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|4/2/2015 - Every year, hundreds of U.S. parents are tried and convicted in criminal court for supposedly killing their babies by shaking them. But the nebulous condition known as "shaken baby syndrome," or SBS, appears to be a grand misnomer contrived for the sole purpose of covering up the real causes of SBS...|
|2/1/2015 - An Indiana couple is facing murder charges after their 22-day-old baby was found dead in their vehicle while they gorged themselves on processed sugar, additives and genetically modified organisms (GMOs) at a Golden Corral buffet restaurant near Tampa, Florida.
The local FOX 13 News station reports...|
|1/13/2015 3:23:42 PM - A petition is circulating to persuade three of the top infant formula brands in the U.S. -- Abbott Laboratories (Similac), Mead Johnson Nutrition (Enfamil) and Nestle (Gerber Good Start) -- to stop using genetically modified (GM) ingredients in their baby products. Each of these powdered formulas is...|
|12/22/2014 - When Leo David Hargreaves was born on June 30, 2014, his parents realized that they had a naturally smiling baby. Even after five months, Leo's pleasantly smiling face is still a main feature.
His mother, Amy Cregg, and her partner and Leo's father, Leighton Hargreaves, have been approached by modeling...|
|11/15/2014 - It should be obvious to most Americans by now that we're descended deep into winter thanks to a wicked polar vortex. As this cold swept across Texas, I've had the task of taking care of some baby chicks who hatched late in the year because of a particularly sneaky mother hen who's an expert in reproduction.
|11/11/2014 - Ten brands of baby wipes produced by the Pennsylvania-based Nutek Disposables, Inc., were recalled on October 25, 2014, following complaints of foul odor and discoloration.
Upon further testing, the baby wipe and adult washcloth manufacturer discovered that some of their products contained Burkholderia...|
|10/16/2014 - In the modern, technological world of today, our availability, connectivity and internet accessibility improve with each passing year. While our modern devices and the wireless networks that support them make life easier and more convenient, they unfortunately carry some hidden costs. And these costs...|
|9/9/2014 - Babies and toddlers do not eat much food because their tummies are tiny. That is why it is important to feed them foods that are packed with nutrients. Superfoods are natural foods that are high in nutrients and antioxidants packed with health giving properties. They are easily digestible and keep the...|
|8/19/2014 - There's a new device out to allow parents to know what's going on with their newborn baby's vital signs and the environmental status of the room in which the baby is sleeping, and even when the baby is due to awaken. On one hand, with all the SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome) cases, it seems like...|
|7/2/2014 - Awareness about wireless technology continues to grow every day. There are very real health threats presented by the EMFs emitted by our wireless gadgets as well as from smart meters and related technology. Enter the BabySafe Project, a new public awareness initiative developed by an international group...|
|6/22/2014 - Petroleum jelly can be found in about every other bathroom cabinet in the US, but dermatologists who really know what they're doing, like the holistic ones, warn against it. A byproduct of the oil industry, petroleum can suffocate pores, aggravate acne and even cause a rare form of pneumonia, if inhaled....|
|6/16/2014 - Baby bottles from AVENT, Born Free, Green to Grow, Evenflo and Weil Baby all emit high or very high levels of hormone-altering chemicals, says new research published in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Health. (1)
"Many PC-replacement-products made from acrylic, polystyrene, polyethersulfone,...|
|6/2/2014 - A woman who had no prior history of violence was released from prison in April after serving nearly half of a 20-year sentence for the murder of an infant in her care.
Jennifer Del Prete was a daycare worker who maintained her innocence throughout her entire ordeal. She was convicted of shaking four-month-old...|
|5/29/2014 - I'd like to share a snapshot with you of life on the ranch. If you're dedicated to protecting life (as I am), you sooner or later end up saving animals of all kinds. Today I was able to save a baby rabbit from a snake (see photos below).
