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Are High-Tech Baby Monitors Necessary for Healthy Babies?

Wanting to protect your child, or doing anything and everything in your power to do so, is normal and natural. But is a high-tech baby monitor truly the best way to do it? A recent study says: probably not.

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Australian Mom Gives Birth To 13lb 4oz Baby Naturally!

Just a couple weeks after Louisiana resident LaQueena Hunter Grover debuted her 14lb bundle of joy, an Australian mom has given birth to a 13lb 4oz baby – naturally!

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RECALL: 8,900 Pulse Performance Children’s Electric Scooters Due to Fall Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Pulse Performance Products, a division of Bravo Sports, of Santa Fe Springs, Calif., has announced a voluntary recall of about 8,900 Children’s electric scooters because

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Less Than Half of All U.S. Mothers Take Maternity Leave

Numerous studies have shown that there are benefits for parents and baby when they are permitted time to bond immediately after birth. Unfortunately, the United States still does not offer paid maternity or paternity leave to families with newborns – and they remain the only industrialized nation to not do so. This, along with other factors, could explain why a new study found that less than half of all mothers are taking maternity leave.

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10 Fishless Ways to Add More Omega-3 to Your Diet While Pregnant

Omega-3 fatty acids are critical during all stages of life, but they are especially important during pregnancy. In fact, studies suggest that increased consumption of omega-3 during pregnancy could reduce an infant’s risk of allergies. But omega-3 goes much further than that. You see, it only takes a little omega-3 to ensure you get your daily intake.

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15 Foods You Think Are Healthy (But Aren’t)

With the explosion of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes, many people are taking their health more seriously. They are exercising and eating better . . . or are they? See, when the health food craze started, food manufacturers started realizing they were losing profits. To compensate, they tried to meet the demand of health-conscious consumers. Many turned to “fat-free” foods, whole grains, and even gluten-free and vegetarian options. But the jig is up! These pseudo health foods aren’t really good for you. Many contain fillers, have high sugar content, or just aren’t quite what you think they are. To help you avoid some of the biggest deceivers, Growing Your Baby is revealing the top 10 health foods you think are healthy but aren’t.

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Pregnant Natalie Portman Hikes At Griffith Park

Fit mama-to-be! Natalie Portman was spotted enjoying a hike at Griffith Park in Los Feliz, California with a friend on Wednesday January 18, 2017.

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Marion Cotillard Attends Revelations Cesars 2017 Dinner

Almost there! Mom-to-be Marion Cotillard was all smiles for the cameras on Monday night while attending the Revelations Cesars 2017 dinner at the Salon Chaumet in Paris, France.

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Study Investigates the Reason Older Mothers Are at Higher Risk for Complications During Birth

Family structure, size, and even age at which they start have changed drastically over the last several years. In fact, a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that women choosing to have a child at the age of 35 or older has risen from just 1.7 percent per 1,000 births to 11. Unfortunately, scientists also believe that this delay in starting a family may be at least partially responsible for the increase of complications during childbirth.

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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Study Examines the Global Prevalence of Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy

Despite the studies out there touting the risks of alcohol consumption during pregnancy, it maintains a concerning prevalence. Yet no one really knew just how devastating the numbers really were. A new study, conducted by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), and published in The Lancet Global Health, has given us a clear but disheartening analysis.

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10 Tips For Adding More Iron To Your Diet During Pregnancy

Necessary for the production and health of red blood cells, iron is a vital nutrient. It is especially important for women who are pregnant because it ensures that both you and baby are getting the oxygen you need. Unfortunately, around half of all pregnant women suffer from some form of anemia. Protect the health of you and your baby by learning how to add more iron into your diet.