California governor proposing more time for parents to bond with newborns – EdSource

Credit: Ashley Hopkinson/EdSource Credit: Ashley Hopkinson/EdSource California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to give every newborn in the state the chance to be cared for by a parent or close family member for the first six months of life. Newsom moved one step closer to that goal last week, with a legislative proposal to expand paid family leave… Read More

DCI urges the family of identical twins to report to Kakamega office for investigations – The Standard

From Left, Sharon Mathias, Richard Olukhakha (father), Mevis Imbaya, Rosemary Onyango (Mother) and Melon Lutenyo pose for a photo at their Furfural home in Likuyani, Kakamega County. [Kevin Tunoi/Standard] As the curious case of Sharon Mathias and Melon Lutenyo continues to unfold, there is little hope that the hospital where the identical girls were born… Read More

Healthwatch: Laborist Program helps high-risk mothers –

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – There are many factors that can make a pregnancy high risk including if the mother is over 35, expecting multiples, or has high blood pressure or diabetes. Those complications can lead to an emergency at any time, and that’s why the Laborist Team at Aurora BayCare Medical Center ensures that a… Read More

First Safe Haven Baby Box at an Indiana hospital receives blessing at Franciscan Health Michigan City –

A device for new mothers in crisis, born out of one woman’s experience as an abandoned infant, is now available at Franciscan Health Michigan City, as the Safe Haven Baby Box received its formal blessing on Tuesday. “We are here to acknowledge that every child is beloved of God,” said the Most Rev. Donald Hying,… Read More

Don’t eat leftover food from your child’s plate: Nutritionist Pooja Makhija – The Indian Express

Pooja Makhija By Shilpi Madan She is your ultimate diet saviour. Your unbeatable mentor and guide, for healthy eating, everyday. A published author (Eat Delete; Eat Delete for Juniors; and soon coming up N for Nourish for 10-15 year olds), an internationally feted speaker at TedX, conferences, health panels. Pooja Makhija is an absolute delight… Read More

'The Great CoverUp' diaper drive begins Mother's Day – WBAY

LITTLE CHUTE, Wis. (WBAY) — An invisible need in our community is being addressed one diaper at a time through the ‘The Great CoverUp’ diaper drive in Northeast Wisconsin. Right now, executive director of Jake’s Diapers Stephanie Bowers, a non-profit organization that provides diapers to those in need, said there are 5,200 families in Brown… Read More

Infants born through cesarean section more likely to have respiratory infection – Healio

Debby Bogaert Findings of a prospective birth cohort study presented at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases suggested that infants born through caesarean section have an altered gut microbiota that may leave them more susceptible to respiratory infections in the first year of life. The link between mode of delivery and infant… Read More

Registration deadline for Single Mother's oil change is April 27th – WTAP-TV

VIENNA, W.Va (WTAP)- Fellowship Baptist Church is changing oil for single mothers, widows, and wives of deployed military personnel for free on May 11th from 9 A.M. to noon. The deadline to register for an oil change is April 27th. The group has provided the service for five years and says that it’s a small… Read More

The 'indelible mark' that exposure to hunger leaves on children – CNN

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