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Growing number of U.S. companies roll out paid parental leave policies that enable parents to enjoy baby’s first year

Growing number of U.S. companies roll out paid parental leave policies that enable parents to enjoy baby’s first year

When Adobe announced Monday that the company would be offering up to 6 months of paid leave for new moms, the U.S.-based tech firm joined the ranks of a growing number of companies who are FINALLY

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School feeding project aims to stop child labor in Egypt

School feeding project aims to stop child labor in Egypt

For hundreds of thousands of children in Egypt, attending school isn’t viewed as essential as helping out the family by working. Child labor is a critical issue in Egypt, where lack of access to

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Depression screening recommended for ALL pregnant and recently postnatal women

Depression screening recommended for ALL pregnant and recently postnatal women

One in seven women experience depression during their pregnancies or first year postpartum, but new moms and moms-to-be often remain silent about their struggles, whether it be due to embarrassment,

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Netflix offers UNLIMITED maternity or paternity leave for parents during first year after a child’s birth or adoption

Netflix offers UNLIMITED maternity or paternity leave for parents during first year after a child’s birth or adoption

Netflix just jumped pretty high on our list of Places We Would Want to Work: the company recently announced that employees can take off as much time as they want during the first year after a

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Research shows that children living in low-income homes have less developed brains than their more affluent peers

Research shows that children living in low-income homes have less developed brains than their more affluent peers

A child in poverty may have little access to books. Food can be hard to come by, and much of it is likely to be processed, since fresh fruits and vegetables are too expensive or often unavailable. Her

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Trending: Moms calling hairstylists & make-up artists to the maternity ward to get photo-ready after labor & delivery

Trending: Moms calling hairstylists & make-up artists to the maternity ward to get photo-ready after labor & delivery

Perhaps it’s because moms want to look the way Duchess Kate looked mere hours after giving birth, with skillfully applied make-up that made her face glow and long locks perfectly styled and flowing

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Prince Charles transforms William’s childhood treehouse into a dreamy woodland playground for Prince George

Prince Charles transforms William’s childhood treehouse into a dreamy woodland playground for Prince George

England’s royal family is passing down more than a throne from one generation to the next. The fairytale treehouse built for Prince William in 1989 has just been renovated for Prince George to enjoy.

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Student-created, low-cost ventilator ‘NeoVent’ designed for preemies wins 2015 James Dyson award

Student-created, low-cost ventilator ‘NeoVent’ designed for preemies wins 2015 James Dyson award

An estimated one million babies die each year from prematurity and respiratory issues; and respiratory problems remain one of the leading causes of death for children under the age of five. Two Western

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Donald Trump tells a lawyer “you’re disgusting” when she asks to be excused to pump breast milk during deposition

Donald Trump tells a lawyer “you’re disgusting” when she asks to be excused to pump breast milk during deposition

As if we needed to hear more contentious news surrounding Donald Trump, reports are surfacing that the presidential hopeful told a breastfeeding lawyer “you’re disgusting” when she announced she

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Evenflo launches SensorSafe car seats to remind drivers not to forget children in the car

Evenflo launches SensorSafe car seats to remind drivers not to forget children in the car

In response to the growing number of child deaths resulting from babies and toddlers being left in hot cars, car seat maker Evenflo has developed a sensor to remind parents and other caregivers that there

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Expansive study finds major advantages for children of working moms

Expansive study finds major advantages for children of working moms

A new massive study recently conducted at Harvard Business School shows that adult women who grew up with mothers in the work force are more likely to have jobs, supervisory responsibility and earn higher

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9 year-old girl successfully petitions library to join their “boys-only” robotics program

9 year-old girl successfully petitions library to join their “boys-only” robotics program

Nine year-old Cash Cayen is a girl to be reckoned with. At least, that’s what her local public library learned after they denied her entry into a “boys only” robotics program. When the Timmins

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So-called “safer” plastics linked to health problems in children

So-called “safer” plastics linked to health problems in children

They’re called diisonoyl phthalate (DINP) and diisodecyl phthalate (DIDP), and it doesn’t matter whether you can pronounce their names properly: just know that you should avoid these

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Ride off into the sunset on this humongous Tyrannosaurus Rex-shaped bike

Ride off into the sunset on this humongous Tyrannosaurus Rex-shaped bike

Apparently, you can find almost anything on Craigslist, including a rideable Tyrannosaurus Rex-shaped bike that’s 8.5 feet tall and 12 feet long. Designed and created by an engineer/bicycle

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Seven year-old girl’s stand for equality featured on T-shirts whose proceeds benefit LGBT youth

Seven year-old girl’s stand for equality featured on T-shirts whose proceeds benefit LGBT youth

The day after the Supreme Court solidified marriage rights for people of all sexual persuasions, a young girl in Columbus, Ohio made a stand for the equality she believes in. Seven year-old Zea Bowling

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BREAKING: EWG finds asbestos in crayons and play crime scene fingerprint kits

BREAKING: EWG finds asbestos in crayons and play crime scene fingerprint kits

In a terrifying study of common children’s toys, researchers discovered a toxic chemical that has been banned in the United States since decades ago. A report commissioned by the Environmental Working

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Volvo’s front-row child seat concept puts a new spin on family road trips

Volvo’s front-row child seat concept puts a new spin on family road trips

Car companies are constantly devising new ways to entice parents to buy their vehicles — but that usually means installing features like a built-in entertainment system or remote-controlled doors.

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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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