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Are “Baby-Friendly” Hospitals Unfriendly to New Mothers? - Slate Magazine

Pregnancy & Baby News - Thu, 2014-10-09 19:01

Slate Magazine

Are “Baby-Friendly” Hospitals Unfriendly to New Mothers?
Slate Magazine
I had a perfectly lovely time giving birth. Or, I guess, as lovely a time as a person can have while pushing out a 9-pound baby for 24 hours. Everyone we encountered at the hospital was efficient and kind, particularly the NICU nurses who tended to my ...

Rejuvenation Recalls Hanging Lamps Due to Risk of Injury (Recall Alert)

The cord system can fail to support the pendant's weight, causing it to fall.

Fluid Handling Recalls Low Water Cut-Off Control Units for Hot Water or Steam Boilers Due to Fire and Explosion Hazards (Recall Alert)

The ground wire and probe wires could be incorrectly assembled in the units by the manufacturer, posing fire and explosion hazards.

I'm the welfare mom with a Coach purse - Salon

Pregnancy & Baby News - Wed, 2014-10-08 18:09

I'm the welfare mom with a Coach purse
Salon
Three to four percent of pregnancies result in breech presentation at birth. The midwife delivers approximately 100 babies every year. On average, only five result in c-sections. I'm due in May and she's had three c-sections and two breech babies ...

Oasis Brands, Inc Recalls Cuajada en Hoja 12oz because of Possible Health Risk

FDA Recalls - Wed, 2014-10-08 16:31
Oasis Brands, Inc of Miami, FL is recalling Cuajada en Hoja 12oz with Best By 10/01/14- 10/08/14 and 10/18/14, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Hospira Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of One Lot of Vancomycin Hydrochloride for Injection USP, Equivalent to 1 G Vancomycin (Sterile Powder) Due to Uncontrolled Storage During Transit

FDA Recalls - Wed, 2014-10-08 11:49
Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), announced today it is initiating a voluntary nationwide user-level recall of one lot of Vancomycin Hydrochloride for Injection, USP, Equivalent to 1 g Vancomycin (Sterile Powder), NDC 0409-6533-01, Lot 35-315-DD with expiration date of 01NOV 2015. This action is because the product may have experienced temperature excursions during shipment to a customer and then was further distributed by the customer.

PAB Two Recalls Bed Bug Heat Treatment Systems Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

The flexible, electrical conducting strip at the top of the heating element can break at the corners after multiple setups, posing an electrical fire hazard.

Fiskars Recalls Bypass Lopper Shears Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot

The Fiskars model 6954, titanium bypass loppers can break while in use. Eleven reports of incidents, some resulting in bruising and lacerations.

Finborough Theatre to Present VIBRANT 2014 Playwrights Festival, Nov 2-20 - Broadway World

Pregnancy & Baby News - Wed, 2014-10-08 00:15

Finborough Theatre to Present VIBRANT 2014 Playwrights Festival, Nov 2-20
Broadway World
(Freedom Theatre, Palestine, and International Tour), Alice in Wonderland(Freedom Theatre, Palestine), Adult Child / Dead Child (Edinburgh Festival and Unicorn Theatre) andNot a Step Back (Cochrane Theatre). .... Playwright Jane Wainwright returns to ...

HAR Maspeth Corp RECALLS Jinga brand “Pan Fried Anchovies� BECAUSE OF POSSIBLE HEALTH RISK

FDA Recalls - Tue, 2014-10-07 20:49
HAR Maspeth Corp. of Maspeth, NY, is recalling its 2 ounce and 4 ounce packages of Jinga “Pan Fried Anchovies� due to contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems.

J&b European Distribution Inc. Issues Allergy Alert For Undeclared Milk In Kupiec Rice Cakes With Dark Chocolate

FDA Recalls - Tue, 2014-10-07 20:26
J&B EUROPEAN DISTRIBUTION INC. of BROOKLYN, NY is recalling 40 cases of KUPIEC brand RICE CAKES WITH DARK CHOCOLATE, NET WT. 3.1 OZ. (90g), UPC # 5 906747 171742, because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

SAM Medical Products Implements Voluntary Recall of its Accessory (Axilla) Strap for the SAM Junctional Tourniquet

FDA Recalls - Tue, 2014-10-07 17:04
SAM Medical Products announced today that it has begun notifying customers of a voluntary recall to address a potential issue with a clip used to secure the accessory strap used for the Axilla application of the SAM Junctional Tourniquet (SJT).

Best ways to beat the flu - Montgomery Advertiser

Pregnancy & Baby News - Tue, 2014-10-07 16:54

Montgomery Advertiser

Best ways to beat the flu
Montgomery Advertiser
Sadly, most folks are more attuned to fast food than to a nutrient-rich, plant-based diet, so flu vaccines can be critical in helping them avoid some very miserable days. According to ... “The vaccine will protect the woman and her unborn baby, as well ...

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