Baby rabbits really do scream for help when they are threatened...|
|5/23/2014 - Regularly using talc-based baby powders to soothe sensitive skin or eliminate unwanted moisture could eventually lead to cancer, alleges a new class action lawsuit filed against drug giant Johnson & Johnson. Plaintiffs say the company's popular baby powder product increases women's risk of ovarian cancer...|
|5/6/2014 - All mammals produce milk for their young and have been nurturing babies at the breast for thousands of years. It has only been in the last 6o years or so that babies have been given the highly ineffective and processed food called "formula" at the expense of breast milk, and the consequences are dire.
|2/20/2014 - Impregnated over 44 years ago, a Brazilian woman was shocked when doctors told her that there was a baby still inside her. The 84-year-old woman visited a doctor when she started feeling pains in her pelvic region. When the doctor told her that the pains were coming from a 44-year-old stone fetus, her...|
|2/5/2014 11:04:08 AM - Three weeks before her due date, expectant mother Jennifer Juarez felt that something was going wrong. Her baby had kicked up to 10 times in a half-hour and then suddenly went still. She consulted her midwife. Their gut instincts led Jennifer to the hospital, where she underwent an early delivery on...|
|12/3/2013 - In a shocking series events British Social Workers from Essex Social services obtained a Court Order to forcibly remove a baby from its mother by caesarean section against the mothers will.
The mother had travelled to the UK from Italy for a two week training course when she had a panic attack at...|
|11/22/2013 - Upon discovering that a manufacturing defect could cause spoilage, Plum Organics issued a press release on November 8, 2013, regarding the voluntary recall of its Baby Stage 2, Tots Mish Mash and Kids lines. Approximately 25 products were affected.
In an open letter on the Plum Organics web site,...|
|11/21/2013 - What would your response be after going to the morgue to collect the body of your pronounced dead baby only to discover that she's alive? This actually happened to someone in the department (Columbian state) of Choco, Columbia.
After only 27 weeks of pregnancy, Jenny Hurtado had a Cesarean section...|
|10/24/2013 - Congratulations! You did it! You've made it through pregnancy and childbirth, two marathons to be proud of, for sure. Now you may be wondering about what adjustments to make to your diet while you breastfeed.
The short answer is: eat a well-balanced diet for your health. Healthy mom = healthy baby....|
|10/20/2013 - Now that almost every baby bottle manufacturer in the country has already voluntarily stopped using toxic bisphenol A (BPA) in its product formulations, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finally gotten around to issuing a formal ban on the chemical from baby bottles and children's drinking...|
|9/1/2013 - Every living mammal instinctively eats their placenta after giving birth to replenish nutrients. The placenta is a really remarkable organ. It is this amazingly designed organ that replaces multiple other human organs for the period of time the baby is in the womb. The number of functions it does is...|
|8/31/2013 - The parents of young Rahul Perumal from India's Tamil Nadu state say it happened for the first time just nine days after their only son was born. But since that time, the young boy from Nedimoliyur has inexplicably burst into flames, suddenly and for no apparent reason, at least three more times, baffling...|
|8/25/2013 - Parents in South Africa could face life in prison if convicted of murdering their baby girl, who died just days after being given what reports say were routine vaccinations.
According to a report at VacTruth.com, the child, known as "Baby A," had been given all of her vaccinations on time. On Sept....|
|8/21/2013 - It is increasingly common for parents of children with one or more of the triad of symptoms associated with so-called "Shaken Baby Syndrome" (SBS) to be automatically accused of committing child abuse. But often missing from this causal equation is any investigation into the vaccinations that children...|
|8/15/2013 - Research now indicates that 8 percent of children have some kind of food allergy. Common childhood food allergies include reactions to peanuts, nuts, seafood, soy, wheat, and eggs. Medical professionals try to help parents avoid specific foods that seem to be the root of childhood allergies.
|7/29/2013 - Today Natural News denounces Melissa Harris-Perry, the latest talking head "death worshipper" to publicly imply that she supports the murder of living, breathing newborn children. According to Harris-Perry, life begins when the parents feel like life begins. And together with some twisted new "ethics"...|
|7/10/2013 - Soon, it's going to be a little more difficult to figure out just exactly what is contained in baby foods.
