Archive for August, 2010

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Woman Fighting Breast Cancer Welcomes Tiny Baby Girl

Rebecca Byrne was excited to find out that she was finally pregnant, then devastated to find out she had breast cancer. After a battle to continue her pregnancy despite the cancer, she has finally given birth to a tiny baby girl. And she could not be happier.

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Daytime Fatigue in New Moms Due To The Quality of Sleep not the Quantity

New moms are always sleep-deprived as per popular notion. But a new study suggests that the mother of a newborn sleeps as much as an average person, but is fatigued because of the disturbed quality of sleep.

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Newborn’s Meconium Reveals If They Were Exposed to Second Hand Smoke in Utero

Researchers from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, have recently discovered that the smoking habits of the baby’s mother can be determined by inspecting the baby’s Meconium.

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New Ad Uses Mothers Who Lost Babies To Promote Safe Sleeping Choices

September is Baby Safety Month, and this year the B’More for Healthy Babies project in Baltimore is warning parents that the safest place for a baby is in a crib. The project is using real mothers to help drive home their warning.

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New Test Helps Doctors Detect If A Mom-To-Be Will Need A C-Section

There has not been a lot of pharmaceutical advancement within the field of labor for the last sixty years, since the development of ‘synthetic’ Oxytocin. However researchers in Switzerland have recently discovered a test that enables Doctors to examine levels of lactic acid in amniotic fluid.

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The ‘Guncles’ Scout Masterson and Bill Horn Show Off Daughter Simone!

Scout Masterson and Bill Horn, who are best known for being the ‘Guncles’ (Gay Uncles) to Tori Spelling’s kids Liam and Stella, showed off their adopted daughter Simone while at Kari Feinstein’s gifting suite over the weekend.

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SALE! Fierce Mamas Maternity Clothes By Christian Siriano 60% Off @Ideeli

Fierce Mamas, the fashionable maternity line created by Project Runway designer Christian Siriano, has teamed up with Ideeli.com for a 48 hour exclusive sale event.

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Kid Tested: Moon Dough Barn

As the Summer wears on, I am constantly looking for new ideas to keep my guys entertained.  Enter Spin Master’s Moon Dough!  It arrived last week for my kids to try out and was a hit from the minute I opened the box.

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Emily Procter Shows Off Her Bump At Emmys Event

Emily Procter was photographed stopping by the GBK and Tic Tac Gift Lounge on Friday.

This is the first time we have seen the mom-to-be since she announced she is expecting.  The CSI Miami star looked great in a bump hugging navy dress.

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Featured Review: Valco Joey Seat

Valco has just released a new and improved toddler seat for it’s strollers called the Joey seat. Versions are available for all strollers that take a seat- one for the 3 singles and one for the double. The Joey provides some long awaited improvements on the older model.

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Do Boys Who Favor Their Mothers Have Better Mental Health?

The stereotypes for boys tend to be that they are physically tough and emotionally stoic, ignoring emotions and feelings that are seen as typically female. A new study, however, shows that breaking out of these stereotypes can lower stress and improve the mental health of boys. And it may just be their mothers who can help.