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Lucy Eades' 'Breastfeeding Discrimination' video goes viral

Published: Friday, August 09, 2013 @ 2:38 PM
Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013 @ 2:38 PM

Mothers are often judged for choosing to use formula instead of breast milk, yet shunned for breastfeeding in public. The creators of the "I Support You" campaign join us to discuss why the way you choose to nourish your child generates judgement. Guests Suzanne Barston, Kim Simon, and Lisa Belkin join to discuss.

Australian woman gives birth to 13-pound baby without epidural

Published: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 @ 1:57 PM

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A mother in Australia knew she was expecting a big baby, but even she was shocked when she realized how much her new bundle of joy weighed.

Natashia Corrigan gave birth in January to Brian, who weighed a whopping 13.4 pounds, according to News 7.

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Even more amazing, Corrigan managed the difficult delivery with only the help of nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas. She chose to go the more natural route by not receiving an epidural.

Corrigan said on Facebook that she thought Brian would weigh 11 pounds at most. According to News 7, the baby weighed 9 pounds at the 36-week mark of Corrigan's pregnancy.

Corrigan, Brian and the family are doing well. Corrigan has two other children, both girls, who didn't tip the scales like their baby brother did.

The surprising place you'll find thousands & thousands of kids’ books for next to nothing  

Published: Friday, May 19, 2017 @ 6:00 AM

Take a look inside of One Dollar Book Swap.
Amelia Robinson

So, you have a little bookworm on your hands?

You’ll likely find plenty to feed his or her imagination in a warehouse at 1723 Webster St. in Dayton’s Old North Dayton neighborhood.

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Located near Interstate 75, One Dollar Book Swap is exploding with new, used and vintage books, movies, CDs and albums. 

There is plenty for adults, but a chunk of the store that opened in 2015 is geared toward pint-sized readers and teens. 

Most books are $1 each, but you can get them cheaper than that.  

A bag of bulk children's books from One Dollar Book Swap’s blue bins costs $10.

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There’s sci-fi, mystery, comedy, romance, science, nature, Charlie Brown and books covering several other topics. 

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Find photos below. 

You’ll find Dr. Seuss classics and YA serial books like“Pretty Little Liars.”

DETAILS 

 The store located at 1723 Webster St. in Dayton is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.

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Social Security Administration releases most popular baby names list

Published: Monday, May 15, 2017 @ 7:33 PM

The list of most popular baby names for 2016 is in.

Each year, the Social Security Administration breaks down the findings by top overall,  for the decade, by state and U.S. territories, and change in popularity.

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For the past three years, the two names atop the lists for girls and boys has been the same: Emma followed by Olivia for girls, with Noah followed by Liam for boys, according to the Social Security Administration.

William at No. 3, Mason at No. 4, and James at No. 5, rounded out the top five names for the boys, and Ava at No. 3, Sophia at No. 4, and Isabella at No. 5. 

Also, the most drastic climb in name ranking for male births was Kylo, which started at 3,269th and now is 901st, according to the SSA

The name Kylo could be inspired by Kylo Ren, a character from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”

Kehlani holds the highest popularity increase for female births from 2015 to 2016, up 2,487 spots to 872. 

Kehlani is the name of  singer-songwriter Kehlani Parrish, who is increasing in mainstream popularity since releasing her debut album in January and having notable singles earlier.

The top 10 baby names can be seen in the video below:

The top 10 in list form can be found below:

Male names:

  1. Noah
  2. Liam
  3. William
  4. Masin
  5. James
  6. Benjamin
  7. Jacob
  8. Michael
  9. Elijah
  10. Ethan

Female names:

  1. Emma
  2. Olivia
  3. Ava
  4. Sophia
  5. Isabella
  6. Mia
  7. Charlotte
  8. Abigail
  9. Emily
  10. Harper

5 Great TV shows that can help your preschooler learn a second language

Published: Saturday, May 20, 2017 @ 6:00 AM

SHE SURE IS GROWING UP: Salma Hayek measures Dora the Explorer, who held her sidekick Boots the Monkey, during an event to announce plans for the 10th anniversary of the animated television series at Nickelodeon Animation Studio in Burbank, Calif.
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If you want your kids to speak both English and Spanish, the following bilingual TV shows can support your efforts by helping preschoolers learn new words and phrases in both languages. The shows also teach gentle, age-appropriate lessons such as cooperation, problem-solving, and the importance of family. The main language of these shows is English, but you can find them dubbed in Spanish with phrases in English, too.

“Dora the Explorer,” Nickelodeon

Positive messages: collaboration, communication, curiosity, perseverance

This show is about a bilingual adventurer who can speak with critters and humans alike. The phrases are repeated constantly, and the series offers good exposure to language, culture, and creativity.

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“Go, Diego, Go!” Nickelodeon

Positive messages: cooperation, teamwork

This spin-off of “Dora the Explorer” features Dora’s cousin Diego Marquez as an explorer of the Latin American rain forests. In each episode, Diego learns about an animal that is native to Latin America and saves it from a seemingly perilous situation. The show offers exposure to Latin American culture and demonstrates how a community can work together to help others.

“Handy Manny,” Disney Channel

Positive messages: respect, teamwork, problem-solving, having a positive attitude

This sweet, animated series for preschoolers reinforces common Spanish words and phrases and introduces viewers to a few new ones. Characters focus on helping others and always putting the community’s needs before their own.

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“Nina’s World,” Sprout

Positive messages: problem-solving, cultural diversity, importance of family

This animated series celebrates multiculturalism and family in Nina’s close-knit household, where she’s cared for by her parents and her grandmother. Solving problems, embracing new experiences, and forging strong relationships that cross cultural boundaries are strong themes.

“Pocoyo,” available online

Positive messages: curiosity, friendship, problem-solving

Pocoyo acts like a typical preschooler — including getting frustrated when he’s not able to do something his friends can. But each story shows how he identifies the problem and works to fix it.

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