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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,...
Exercise classes Baltimore Washington Medical Center will offer exercise classes at its campus, 301 Hospital Drive in Glen Burnie, and at BW Health Service, 7556 Teague Road in Hanover, beginning Jan. 7. The 10-week session will offer beginning yoga,...
Researchers commissioned by the Defense Department said Monday that decades-old limits on lead exposure are inadequate to protect the health of workers on military firing ranges. Moreover, the National Academy of Science reported, lead from ammunition...
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...
In addition to Maryland hospitals encouraging new mothers to breast feed by describing the many benefits to the infants, the mothers themselves and the mother child bond ("Maryland releases breast-feeding recommendations for hospitals," Nov. 14),...
When did breast-feeding become everyone's business ("Maryland urges hospitals to encourage early breast-feeding," Nov. 14)? I am shocked at how many complete strangers ask new mothers if they are breast-feeding. Now the state Department of Health and...
Maryland health officials want the state's hospitals to play a larger role in encouraging mothers to breast-feed in the crucial hours after they give birth, as growing evidence points to the health benefits of feeding babies human milk. The Maryland...
I grew up in a Democratic home. My Dad was always very aware of what was happening in government. We have copies of letters Dad wrote to the politicians of his day and the responses he received. Dad kept a chart on the fridge of all the local, state and...
The timing was perfect. A day after journalist Sarah Kelber launched her family blog “Homefront,” a major news story hit that was the ultimate fodder for a parenting-themed discussion. The story on the cover of Time was about attachment...
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With so many things to think about, expectant mothers sometimes neglect their teeth, but this can have implications for their unborn babies. In response, the advocacy group Maryland Dental Action Coalition is educating women about proper oral hygiene...
The National Institutes of Health is expanding its safe infant sleep outreach campaign to include ways to reduce not only sudden infant death syndrome but all causes of infant death. The “Back to Sleep” campaign was launched in 1994 to...
State health officials have revised recommendations for hospitals after receiving nearly 130 comments on an initital draft on the issue. In an effort to improve breastfeeding rates The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is working to make...
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