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Goat Milk May Be Beneficial for Infants, Researchers Say

Goat milk formula may benefit infants’ gut health, some researchers say. The recent study by RMIT University in Australia was published in the British Journal of Nutrition, and analyzed two types of goat milk formula: Oli6 Stage 1 for babies 0 to 6 months and Oli6 Stage 2 for babies 6 to 12 months. Researchers looked at the naturally occurring oligosaccharides, a type of prebiotic that can boost the growth of beneficial bacteria and protect against harmful bacteria in the gut, in the goat milk formulas. They […]

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Is Bakuchiol a Pregnancy-Safe Alternative to Retinol?

I can appreciate the despair so many pregnant women feel when they have to say goodbye to retinol. In case you aren’t familiar, retinol is a form of vitamin A that is touted by many as a skin cream miracle ingredient but most experts suggest staying away from it during pregnancy and breastfeeding. The good news, though, is that some skincare companies have claimed to have discovered a safe alternative with results similar to that of retinol, and that ingredient is (drumroll please…) bakuchiol. What in the […]

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Your Guide to Safe Pregnancy Ab Workouts

Your core makes up some of the most important muscles in your body—and no, we’re not referring to “six-pack abs.” We’re talking about all the muscles that make up your midsection, including the rectus and transversus abdominis (front wall of the abdomen), quadratus lumborum (lower back muscles), spinal erectors and the obliques—and those are just the major muscle groups! Not only do these core muscles affect everyday habits such as posture and gait, but they also impact everyday activities, from how difficult it is to carry a […]

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Manslaughter charges dropped against shot pregnant mum – BBC News

Image copyright ReutersImage caption The case in Alabama has faced widespread criticism from rights groups An Alabama district attorney has dropped manslaughter charges against a pregnant woman whose unborn child died after she was shot in the stomach. Marshae Jones, 28, was allegedly shot by a co-worker while five months pregnant. She was charged after police alleged that she had started the fight, endangering the child’s life. “There are no winners in this case, only losers in the sad ordeal,” said prosecutor Lynneice Washington. Women’s rights advocates […]

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This Brain Injury Is on the Rise and It Affects Young Kids the Most

Researchers at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute—University Health Network have gathered data for Canada’s largest-scale study ever on concussions. Their findings were published in the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation and show 150,000 people in Ontario, about 1.2 percent of the population, are diagnosed with a concussion every year. The number is nearly double the previous record, and children 5 years old and younger are affected the most. Their findings are summarized in this video, and cover concussion rates in Ontario between 2008 and 2016. Not only do children […]

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Watch Pregnant Shay Mitchell Learn the Sex of Her Baby on the Way — from Power Rangers! – PEOPLE.com

Pregnant Shay Mitchell Learns Sex of Baby with Power Rangers | PEOPLE.com Top Navigation Close Explore PEOPLE.com Profile Menu Follow us Close Share options Close View image Watch Pregnant Shay Mitchell Learn the Sex of Her Baby on the Way — from Power Rangers! this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. More Info

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Baby Goes Viral Thanks to His Unique Name

Google is the answer to all of our problems. One Indonesian family took their love for the search engine one step further by using it as their son’s namesake, Mirror reports. The parents hope their child will end up being just as “useful” as the popular online tool. Baby Google was born in November 2018, but the news of his unique name has only just started to gain worldwide attention. His father, Andi Cahya Saputra, tells Mirror he came up with the idea to name his child […]

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Alabama Isn’t the Only State That Punishes Pregnant Women – The New York Times

Last week, the world learned the chilling news that Marshae Jones, a 28-year-old woman who was five months pregnant when shot in the stomach, has been charged with manslaughter. When a grand jury failed to indict Ebony Jemison, the woman who fired the gun, the police in Pleasant Grove, Ala., sought someone else — and landed on Ms. Jones, whom they now blame for the altercation that led to the termination of her pregnancy. To the police, if Ms. Jones had not picked a fight, her fetus […]

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Dad’s Drone Photo of Kids in Ocean Captures Shark Lurking Nearby

A family’s beach day at New Smyrna Beach in Florida was cut short thanks to an unwanted guest. The party crasher? None other than a real life shark. Had it not been for Dan Watson’s drone footage, the day could have taken a scary turn for the worst. “See that dark shadow making its way straight for the shore and those people? That was my view this weekend while flying my Mavic 2 Pro. And oh, three of those people are my kids,” he writes in an […]

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7 Most Outrageous Pieces of Advice Pregnant Women Get

The moment you rock a baby bump you suddenly become public property. Complete strangers think they have the right to come up to you in the supermarket and just put their hands on your belly without even saying ‘Hello’. Surely that would be cause for arrest at any other time? It seems personal space no longer applies to moms-to-be. But worse than that is the fact that every single person you meet has a nugget of advice to give you. More often than not it’s false news – […]

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