Family Wellness First - 034
Unassisted Birth, VBAC, HPV Vaccine, Sunscreen
The E-newsletter for Parents to Make Informed Health Care Choices
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Unassisted Birth on the Rise:
More and more mothers are choosing to have their babies at home without assistance. This practice is increasing in both the US an UK. Read more about it here: www.msnbc.msn.com/id/18817370
To read more about natural, home birthing visit: www.icpa4kids.org/research/pregnancy/natural.htm
Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) Success Story.
The video on this link is inspirational and motivating for mothers who are attempting a VBAC. Sent over by the International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN), this clip give mothers hope and courage to take charge of their lives and their births. View the clip here: www.onetruemedia.com/otm_site/view_shared?p=2a4e81fbf0f66accb8afce
To read more about C-sections and VBACS visit: www.icpa4kids.org/research/pregnancy/csections.htm
HPV Vaccine Update: Serious Side Effects:
The BMJ has questions over the HPV Vaccine where out of 1,637 reported adverse reactions, 3 were deaths! Read the article here: www.bmj.com/cgi/content/extract/334/7605/1182%20
Of course the National Vaccine Information Center has the latest updates on GARDASIL and all other vaccines. Visit their web-site here: www.909shot.com/Diseases/HPV/HPVHOME.htm and while you are there, sign up for their free e-newsletter.
Baby Bottle Update:
In reference to the recent concern over plastic baby bottles and the health dangers of bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical in many plastics, one bottle company proudly announces BPA-free baby bottle products.
Read more about it here: www.newstarget.com/021719.html
Food Coloring Warnings:
Parents are being advised not to give their children food containing certain additives until the results of a new study are published. Read more here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/6634071.stm
How Does Your Sunscreen Rank?
Before summer's out check out this website to learn more about sunscreen, how it works and what's safe and effective. They even have a comprehensive listing of sunscreens and the health and sun hazard ranking for each kind: http://www.cosmeticsdatabase.com/special/sunscreens/summary.php
Jeanne Ohm, DC
I.C.P.A. Executive Coordinator
H.P.A. Executive Secretary
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