In an era where American consumers seem to be shifting towards more wholesome, healthy diets - the push for labeling of GM foods, fewer chemicals, more fruits and veggies - an organization that...|
|6/1/2013 - Hospital workers have provisionally named him "Baby 59" after the incubator in which he was successfully rehabilitated and brought back to stable condition. But adding the word "miracle" somewhere in his title would seem more appropriate, seeing as how this underweight, Chinese newborn somehow survived...|
|5/31/2013 - It has been established that infant formula increases the risk of severe, debilitating and even fatal childhood diseases through a wide range of epidemiological studies. Is it really any wonder when we allow chemicals such as Cupric sulfate a known pesticide, herbicide and fungicide in baby and infant...|
|5/24/2013 - For generations doctors have implored their patients to "get a second opinion" to ensure that a diagnosis for a medical condition is accurate. Child Protective Custody bureaucrats in Sacramento, Calif., have either never heard of that - which would be extremely difficult to believe if true - or they...|
|5/12/2013 - They are supposed to be in the "Golden Years" of their lives, enjoying the fruits of their lifelong labors and living out their remaining years in relaxing happiness. But sadly, for an increasing number of baby boomers, chronic illness capped with depression have led many to suicide.
Take the case...|
|5/9/2013 - After controversially taking a five-month old baby out of the custody of his parents at gun-point for seeking a second medical opinion on flu-like symptoms, Child Protective Services (CPS) sent a letter to a State Assemblyman of California, Tim Donnelly (R). In the letter, dated May 1, 2013, Sherri...|
|4/17/2013 - Many parents are already well aware of the fact that consumer products made in China, and particularly those marketed for children, have a not-so-hot track record of safety. But a recent investigation conducted by the Oakland, California-based Environmental Law Foundation (ELF) has revealed that many...|
|3/24/2013 - Yet another innocent child has fallen victim to the global vaccine scam, this time in India where it is common for young children to be injected literally dozens of times just for polio before they are old enough to attend school. As reported by Christina England over at VacTruth.com, one-month-old...|
|2/14/2013 - Child abuse comes in many forms, and can result in serious and permanent health conditions such as Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS), a type of brain damage that typically afflicts children younger than one-year-old. But the cause of such abuse is not always physical trauma as many experts claim -- pediatricians,...|
|2/12/2013 - Contrary to the assumption that quality of life increases with each generation, baby boomers are actually significantly less healthy and more disabled than their parents were at the same age, according to a study conducted by researchers from the West Virginia University School of Medicine and published...|
|1/29/2013 - An Indiana couple saved a wounded baby deer and nursed it back to life, saving its life and giving it a home. They named it "Little Orphan Dani." When Indiana state officials got word of this courageous act of compassion, they ordered the deer euthanized. (Because government wants to kill everything...|
|11/2/2012 - Oral thrush is a condition in which the yeast-like fungus Candida albicans accumulates on the lining of the mouth. The white 'cottage cheese-like' lumps are actually present on the inside of the lips, cheeks and/or tongue. This fungus is normally present in our bodies, but certain circumstances such...|
|10/7/2012 6:58:34 PM - First and foremost I need to rectify something. In my previous article about reversing acne I presented some information on how to make drinking water safe from chlorine and fluoride. I was half right and half wrong. What I said works for chlorine but not for fluoride and I humbly apologize. For fluoride...|
|9/3/2012 - Prescription drug abuse is currently on the rise among all age groups, but particularly among the aging "baby boomer" generation born between 1946 and 1964. Millions of people from this generation who are now in their 50s and 60s are beginning to suffer the health consequences of their "party years,"...|
|8/24/2012 - When considering what foods to feed their infants, most people are made fully aware of which baby foods their child dislikes by the terrible contortions their unpracticed face goes through. Almost universally, babies prefer the sweet fruits to any other combination of meats, vegetables, or other flavorings....|
|6/14/2012 - The combination measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine, which both the U.S. government and health authorities insist is completely safe for young children, has killed yet another child in the European nation of Belgium. Christina England over at VacTruth.com reports that Xandro Sanspuer, an 18-month-old...|
|5/30/2012 - The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is predicting an epidemic of hepatitis C (Hep-C) among baby boomers. So in order to preempt this epidemic, they have drafted a proposition to have everyone born between 1945 and 1965 tested for Hep-C in order to receive treatments and vaccinations (after diagnosis)...|
