Zika Virus

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You have probably heard of the Zika Virus in the news, and understandably have concerns. Here is the latest information that we have: Zika virus is spread primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. The most common symptoms of Zika are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting …

Optimal Cord Clamping

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An important subject; a “powerful participatory idea”  The first 90 seconds of baby’s life can make a difference. One simple practice with huge implications is Delayed Cord Clamping–or as Alan Greene wants us to call it, Optimal Cord Clamping. Greene points out in this talk that there is no evidence that clamping the cord immediately after birth is beneficial, and …