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Our cat has been puking multiple times a day since the arrival of our baby 4 weeks ago. She's been to the vet twice to rule out coincidental health issues - cat is healthy aside from the baby misery, kitty parents are at a loss for how to ease the transition,...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: paddingtonb | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Gaining too much weight during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk that your child will be obese as a preschooler, new evidence shows. Gaining too little weight may have the same effect....
From: New York Times | By: NICHOLAS BAKALAR | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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How the continent's many obstacles, from widespread poverty to failed states, allowed African entrepreneurs to beat the West at reinventing money for the mobile age...
From: The Atlantic | By: Dayo Olopade | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Sixty years after Brown v. Board of Education, the schools in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, show how separate and unequal education is coming back....
From: The Atlantic | By: Nikole Hanna-Jones/ProPublica | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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People around me had accepted me and my identity as part of their lives. Me, pregnant, seemed to me likely to throw a wrench into my casual relationships....
From: New York Times | By: A.K. SUMMERS | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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As far as medical mix-ups go, it's a horrifying one.
From: Fox News | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Novo A/S has led an $18 million Series B funding in Nora Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on developing therapeutics to address needs in reproductive medicine. Other participants in the funding round included all Series A investors -- Burrill...
From: PE Hub | By: Chris Witkowsky | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West "just put their wedding 'on pause,'" reports MediaTakeOut, which speculates that the couple is "SPLITTSVILLE." According to the webloid, the stars "have decided to POSTPONE their wedding… as of right now it's not clear...
From: Gossip Cop | By: Daniel Jacobson | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Despite what Snooki and JWoww think, Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are thrilled to be expecting a baby girl. Though this will be the first child…...
From: Global Grind | By: Caitlyn Hitt | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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A pregnant Florida woman delivered her baby in a motel bathtub, and that's the least bizarre thing about the circumstances of the child's entry into this mad, mad, mad, mad world.Read more......
From: Gawker | By: Jay Hathaway | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Kerry Washington is nearing her due date, but her Scandal character Olivia Pope isn’t expecting a baby, so how does that work? The 37-year-old soon-to-be-mom…...
From: Global Grind | By: Susie O. | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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The choice to exclusively breastfeed isn't an easy one, demonstrated by the fact that only 16% of American women do so for the doctor-recommended six months.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Rani Molla | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Americans undergoing fertility treatments have gotten used to the prospect of the 'instant family'—but it may carry unnecessary risks....
From: Time | By: Mackenzie Yang | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Teen Mom 2 star Kailyn Lowry may have exposed her motherhood troubles and marriage woes on her reality hit— but she didn’t allow the MTV cameras to catch everything. As… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Gina Bacchiocchi | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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A restrictive North Dakota abortion law was deemed unconstitutional by a federal judge. The controversial law, dubbed the “heartbeat law,” banned most abortions after six weeks. On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Daniel L. Hovland ruled that the law...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jennifer Deutschmann | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Whose side would out first president be on?
From: Human Events | By: Austin Washington | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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A new tool lets doctors turn sound waves into graphs....
From: The Atlantic | By: Eleanor Smith | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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So said a Southern Baptist Convention newspaper on January 31, 1973, soon after Roe v. Wade was decided. Question: What is the Southern Baptist position on abortion? Answer: There is no official Southern Baptist position on abortion, or any other such...
From: Lawyers Guns and Money | By: Erik Loomis | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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A bill awaiting the governor’s signature in Tennessee could make pregnant women who use illegal drugs too scared to seek medical care....
From: New York Times | By: THE EDITORIAL BOARD | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are expecting twins, reports OK! magazine. The tabloid announces the "IVF miracle" in a new cover story, quoting Jolie as supposedly saying, "I'm going to be a pregnant bride!"...
From: Gossip Cop | By: Daniel Jacobson | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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For years, Republican state legislators have been proposing and pushing pointless abortion measures. I say "pointless" because the bulk of these are rooted not in medical or legal necessity but in some combination of desires to prevent women from getting...
From: Reason | By: Elizabeth Nolan Brown | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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From net worth to how many years she’s known Leonardo DiCaprio, here’s Kate Winslet by the numbers. OK! News: Are Prince Harry and Cressida Getting Engaged?! $45,000,000 Kate is one of the UK’s highest-paid actresses, appearing in films, …...
From: OK Magazine | By: okstaff | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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We know that Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis have a bundle of joy on the way, but will that bundle be wrapped in a pink or a blue blanket? According to US Weekly, several sources have revealed it …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Lea Palmieri | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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As far as Teen Mom 2 reunion shows go, nothing will compare to season 4′s catch up special, where Kailyn stormed out in the middle of taping because she didn’t want to talk about or meet Jo’s new girlfriend, …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Haley Longman | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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"Would kids really be better off if their parents stayed together, fighting and yelling and tiptoeing around?"...
From: The Atlantic | By: Dalton Conley | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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"Would kids really be better off if their parents stayed together, fighting and yelling and tiptoeing around?"...
From: The Atlantic | By: Dalton Conley | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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A federal judge in Bismarck, North Dakota, on Wednesday struck down the strictest anti-abortion law in the nation, a ban on ending pregnancy after a fetal heartbeat is detected — that is, at about six weeks.  Separately, U.S. District Judge Daniel...
From: SCOTUSblog | By: Lyle Denniston | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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With open enrollment over for private health insurance claims, states are struggling to process hundreds of thousands of Medicaid applications.Drowning in Backlog: Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion May Be a Victim of Its Own Success was first posted on...
