A mother who said her son was kidnapped by his Hungarian father more than a quarter of a century ago was reunited with him after he was located on Facebook. Avril Grube, 62, from Poole in Dorset, claimed that in 1982, when her son Gavin Paros was aged three, his father took him to Hungary for what should have been a weekend away. Her marriage had broken down and, after her son failed to return, Grube contacted the authorities and made repeated attempts to locate Gavin. Full Story : Guardian.co.uk…..(Continue reading)
How in the world does a woman with six children get a fertility doctor to help her have more — eight more? Full Story : Startribune….(Continue reading)
Researchers from Royal Veterinary College of London have concluded that women who are either pregnant or breastfeeding can change the health of their children by eating junk food. When mothers eat unhealthy food their children can start to develop¬† obesity or other health problems.¬† Therefore, instead of¬† saying “you are what you eat”, say “you are what your mother eats”. The mother’s diet not only alters the health of the child, but also has an impact that carries on into adolescence. Therefore, mothers who follow an unhealthy diet while breastfeeding or pregnant are putting the health of their children at long-term risk.(Continue reading)
Research done by the National Institutes of Health suggests that the pregnant women with higher blood sugar levels, but not high enough to be considered diabetes, are more likely to give birth to babies at high risks. These mothers have more likelihood for Caesarean delivery and babies with abnormally large body size. Infants are at risk for shoulder dystocia ( Shoulder becomes lodged inside the mother’s body) and¬† halt the birth process.
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According to JAMA and Archives Journals, longterm exclusively breastfed children and adults when they were infants have higher scores on IQ tests. Other measures of cognitive development such as thinking, memory and learning also improved compared to those who were fed formula.(Continue reading)