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Moms with multiple children have more fragmented sleep: study

Mothers who have more than one child report that they have more fragmented sleep than do mothers of a single child, and fathers do not report the same effect, according to a McGill University study. The study involved 111 parents »

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Moms grieving children lost to drugs campaign for change

A group of mothers across Canada has used crosses in a campaign to mark the loss of their children to substance use and to lobby for change. In the province of British Columbia alone, the coroner reports that 1,202 people »

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Route du Lait, or Milk Way, for nursing mothers in Montreal

Nourri-Source Montreal created the Route du Lait, to further support breast-feeding,mothers. The route is a network of locations where mothers can feel comfortable and safe feeding their babies, and in the process, help change public attitudes about breast-feeding. “We aim »

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Mom’s obesity increases baby’s health risk

Children born of mothers who are obese are more prone to developing cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes according to a new Canadian study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Researchers tested children born of obese »