Monthly Archives: January 2014

Mother’s Facebook Updates Detail Son’s Tragic Death from Pertussis

Reblogged from Shot of Prevention  Brady was born on November 20, 2011 and weighed in at a healthy 8 lbs., 6 oz.  His parents, Jon and Kathy, thought they were taking every precaution to protect their baby.  They even insisted … Continue reading

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Two Excellent Resources for Moms and Babies!

The National Healthy Mothers, Health Babies Coalition is a great resource that targets helpful information for all mothers and those planning motherhood.  This group has partnered with Text4Baby.Org to send important health-related tips and reminders to moms. About Text4Baby:  Women sign up … Continue reading

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Reblogged from National Healthy Mother, Healthy Baby Coalition Pregnancy & Flu Don’t Mix: Keep Moms-to-Be Healthy This Season January 21st, 2014 by Siobhan Dolan, M.D. Obstetrician gynecologist and clinical geneticist, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center Medical Advisor, March … Continue reading

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Tragic Story of Pregnancy, Miscarriage and Two Lives Threatened by Flu

Originally posted on Shot of Prevention:
Last night I read an article on the CNN Health pages that would haunt me in my sleep.  It was entitled Woman with flu miscarries, battles for her life. A ‘Love for Leslie’ Facebook page keeps…

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Meningitis Angels Launching New Campaign Meningitis Angels are Launching their New Campaign “Don’t Wait to Late to Vaccinate” Covering more than Meningitis, this website provides information from families who have suffered the results of vaccine preventable diseases.   

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2014 Flu Activity: Surprising or Not?

Originally posted on Shot of Prevention:
After the past few weeks of holiday get-togethers and extended traveling, it’s no surprise that the flu has arrived in the U.S. with a vengeance.  Colorado, like many other states, is reporting an alarming increase in influenza infections…

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Department of Health Reminds Pregnant Women of the Importance of Flu Vaccination Press Release from Florida Deparment of Health reminding mothers-to-be of the importance of flu vaccination.

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