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February 09, 2006

Britney Spears Admits Baby in Lap Was Mistake

Britney Spears has taken responsibility _ well, some of it _ for driving with her baby son, Sean Preston, sitting in her lap.

"I made a mistake and so it is what it is, I guess," Spears tells "Access Hollywood" in an interview that was to air Thursday. (Washington Post)

December 09, 2005

Pacifiers and SIDS

In a new study published in the British Medical Journal, American researchers say that babies who use pacifiers cut their risk of sudden infant death syndrome by 90 per cent.

Dr. Michael Dunn, chief of newborn and developmental pediatrics at Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre, said pacifiers should not be used until after one month so newborns establish good breastfeeding practices and should not be forced on babies who don't want to take it. (Toronto Star)

April 07, 2005

Alcohol Reduces Breast Milk

Breastfeeding mothers who drink even moderate amounts of alcohol do not produce as much milk, US researchers said yesterday.