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2011-05-03 07:30:00

WESTPORT, Conn., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This Mother's Day, what moms have to celebrate varies dramatically depending on where they live, according to Save the Children's 2011 State of the World's Mothers report, which ranks 164 countries on women's access to health care, education and opportunities.

2011-05-03 00:07:09

The best teacher for a young mother is her baby, contend experts who train social workers to interact with first-time moms.

2011-04-28 14:29:00

This Mother's Day, Honor a Special Mother in Your Life by Supporting Safe Pregnancy and Childbirth for Women Everywhere ATLANTA, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Mother's Day, honor your mother and mothers around the world by showing you care about making pregnancy and childbirth safer for women everywhere. Worldwide, hundreds of thousands of women die from complications during pregnancy or childbirth each year.

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2011-04-11 13:53:04

A study found that mothers of young children were heavier and ate more calories, sugary drinks and fatty foods than childless women.

2011-01-06 12:52:00

Latest poll shows status quo in teen pregnancy prevention programs not enough; public supports innovations such as child care community service, paternity testing ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan.

2011-01-06 03:34:06

The deaths of 1.8 million female infants and children in India over the past 20 years are related to domestic violence against their mothers.

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2010-11-17 09:55:00

Working mothers are two-and-a-half times as likely as working fathers to interrupt their sleep to take care of others.

2010-11-08 08:12:23

Home visits by nurses to high-risk mothers appear to increase their likelihood of waiting at least two years to have a second child, according to a new study.

2010-10-05 19:17:31

In a study of earnings inequality among white women, researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst find that having children reduces women's earnings, even among workers with comparable qualifications, experience, work hours and jobs.

2010-09-17 13:42:13

Women are advancing further in school than at any time in recent history, a trend that is having a tremendous impact on child mortality.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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