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Why Babies in Finland Come With a Box

"Nanny state" is usually used as a derogatory term, but in Finland they take it literally. The results have benefited parents and newborn babies tremendously! Meet Finland's baby box. Seventy-five …

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Monsanto Charged with Chemical Poisoning

It’s not every day that we learn about a victory for Mother Earth.  But thanks to a 47-year old farmer and a French court there has been a victory against U.S. biotechnology giant Monsanto.  And, I'd …

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The Effects of Cow’s Milk on Babies

Evolution devised an ingenious way to bond infant to mother: proteins in milk that break down into peptides that have opiate-like drug effects. But what if a breastfeeding mother is herself effectivel…

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Fear and Loving in Co-Sleeping: Part 2

In New York state, where I currently reside, there is a “Babies Sleep Safest Alone” campaign, produced by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, that urges parents to always put th…

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Fear and Loving in Co-Sleeping: Part 1

When it comes to sleeping alongside your baby, everyone has an opinion (as I hope the comments section below will soon illustrate). Many people, health organizations, and caseworkers will advise you, …

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No. 1 or No. 2? - If in doubt sleep on it!

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Thanks. I pack lunch for my husband and me and they can get boring after a while.