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2014-04-04 23:41:45

YouGiveGoods.com unveils the April 2014 Healthy Baby Online Supplies Campaign. A series of virtual supply and food drives raising goods nonprofits need to directly impact low-income babies' quality of life. Mendham, NJ (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 According to the National Center for Children in Poverty, there are approximately 11 million infants and toddlers living in low-income families in the United States. 3 million living in poverty. Almost all are facing multiple threats that will...

Research Shows Infants Are Sensitive To Pleasant Touch
2014-04-03 16:26:20

Association for Psychological Science Infants show unique physiological and behavioral responses to pleasant touch, which may help to cement the bonds between child and parent and promote early social and physiological development, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Previous studies with adults have shown that when the skin is stroked, a specific type of touch receptor is activated in response to a...

2014-04-03 10:39:45

Many food-insecure families also struggle to afford basic non-food household goods, such as personal care, household, and baby-care products, according to a new University of Illinois study published in the Journal of Family and Economic Issues. "These families often make trade-offs with other living expenses and employ coping strategies in an effort to secure such household items as toilet paper, toothpaste, soap, or disposable diapers. What's more, nearly three in four low-income...

2014-03-31 08:29:27

HAMILTON, ON, March 31, 2014 /CNW/ - This Mother's Day weekend, ten communities across Canada will host fundraising walks to improve maternal health in the developing world, where childbirth is one of the leading causes of death among adolescent girls and women. In Ontario, "Steps to Deliver Change" Walks will take place in the communities of Bradford West Gwillimbury, Cambridge, Dundas, East Toronto, London, St. Jacobs, Stouffville, and Sudbury. Two Ontario high schools will...

2014-03-28 09:14:45

In a study of 14,000 U.S. children, 40 percent lack strong emotional bonds — what psychologists call "secure attachment" — with their parents that are crucial to success later in life, according to a new report. The researchers found that these children are more likely to face educational and behavioral problems. In a report published by Sutton Trust, a London-based institute that has published more than 140 research papers on education and social mobility, researchers from Princeton...

2014-03-25 20:21:35

MEDELLIN, Colombia, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Learning how to use the toilet is one of the most important things that people should learn, yet too many parents are having difficulty in potty training their children. The folks at 1Tucan understand the importance of fun and enjoyment in the ability of the child to learn the potty training process. That is why it has developed a downloadable and personalized Poop Song that will surely add excitement to the child's potty breaks! Why...

2014-03-12 23:31:13

In The Splendid Things We Planned, author Blake Bailey’s affluent mother exclaims, “Families are the devil’s work!” Bailey provides an example of Dr. Westman's point that dysfunctional families cross class boundaries as made in his book Parent Power: The Key to America's Prosperity. Madison, WI (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 The popular view is that failing schools and poverty are the major reasons why one-third of the children in the United States are not thriving. In his book...

2014-03-11 23:32:49

New highly interactive app designed to instill good behavior, responsibility, discipline and morals in children ages 10-14. Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 March 10, 2014, the company that released the popular Creating Character "in Kids" mobile application ("app") has released its second app in a series of apps that are designed to instill good behavior, responsibility, discipline and morals in children and young adults. The first app, which was released in the...

2014-03-11 23:23:38

In response to an Identigene survey indicating 1 in 5 American's question paternity, IDENTIGENE recently launched a newly redesigned resource center full of articles videos and tools to give those searching for paternity support, helpful information to make healthy decisions about paternity and paternity testing. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Identigene, one of the largest direct-to-consumer DNA paternity testing laboratories and maker of the IDENTIGENE Paternity Test...

2014-03-07 23:26:49

Freemie system allows mom to pump with her shirt on, around others if necessary. Silicon Valley, CA (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Dao Health announced today that they have begun marketing their revolutionary Freemie hands-free and concealable breast pump systems to durable medical equipment companies, also known as DME’s, who provide moms with breast pumps through their health insurance plans. At the heart of the Freemie pumping system are cup-shaped devices with specially integrated breast...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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