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Examining the myths surrounding natural and holistic pregnancies and birthing practices
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Four in 10 Babies Given Solid Foods Too Early, Study Finds | womenshealth.gov

Four in 10 Babies Given Solid Foods Too Early, Study Finds | womenshealth.gov | Midwifery, holistic birthing, natural child care, healthy pregnancies | Scoop.it
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This is a growing problem. A lot of children develop a wide host of GI issues because of their systems are not ready for solid food consumption.

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From Victoria's Secret models to reality stars, the super-doula guiding Manhattan's smart set through pregnancy and childbirth

From Victoria's Secret models to reality stars, the super-doula guiding Manhattan's smart set through pregnancy and childbirth | Midwifery, holistic birthing, natural child care, healthy pregnancies | Scoop.it
Childbirth expert Latham Thomas, 32, has worked with Victoria's Secret Angel Doutzen Kroes in the past and is currently on standby for reality star Tamera Mowry.
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Benefits of practicing mind body techniques to facilitate a natural labor

Benefits of practicing mind body techniques to facilitate a natural labor | Midwifery, holistic birthing, natural child care, healthy pregnancies | Scoop.it
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Gluten sensitivity in mothers linked to mental health issues for the child

Gluten sensitivity in mothers linked to mental health issues for the child | Midwifery, holistic birthing, natural child care, healthy pregnancies | Scoop.it
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Chinese herbal medicine is twice as effective for infertility as conventional Western drug therapy

Chinese herbal medicine is twice as effective for infertility as conventional Western drug therapy | Midwifery, holistic birthing, natural child care, healthy pregnancies | Scoop.it
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Five easy ways to detox lymph nodes and boost your immune system

Five easy ways to detox lymph nodes and boost your immune system | Midwifery, holistic birthing, natural child care, healthy pregnancies | Scoop.it
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Heart damage in unborn babies 'much more common' if mother-to-be is an overweight smoker, study finds

Heart damage in unborn babies 'much more common' if mother-to-be is an overweight smoker, study finds | Midwifery, holistic birthing, natural child care, healthy pregnancies | Scoop.it
Women who smoke and are overweight are twice as likely to give birth to a baby with a congenital heart defect as those with just one risk factor, says scientists from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.
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Woman files class action lawsuit against Frito-Lay for marketing genetically-modified snacks as 'all natural'

Woman files class action lawsuit against Frito-Lay for marketing genetically-modified snacks as 'all natural' | Midwifery, holistic birthing, natural child care, healthy pregnancies | Scoop.it
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Breastfeeding Information Global Resource-We have to re-educate ourselves and others!

Breastfeeding Information Global Resource-We have to re-educate ourselves and others! | Midwifery, holistic birthing, natural child care, healthy pregnancies | Scoop.it

"Our Mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother."

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Infant formulas loaded with corn syrup and sugar

Infant formulas loaded with corn syrup and sugar | Midwifery, holistic birthing, natural child care, healthy pregnancies | Scoop.it
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TODAYMoms - CDC to hospitals: Pump up your breast-feeding support

TODAYMoms - CDC to hospitals: Pump up your breast-feeding support | Midwifery, holistic birthing, natural child care, healthy pregnancies | Scoop.it
New moms don't get the breast-feeding support they need from hospitals, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control.
Less than 4 percent of U.S.
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Stress During Pregnancy May Raise Heart Defect Risk for Baby | womenshealth.gov

Stress During Pregnancy May Raise Heart Defect Risk for Baby | womenshealth.gov | Midwifery, holistic birthing, natural child care, healthy pregnancies | Scoop.it
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How Soy Might Decimate the Health of Your Unborn Baby and the Fertility of Future Generations

How Soy Might Decimate the Health of Your Unborn Baby and the Fertility of Future Generations | Midwifery, holistic birthing, natural child care, healthy pregnancies | Scoop.it
If you’re pregnant or thinking of having a baby, you might want to take a look at some new research on the effects of plant estrogens, such as that found in soy, on a developing fetus.

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Mom-to-Mom Wisdom - Natural Awakenings - May 2012 - Natural Awakenings

Mom-to-Mom Wisdom - Natural Awakenings - May 2012 - Natural Awakenings | Midwifery, holistic birthing, natural child care, healthy pregnancies | Scoop.it
Being Mom isn’t easy. Natural Awakenings asked forward-thinking mothers for holistic and natural tips on how to handle some of parenting’s biggest challenges.
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Herbs that help prevent nausea during pregnancy

Herbs that help prevent nausea during pregnancy | Midwifery, holistic birthing, natural child care, healthy pregnancies | Scoop.it
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'Pink slime' is now found in 70 percent of the ground beef at our grocers

'Pink slime' is now found in 70 percent of the ground beef at our grocers | Midwifery, holistic birthing, natural child care, healthy pregnancies | Scoop.it
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Autism rates up! Let me guess this is normal right?

Autism rates up! Let me guess this is normal right? | Midwifery, holistic birthing, natural child care, healthy pregnancies | Scoop.it
ATLANTA (AP) — Autism cases are on the rise again, largely due to wider screening and better diagnosis, federal health officials said Thursday.
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More ridiculousness: CDC researchers say mothers should stop breastfeeding to boost 'efficacy' of vaccines

More ridiculousness: CDC researchers say mothers should stop breastfeeding to boost 'efficacy' of vaccines | Midwifery, holistic birthing, natural child care, healthy pregnancies | Scoop.it
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FDA launches soft investigation, but no recall, after infant formula linked to causing death in babies

FDA launches soft investigation, but no recall, after infant formula linked to causing death in babies | Midwifery, holistic birthing, natural child care, healthy pregnancies | Scoop.it
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Mother's milk may be the best brain food of them all as babies breastfed for more than 6 months are smarter

Mother's milk may be the best brain food of them all as babies breastfed for more than 6 months are smarter | Midwifery, holistic birthing, natural child care, healthy pregnancies | Scoop.it
Research shows that children in preschool that were breastfed for longer than six months score 3.8 points higher than those who were not breastfed.
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BPA exposure before birth linked to breast cancer

BPA exposure before birth linked to breast cancer | Midwifery, holistic birthing, natural child care, healthy pregnancies | Scoop.it
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Video - Breaking News Videos from CNN.com

Given all the recent, and supportive, information surrounding the importance of breast feeding for new born babies, why is there such an outcry about teaching young girls that this is the appriopriate thing to do? Social stigmas against natural and holistic living is really proven to be nothing more than institutionally driven dogma.
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