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STUDY: Family Size Grows Among Highly Educated Women

Among women in the United States, postgraduate education and motherhood are increasingly going hand-in-hand. / Flickr

A study conducted by Pew Research Center and the Census Bureau says that fewer women in the US are childless in their 40’s. The most significant drop was noticed in the case of women who had a Master’s degree or ...

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Murder Charges May Be Forthcoming For Detroit Mom Accused Of Killing Children

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A Detroit mom who police say killed her two of her children and stashed their bodies inside a freezer was arraigned Thursday on child abuse charges, with prosecutors saying murder charges could be forthcoming. Mitchelle Blair, 35, is charged with four ...

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Study: No Link Between Oxytocin-Assisted Labor & ADHD


Mothers who get an extra boost during labor with the medication oxytocin don’t face a higher risk of having a child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study says. “Oxytocin has many functions, including affecting social interactions,” said Dr. Glen ...

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2 Toddlers Die in Fire While Mom Gets Hair Done, Charged With Negligent Homicide

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A 21-year-old mother whose preschool-age daughters died in a house fire while she was having her hair done has been charged with two counts of negligent homicide, authorities said. State Fire Marshal Deputy Chief Brant Thompson said firefighters recovered the ...

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Water Sanitation: Dirty Hospitals Still Killing New Mothers And Newborns


  LONDON — Boosting water and sanitation investments in hospitals and clinics in low income countries is essential to reduce maternal and newborn deaths, according to research published on Friday. “The process of giving life should not mean unduly risking ...

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