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2010-06-24 07:00:00

-- With One Woman Dying Nearly Every Minute of Every Day in Pregnancy or Childbirth, CARE Asks World Leaders to Commit to $4 Billion Annually to Improve Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Globally -- WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CARE supports the Canadian government's prioritization of maternal and child health at the upcoming G8 Summit and calls on all G8 nations to come prepared to reach an agreement for concrete funding commitments to support health care interventions...

2010-06-22 15:39:59

Sub-Saharan Africa has only 11% of the world's population, yet more than half of the world's maternal, newborn and child deaths, and two-thirds of the world's AIDS deaths.

2010-06-18 01:33:08

Studies have shown fathers who are active in their children's upbringing can significantly benefit their children's early development, academic achievement and well being.

2010-05-25 09:03:52

Not using effective contraception once becoming sexually active multiplies up to 6 times the risk for teen pregnancy.

2010-05-12 06:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Labor Commissioner Angela Who: Bradstreet Denise Padres, Deputy Chief, Division of Labor Standards Enforcement Wendy Wright, Lactation Consultant and Founder of Lactation Navigation, LLC What: Seminar & Networking Event Thursday, May 13 - three events When: throughout the day 8:00 -9:00 12:00 Noon 5:00 -...

2010-05-07 07:10:00

SAN JUAN ISLAND, Wash., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- "We each have three mothers and an online Mother's Day activity now enables us to express our love for each of them," says Dr. Michael J. Cohen, the director of Project NatureConnect at Akamai University and the Institute of Global Education.

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2010-05-06 14:55:00

According to a new report, women in the US are having children later, fewer of them are married, and the percentage of teenage mothers of newborns has dropped compared to 20 years ago.

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2010-05-04 09:20:00

A charity group’s list has placed the United States at a meager 28th place on a list of the best countries in the world to be a mother, being shown up by many smaller and more underdeveloped countries.

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2010-03-03 07:46:07

Among rhesus macaque monkeys, mothers who weigh more and have had previous pregnancies produce more and better breast milk for their babies than mothers who weigh less and are less experienced.

2010-02-28 21:24:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The acclaimed Korean film "Mother" hit the mother lode at the 2010 Green Globe Film Awards with nominations in six categories.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.