From: Miller McCune | By: Charles Ornstein | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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It looks like Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher will be expecting a little girl. Ashton, who will be outnumbered by the two ladies, has had practice before with a house full of girls. Kutcher was previously married to Demi Moore and acted as step father...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Niki Cruz | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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On Wednesday, a federal judge blocked a North Dakota law that would have banned all abortions after a heartbeat is detectable in the fetus, which can happen as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. The judge, Daniel Hovland, called the ban—which passed...
From: Mother Jones | By: Nina Liss-Schultz | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Since Christina Aguilera announced her engagement and pregnancy, for the most part the “Beautiful” singer has kept mum on her impending new bundle of joy with fiancé Matt Rutler. Now Aguilera has emerged and the hunt for her baby bump has apparently...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Niki Cruz | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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KOURTNEY Kardashian and Scott Disick won’t be getting married anytime soon. Despite reports claiming the pair will walking down the aisle after eight years of dating, sources have spoken out — to E! News, the network that airs the Kardashian’s...
From: Showbiz Spy | By: Adam | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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It looks like there are some major complications in that birthing of the democracy over in Iraq. We got them pregnant but the baby has two heads and may not survive:[A]s Iraq prepares for its first...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Buying clothes you'll only wear for a few months is the absolute pits. Here are some regular clothes that will work as maternity clothes. More »Stay Calm Pregnants, Here’s A Shopping Guide Of Regular Clothing That Can Double As Maternity Clothing...
From: Splendicity | By: Elizabeth Licata | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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JEFFERSON CITY -- Republican opposition in the state Senate has dimmed hopes that Missouri will expand Medicaid this year to cover the working poor But agreements are percolating on what might be called Medicaid Expansion Lite. In the most far-reaching...
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Virginia Young, St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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ByDallas Salazar:Who is Everyday Health, Inc.?Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY) provides online health information solutions. The company provides consumers, healthcare professionals, and brands with content and advertising-based services portfolio of Websites...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Dallas Salazar | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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For the month of April we're profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at...
From: Miller McCune | By: Avital Andrews | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Pregnant, my nightmares became too real -- and brought anxiety and sadness only his safe arrival could soothe...
From: Salon.com | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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Giuliana’s openness about her marriage to entrepreneur Bill Rancic; infertility; the IVF process; a successful battle against breast cancer; pregnancy via surrogate; and now motherhood have had a profound affect on many who follow her journey. She...
From: Psychology Today | By: Caroline Presno, Ed.D. | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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Filed under: Insurance, Family Money, Budgeting, Having a Baby Vetta/Getty Images Babies are adorable and loving -- and they come with a hefty price tag. The average middle-income couple will spend $241,080 to raise a child who was born in 2012 (not...
From: Daily Finance | By: Mary Beth Storjohann | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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I was all set to hate Sharny Kieser, I’ll admit it. I first came across her and her bikini pictures in an article declaring that moms should schedule a post-natal bikini shoot to have something to motivate them to not gain a ton of weight during pregnancy...
From: The Great Fitness Experiment | By: Charlotte | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Anatomy is for everyone. It is easy to relate to, because we all live in fleshy anatomical bodies that rouse our curiosity from an early age, and everywhere in nature there are surprising parallels with -- as well as bizarre differences from -- our anatomical...
From: Huffington Post | By: Dr. John R. Hutchinson | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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A few states are still wrapped up in the "knockout game" panic, despite there being very little evidence that it's even a thing, much less something that can't be handled by existing assault laws. But since no panic can be allowed to escape unlegislated,...
From: Techdirt | By: Tim Cushing | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Some co-workers of mine from another office play a "question game." I wasn't there for the question, but here it is: Is it accidentally impregnating someone if you know you're trying to get her pregnant, but she doesn't? It's obviously not accidental....
From: English Stack Exchange | By: Carlos Bribiescas | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Last night Yale’s campus pro-life group—after a year in which they participated in meetings and even helped raise money for the organization—became the first group in living memory to be denied membership in the Social Justice Network of Dwight...
From: First Things | By: Matthew Gerken | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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'Social surrogacies', where women are choosing not to carry their pregnancy because they want to keep their bodies (or careers) in shape, are increasing in the US. Radhika Sanghani reports...
From: Telegraph | By: Radhika Sanghani | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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The heated political and religious discourse on the issue of whether or not abortion should be legal has made it taboo in films and TV, so it's not often that we see the issue honestly approached on screen. However, there have been some exceptions (even...
From: TresSugar | By: Tara Block | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Remember Jenny Slate on The Office? No, we don’t really either. But the actress looks to have given a totally amaze-balls performance in the upcoming dramedy Obvious Child in which she plays a stand up comic who gets pregnant after a one night stand....
From: Moe Jackson | By: abba | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Kourtney Kardashian won't be walking down the aisle all dressed in white anytime soon! Despite reports of the eldest Kardashian sister and her beau Scott Disick gunning for a spectacular wedding and beating Kim Kardashian to the altar, apparently they've...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Discovery Minerals (OTCPK:DSCR) and Syngar Technologies form a joint venture to exploit opportunities in the industrial hemp sector.In 2010, Syngar licensed the "Pulsed Wave Ultra Sound Wave" (PLUSWave) technology for use in the development of biofuels....
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Thursday, April 17, 2014
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