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WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistThe Franklin County Perinatal Education Center is a non-profit organziation providing childbirth and reproductive health programs in Franklin, Patrick, and Henry Counties in Virginia. The Perinatal Education Center also provides free child safety...
WDBJ7 Anchor/ReporterThe cover of the latest Time Magazine has parents all over talking and debating. It features a mother breast feeding her 3-year-old son. We spoke with a local member of a worldwide group that supports women who want to breast feed their children. It's...
Tags: Health, Philosophy, Human Body, Religion and Belief, Family
The Virginia Department of Health says pertussis, or better known as whooping cough, is making a comeback. The Department of Health says cases in Virginia have doubled since 2007, and in the western part of the state reported cases have tripled between...
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterBreastfeeding reduces a babies odds of becoming overweight by more than 30 percent. That's according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But one in three moms who want to breast feed stops early without hospital support. Despite that...
Tags: Health, Science, Health Organizations, Physiology, Human Body
I was giving a speech once to a group of career women who had decided to be stay-at-home moms, and I was waiting to be introduced when I overheard an animated conversation between two of them. "So, the doctor said she could have a serving of grapes,...
Deadline for submitting information to the Bulletin Board is noon Thursday. There is no charge for this service. Items run as space permits. Mail information to The Advocate-Messenger, P.O. Box 149, Danville, Ky. 40423- fax to (859) 236-9566 or call 236-...
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As a very pregnant and very red Kim storms out of a brunch date with the other women, this episode of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," just may mark the end of Kim's relationship with the rest of the women. She attempted to wiggle her way out of...
Tags: Miscarriage, Kenya, Travel, Trips and Vacations, Twins
The Religion WorldAs we near the celebration of Christ's birth, Christianity Today columnist Rachel Marie Stone has a piece in the December magazine that takes issue with the no breat-feeding-in-church rule. Early Christians, she writes, had no such hangups. “Our...
Quit-smoking programs The Learn To Live program of the Anne Arundel County Department of Health offers quit-smoking and power-to-quit-smoking kits. Kits are available from the Learn To Live Line, 410-222-7979, or from the Spanish language Line, 410-222-...
The Hartford CourantBy the end of the year, most of us are shopped out. But for those of us with Flexible Spending Accounts, there are more purchases to be made before Dec. 31. Close to 35 million Americans have Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) as part of their medical...
The Sanford Aberdeen Women's Center will host a Birth and Beyond Child Birth class from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 8. The covered topics include normal labor and delivery, potential complications, pain management, labor support, breastfeeding and newborn...
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