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Birth control app highlights emerging health tech market - Aiken Standard

Pregnancy & Baby News - Sun, 2018-08-19 10:51

Aiken Standard

Birth control app highlights emerging health tech market
Aiken Standard
Vivian Bigelow, a nurse practitioner, discusses birth control options with a patient at a Planned Parenthood health center in Plano, Texas. Natural Cycles, a mobile fertility app, this month became the first ever digital contraceptive device to win FDA ...

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The Absolute Necessity of the New-Mom Friend - New York Times

Pregnancy & Baby News - Sat, 2018-08-18 10:01

New York Times

The Absolute Necessity of the New-Mom Friend
New York Times
Steph said she'd found it helpful to have another pregnant friend when she was pregnant, and since we both lived in New York — me in Brooklyn, Cathy on the Upper East Side — she thought we should connect. As our due dates grew closer, ... We got each ...

Why East Geelong nurse Liana Purser's is Pink Hope's Bright Pink Lipstick Day ambassador - Geelong Advertiser

Pregnancy & Baby News - Sat, 2018-08-18 02:00

Geelong Advertiser

Why East Geelong nurse Liana Purser's is Pink Hope's Bright Pink Lipstick Day ambassador
Geelong Advertiser
After already suffering a miscarriage with their first pregnancy a few months prior, Liana knew her priority was the baby and no matter what, she would put her child's needs first. “My whole life I've just always wanted to be a mummy,” Liana admits ...

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Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Valsartan / Amlodipine / HCTZ Tablets

FDA Recalls - Fri, 2018-08-17 22:28
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited is voluntarily recalling 14 lots of Valsartan/Amlodipine/HCTZ tablets to the consumer level due to the detection of trace amounts of an unexpected impurity found in an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufactured by Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals. The impurity detected in the API is N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), which is a substance that occurs naturally in certain foods, drinking water, air pollution, and industrial processes, and has been classified as a probable human carcinogen as per International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classification.

Serena Williams opens up about how hard motherhood has been so far - Motherly Inc.

Pregnancy & Baby News - Fri, 2018-08-17 15:33

Motherly Inc.

Serena Williams opens up about how hard motherhood has been so far
Motherly Inc.
She didn't have to tell the world about her life-threatening birth experience, her decision to stop breastfeeding, her maternal mental health, how she missed her daughter's first steps, or any of it. But she did share these ... In addition to children ...

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Real Parents Share The Most Annoying Unsolicited Advice A Stranger Gave Them - PEOPLE.com

Pregnancy & Baby News - Fri, 2018-08-17 14:37

PEOPLE.com

Real Parents Share The Most Annoying Unsolicited Advice A Stranger Gave Them
PEOPLE.com
“When I was complaining about my newly teething, still-nursing baby chomping down on my nips, someone suggested I 'just bite him back. Grab his hand and give him a bite, enough to scare him. It's the only way he'll learn that biting hurts.' Baby was 6 ...

For Babies, Solid Food at 3 Months May Lead to Sounder Sleep - New York Times

Pregnancy & Baby News - Fri, 2018-08-17 14:36

New York Times

For Babies, Solid Food at 3 Months May Lead to Sounder Sleep
New York Times
Parenting experts typically say six months of exclusive breast-feeding is ideal, but many new mothers also suspect that offering some solid food after about three months can assure a good night's sleep for both themselves and their babies. A new study ...

No child left behind - The Hindu

Pregnancy & Baby News - Fri, 2018-08-17 13:35

The Hindu

No child left behind
The Hindu
The recently announced flagship program of the Ministry of Women and Child Development will be anchored through the National Nutrition Mission (NNM), or Poshan Abhiyaan, with its own specific budget of ₹9,046 crore and a proposed World Bank loan of ...

Don't toss the Cheerios just yet—what you need to know about Glysophate and the EWG findings - Motherly Inc.

Pregnancy & Baby News - Fri, 2018-08-17 10:19

Motherly Inc.

Don't toss the Cheerios just yet—what you need to know about Glysophate and the EWG findings
Motherly Inc.
If you are concerned about glyphosate in your child's cereal, you can find oat-based food that don't contain any in the organic aisle. The EGW ... The benefits of breastfeeding aside, you were the first safe place my baby found to land after being born ...

We asked Consumer Reports about the heavy metals in baby food—and they said not to panic - Motherly Inc.

Pregnancy & Baby News - Fri, 2018-08-17 10:08

Motherly Inc.

