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It's a Boy for Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon is now a mom of 3!  The actress gave birth to a son, Tennessee James Toth, on Thursday, Sept. 27, writes People Magazine. “Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth welcomed Tennessee James into their family today,” her rep says. “Both...

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Database Reveals Toxic Chemicals Used to Make Toys and Other Products

Starting Monday, you can go online and find out about some of the toxic chemicals being used to make toys and products meant for children. You’ll find chemicals you’ve never heard of, and some that you can’t...

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Peanut butter recall over salmonella expands to 76 products

From a CBS press release: (CBS/AP) New Mexico-based Sunland Inc. has expanded its recall to 76 types of peanut butter and almond butter after a product it sold to Trader Joe’s groceries was linked to a salmonella outbreak. The...

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Vitamin D In Pregnancy & Baby's Brain Development

Another study suggests higher levels of vitamin D during pregnancy may play an important role in a baby’s future health. In the latest study, Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy has been linked to poorer mental and motor skills in...

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Most Parents Still Not Using Child Safety Seats Correctly

Is your child’s car safety seat installed properly? If the answer is “yes” that puts you in the minority — because according to a new report from the General Motors Foundation and Safe Kids Worldwide, 73 percent of car seats are...

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Bluestem Brands Recalls Range Rider Ride-on Toy Cars Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

From a press release: The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a...

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Value of Naps Being Studied for Preschool Children

KidsHealth writes that preschoolers sleep about 10 to 12 hours during each 24-hour period. However, there’s no need to be rigid about which 10 to 12 hours these are. The vital thing is to help kids get enough sleep. New research is now...

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Vanessa Minnilo and Nick Lachey Welcome Baby Boy

Vanessa Minnillo and Nick Lachey have  welcomed their first child together—a boy named Camden John Lachey, they tell Us Weekly: “We are incredibly proud to announce the birth of our beautiful baby boy, Camden John Lachey. Born today at 6:54...

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Study Shows Parents Can Let Sleepless Babies Cry it Out

From an article by DR. MAUREEN BRAUN, ABC News Medical Unit Nearly half of mothers with babies over six months of age report problems with their baby’s sleep. This common problem not only leads to sleepless nights for parents,...

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CPSC Urges that 'Bare is Best' for Your Baby’s Sleep Environment

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is alerting parents to keep clutter out of their baby’s sleep area, as it could cause life-threatening situations. Thankfully, they’ve provided the public with tips regarding nighttime safety… • Always place baby on back...

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