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Good News: Infertility is Going Down Among U.S. Women

The National Survey on Family Growth (NSFG) collects all kinds of information on U.S. women, including what kind of birth control they use. It also asks women and men about their experiences with infe…

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How To: Upcycled Activity Box for Toddlers

This homemade toddler activity box took minutes to put together, was totally free, and entertains my son Darrol to no end! What is it about toddlers and the changing table? My baby boy refuses to sta…

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Pool Chemicals Send Thousands to ER

They're meant to enhance summer fun, but if you're not careful, they could result in a trip to the emergency room. As we close in on Memorial Day weekend, people are preparing swimming pools while the…

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Pregnant? Avoid These Toxic Products

Congrats on your pregnancy! Some time in these 40 weeks (give or take) you may find yourself in dire need of pampering. We get it. But do a little research before you fix your hair or even book a mass…

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15 Free Activities to Entertain Your Energetic Toddler

Got an energetic toddler at home? Try some of these free toddler activities to keep him busy and happy! Holy moly, y’all! People try to tell you that chasing a toddler is a lot of work. But seriousl…

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How Seafood Can Impact Brain Development

In my video Fish Intake Associated With Brain Shrinkage, I discussed evidence suggesting that mercury exposure through fish intake during pregnancy may decrease the size of the newborn’s brain. Howeve…

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The Scary Reason Pregnant Women Should Avoid Fish

All fish contain small amounts of methylmercury, the most toxic form of mercury, and "fish consumption represents the main source of methylmercury exposure." In my videos Nerves of Mercury and Fish Fo…

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The Surprising Reason Babies Cry at Night

A new study speculates on an interesting reason babies cry at night—it could be because they're trying to prevent Mom from procreating and giving birth to a sibling. Sneaky! The research, published…

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8 Dangerous Ways Your Home Probably Isn’t ‘Greenproofed’

What family doesn’t childproof? Shortly after you get a positive pregnancy test, you start to notice all there is to do—electrical outlets to cover, cleaning product and medicine cabinets to lock, and…

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This Dog and Baby Are Twins. No, Really

Zoey and Jasper are nearly identical. Well, at least they share awesome outfits, friendship and adorable faces. Below is the amazing photo project Zoey and Jasper's mom made to showcase the relationsh…

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thanks for sharing

Not news to me but glad younger folk may be learning not to waste

Great ideas! Thanks!

Good information, thanks for sharing