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News in 5: Investigation after baby born “brain dead”; P&O disaster; A snake sleeping in toy box. - Mamamia (satire) (blog)

Pregnancy & Baby News - Thu, 2018-04-12 15:02

Mamamia (satire) (blog)

News in 5: Investigation after baby born “brain dead”; P&O disaster; A snake sleeping in toy box.
Mamamia (satire) (blog)
Young mum Taylor Scott in Queensland was 20 weeks pregnant with her second son, Jaxson, when she tried booking an antenatal appointment at Gladstone Hospital in October last year. The 19-year-old called the hospital concerned because her waters had ...

Housing Instability Is an Important (Yet Overlooked) Factor in the Maternal Health Crisis - Rewire.News

Pregnancy & Baby News - Thu, 2018-04-12 12:58

Rewire.News

Housing Instability Is an Important (Yet Overlooked) Factor in the Maternal Health Crisis
Rewire.News
The last thing a mother needs to worry about is where she and her child will sleep at night, but Freeman is not alone. Poverty, gentrification, and interpersonal violence, among other things, contribute to housing instability for expecting and ...

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Why America's Black Mothers and Babies Are in a Life-or-Death Crisis - New York Times

Pregnancy & Baby News - Thu, 2018-04-12 07:23

New York Times

Why America's Black Mothers and Babies Are in a Life-or-Death Crisis
New York Times
Right away, the case manager thought of her young, pregnant client. Losing her baby, nearly bleeding to death and fleeing an abusive partner were only the latest in a cascade of harrowing life events that Landrum had lived through since childhood. She ...

You Are Not Alone: Catholic Women's Real Life Experiences of NFP, Part IV - Patheos (blog)

Pregnancy & Baby News - Thu, 2018-04-12 02:13

Patheos (blog)

You Are Not Alone: Catholic Women's Real Life Experiences of NFP, Part IV
Patheos (blog)
Not to mention the fact that we had so little money, we could barely afford a bassinet for this one baby. The choice to breastfeed was largely borne out of a desire to honor the wisdom of the body, but that was not the only reason. Feeding a human life ...

L.L.Bean Recalls Knife with Sheath Due to Laceration Hazard (Recall Alert)

 The knife blade can cut through the protective leather sheath, posing a laceration hazard.

Cookwell & Company Issues Allergy Alert for Undeclared Soy, Wheat and Fish Allergen in Charred Tomato & Basil Sauce with a “Best By” Date of “10 Nov 18”

FDA Recalls - Wed, 2018-04-11 21:03
Cookwell & Company Is voluntarily recalling potentially up to 6,522 units of its Four J Charred Tomato & Basil Sauce because it may contain undeclared soy, wheat and fish. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to these allergens may run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Top Hollywood nanny thinks parents need to chill out - New York Post

Pregnancy & Baby News - Wed, 2018-04-11 18:43

New York Post

Top Hollywood nanny thinks parents need to chill out
New York Post
Her first baby-nursing gigs were for locals in her hometown of Mobile, Ala., but her glowing word-of-mouth reviews soon took her all over the country, to nurture new additions from CEOs, celebrities and socialites. Today, she regularly travels to Los ...

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Black Moms Matter: ROOTT confronts the racial disparities in maternal and infant mortality - Columbus Alive

Pregnancy & Baby News - Wed, 2018-04-11 17:34

Columbus Alive

Black Moms Matter: ROOTT confronts the racial disparities in maternal and infant mortality
Columbus Alive
There are similar concerns regarding racism's influence on infant mortality rates. According to the Columbus Infant Mortality Task Force, “The lifetime stress of living as a minority in our society has an adverse effect on birth outcomes.” Roach ...

Cape May works to increase prenatal services, close health disparity gaps - Press of Atlantic City

Pregnancy & Baby News - Wed, 2018-04-11 16:35

Press of Atlantic City

Cape May works to increase prenatal services, close health disparity gaps
Press of Atlantic City
Theresa Barbara 27 of Villas, was able to take advantage of programs available in Cape May County for expecting mothers and mothers of young children. Caring for Kids, a bilingual non-profit home visitation program, tries to educate parents to be their ...

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Premier Pharmacy Labs Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Specific Sterile Injectable Products Lots Due to a Potential Lack of Sterility Assurance

FDA Recalls - Wed, 2018-04-11 15:45
Microbial contamination was detected during routine testing of subsequent unreleased product lots due to interaction between the product syringe and tamper evident container closure, which may result in the potential introduction of microorganisms into the products.

