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Parents build their baby an ingenious wheelchair after she is paralyzed by cancer

Parents build their baby an ingenious wheelchair after she is paralyzed by cancer

Evelyn Moore is only 13 months-old, yet she has endured more in her short life than most ever will. Diagnosed with a stage 4 neuroblastoma tumor on her spine at four months-old, Evelyn went through eight

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Heroic man sets up makeshift school under a bridge in New Delhi to educate India’s underprivileged children

Heroic man sets up makeshift school under a bridge in New Delhi to educate India's underprivileged children

In many places throughout the world, going to school takes a backseat to more pressing necessities (such as helping parents farm, caring for young children in the home, and finding work at a very early

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Zika virus found to remain in sperm for six months — twice as long as previously thought

Zika virus found to remain in sperm for six months -- twice as long as previously thought

For those thinking about trying to have a baby but concerned about complications from Zika virus, you may have to postpone your plans even longer: the Zika virus was found in the sperm of an Italian man

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10 American moms who are competing for the Olympic gold in Rio

10 American moms who are competing for the Olympic gold in Rio

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Fewer women in the U.S. are giving birth than ever before in recorded history

Fewer women in the U.S. are giving birth than ever before in recorded history

According to new CDC report, fewer women in the United States are giving birth than ever, and this dropping rate is likely due to personal choice, not infertility. In the first three months of 2016, the

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Parents who feed their kids a vegan diet may face jail time in Italy

Parents who feed their kids a vegan diet may face jail time in Italy

When my son was born I decided to raise him on a vegetarian diet. Not because I wanted to impose my will on him, but mainly because I’d been a vegetarian for years before my son came along, and

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Mom wins $16 million lawsuit after suing hospital for traumatic birth

Mom wins $16 million lawsuit after suing hospital for traumatic birth

Caroline Malatesta gave birth to three children in traditional hospital settings, but during her fourth pregnancy, she switched to Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama, which promised

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America’s bad report card: majority of states receive poor grades on their policies for parents

America's bad report card: majority of states receive poor grades on their policies for parents

Compared to virtually every other developed nation in the world, the United States lags behind with regard to family-friendly work/life policies. But how do the states measure up when examined against

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Dads: Your stress levels and mental health affect your child’s development

Dads: Your stress levels and mental health affect your child's development

Despite evolving parental roles, moms are often the primary subject of scientific studies designed to determine how kids are affected by a parent’s social, mental, financial, and physical health.

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Why putting washing machines in schools is a surprisingly effective way to boost attendance

Why putting washing machines in schools is a surprisingly effective way to boost attendance

Spin, rinse, study? School absenteeism has officially become a widespread issue in education with 11% of elementary school children and 18% of high schoolers missing 15 days or more of school each year.

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4moms Moxi energy-generating stroller gives ‘power walk’ a whole new meaning

4moms Moxi energy-generating stroller gives 'power walk' a whole new meaning

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Proposed “Women of NASA” LEGO set highlights five female space exploration pioneers

Proposed "Women of NASA" LEGO set highlights five female space exploration pioneers

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Lulla sleep companion doll is fetching hundreds of dollars on eBay, but are parents wasting their money?

Lulla sleep companion doll is fetching hundreds of dollars on eBay, but are parents wasting their money?

Infant sleep is one of those touchy subjects that, like religion and politics, can ignite a wildfire in certain circles. Parents of a baby who doesn’t sleep, well, “like a baby” are apt to do just

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Ava fertility tracking bracelet lets women know when they’re ovulating

Ava fertility tracking bracelet lets women know when they're ovulating

For women working hard to conceive, there are a wide range of fertility tracking methods that can improve the odds. Charting daily basal body temperature (BBT) is a reliable and inexpensive method for

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Award-winning ‘NaturePlay’ film offers an inspiring look at Scandinavia’s nature-based education system

Award-winning 'NaturePlay' film offers an inspiring look at Scandinavia's nature-based education system

Nature-based education is just starting to get a foothold in America, the land of standardized testing and tightly planned curriculum, but it’s the norm in some areas of the world. NaturePlay is a new

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American Academy of Pediatrics urges adults to protect children from virtual violence

American Academy of Pediatrics urges adults to protect children from virtual violence

Childhood exposure to media violence is not a new topic in the United States, but it is an issue that’s growing in scope. With so much technology aimed at children, such as tablets, gaming

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Charlie the robot helps diabetic children learn how to manage their symptoms and medication

Charlie the robot helps diabetic children learn how to manage their symptoms and medication

In America, approximately 20,000 children have been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, which can be an exceptionally challenging disease to manage. Because the body does not produce any insulin to balance

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Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas unveils Barbie “Shero” doll created in her likeness

Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas unveils Barbie "Shero" doll created in her likeness

Gold medal gymnast Gabby Douglas is packing up to go to the Olympics games for the second time, and this year she’ll have a special companion to check into her Rio-bound luggage: her very own

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