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Web Gives Birth To New Pregnancy Lifestyle Destination

Cradle is the first-of-its-kind lifestyle destination focused solely on expectant and new moms from pre-conception to baby's first birthday. The site was created to give expectant and new moms a central place to embrace this new life stage in an informative and fun environment without feeling overwhelmed with data. The Cradle goes 'live' during America's greatest baby boom since the early 1960's, with more than 4 million new moms in 2006.

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European Strategic Approach For Making Pregnancy Safer

WHO goal of the strategic approach is to increase awareness, commitment and action towards improving maternal and perinatal health in the region. This document will provide broad guidance to countries wishing to develop or update their own national and local strategies for the improvement of the health of mothers and babies.

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UK Releases Recommendations On Gestational Limit On Abortion

The British Parliament's Select Committee on Science and Technology in a report released on Wednesday said there is "no scientific basis" for lowering the 24-week gestational limit on legal abortion in the country, Reuters UK reports (Castle, Reuters UK, 10/30). The report also recommended eliminating a requirement that women seeking abortions obtain the signature of two doctors before undergoing the procedure, the PA/Guardian reports (Kirby, PA/Guardian, 10/30).

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