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Health briefs published Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018 - Helena Independent Record

Pregnancy & Baby News - Wed, 2018-08-29 08:06

Helena Independent Record

Health briefs published Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018
Helena Independent Record
Upcoming classes include: pregnancy and postpartum nutrition, childbirth education, Women and Children's Unit tour, breastfeeding basics, prenatal activity and postpartum recovery, car seat safety and infant CPR/Choking CPR. No registration is required ...

Posters Suggesting That Women Can Drink While Pregnant Stir Backlash - New York Times

Pregnancy & Baby News - Wed, 2018-08-29 05:52

New York Times

Posters Suggesting That Women Can Drink While Pregnant Stir Backlash
New York Times
The organization that made the posters, DrinkWise, describes its focus as promoting “a healthier and safer drinking culture in Australia,” but is funded largely by the alcohol industry. It withdrew the 2,400 posters after hearing complaints and ... In ...

BSN SPORTS Recalls Rubber Critter Toys Due to Violation of Federal Lead Paint Ban (Recall Alert)

The orange and yellow surface paint on the rubber critter toys contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead paint ban. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.

Cybex Recalls Weight-Lifting Equipment Due to Serious Injury Hazards

The weight bar can fall, posing serious injury hazards to the user.

Consumer Alert - Undeclared Sulfites in “Lily Bulb”

FDA Recalls - Tue, 2018-08-28 14:19
New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today alerted consumers that the “Lily Bulb” product (photo attached) distributed by Allied Imports Inc. of 267 52nd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11220 was found to contain sulfites, which are not declared on the product label. People who have severe sensitivity to sulfites may run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume this product. No illnesses have been reported to date to this Department in connection with this product.

Pfizer, Inc. Issues A Voluntary Nationwide Recall Of One Lot Of Children’s Advil® Suspension Bubble Gum Flavored 4 FL OZ Bottle

FDA Recalls - Tue, 2018-08-28 11:13
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, a division of Pfizer Inc., is voluntarily recalling one lot of Children’s Advil® Suspension Bubble Gum Flavored 4 FL OZ Bottle because of customer complaints that the dosage cup provided is marked in teaspoons and the instructions on the label are described in milliliters (mL).

What I Wish I Would Have Put On My Maternity Leave To-Do-List - Scary Mommy

Pregnancy & Baby News - Tue, 2018-08-28 10:59

Scary Mommy

What I Wish I Would Have Put On My Maternity Leave To-Do-List
Scary Mommy
I had grand plans to keep a meticulous house, never get behind on laundry, make my husband a gourmet dinner every night, schedule lunch dates with the neighborhood SAHMs, do elaborate photoshoots with the baby, take long walks with the dog, and I ... I ...

Living Well Remedies, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Weight Away Remedy, Lot # 111417LWL614, Due To Microbial Contamination

FDA Recalls - Tue, 2018-08-28 10:33
Franklin Lakes, NJ, Living Well Remedies, LLC is voluntarily recalling Weight Away Remedy lot# 111417LWL614 to the consumer level. The independent manufacturing facility that produced this lot reported it to be out of specification for microbial testing.

Give Your Baby the Best Possible Start: Breastfeed - The Winchester Star

Pregnancy & Baby News - Tue, 2018-08-28 09:03

Give Your Baby the Best Possible Start: Breastfeed
The Winchester Star
Women who are pregnant or planning a pregnancy, with the support of all who love, live with, and care for them, can make the decision to breastfeed the new baby, to do so exclusively (no formula or other food) for at least three and if possible six ...

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5 Tips for getting back in shape after giving birth - Breaking Travel News

Pregnancy & Baby News - Tue, 2018-08-28 03:12

Breaking Travel News

5 Tips for getting back in shape after giving birth
Breaking Travel News
Yes, even just lying down on your bed with your baby can help you lose weight. There are even some women who lose all their pregnancy weight without all the exercising and dieting, and all they did was breastfeed. 5. Find a support group that can ...

Is Kombucha Safe for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women? - Z Living (blog)

Pregnancy & Baby News - Tue, 2018-08-28 01:10

Z Living (blog)

Is Kombucha Safe for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women?
Z Living (blog)
It also contains caffeine, and pregnant women take longer to digest caffeine; breastfed babies may also show signs of irritability and lack of sleep due to caffeine ingestion. Because kombucha has its possible benefits and disadvantages, it is, of ...