|5/10/2012 - Customs officials in South Korea were horrified to discover recently that there is an active, underground drug trade involving powdered, dead babies. Numerous sources confirm that thousands of capsules containing dead baby remains in powdered form were confiscated in recent months in South Korea after...|
|5/3/2012 - Graphic photos have surfaced of the baby pigs and momma pigs that a Michigan farmer was forced to shoot in cold blood to avoid being arrested as a felon. This is the latest development in the outrageous story of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, which conducted armed raids on multiple farms,...|
|4/17/2012 - There is nothing more pathetic, ugly and insidious than a tyrannical government thug who uses his power to destroy the lives of law-abiding citizens. Today, we have witnessed the outrageous acts carried out by jack-booted scumbags in Michigan's Department of Natural Resources (DNR) who masterminded...|
|3/31/2012 10:32:39 AM - Baby Irene's dad agreed with his homeopathic practitioner, Hannah Eagle, about the dangers of vaccines. He certainly did not plan on vaccinating his 4-month old daughter. On December 4, 2011, however, under a tremendous amount of pressure from the family pediatrician, he and his wife acquiesced and...|
|3/29/2012 - Another shocking case of tyrannical, overzealous social workers and hospital staff has unfolded in Pennsylvania, where a mom who just gave birth in an ambulance to a healthy baby girl was threatened by a government social worker and accused of not allowing her child to receive "medical treatment." (A...|
|2/19/2012 - Think baby formula with brown rice syrup is the healthier choice? Think again: infant formula made with brown rice syrup may contain 30 times more arsenic than other formulas, according to a new study from Dartmouth College.
Environmental chemist Brian P. Jackson led the team of researchers in their...|
|2/2/2012 - More quality control issues at Johnson & Johnson (J&J) have spurred yet another consumer product recall. At least 2,200 bottles of Aveeno Baby Calming Comfort Lotion from lot number 0161LK have been found to be contaminated with coagulase-negative staphylococci, a highly-contagious, antibiotic-resistant...|
|12/8/2011 - The disastrous effects of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear catastrophe are still emerging nearly a year after the fact, as a popular Japanese baby formula company has now announced a massive recall of baby food tainted with radiation. Meiji Holdings Co., maker of Meiji Step infant powder (Meiji Step is...|
|11/24/2011 - As a parent, you certainly only want what is best for your child. Unfortunately, today's highly technological society may be providing you with ways to safeguard your children that can actually harm them. When shopping for products to help keep your baby safe, it may be difficult to differentiate between...|
|11/2/2011 - A new report put together by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics (CSC) reveals that, despite numerous petitions from consumers and consumer advocacy groups, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) continues to produce baby shampoos that contain two known cancer-causing chemicals. And perhaps the worst part about the whole...|
|10/20/2011 - Top baby formula brands sold in stores contain alarmingly high levels of corn syrup and sugar. In light of rising rates of childhood obesity and diabetes, parents need to read labels carefully to protect their children's health.
Consumption of large quantities of sugar and high fructose corn syrup...|
|10/5/2011 - Many parents these days are aware that spotlighting nutrition early in a baby's life can set the stage for lifelong health. A wide array of jarred baby foods at stores now come in organic options, and the word "natural" has been added to the packaging on many child products to stifle parental suspicions...|
|8/8/2011 - Last September, Abbott Laboratories recalled more than five million containers of its Similac baby formula because they may have been contaminated with beetles or beetle larvae (http://www.naturalnews.com/029835_Similac_recall.html), which prompted at least one individual to file a lawsuit against the...|
|6/2/2011 - Are efforts to protect babies from fire exposing them to chemicals that could harm their health? A study published in the Environmental Science and Technology Journal, examined flame retardant chemicals found in dozens of baby products containing polyurethane foam: such as car seats, nursing pillows...|
|5/15/2011 - With our exposure to chemicals in everything from our air and water to our food and cleaning products, it's no wonder that parents are often on the lookout for safe products that will keep their kids healthy. Baby bottles are one product that parents need to be able to rely on. And, with instances such...|
|3/29/2011 - In the latest outrage of the global "vegan police" striking out against those who follow a healthy diet, a couple in France is now facing up to 30 years in prison because they refused to feed their baby junk infant formula and instead breastfed her. The baby died at 11 months of age, and when ambulance...|
|3/5/2011 - Dozens of dead baby and adult dolphins have washed ashore on Gulf beaches since the beginning of the year, according to new reports. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) says the rising death count is exceptionally high, especially because the normal birthing season for dolphins...|
|2/16/2011 - A new study reveals an association between low vitamin D levels and respiratory problems in infants.
