Archive for October, 2007

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Asthma Risk Increased For Babies Delivered Via Caesarean Section

New research finds that babies born by caesarean section are at a 20 percent greater risk of developing asthma. Researchers hope that this study will shed some light on the ‘soaring incidence of asthma in recent decades’. It has been shown previously to that babies born naturally are exposed to maternal vaginal and intestinal bacteria, […]

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More Lead Recalls

CPSC issued 4 more lead hazard recalls today. 1. Simplyfun Ribbit Board Games – About 1,500 games are being recalled because surface paint on the five frog-shaped wooden pieces contain excess levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Parents are being asked to immediately remove the five frog pieces from the game and […]

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Victoria and Romeo Pumpkin Hunt

All together now…Awww!!! Look at how cute Victoria Beckham and son Romeo, 5, look at the pumpkin patch earlier this week. Although the Beckhams are not used to Halloween festivities in their native England, they are adapting well to American culture. “I’ve got three Batmans at home right now,” she says of her sons’ costumes. […]

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Russell Crowe and Family Out In LA

Russell Crowe and and his wife, Danielle Spencer, took their two children, Charles, 3, and Tennyson, 1, for a walk in West Hollywood October 30. The boys each ride in a Mountain Buggy Urban Elite Stroller($429). Mountain Buggy also makes this exact stroller in a double version. I can’t figure out why they would have […]

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Baby Delivered in Car By Doctor Parents

It was an exciting day at the side of the Interstate 78 yesterday when a baby decided to arrive just minutes from the hospital. Eileen Quintana went into labour at 4am, but didn’t decide to head to the hospital for 3 hours. Unfortunately it was rush hour and the hospital was 90 minutes away. “I […]

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Study Finds: Treadmill Training Helps Down Syndrome Children Walk Sooner

A new study involving 30 babies has found that treadmills can help infants with Down syndrome learn how to walk months earlier than traditional therapies. Parents of babies with Down syndrome were asked to help their children walk on the treadmills for eight minutes a day, five days a week. They sat on a bench […]

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2 More Byler Babies Homebound

Two weeks ago the Brady Byler was the first of his siblings to leave the hospital and go home with his parents. Today he is joined by his sister MacKenzie Margaret and brother Eli Benjamin Byler. Three more sextuplets remain in the hospital: Ryan Patrick, Jackson Robert and Charlie Craig. Neonatologist Carine Stromquis says the […]

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Update: Shoplifting Suspect Who Left Baby in TJ Maxx Turns Herself in

We reported yesterday on a horrible story of a mom that abandoned her baby because she was suspected of shoplifting. Today Newsday writes that the Bronx mother has turned herself into police. Lieutenant Chris McNerney says 39-year-old Suzette Gruber arrived at the police station Tuesday morning with her attorney. McNerney said she was to be […]

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Baby Beau Causes a Mob!

Emma Bunton arrives at LAX yesterday for a Spice Girl reunion with baby Beau. As you can see from the picture, the baby is very popular with the photogs. Emma and Boyfriend Jade recently introduced the 2 month old new edition to the world on Emma’s personal blog. At that time she said: “He is […]

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Maddox’ Shopping Spree

Angelina takes Maddox on a shopping spree at KB Toys in Beverly Hills over the weekend. The lucky guy is loading up the cart with some interesting toys…A warrior dart play set and rapid fire rifle dart blaster. Pregnancy rumours have surfaced again after the star canceled a speaking engagement last minute due to “personal […]

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RECALL: Britax Marathon Child Safety Seats

Britax Child Safety, Inc. is recalling more than 34,000 Marathon child safety seats because the seats fail to meet federal standards.The specific Marathon seats being recalled are model numbers E9L06, E9W06, and E906, manufactured between May 23 and June 28, 2006. During compliance testing with child dummies weighing more than 50 pounds by the National […]