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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Kindhearted 5-Year-Old Raises Over $600 So Classmates Can Have Milk Every Day

It’s a rule in 5-year-old Sunshine Oelfke’s house that she has milk with every meal. So it came as a surprise during school one day when one of her classmates didn’t have milk during snack time. Concerned her friend couldn’t buy milk for themselves, Sunshine decided to bring money the next day so her friend could have it. Her generous gesture …

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This ALL-FEMALE Biker Crew Delivers Breast Milk To Babies In Need

Earlier this year, Julie Bouchet-Horwitz, a nurse practitioner and lactation consultant, opened New York State’s very first milk bank with one plain and simple mission: to collect as many donations of breast milk possible, pasteurize the milk, and then donate it to babies in need — especially preemies and sick babies. According to Bouchet-Horwitz, operations at New York Milk Bank have been going great since it …

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To the Lady Ashamed of Being Pregnant With Her Fourth

I met you in the elevator on my way back from the pediatrician’s office. It was just me and Wren, and you looked at her fondly in her stroller. When the elevator doors opened, you very kindly held the doors open for me. As I clumsily maneuvered the stroller past you, I accidentally ran over your foot. “Don’t worry about …

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When Adults Choose Not To Vaccinate Against Measles, Babies Pay The Price

The U.S. has made major progress against measles over the years. But that doesn’t mean we couldn’t backslide. When adults choose not to vaccinate themselves or their children against measles, it’s babies and toddlers who suffer most. In a new analysis of all measles cases from 2001 to 2015, researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that …

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Mom Wakes From C-Section To Find Both Her Legs Amputated

Not even in your wildest dreams would you want anyone to go through this terrible trauma what Ella Clarke, 31 of Torquay, Devon has experienced. Clarke was pregnant with her eighth baby but she had a condition called placenta previa, also known as a low-lying placenta. Midway through her pregnancy, Clarke was told she would have to deliver via C-section. …

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Furious mother hits out at Facebook after a photo of her toddler is banned – because her rare skin condition looks ‘undesirable’ and would make others ‘feel bad about themselves’

A furious mother has hit out at Facebook after it banned a photo of her one-year-old daughter, who suffers from a rare condition that causes her to break out in blisters at the slightest touch. Rhiannon Atkinson, 30, posted pictures of Pippa’s feet to raise awareness of epidermolysis bullosa (EB) – which strikes one in 50,000 people. But she claims …

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