A groundbreaking study has now revealed how important vitamin D is for the immune system of the fetus and newborn. In a study published in the January 2011 issue of Pediatrics, the umbilical cord-blood...|
|11/29/2010 - Beginning in March 2011, the European Union (EU) will outlaw the manufacture and sale of baby bottles and containers made with bisphenol-A (BPA), a plastics chemical linked to endocrine disruption, developmental disorders, and other illnesses. The decision came after a series of new studies were released...|
|11/28/2010 - We've been covering the soft drink industry lately, publishing articles on soda pop marketing to children that seem so bizarre, many people are simply unable to believe them. So for this article, I've quoted numerous sources to allow everyone to verify the "unbelievable" facts of this story for themselves.
|11/16/2010 - Research published recently in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has delivered another blow to the reputation of baby milk formula. It shows how consumption of the synthetic product as a baby can cause increased obesity later in childhood.
The British scientists found how body fat mass in...|
|11/15/2010 - Breastmilk is the best form of nutrition for a baby but many women struggle to breastfeed and have problems in the early days after birth: including difficulties with latch, problems with milk supply or baby being sleepy. Many of these problems can be caused by birth interventions which can decrease...|
|11/4/2010 - A multi-million dollar campaign, launched last month by carrot farmers, is aimed at reinventing the image of baby carrots. The unassuming vegetable's extreme makeover will include new "junk food" packaging and flashy ads targeting a younger demographic. Unfortunately, these so-called carrots are covered...|
|10/20/2010 - When it comes to giving baby the best start in life, probiotics isn`t usually the first word to come to mind. However, the gut of babies is the center of their immune system and will affect their health every day for the rest of their lives. Nourishing the delicate ecosystem in your baby`s gastrointestinal...|
|10/5/2010 - Any parent with an eco-conscious mind has already considered the benefits of cloth diapers over disposables for the environment. What about those who aren`t swayed by these arguments and are convinced that they really need the convenience of disposables over the "hassle" of cloth? Well, economics might...|
|9/20/2010 - The phrase "you are what you eat" really is true, according to a new study published in the online journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Researchers have determined that baby boys who are breastfed during the first six months of their lives--who also gain the most weight during this...|
|7/1/2010 - If you get your information about assisted reproduction technologies (ART) such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) from the mainstream media, you may think these are simply wonderful ways to help infertile couples have healthy babies. In fact, women like Nadya...|
|6/12/2010 - Finding safe, natural personal care products is something for which every parent should be conscious. But in a world full of products claiming to be safe and natural, how does one figure out which brands deliver on their claims and which ones are merely peddling marketing hype?
One company, Nature's...|
|6/7/2010 - Nearly one in 20 U.S. residents above the age of 50 regularly abuses illegal or prescription drugs, according to a report issued by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
"This new data has profound implications for the health and well being of older adults who continue...|
|5/12/2010 - Seven leading scientists have sent a letter to the United Kingdom's Health Secretary, Andy Burnham, urging him to ban the use of the endocrine-disrupting chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) in products intended for use in feeding infants.
