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2014-07-03 08:23:32

ALKMAAR, The Netherlands, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday July 1st 2014, the new Danzza (http://www.danzza.nl) website went live internationally. After months of development we have introduced a unique website for people who are searching for an ovum donor, sperm donor or surrogate mother. You can create a personal profile and then use the available search engine for searches with criteria including hair and eye colour, background, etc. For many, the often...

2014-05-25 23:00:15

Just 18 months after launching nationwide, Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) has reached more than half a million pregnant or new mothers and their families with health information that is helping them care for themselves and their babies. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 25, 2014 Just 18 months after launching nationwide, Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) has reached more than 500,000 subscribers in Bangladesh. That’s half a million pregnant or new mothers and their...

depressed mother
2014-05-16 06:36:31

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A mother's job, and joy, is taking care of her children, but motherhood has its challenges, however rewarding it is. And for a mother suffering from depression, there can be even more daunting challenges. A new study from The University of Texas at Austin reveals that mothers suffering from depressive symptoms tend to focus on minimizing their own distress, which leads them to miss the impact their responses have on their children....

2014-05-08 12:27:21

Mother's Day -- isn't just for biological mothers anymore BEAUFORT, S.C., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This May marks the 100(th) anniversary of Mother's Day in America. Mothers deserve all the flowers and chocolates that come their way each May. But so do countless other women who open their hearts and share their wisdom without genetic ties. And for Mother's Day 2014, those "other mothers" are stepping up and sharing the spotlight with biological moms.Sometimes it takes a...

2014-05-07 23:09:56

Mississippi’s Memorial Hospital in Gulfport ready to accept additional breastmilk donations from healthy, lactating mothers who want to help feed premature, medically fragile infants. Gulfport, MI (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, Miss., and the Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas today announced its plans to increase the supply of donor human milk in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) in hospitals in Gulfport and across the state by offering free screenings to...

2014-04-30 23:09:39

Rejuvenator™ brings luxurious spa experience to moms at home with 40-percent discount. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The Rejuvenator™ showerhead with Microbubble Technology™ is an affordable solution for moms who desire a spa-like experience for Mother’s Day. According to Forbes magazine, Mother’s Day is the second-biggest consumer-spending holiday, behind Christmas. In 2012, spa pampering gifts outpaced technology gifts for mom by ten percent. In a recent Harris Poll,...

2014-04-29 08:38:07

EVERY MOTHER COUNTS UNVEILS NEW MOTHER'S DAY CAMPAIGN, EVERY 2 MINUTES NEW YORK, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each time a child is born, a mother is also born. Yet each day 800 women lose their lives bringing life into the world. That's one woman every two minutes. However, 90 percent of these deaths are preventable. This Mother's Day, Every Mother Counts (everymothercounts.org), the non-profit organization dedicated to making pregnancy and childbirth safe for every mother is introducing...

2014-04-17 16:26:50

Help IMA World Health delivers 10,000 Safe Motherhood Kits to South Sudan WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every minute, a woman dies of complications from pregnancy or childbirth and many more suffer infection or injury. This Mother's Day, IMA World Health offers a gift idea that celebrates life by delivering Safe Motherhood Kits(TM) to strife-torn South Sudan, where maternal mortality rates are among the highest in the world. IMA's Safe Motherhood Kits...

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...

Children Tend To Be More Active When Their Moms Are Too
2014-03-24 10:58:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Mothers raising a small child may want to stay active just to keep up with their toddler, but according to a new study in the journal Pediatrics active moms establish a dynamic lifestyle pattern for their children as well – a pattern that is often carried through to adulthood. Conducted by a team of British researchers, the new study equipped both children and mothers with activity monitors. The UK team found that youngsters are not...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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