Archive for August, 2006

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French Study: An Increase In Maternal Deaths After C-Section

Just a couple of days after I posted the piece on Elective Cesearean Births there is a report out of London Stating that a caesarean delivery more than triples a woman’s risk of dying in childbirth compared to a vaginal birth. The risk is still quite small, but many developed countries have seen a dramatic […]

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Dressed up Feet

There are some really cute socks out there for newborns! www.shopintution.com in L.A. sells them for $10.00/pair. Great for special occasions! You May Also Like: Zoobies Babies Have Arrived! iPod Touch Baby Onesie “Super Hero In Training” Bink Link Pacifier Clip Parade Organic Kimono Onesies Wabbanub Pacifiers

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End Of Summer Maternity BathingSuit Sale!

Bellablue maternity has a great selection of really cute bathingsuits that have been discounted. They are great for the downsouth vacation in November, December when you know cute styles won’t be available. The Pink Polka Dot Swimsuit $35.00 The Pink O-ring Maternity Swimsuit $39.00 The Black Tube Top Maternity Swimsuit $39.00 You May Also Like: […]

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Gerber Jarred Baby Food Back In Canada?

Gerber’s jarred baby food has not been on Canadian shelves for 8 years. Tonight while shopping at Walmart I noticed that 1/2 of the baby food on their shelves belonged to Gerber. Years ago Heinz and Gerber had a price war. Gerber had it’s jarred food priced lower in Canada than in the U.S. Heinz […]

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New Vaccine For Babies

An oral vaccine that protects babies against a nasty bug that causes fever, vomiting and diarrhea – and sends thousands of kids to hospital each year – will be available this fall in Canada. RotaTeq, which protects against rotavirus gastroenteritis, is expected by doctors and pharmacists to be distributed in September. The vaccine is coming […]

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No Batteries Required

I look around our house and I see maybe 2 toys that don’t need batteries. I wish that more companies could make toys that didn’t need large quantities of batteries. This Deluxe Mini Play Cube made by Haba has 5 different activities on it. Your kids can learn counting, cooperative play, alphabet, and eye-hand coordination. […]

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Could Daycares Be A Haven for Germs?

A daycare in New Brunswick was closed last week while Public health officials determine how and where a four-year-old girl became infected with E. coli. Dr. Cristin Muecke, the district medical health officer for Fredericton, said that a day-care centre the child attended in the city was closed for precautionary reasons. Four other children who […]

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The Benefits of Yoga

Yoga focuses on the mind, body and spirit. It is considered therapeutic and helps you become aware of your posture and alignment. Practicing yoga while pregnant has many benefits for mom and baby. It improves posture, flexibility, circulation, balance, coordination, body image; strengthens abdominal core, low back, upper body (for carrying babies) and pelvic floor […]

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Breastfeeding Past Two…Too Much? Pt. 2

In the beginning, pumping was all I seemed to be doing with little results, so I had to finger feed formula to my baby. It was upsetting but I did what I had to do until my milk came in. Once it did come and we got the whole latch thing sorted out (took about […]

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Sexy Mama

Agent Provocateur has a sexy Bra and Brief set that is so cute!! Made for Maternity and Postnatal mommies who want to still look and feel sexy. If you want to splurge on something for yourself that is totally adorable. We found it for you. This set comes in 4 different patterns. Blk/red(pictured), leopard, black, […]

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Elective Cesarean Sections

Would you schedule a surgery to have your baby rather than push for a few minutes? Do you want to have complete control over where and when your baby arrives? If you said yes than you are not alone. C-Sections are up by 50% over the last 10 years and it’s not because babies are […]