"We urge you now to adopt a standpoint consistent with the approach...|
|3/15/2010 - A British baby is fighting for his life after being given a massive overdose of a tuberculosis vaccine. It is reported that he received 0.5mg of the BCG injection, 10 times the standard 0.05mg dose, at a hospital in the UK just days after his birth. The incident marks another case of iatrogenic disease...|
|12/21/2009 - Research is now showing that today's "baby boomers", the generation currently eclipsing age 60, is the first generation to be less healthy than the generation before them. Those in this age group are more susceptible to debilitating diseases than in years past, stemming primarily from poor diet and...|
|11/17/2009 - In a bombshell finding that has far-reaching implications for society and culture, scientists at the University of Rochester have found that phthalates -- the chemical found in many vinyl and plastic products -- tends to "feminize" boys, altering their brains to express more feminine characteristics....|
|11/9/2009 - For years, baby formula manufacturers have been fortifying and reformulating their blends in an effort to poise their products as equal or superior to natural breast milk. Beginning in 2002, many producers began supplementing their mixtures with synthetic forms of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and arachidonic...|
|11/7/2009 - It is commonplace among modern mothers to begin introducing solid food to their babies as early as 4 months of age, yet babies in more primitive societies were mostly exclusively breastfed until 2 years of age. Given the archeological studies, babies` immature and developing digestive enzyme production,...|
|8/17/2009 - What do Octomom, Nadya Suleman, and her brood of 14 children (eight born at one time) have in common with the soon-to-be divorced Jon and Kate Gosselin, parents of twins plus sextuplets? Besides reality shows (Suleman has one in the works), all these children were conceived with the help of the booming...|
|7/17/2009 - Both newborn babies and breast milk are said to be deficient in vitamin K1, and injection of this vitamin into newborns is standard practice in US hospitals. The diagnosis of vitamin K deficiency for newborns, however, is in comparison with adult levels and that of breast milk by comparison of human...|
|6/17/2009 - There's nothing more precious than a new baby. Nine months pass so quickly, as you excitedly look forward to the day when you are finally holding that sweet little bundle in your arms. In the first few months of life, your baby communicates by crying to let you know when he has a need such as being...|
|6/2/2009 - Deciding between a home and hospital birth is a difficult decision for some couples. Although a general perception exists that hospital births are safer than homebirths, this is actually not the case. An additional factor to consider is the general philosophical framework in which birth is placed in...|
|5/2/2009 - Baby shampoos, lotions and other toiletries advertised as safe may actually contain known carcinogens, according to a study conducted by the nonprofit organization Campaign for Safe Cosmetics.
"Our intention is not to alarm parents, but to inform parents that products that claim to be gentle and...|
|4/27/2009 - A report released on March 12, the first of its kind, shows that numerous baby and child-care products contain the chemicals 1,4-dioxane and formaldehyde - despite that those substances do not appear on the product labels. Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and the Environmental Working Group assigned an independent...|
|3/9/2009 - After years of insisting Bisphenol-A (BPA) posed no threat to the health of babies, six larger manufacturers of baby bottles have announced they will stop shipping new baby bottles made with the chemical. No existing baby bottles are being recalled, however. Nor are they being taken off the shelves...|
|2/19/2009 - Chiropractic during pregnancy is an important part of prenatal care. Unfortunately, not enough women know of the benefits of chiropractic care both for themselves and their unborn baby. A woman's body undergoes an amazing amount of changes during pregnancy. As her baby grows her musculoskeletal system...|
|2/19/2009 - This is part one of a three-part interview with Myra Goodman, co-founder, along with her husband Drew, of Earthbound Farm, which is perhaps the most well-known name in organic produce in America. With this article, we kick off an exciting, ongoing "Know the Growers" series, in which we will be interviewing...|
|2/16/2009 - Both newborn babies and breast milk are said to be deficient in vitamin K1, and injection of this vitamin into newborns is standard practice in US hospitals. The diagnosis of vitamin K deficiency for newborns, however, is in comparison with adult levels and that of breast milk by comparison of human...|
|2/9/2009 - If you have made the choice to center your and your baby's diet around plant based whole foods, then congratulations. You have chosen an educational and life transforming path. It has been shown that an optimal diet for people is one that is centered on this. If you do it right you can expect many benefits....|
|1/11/2009 - The era of pre-birth genetic screening of babies has commenced. Doctors at University College in London have produced what they called the "world's first breast cancer gene-free baby" by screening a baby for the BRCA1 gene, which they claim causes breast cancer. (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/7819651.stm)
|11/30/2008 - Have you noticed that your baby gets completely absorbed when looking at bright colors? Vibrant colors stimulate learning and development. Research shows that making your baby's plate of food as colorful as the mobile hung above his/her bed is the best way to ensure your child is getting all the nutrients...|
|11/27/2008 - Baby care products such as shampoos, lotions and powders fall under cosmetics` regulations and the FDA is not required to test their safety. The only way to be assured a product will not contain harmful compounds is that it be certified organic, and better yet, certified organic to food standards. Infants...|
|10/13/2008 - Just like human infants, baby birds also babble before mastering complex verbal communication, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and published in the journal Science. The research was funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Herz...|
|9/24/2008 - Major retailers and manufacturers have begun pledging to stop using the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) following a ruling by the U.S. government's National Toxicology Program and a decision by the Canadian government to ban the chemical in baby bottles.