Marijuana Appears In Breast Milk But The Effects On Baby Are Still Unclear, Says New Research - HuffPost Canada

Pregnancy & Baby News - Wed, 2018-04-11 12:09

HuffPost Canada

Marijuana Appears In Breast Milk But The Effects On Baby Are Still Unclear, Says New Research
HuffPost Canada
The site also notes that other reported observations of babies who were exposed to THC through breast milk included lethargy, less frequent feeding, and shorter feeding times. But some say small amounts of THC might not harm baby. However, some experts ...

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How weight loss is related to breastfeeding, tells TV actress Deepika Singh - Times of India

Pregnancy & Baby News - Wed, 2018-04-11 07:45

Times of India

How weight loss is related to breastfeeding, tells TV actress Deepika Singh
Times of India
Breastfeeding is the most important thing for you and your child as well. It's a traditional myth that breastfeeding will ruin your figure and body as this is the best thing for your baby, you yourself and your weight loss, says Deepika. Breast milk is ...

Colder months give Rotorua residents a lot to consider - New Zealand Herald

Pregnancy & Baby News - Tue, 2018-04-10 15:10

Colder months give Rotorua residents a lot to consider
New Zealand Herald
Cold and damp conditions may also contribute." Dr Miller said people should make sure they were up to date with immunisations, including influenza and whooping cough for pregnant women and babies. Hand hygiene was also one of the most effective and ...

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Heidi Montag Returns to Pre-Pregnancy Weight: 'It Feels Good' - PopCulture.com

Pregnancy & Baby News - Tue, 2018-04-10 14:16

PopCulture.com

Heidi Montag Returns to Pre-Pregnancy Weight: 'It Feels Good'
PopCulture.com
"Spencer thought he lost me. I died for a minute. With that much surgery, I had to have 24-hour nurse care and Spencer didn't want to leave my side. I was at a recovery center and had Demerol to deal with the pain because it was so extreme," Montag ...

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13 things I wish someone had told me before I had a second baby - Business Insider India

Pregnancy & Baby News - Tue, 2018-04-10 12:59

Business Insider India

13 things I wish someone had told me before I had a second baby
Business Insider India
If you're getting ready to have your second child, you might be wondering how your life is going to change, or if it's going to change at all. When I was pregnant with number two, friends and family members gave me tons of tips on what to expect when a ...

13 things I wish someone had told me before I had a second baby - Business Insider

Pregnancy & Baby News - Tue, 2018-04-10 12:48

Business Insider

13 things I wish someone had told me before I had a second baby
Business Insider
Everything changes once you become a parent. Your sleep is cut in half, you eat standing up, and you may be unsure which day of the week it is — and that's just after you have your first child. Just when you think you have this whole parenting gig ...

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Suicidal After Her Daughter's Birth, This Mom Spent 10 Days in a Psych Ward: 'I Had to Stop Trying to Be Superwoman' - Health.com

Pregnancy & Baby News - Tue, 2018-04-10 12:25

Health.com

Suicidal After Her Daughter's Birth, This Mom Spent 10 Days in a Psych Ward: 'I Had to Stop Trying to Be Superwoman'
Health.com
Lucy's pediatrician instructed me to feed her every two hours: first by breastfeeding, then pumping and feeding Lucy the expressed milk in a bottle. (I was never told it was okay to supplement with formula.) That exhausting cycle frequently left me in ...

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What it's REALLY like to give birth in the Lindo Wing: Mother reveals the VERY luxurious facilities inside Kate's ... - Daily Mail

Pregnancy & Baby News - Tue, 2018-04-10 08:07

Daily Mail

What it's REALLY like to give birth in the Lindo Wing: Mother reveals the VERY luxurious facilities inside Kate's ...
Daily Mail
The baby might even end up sharing a birthday with their great-grandmother the Queen, who turns 92 on April 21. Princess Charlotte might prefer to keep her birthday to herself on May 2 - or alternatively see it as the best birthday present ever if the ...

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Orphaned and homeless - Part 2 of 2 - Chronicle Independent

Pregnancy & Baby News - Tue, 2018-04-10 01:03

Chronicle Independent

Orphaned and homeless - Part 2 of 2
Chronicle Independent
At some point during this entire chain of events, J.M.'s sister became pregnant. Deborah Butcher said his sister was not named in the complaint, and that there is no additional action on her behalf, because she “wanted SCDSS out of her life. Presently ...

BRP Recalls All-Terrain Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)

The dynamic power steering shaft can break and result in a loss of steering control, posing a crash hazard to consumers.
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