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When Good Moms Make Bad Choices and DecisionsWhen do good moms go bad? These two moms put their babies at great risk of bodily injury – most likely fatal. Both moms were arrested. Only one was let go when it was determined that she had made an "honest mistake." Who decides the punishment?
John Edwards' Former Mistress Rielle Hunter Writes "Tell-All" MemoirThe former presidential candidate John Edwards has been acquitted on charges regarding use of his campaign funds. The federal prosecutor decided last week not to try him on the remaining federal charges against him, what's next?
Thank you for this article.Thank you for this article. It has been just over a year now and I still feel it was like yesterday that the radiologist told us that Bailey had no heartbeat. There are times where I cry daily for my lost baby. The chemical pregnancies were hard but having Bailey die was harder. I hesitate to answer when people ask how many children I have, Bailey was with me for 11 weeks and I will never forget my baby.
Breast Milk Kills HIV and Blocks Its Oral Transmission in Humanized MiceAlthough almost half of infant HIV infections are attributed to breastfeeding, most breastfed babies are not infected with HIV. Researchers are left wondering if breastfeeding prevents HIV instead of causes it. New research explores the question using a humanized mouse model.
Celebrity Round-up: Father's Day EditionThe celebrity round-up gives you all the celeb news you can use in a byte-sized package. Don't miss a single edition!
My personal views onMy personal views on co-sleeping is that as long as your comfortable with it then it is ok. I had my daughter with me until she was 8 months old due to the fact that she had RSV as an infant and I just felt better with her in bed with me. Once I felt it was time to move her to her crib I wanted to make it as safe as possible. I agree that the bulky traditional crib bumpers are a health risk on many levels. I chose to go with the Wonder bumpers. These bumpers are extremely safe, soft, and durable! I had a peace of mind at night that my daughter was safe in her crib.
Company Offers to Name Your Baby for One Thousand DollarsStruggling with what to name your baby? Groupon comes to the rescue! For a mere $1,000, they'll name your baby. The name won't be randomly selected nor will there be some drawn out selection process. Your baby's name will be "Clembough." Confused? Us, too.
U.S. preterm births hit new low - still work to do!The March of Dimes just released the 2012 Premature Birth Report Card. The U.S. has hit a new 10 year low for preterm births -- a significant improvement now registering at 11.7%! Still, overall, the U.S. scores a "C" as we continue to have a high rate of preterm births comparatively. This is a clear indication of work to be done! Learn more of the resources available here at Pregnancy.org to help you and your baby with a healthy start!
Making time to grieve.Pregnancy and infant loss is never easy. The passing often takes with it shattered hearts and dreams of a future far different than the reality. Having to go through this process while still being called on to serve others -- whether that role is bearing work responsibilities, as "mom" for other children, coping with deteriorating health of parents or in-laws, or simply juggling your relationship with your partner -- 'overwhelming' doesn't even come close.
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