BPA is an industrial chemical commonly used to...|
|9/20/2008 - Melamine is raising its ugly head again, this time reports are saying traces of melamine were found in a Chinese brand of baby formula. The Canadian Broadcasting Company is reporting (September 11, 2008)that 14 babies developed kidney stones and were all from the northwestern Gansu province of China....|
|9/17/2008 - Plastic water bottles release the toxic chemical bisphenol A at a rate 55 times greater when filled with boiling water than when filled with room temperature water, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and published in the journal Toxicology...|
|8/25/2008 - In 1992, the "Back to Sleep" campaign led by the American Academy of Pediatrics was aimed at preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). According to their statistics, the program seems to have been successful. However, what appears to have been ignored until recently is a new epidemic of developmentally...|
|8/19/2008 - Babies whose parents expose them to personal care products such as powders, lotions and shampoos have higher body burdens of the toxic chemicals known as phthalates, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Washington and published in the journal Pediatrics.
|8/6/2008 - Most mothers know that breast milk is best for baby, but there are some people who, perhaps for health reasons, need to find a safe alternative. In many instances, these moms look for an organic infant formula and are willing to pay top dollar to give their babies the best possible nutrition. Sadly,...|
|3/4/2008 - A new study brings to light a potentially dangerous link between chemicals used in ordinary products, such as baby shampoos and lotions, to reproductive problems in children. The chemicals, called phthalates, have been under attack by some environmental advocacy groups, according to a Feb. 4, 2008 AP...|
|3/20/2007 - The Born Free company (www.NewBornFree.com) has received the "Best New Infant Health Product" award from Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, following the Natural Products Expo West 2007 trade show in Anaheim, California. In this review, the Health Ranger offers a brief review of the Born Free company and...|
|9/6/2006 - While parents and even doctors tend to dismiss a child's extra pounds as "baby fat," a study published in the September issue of the journal Pediatrics found that people who are overweight as children are more likely to be overweight teenagers, and subsequently more likely to be overweight adults.
|8/23/2006 - The number of obese "baby boomers" in Canada today is 60 per cent higher than it was just a decade ago, according to a new report by the Heart and Stroke Foundation. In fact, says Queen's epidemiologist Ian Janssen, boomers are in even worse shape than Canadian seniors.
"Rising obesity combined with...|
|7/7/2006 - Doctors should advise overweight moms considering another pregnancy to take off extra weight first because they are at greater risk of having big babies, a new Saint Louis University study finds.
Researchers found that moms who donít lose the weight they gained during the first pregnancy and continue...|
|6/30/2006 - Public trust in conventional medicine has plummeted to such an all-time low that the industry is now resorting to the threat of violence in order to market its services. Gunpoint medicine is alive and well in Seattle, Washington, where county law enforcement officers, prompted by Child Protective Services...|
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|4/5/2006 - Over the years, countless studies have shown that when it comes to infant nutrition, breast milk is best. This fact remains true, as there is simply no infant formula product on the market that can match the superior nutrition of mother's milk. In fact, some infant formulas actually contain ingredients...|
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