We asked Consumer Reports about the heavy metals in baby foodand they said not to panic
Motherly Inc.
Consumer Reports tested 50 popular ready-made baby food products for heavy metals, and every product had measurable levels of cadmium, inorganic arsenic, or lead. According to Dickinson, what makes those test results worrisome is that 68% correspond ...
Report finds 'worrisome' levels of lead, arsenic in some baby foodsSan Francisco Chronicle
Heavy Metals in Baby Food: What You Need to KnowConsumerReports.org
Study: Two-thirds of US baby food tested positive for arsenic, dangerous toxinsNBC4i.com
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Why I Stopped Waking Up To Pump Milk, And Started Supplementing Instead - Scary Mommy

Pregnancy & Baby News - Fri, 2018-08-17 09:01

Scary Mommy

Why I Stopped Waking Up To Pump Milk, And Started Supplementing Instead
Scary Mommy
It was 9 p.m. on a Sunday night and Game of Thrones was just starting. I had finally gotten comfortable on the couch with the baby monitor in hand glancing to see Lucy sleeping soundly. It had been a busy weekend and Monday was looming ahead like a ...

Carthage hospital to host a baby shower - WatertownDailyTimes.com

Pregnancy & Baby News - Fri, 2018-08-17 04:33

Carthage hospital to host a baby shower
WatertownDailyTimes.com
The evening will also feature information and education on a range of topics, including newborn and infant care and safety, breastfeeding, infant and mother nutrition and postpartum and parent wellness. Complimentary light food ... Representatives of ...

Polaris Recalls ACE 150 and Ranger 150 Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)

The front suspension lower ball joint can separate over time, posing a crash hazard.

On writing and motherhood, 16 weeks in - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Pregnancy & Baby News - Thu, 2018-08-16 14:09

On writing and motherhood, 16 weeks in
The San Diego Union-Tribune
I put a “one line a day” mother's diary on my baby registry. My husband saw that I did this and put one on the list for himself as well. It'll be easy, we thought. It's only one line a day. Sixteen weeks later, I'm only a few entries behind. Faithfully ...

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On writing and motherhood, 16 weeks in - Los Angeles Times

Pregnancy & Baby News - Thu, 2018-08-16 14:02

Los Angeles Times

On writing and motherhood, 16 weeks in
Los Angeles Times
Before the baby came, I asked all the writer/mothers I know how long it took them to get back into the swing of things. One told me it took her six months. Another said somewhere between eight weeks and eight months (every baby is different). Another ...

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Here's what parents need to know about Consumer Reports' baby food tests - Motherly Inc.

Pregnancy & Baby News - Thu, 2018-08-16 11:39

Motherly Inc.

Here's what parents need to know about Consumer Reports' baby food tests
Motherly Inc.
Gerber's Lil' Entrées Chicken & Brown Rice With Peas & Corn, Beech-Nut Organic Peas, Green Beans, and Avocado pouch, Gerber Graduates Puffs Strawberry Apple Cereal Snack and Happy Baby Organics Purple Carrots, Bananas, Avocados & Quinoa pouch ... "If ...
Report finds 'worrisome' levels of lead, arsenic in some baby foodsSan Francisco Chronicle
Heavy Metals in Baby Food: What You Need to KnowConsumerReports.org
Government report finds detectable amounts of lead in baby foodsNBC4i.com
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A new birth control app has been approved by the FDA - Motherly Inc.

Pregnancy & Baby News - Thu, 2018-08-16 10:44

Motherly Inc.

A new birth control app has been approved by the FDA
Motherly Inc.
But the newest contraceptive approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is different, and doesn't have the side effects or risks because it doesn't go on or in a woman's body. ... "An unwanted pregnancy is, of course, very unfortunate and we ...
FDA allows marketing of first direct-to-consumer app for contraceptive use to prevent pregnancyFDA.gov
Effectiveness of Contraceptive Methods - CDCCDC
'I felt colossally naive': the backlash against the birth control appThe Guardian

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20 Insane Pieces of Pregnancy & Parenting Advice Moms Received - CafeMom

Pregnancy & Baby News - Thu, 2018-08-16 05:53

CafeMom

20 Insane Pieces of Pregnancy & Parenting Advice Moms Received
CafeMom
Being pregnant is a huge responsibility for any woman. Just imagine, almost out of nowhere, being tasked with carrying and caring for a whole new human. Naturally, first-time moms feel the need to read everything ever written about pregnancy and ...

Heard about golden boobs? Know all about this controversial breastfeeding trend - Times of India

Pregnancy & Baby News - Thu, 2018-08-16 04:43

Times of India

Heard about golden boobs? Know all about this controversial breastfeeding trend
Times of India
Also, nursing the baby takes a lot of time and not everyone is ready to centre their world around it. To motivate mothers and recognise the challenges that they face while breastfeeding, there is a fun award system within the breastfeeding community ...

What's happening Thursday in the north valley - Chico Enterprise-Record

Pregnancy & Baby News - Wed, 2018-08-15 23:43

Chico Enterprise-Record

What's happening Thursday in the north valley
Chico Enterprise-Record
Thursday Night Market: 6-9 p.m. Farm-fresh produce from CDFA-certified farmers, food trucks and booths, arts and crafts. Broadway between Second and Third streets, some side streets and City Plaza. Rain or shine. No pets. .... Wellness, 879-3311; Med ...

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