Progesterone May Be Key to Preventing Recurrent Miscarriage

New Haven, Conn.—For women who suffer multiple pregnancy losses in the first four to six weeks of gestation, the hormone progesterone could offer hope for a successful birth, according to a new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers and their colleagues at University of Illinois at Chicago. The results are published in the current issue of Fertility & Sterility, the international journal of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Fetal death, or intrauterine fetal…

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Williams-Sonoma and @NoKidHungry Collaborate to End Childhood Hunger with Limited Edition Spatulas

  All across America, families are struggling with hunger and children are among the hardest hit. No Kid Hungry is working to end childhood hunger in the U.S. They have partnered with Williams-Sonoma to help connect kids in need to nutritious food and teach families how to cook healthy, affordable meals. Some of the top personalities in the country have designed limited-edition Williams-Sonoma spatulas to benefit No Kid Hungry. Williams-Sonoma will donate 30% of the…

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Could Exposure to Stress During Pregnancy Cause Autism?

      More research needed to understand gene-stress interaction COLUMBIA, Mo. (June 7, 2016)  Stress during pregnancy has been linked to several conditions, including some instances of autism spectrum disorder. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine have observed a variant of a stress-sensitive gene and exposure to stress during pregnancy among two groups of mothers of children with autism. The researchers believe the finding could be a step toward helping identify…

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Check it Out! Google Releases New YouTube Kids App, for Children 2-8 Years Old

              Google have done it again. This time it’s the YouTube Kids app, for children 2 to 8 years old.  It turns out that the kids of Google employee’s are just like ours. They love YouTube. Shimrit Ben-Yair, mother of two and YouTube Kids Group Product Manager recently wrote on the official YouTube blog: “Families worldwide are watching millions of videos on YouTube. And lately, those of us at…

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Hyland’s Stay Well Strategies 4 Kids Twitter Chat – Thursday, November 13 at 7 pm EST #kidswellness

          Hyland’s is having a Twitter party and you’re invited. Join Hyland’s and friends, including myself this Thursday, November 13th at 7pm EST for an entertaining and informative Twitter Chat to learn easy and effective strategies to help your kids stay healthy this winter. The chat will feature the following brands:

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Introducing Disney Movies Anywhere Android App–Get Your Free Copy of Wreck-It-Ralph Now!

                Awesome news.  The Walt Disney Studios and Google Play announced a partnership today enabling millions of U.S. Android users to enjoy their Disney, Pixar, and Marvel digital movie collection across their devices through the Disney Movies Anywhere app and website.    “Our partnership with Disney now gives Google Play users the ability to conveniently watch all of their Disney, Marvel and Pixar digital movies that have been…

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Parents Magazine–October 2014 Sneak Peek – Frightfully Fun!

            INSIDE THE OCTOBER 2014 ISSUE OF PARENTS Frightfully Fun!   “Spooky Decorations for Your Front Door, Adorable No-Sew Costumes for Kids, Potty Training 101, The Best Make-Ahead Breakfasts, Is Couponing Right for You?, Talking Fat with Your Family…and more!   “Scary good things are happening inside Parents magazine this month. Join in their seasonal celebration with spooky décor, no-carve pumpkins and the cutest no-sew costume ideas for kids. Whip…

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Introducing Mom Voyáge–A New Internationally Inspired Blog from Urbini

        I participated in a Blog Blast on behalf of Mom Central for Urbini. I received information from Urbini to facilitate my post as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. All opinions are my own.       I absolutely love reading about experiences from moms in different nations other than my own. I find it fascinating. I’ve been obsessed with foreign cultures and languages since I…

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Parents Magazine–September 2014 Sneak Peak–Get Set for School

            INSIDE THE SEPTEMBER 2014 ISSUE OF PARENTS Ready, Set, School!   “Raise an Eager Reader, Easy Lunches Kids Will Actually Eat, How to Thrive in a Food Allergy World, The Coolest Back-to-School Gear, Yoga for Youngsters, Getting Grandparents Involved…and more!   It’s time to hop on the back-to-school bus. Parents magazine has everything you and your little ones need to head into the new year with their best foot…

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Poison Control Warns Fireworks Are Poisonous – Keep Children and Pets Safe on July 4th

            Image copyright: frankljunior     California Poison Control System (CPCS) warns parents to keep fireworks away from children and pets who may eat them because they are often small and come in colorful packages. While the majority of fireworks exposures are not poisonous, chemically, fireworks consist of potentially toxic potassium nitrate or perchlorate, sulfur or chlorine, carbon, starch and metals (that produce the colorful results).      “While traumatic injuries…

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