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A twin’s struggle to be ‘One and the Same’

Abigail Pogrebin , author of “One and the Same,” and her identical twin sister, Robin Pogrebin, discuss the unique relationship between twins on the Today Show last week (October 22nd, 2009). In her new book, “One and the Same: My Life as an Identical Twin and What I’ve Learned About Everyone’s Struggle to Be Singular,” …

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Top 10 Blogs for Mother of Premature Babies

Premature babies , often called “preemies”, are babies that are born before the pregnancy reaches full term of 38 to 42 weeks. Several factors can contribute to a premature birth, including the lifestyle of the mother throughout the pregnancy. Cigarettes, alcohol, drugs, poor diet, inadequate weight gain, poor prenatal care and physical stress can all …

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The Truth About Infant Formula

I know that medical and scientific communities have long agreed that breast milk is best for babies. The American Academy of Pediatrics recognizes breast milk as the “gold standard” in infant nutrition, thus making mothers like me that did not breastfeed feel guilty. But after reading the except of this press release, I feel a …

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Books Your Child Will Cherish

Janie McQueen, author of The New Magic Bookshelf: Finding Great Books Your Child Will Treasure Forever sent me an excerpt of her book (from Chapter 6, Book-Lovers From Babyhood) to share… Any new parent knows that media and medical community reports are teeming with hot information about how babies’ brains are wired and influenced by their surroundings, and …

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