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Parents Daily News Roundup

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Goody Blog Daily News Roundup

Repeat C-section May Be Safer Option for Moms, Babies
For women who delivered their first baby by cesarean section, delivering a second baby also by C-section may be somewhat safer for both mother and baby than a vaginal birth, a new study reveals.

US Mortality Rates Dropped, Biggest Decline in Young Children
The risk of dying at any given age has dropped sharply over the last 75 years in the United States, with the most dramatic improvement seen among young children, according to a new government analysis of mortality rates.

Early Childhood Neglect Has Negative Impact on Kids
New research shows that children who spend the first two years of their life watching more television than engaging with books, toys and people are more likely to have long-term effects including delayed language skills and a brain that’s not wired for learning and development.

Can Playing Maternal Voice and Heartbeat Sounds Benefit Premies?
A new study suggests that premies may miss mom’s sounds by being born early.

Fatty Foods Linked to Poor Sperm Quality
A new study, published online in the European journal Human Reproduction, found that men who ate diets higher in saturated fat had lower sperm counts and concentration than men who consumed less fat. But men who consumed more omega-3 fatty acids — healthy fats found in fish and plant oils — had better formed sperm.

Kids Can’t See Anti-Bullying Film Due to R Rating
Kids, the very audience who would benefit most from seeing the new documentary “Bully,” aren’t allowed to see it without a parent or guardian. The film earned an R rating from the Motion Picture Association of America due to adult language.

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Spankin’ New Headlines

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Family vacations in the age of the recession: A poll reveals how parents really feel about going away. CNN

Moms get mean on the internet: Your kids aren’t the only ones who have to worry about cyberbullies. New York Daily News

To attempt a VBAC or not—one mother goes with her gut. The Los Angeles Times

Kids’ meal makeover: Santa Clara County in California bans giving away toys with meals that pack excessive calories, fat, salt or sugar. San Francisco Chronicle

A new government program aims to teach kids how to analyze ads. The New York Times

Everybody needs sleep but the best way to get it is very different for babies and adults. Slate

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