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Thalidomide Victims In Spain Still Waiting For Compensation - NPR

Pregnancy & Baby News - Sun, 2014-12-28 07:41

Thalidomide Victims In Spain Still Waiting For Compensation
NPR
Thalidomide was once prescribed to pregnant women, beginning in the late 1950s, before doctors realized it caused severe birth defects — babies stillborn, or born without limbs, or with malformed ones. Tens of ... pregnant. In his mother's case ...

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12 surprising facts about breastfeeding new moms should know - Fox News

Pregnancy & Baby News - Sun, 2014-12-28 07:13

Fox News

12 surprising facts about breastfeeding new moms should know
Fox News
And as your baby gets older and you're feeding less frequently, they won't be as engorged. When you stop breastfeeding, your breasts may end up smaller or bigger than before you were pregnant. 4. ... Oxytocin, the hormone that contracts the muscles in ...

California Snack Foods Announces Recall of Karm’l Dapples/All Styles

FDA Recalls - Sat, 2014-12-27 17:39
California Snack Foods, is issuing a voluntary recall of California Snack Foods brand caramel apples with a best use by date between August 15th and November 28th 2014, 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.

Adams Flavors, Foods & Ingredients Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Peanut Protein In Cumin Products

FDA Recalls - Fri, 2014-12-26 20:49
Adams Flavors, Foods & Ingredients of Gonzales, Texas is voluntarily recalling cumin products because they may contain undeclared peanut proteins. We were notified by one of our third party suppliers that one of the spice ingredients purchased contains peanut proteins, allergens that are not declared on the products’ ingredient statements. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Hoping to Create a New Society, the Islamic State Recruits Entire Families - AINA (press release)

Pregnancy & Baby News - Fri, 2014-12-26 20:07

AINA (press release)

Hoping to Create a New Society, the Islamic State Recruits Entire Families
AINA (press release)
Dhar's first four children had been born in London, his native city, but his new baby, wrapped in a fuzzy brown onesie, was born in territory controlled by the Islamic State. Someone snapped a photo of Dhar, 31, and he proudly ... The group has vowed ...

Entire families answer Islamic State's call - Stars and Stripes

Pregnancy & Baby News - Fri, 2014-12-26 19:47

Entire families answer Islamic State's call
Stars and Stripes
Dhar's first four children had been born in London, his native city, but his new baby, wrapped in a fuzzy brown onesie, was born in territory controlled by the Islamic State. Someone snapped a photo of Dhar, 31, and he proudly ... The group has vowed ...

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Hoping to create a new society, the Islamic State recruits entire families - Washington Post

Pregnancy & Baby News - Fri, 2014-12-26 12:30

Hoping to create a new society, the Islamic State recruits entire families
Washington Post
Dhar's first four children had been born in London, his native city, but his new baby, wrapped in a fuzzy brown onesie, was born in territory controlled by the Islamic State. Someone snapped a photo of Dhar, 31, and he proudly ... The group has vowed ...

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Winter blizzard in '09 produced heartwarming — and heart-stopping — moments - Omaha World-Herald

Pregnancy & Baby News - Thu, 2014-12-25 02:04

Omaha World-Herald

Winter blizzard in '09 produced heartwarming — and heart-stopping — moments
Omaha World-Herald
A Stromsburg woman who said she was five months pregnant at the time posted to Facebook that she spent 42 hours at her job at the local nursing home, either working or sleeping, with just a one-hour break to hurry home and watch her kids open presents.

Happy Apple Company Announces Voluntary Recall of Caramel Apples due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes

FDA Recalls - Wed, 2014-12-24 19:26
Happy Apples, is issuing a voluntary recall of Happy Apple Brand caramel apples with a best use by date between August 25th and November 23rd 2014, 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.

Farm Country Cheese House Recalls Raw Milk Cheddar Because Of Possible Contamination With Listeria Monocytogenes

FDA Recalls - Wed, 2014-12-24 14:42
Farm Country Cheese House of, Lakeview Michigan is recalling 1136.53 pounds of Raw Milk Cheddar, 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.

