Monthly Archives: November 2015

The Lie of the Estimated Due Date

By Misha Safranski We have it ingrained in our heads throughout our entire adult lives-pregnancy is 40 weeks. The “due date” we are given at that first prenatal visit is based upon that 40 weeks, and we look forward to … Continue reading

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Nursery Necessities

**Single Baby** Because many first-time parents feel overwhelmed by trying to ensure that they have all of the necessary items for their new baby, we have made a list of things you will need and want. *Items marked with an … Continue reading

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GMO in Baby Formulas

3 Companies Using GMOs in Baby Formula   It seems with the many reports of birth defects, organ failure, cancer, and other unsavory health conditions associated with GMO consumption, we should limit the use of GMO in baby products. After all, babies are very … Continue reading

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Rock and Play Dangers

Dear Fisher-Price® Your company has a long-standing history of providing quality items for children. Stacking rings, creative shape sorters, and play telephones are just a few Fisher-Price® items that have created millions of happy childhood memories. In turn, parents all … Continue reading

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Early babies may face school woes

by Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer Azfamily.com Posted on July 2, 2012 at 9:24 AM CHICAGO (AP) — Even for infants born full-term, a little more time in the womb may matter. The extra time results in more brain development, … Continue reading

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Unnecessary Early Births

Medically Unnecessary Early Births Abound, Survey of Hospitals Shows By Patrick Corcoran on January 28, 2011 Despite the risks inherent in early births, many U.S. hospitals are delivering a huge number of babies ahead of time for no apparent medical … Continue reading

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Milk Sharing- Donating and Receiving Breastmilk

By Trevor MacDonald Three things you may not know about Milk Sharing The second annual World Milksharing Week (Sept 24-30) is approaching fast and my family has much to celebrate. Our baby boy has been fed with human donor milk … Continue reading

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Fortified Commercial Formula

Fortified Commercial Formula When mom is unable to breast-feed but wants to give her child the best we suggest she try this formula. This recipe makes about 35 ounces. The website follows and has a complete section for homemade formulas … Continue reading

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Latest Review On Vaccinations

http://www.ecomed.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/3-tomljenovic.pdf About the Author – Scientific research by Dr. Lucija Tomljenovic, PhD, who is an early career postdoctoral fellow. She was awarded a PhD in 2009 in Biochemistry, from the Comparative Genomics Centre at James Cook University in Townsville, Australia. … Continue reading

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Water For Newborns???

We are a little concerned about the issue of giving newborns water. After much research we have found that although water is the healthiest liquid an older baby or adult can intake, plain water without formula can cause some concern … Continue reading

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