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Gwendolyn's Story: Petition to Cure SMA   video
Society & Culture  (tags: SMA, spinal muscular atrophy, babies, toddlers )

- 2085 days ago -
Gwendolyn is one of thousands of children coping with SMA, a devastating disease that is the #1 genetic killer of children under age 2. Six hundred babies will be born in the United States with SMA this year alone. Please watch and act today.
Teen Pregnancy By Sue Scheff
Society & Culture  (tags: children, sadness, society, safety, rights, interesting, education, risks, warning, babies )

- 2201 days ago -
Every year, approx. 750,000 teenage girls become pregnant in the United States. That is roughly 1/3 of the age group's population, a startling fact! Worse, more than 2/3 of teens who become mothers will not graduate from high school.
Twins Separated at Birth Married Each Other UK/England
Society & Culture  (tags: uk, england, children, babies, parents, adoptions, donors, eggs, spermrights )

- 2285 days ago -
A COUPLE discovered after they had married that they were twins who had been split up at birth and adopted by separate families, according to a member of Britain's House of Lords. British peer David Alton recounted the story to parliament last month to
Babies Aborted for Minor Disabilities
Society & Culture  (tags: enland, children, babies, abortion, disabilities, minor, society, women, ethics, crime )

- 2367 days ago -
MORE than 50 babies with club feet were aborted in just one area of England in a three-year period, according to new statistics. Thirty-seven babies with cleft lips or palates and 26 with extra or webbed fingers or toes were also aborted. The data
Non-Drug Treatment Touted for Preschoolers With ADHD
Society & Culture  (tags: AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, death, children, babies, drugs, healthcare, GoodNews )

- 2405 days ago -
Non-Drug Treatment Touted for Preschoolers with ADHD
Nursing In Public - Indecent Exposure?
Society & Culture  (tags: Nursing, breastfeeding, breasts, cultural attitudes, baby, babies, children, child, culture, family, freedoms, rights, women, media )

- 2407 days ago -
Why do we as Americans (mostly) seem to get upset at the sight of a Mother nursing her baby in public? We seem to think a naked woman on the cover of a magazine is alright. Maybe our collective idea of what is 'indecent' or acceptable is a bit skewed?
French Mum Arrested Over Dead Babies in Suitcase - France
Society & Culture  (tags: france, mother, woman, babies, deaths, murder, newborns )

- 2425 days ago -
French police today arrested the mother of three newborn babies after their decomposing bodies were found in a suitcase and a box at her home in the Alpine city of Albertville. The 36-year-old woman told police she had given birth to the babies on her own
10 Million Indian Girls Killed in 20 Years - India
Society & Culture  (tags: babies, females, girls, india, abortion, sex choice )

- 2428 days ago -
THE widespread use of illegal tests to determine the sex of an unborn child is fuelling a rise in female feticide cases in India, social activists and officials say. Sex determination tests through techniques such as ultrasonography and amniocentesis are
Arrest May Put End to Mystery of Town's Abandoned Babies
Society & Culture  (tags: woman, children, child, abandonment, murder, babies, child neglect, law, family, crime )

- 2448 days ago -
OROSI, California (AP) -- Griselda Aranzacu was puzzled when she noticed her slender neighbor developing a bulging tummy that would repeatedly appear and vanish. She suspected Nancy Ortiz was pregnant after Ortiz visited her home last summer, but didn't
Woman Accused of Adopting, Abusing Children, Collecting Payments
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, babies, americans, crime, children, child, ethics, family, government, healthcare, health, illness, prevention, abuse, americans, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, ethics, family, health, humans, law, police, woman, violence, usa )

- 2450 days ago -
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) -- They were often handcuffed, tethered together with plastic ties and allowed to soil themselves, investigators say. They had scars on their wrists. Some had burns.
Man Accused of Microwaving Baby Girl
Society & Culture  (tags: children, babies, mentalhealth, humans, teens, father )

- 2524 days ago -
TEXAS: A man has been accused of injuring his two-month-old daughter when he put her in a microwave and switched it on.
Unborn Babies Targeted in Crackdown on Criminality
Society & Culture  (tags: UK government, crime, babies, mother, world )

- 2524 days ago -
Unveiling the findings of a Downing Street review, Tony Blair will make clear the government is prepared to single out babies still in the womb to break cycles of deprivation and behaviour. Unborn babies judged to be at most risk of social..........
British Secretary to Dept. of Health Urges Mothers to Opt for Home Birth - Video Too
Society & Culture  (tags: UK, USA, home birth, women, babies, safety, pregnancy )

- 2530 days ago -
Tony Blair's Labour Gov. plans a "strategic shift" in childbirth policy away from hospital delivery. Commissions research to support case for home births & "challenge the assumption that births should take place in hospitals".South Dakota Nurse Midwives H
Ending Circumcision: Where Sex and Violence First Meet
Society & Culture  (tags: Babies, men's rights, Mothers, culture, activists, ethics, genital integrity )

- 2530 days ago -
A great article by the fabulous, late Jeannine Parvati Baker.She authored the classic books: Prenatal Yoga and Natural Birth; Hygieia: A Woman's Herbal; and Conscious Conception.
Japan Has Drop Box for Unwanted Babies
Society & Culture  (tags: babies, Japan )

- 2531 days ago -
A Japanese hospital opened the country's only anonymous drop box for unwanted infants Thursday despite government admonitions against abandoning babies.

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