King Bio Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Aqueous-Based Products for Human and Animal Use Due to Possible Microbial Contamination

FDA Recalls - Mon, 2018-08-27 22:23
King Bio is voluntarily recalling all of its aqueous-based products for human and animal use (see website link below), within expiry, to the consumer level due to possible microbial contamination.

Accord Healthcare Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets USP 12.5 Mg Due to Labeling Mix-up

FDA Recalls - Mon, 2018-08-27 21:38
A 100 count bottle of Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets USP 12.5 mg has been found to contain 100 Spironolactone Tablets USP 25 mg. Since the individual lot, PW05264, of the product is involved in a potential mix-up of labeling, Accord is recalling this individual lot from the market.

Viral video shows NICU 'graduate' in cap and gown - Motherly Inc.

Pregnancy & Baby News - Mon, 2018-08-27 18:55

Motherly Inc.

Viral video shows NICU 'graduate' in cap and gown
Motherly Inc.
With Pomp and Circumstance playing in the background, baby Cullen's primary care nurse, Jewel Barbour, carried him down the hospital corridor while other staff members congratulated the little guy and bid the Potter's farewell. The adorable graduation ...

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Tinyhood Is Hosting A Free Online Breastfeeding Class Led By Experts — Here's Everything You Need To Know - Romper

Pregnancy & Baby News - Mon, 2018-08-27 17:03

Romper

Tinyhood Is Hosting A Free Online Breastfeeding Class Led By Experts — Here's Everything You Need To Know
Romper
Aside from breastfeeding, Tinyhood offers a number of online classes on a variety of topics, including: Infant and toddler sleep, postpartum health and nutrition, developmental milestones, potty training, and more. With each class, parents will receive ...

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5 reasons why we need a Black Breastfeeding Week - Motherly Inc.

Pregnancy & Baby News - Mon, 2018-08-27 16:56

Motherly Inc.

5 reasons why we need a Black Breastfeeding Week
Motherly Inc.
Check out the Black Breastfeeding Week Facebook page and the hashtag devoted to this year's theme, #LoveOnTop, because love encompasses everything we do as parents from breastfeeding to nurturing others. ... The high infant mortality rate among black ...
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How Eating Poop Makes These Mole-Rats More Motherly - Smithsonian

Pregnancy & Baby News - Mon, 2018-08-27 15:34

Smithsonian

How Eating Poop Makes These Mole-Rats More Motherly
Smithsonian
Marmoset moms hand off their young to other males, who spend so much energy carrying around the babies that they lose weight. Subordinate wolves and wild hogs that have lost their own litters nurse other pups. Even ducks aren't shy about letting ...

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The 'Target Effect' is a real thing—you're not imagining it - Motherly Inc.

Pregnancy & Baby News - Mon, 2018-08-27 12:19

Motherly Inc.

The 'Target Effect' is a real thing—you're not imagining it
Motherly Inc.
With Pomp and Circumstance playing in the background, baby Cullen's primary care nurse, Jewel Barbour, carried him down the hospital corridor while other staff members congratulated the little guy and bid the Potter's farewell. The adorable graduation ...

Healthy U: Mercy Fort Smith's Ronald McDonald Family Room provides support for parents - Times Record

Pregnancy & Baby News - Mon, 2018-08-27 12:10

Times Record

Healthy U: Mercy Fort Smith's Ronald McDonald Family Room provides support for parents
Times Record
“We didn't have to worry where we were sleeping, we didn't have to worry about food, because we had so much other stuff that was on our mind that was going on with (Rhett) and his medical care that we were just thankful that we didn't have to put in ...

Chrissy Teigen on why 'Crazy Rich Asians' was so important for her—and her daughter—to see - Motherly Inc.

Pregnancy & Baby News - Mon, 2018-08-27 10:50

Motherly Inc.

Chrissy Teigen on why 'Crazy Rich Asians' was so important for her—and her daughter—to see
Motherly Inc.
Chrissy Teigen's daughter Luna may be a little young to understand all the plotlines in "Crazy Rich Asians," but according to her mama, the 2-year-old did understand that people who look like her family were on the big screen, and that's a big deal.

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