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Child cured from AIDS: Off medication for a year

March 4, 2013
Information has come out that a baby born with the AIDS virus has evidently been cured of the disease. CBS News reported on Monday, March 4 that the Mississippi born two year old child has exhibited no signs of the...

Travel bed for tots may cause suffocation

November 28, 2012
A risk of suffocation and entrapment hasresulted in therecent recall by the Consumer Product Safety Commission of approximately220,000 popular travel baby beds.While thePeaPod Travel Tent maybe a convenient...

Infant fatally mauled by pit bull on city's west side

October 5, 2012
A dog mauled and killed an infant girl inside a west side home Thursday evening. Detroit police are investigating, but presently are treating the incident as a tragedy rather than a matter of criminal neglect.Police spokeswoman Sgt Eren Stephens...

FDA expands alert on feeding infants SimplyThick

September 18, 2012
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an expanded alert to make parents, caregivers and healthcare professionals aware of a possible life-threatening risk to infants fed SimplyThick, a thickening product used to help manage swallowing difficulties.SimplyThick is...

A libertarian view of breastfeeding

September 17, 2012
The norms on women and children have been too long defined arbitrarily and emotionally, in order to circumvent the normal biological practices of motherhood and maternity. In an age not long ago, medical science decided it could improve the millions...

Ten year old girl charged with killing infant

August 30, 2012
A 10 year old girl is charged with manslaughter in the death of an infant, identified as Brooklyn Foss-Greenaway, of Clinton, Maine. The girl is the youngest person to be charged with manslaughter in Maine in at least 25...

US Newborn Death Rate Is Now Tied With Qatar

August 18, 2012
The last several years have produced a stir in the birthing community. As shocking statistics continue to hit the presses in droves, the country is beginning to ask more and more questions about the way we handle childbirth.  ...

Breastfeeding: the facts

August 17, 2012
Breast milk is the best for your baby and really benefits your child’s health. Breast milk is full of all the nutrients and vitamins your baby needs for their first six months of life. It contains disease-fighting...