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Ways For New Moms To Make Sure Their Infants Sleep Safe & Sound

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There’s a proven way to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome — always put the baby to sleep on their back. 348 more words

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Most Moms Aren't Putting Babies To Sleep Safely, Study Says

By Daniella Emanuel

PHILADELPHIA (CNN) — Despite a 23-year campaign urging that babies be put to bed on their backs, only 43.7 percent of US mothers report that they both intend to use this method and actually do so all the time, according to a new study. 913 more words

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Death by Protein Supplements: What is Urea Cycle Disorder?

A 25-year-old mother of two died after over consuming protein supplements in preparation for a body building competition.

Meegan Hefford was found unconscious in her West Australia apartment and was declared brain-dead, passing two days later. 354 more words

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Why did I hesitate?

So this morning started like most mornings, a dog, two adults and three kids snuggled up united against the slightly chilly Monday morning. And then slowly people got out of bed finally leaving the baby and the dog, the latter who jumped off the bed microseconds after I got up. 555 more words

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The Road Ahead

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—

I took the one less traveled by.”~Robert Frost

This life didn’t turn out the way I intended. It seems I have been battling a war my entire adult life. 538 more words

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A WonderBaba Guide to Flat Head Syndrome!

In the early 1990s advice was issued for parents to place their babies to sleep only on their backs.  This recommendation was introduced by the American Academy of Pediatrics as babies who sleep on their backs have been proven to be less likely to die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.   1,152 more words

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Accepting the Unacceptable

I wake up, roll over to grab my glasses, and like most 23-year-olds these days, unlock my phone and immediately check Facebook. This has become a habit that has taken over a good portion of my mornings more times than I’d like to admit. 453 more words

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