Mum ready for worst as teen's life could end - Edinburgh Evening News

Pregnancy & Baby News - Wed, 2014-12-24 06:45

Mum ready for worst as teen's life could end
Edinburgh Evening News
But Karen, 44, has had all of Dean's life to get used to what lies ahead – after all, she was told when he was just baby that his myriad health problems, dominated by his severe cerebral palsy, meant he probably wouldn't live beyond two, never mind be ...

Bagged leaf pickup - Shelbyville Sentinel News

Pregnancy & Baby News - Wed, 2014-12-24 05:04

Bagged leaf pickup
Shelbyville Sentinel News
Soups can be an excellent way to stre-e-e-tch your food dollars. Best of all ... Story hours at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St., are 10 a.m. on Tuesdays for ages 2 and 3 and 11 a.m. for ages 4 and 5; 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Tuesdays for ...

Mum has three children all born on Christmas Eve - Parentdish

Pregnancy & Baby News - Wed, 2014-12-24 02:10

Parentdish

Mum has three children all born on Christmas Eve
Parentdish
"I woke up at about half past two on Christmas Eve morning and my waters had broken in my sleep," says Hannah. "So I called up ... Six years later, Hannah was pregnant with twins who were due on Valentine's Day 2010. ... "But the nurses were brilliant ...

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Hospira Announces Voluntary Worldwide Recall of 10 Lots of Mitoxantrone Due to Confirmed Subpotency and Out-Of-Specification Impurities

FDA Recalls - Tue, 2014-12-23 17:25
Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), announced today it has initiated a voluntary recall of 10 lots, identified below, of MitoXANTRONE (both human and veterinary), due to confirmed subpotency and elevated impurity levels.

Kent, WA Firm Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Shellfish in Tofu Pad Thai Bowl and Thai Noodle Salad

FDA Recalls - Tue, 2014-12-23 17:04
Real Foods of Kent, WA is initiating a voluntary recall of 299 units of Tofu Pad Thai Bowl and 178 units of Thai Noodle Salad due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The product contains shellfish (shrimp), a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

Snoqualmie Gourmet Ice Cream, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Ice Cream, Gelato, Custard and Sorbet Because of Possible Health Risk

FDA Recalls - Tue, 2014-12-23 16:35
Snoqualmie Gourmet Ice Cream, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of all ice cream, gelato, custard and sorbet for all flavors and container sizes produced on or after January 1, 2014 until December 15, 2014 because these products have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

A leg of ham as the all-seeing eye, the scent of an apple, the note-scribbler ... - Inquirer.net

Pregnancy & Baby News - Tue, 2014-12-23 13:44

Inquirer.net

A leg of ham as the all-seeing eye, the scent of an apple, the note-scribbler ...
Inquirer.net
The night before Christmas, Mommy asked me to sleep earlier than usual, because, she said, Santa Claus avoided homes of kids who were late sleepers. Dutifully .... Asked what would be the most striking passage in the whole Holy Scriptures, a biblical ...

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Keurig Recalls MINI Plus Brewing Systems Due to Burn Hazard

Water can overheat during brewing, spray out and burn consumers.

'Miracle baby' survives all odds - Jackson Sun

Pregnancy & Baby News - Mon, 2014-12-22 22:18

Jackson Sun

'Miracle baby' survives all odds
Jackson Sun
Shortly after Jayda was born, doctors determined she had intracranial hemorrhages, which meant her brain was bleeding. "She had a grade 3 ... Thompson-Clark said she didn't sleep because she was afraid Jayda wouldn't make it through the night. ... She ...

Pakistan: Too weak to breathe - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

Pregnancy & Baby News - Mon, 2014-12-22 12:00

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

Pakistan: Too weak to breathe
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International
“There is capacity for 13 babies. Normally it is completely packed and we sadly have to reject patients”, explains Dr Barkat. “They are mostly born outside of the hospital, at their homes. When they reach here, the babies are in a lot of distress, and ...

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