Touching Video Project Captures Premature Babys’ First 100 Days

At 26 weeks – 3 months premature, Walker Pruett entered the world at 1lb 3oz. 

He was so fragile, that his parents were not able to hold him for the first 5 days of his life. Walter’s parents watched hopefully as their son grew stronger – and the transformation – captured in the video above, is touching, hopeful and nothing short of miraculous. 

Created by a team of volunteer photographers, the video is part of the Capturing Hopes Photography’s “Project 100 Days.” The series documents the transformation of premature babies in neonatal intensive care unit. … [read more]

Cafe Offers Breastfeeding Moms a Welcoming Break

breastfeeding A simple sign hanging outside a British restaurant won applauds from parents across the country. And now, a picture of the scrawled chalkboard welcoming breastfeeding mothers has gone viral. 

The French restaurant owned by celebrity chef Raymond Blanc hung a chalkboard on an umbrella outside the restaurant which read:… [read more]

Review Confirms No Link Between Vaccines and Autism

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A new review of studies examining the safety of childhood vaccines has confirmed that vaccines are safe and effective. 

Although vaccines have eliminated many communicable diseases, some parents still choose not to vaccinate their children. The researchers hope that the findings will dissipate fears propagated by  antivaccine campaigners like Jenny McCarthy and Alicia Silverstone

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