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CDC Study Links Flu Vaccine with an Increased Miscarriage Risk of Up to 7.7 Percent

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a flu shot before or at the start of the season to reduce the risk of complications for both mother and baby. Said to reduce the risk of contracting the flu by as much as 60 percent, the vaccine is touted as the “best protection against the flu.” But it appears that the CDC may have made a grave mistake.

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Does Praising Your Child Make Them More Likely To Cheat?

Most parents think of praise as a positive thing – a way to reinforce desired behavior. However, a new study suggests that an improper application of praise may do more harm than good. In it, researchers determined that children may be more likely to cheat when they are praised for their abilities, rather than their behavior or effort.

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Lack of Information on Consuming Alcohol During Pregnancy Alarms Study Researchers

Pregnancy and alcohol have a difficult history. Doctors used to recommend it because it allegedly offered benefits to both mother and baby. However, over time, we have come to understand that alcohol during pregnancy can have some serious implications, such as heart defects and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. So why, then, do we not have more information on the subject?

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Mom Delivers a Whopping 12-Pound Baby Boy!

The average baby arrives weighing about 7lbs. At 12-pounds, 4.5-ounces Theo Brown doubled that and surprised both his parents and the staff the birthing center where he was born!

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Strangers Help Save the Life of 8-Week-Old Infant

Few things bring a community together quite like a baby . . . and sometimes, you’re just in the right place at the right time. A prime example is the recent plight of an 8-week-old Ottawa infant.

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13 Ways To Spice Up Your Sex Life After Kids!

Parents need to find time for fun. They need to reconnect. Because, trust me when I say this, one of the worst things you can do as a couple is to stop having sex (divorce rates are higher for sexless marriages). So, if you’re like most of us and in need of a little reboot and some spice in your sex life, check out these interesting tips for heating it up after the kids go to sleep

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Sensory Processing Abnormalities in Children with Autism Evident as Early as Six Months

The debate over what causes autism, and when it occurs, has been going on for quite some time now. Some parents (and purported experts) say the condition is caused by vaccination. Others cite environmental exposure issues. However, as more and more research comes in, it becomes evident that autism is congenital – present at birth, or perhaps even while in utero. Now added to the growing body of evidence is a study that found sensory processing abnormalities in six-month-old infants.