Informed Moms

This group is for mothers who like to take the time to do a little research and be informative and up to date in all matters concerning their children. If you like to learn something new everyday and arent offended easily by others opinions and facts and you like Google or reading then this is the group for you! Get good advice from other moms that is actually helpful and not harmful! “The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance” –Socrates (469 BC-399 BC).

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Humidifiers: Are you poisoning your child?

The first thing I do when one of my children starts getting sniffly is to get out the humidifier, and with a daughter in the first year of preschool, that thing is out A LOT....

Started by Katherine on 01/18/2011 in Informed Moms

Last update on 01/13/2014 by Tammy

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Shea butter, the wonder lotion

Shea Butter can provide relief from everything from just dry skin to many minor dermatological diseases (if you have a serious skin condition, you should see a doctor). It has...

Started by Julianne on 11/24/2010 in Informed Moms

Last update on 08/21/2013 by Katie

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Car seat safety

One of the most important jobs you have as a parent is keeping your child safe when riding in a vehicle. Each year thousands of young children are killed or injured in car...

Started by Katherine on 11/21/2010 in Informed Moms

Last update on 12/15/2012 by Megan

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Tampons cause disease in women?

http://blog.seattlepi.com/realbeauty/archives/146962.asp Tampons are associated with toxic shock:The entire mechanism of TSS is still not understood. Tampons do not cause...

Started by Julianne on 11/25/2010 in Informed Moms

Last update on 09/24/2012 by Shanae Reiona

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Stem cell ban on research lifted

http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/04/29/stem.cells/index.html A federal court has given the Obama administration the go-ahead to continue funding embryonic stem-cell research. The...

Started by Katherine on 05/02/2011 in Informed Moms

Last update on 08/08/2012 by Stephen Daniel

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10 Brain foods for Moms

http://www.babble.com/best-recipes/healthy-eating/boosters-brain-food-memory-loss-vitamins/

Started by Katherine on 03/24/2012 in Informed Moms

Last update on 08/03/2012 by **Jackie**

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Ranch Style Mock Mashed Potatoes

1 head cauliflower, washed and broken into florets (about 4 cups florets) ⅓ cup Hidden Valley® The Original Ranch® Dressing Light 1 tablespoon fat-free milk...

Started by Katherine on 03/18/2012 in Informed Moms

Last update on 04/19/2012 by Katherine

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5 natural ways to treat insect bites

I can't say I was particularly surprised to hear the latest research on over-the-counter insect bite ointments and creams: Most of them don't work. I wasn't surprised because as...

Started by Katherine on 04/18/2012 in Informed Moms

Last update on 04/18/2012 by Katherine

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20 ways to use Vinegar

1. Remove the smell of pet Urine Remove pet or child accidents by first getting rid of the excess mess. Mix together white Vinegar with equal amounts of water (or more...

Started by Katherine on 03/12/2012 in Informed Moms

Last update on 04/10/2012 by Peggy

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Vaccinations

Are you pro vax or anti-vax?? Are you on one side and still wonder about the other side?? What are your concerns??

Started by Mother on 03/09/2012 in Informed Moms

Last update on 04/06/2012 by Katherine

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There may be toxins in your child's toothpaste

We can all go a bit bonkers worrying about the ingredients in everything our kids eat or put in their mouths. But it's what we have to do. No one is going to willingly give...

Started by Katherine on 03/25/2012 in Informed Moms

Last update on 04/03/2012 by Mother

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Euthanasia, Agree or disagree??

Last week I heard a quickie broadcast that A province here in Canada might be revisiting the idea of euthanasia. I believe there has to be someone who is terminally ill and is...

Started by Mother on 03/25/2012 in Informed Moms

Last update on 03/29/2012 by Katherine

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How to Quench Your Hair

For dry hair, try this: 1/4 cup distilled water 1/4 cup liquid Castile Soap - your favorite scent 1/4 cup aloe vera gel 1 teaspoon glycerin 1/4...

Started by Katherine on 03/24/2012 in Informed Moms

Last update on 03/29/2012 by Katherine

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Couple recieves 2.9 million for wrongful birth

We take a lot of tests during pregnancy to ensure that our babies are healthy. Sometimes, a positive outcome on certain tests, like the one for Down Syndrome, might cause some...

Started by Katherine on 03/12/2012 in Informed Moms

Last update on 03/27/2012 by Mother

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Smell your food before you eat it!

Are you trying to eat less, but those pounds just aren't coming off? Maybe you should be eating smellier food. Researchers (my favorite people to quote) are saying that when...

Started by Katherine on 03/23/2012 in Informed Moms

Last update on 03/23/2012 by Katherine

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Is red meat bad for you?

Is red meat bad for you? In a word, yes. In this issue, Pan et al1 describe the outcomes from more than 37 000 men from the Harvard Health Professionals Follow-Up Study and more...

Started by Katherine on 03/12/2012 in Informed Moms

Last update on 03/21/2012 by Mother

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UN to tax junk food

Most of overlap between the food world and the United Nations' mandate is about life-threatening hunger. The UN steps in to facilitate the distribution of food aid to those in...

Started by Katherine on 03/12/2012 in Informed Moms

Last update on 03/19/2012 by Katherine

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