention deficit

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ACOG Urges Doctors to Allow Longer Labor & Pushing Stages to Help Reduce C-Section Rates

ACOG Urges Doctors to Allow Longer Labor & Pushing Stages to Help Reduce C-Section Rates

Photo by Shutterstock A new document developed jointly by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, aims to help lower cesarean delivery

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