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12-year-old worried she wouldn’t see her brother’s birth. Then she delivered him herself

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12-year-old worried she wouldn’t see her brother’s birth. Then she delivered him herself

Jacee Dellapena really wanted to be there when her brother was born, but she didn’t quite expect she’d be this close.The 12-year-old Mississippi resident was worried she would be too short to see the baby’s birth on Tuesday.Birth stories on Globalnews.ca: B.C. woman gives birth to 14-pound baby 00:54 B.C. woman gives birth to 14-pound…

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Healthy ways to cope when you’re inundated with violent, tragic news

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Healthy ways to cope when you’re inundated with violent, tragic news

London, Manchester, Berlin, Paris – terrorist attacks have been reported around the globe, and it’s hard not to feel helpless when the world feels like it’s falling apart.Over the weekend, two people died in Ottawa – the nation’s capital – following a triple shooting in the city’s ByWard Market.“Feeling upset when you see tragedy is…

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Singapore Airlines apologizes after forcing woman to dump 1.5 litres of breast milk

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Singapore Airlines apologizes after forcing woman to dump 1.5 litres of breast milk

A California woman traveling home from her first work trip since returning from maternity leave was wrongly forced to dump 50 ounces (around 1.48 liters) of breast milk before she was allowed to board her Singapore Airlines flight, CBS reported. Story continues below Biotech executive Leigh Hunnicutt said she was told by flight attendants that she wouldn’t…

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Here’s how your selfie could one day affect your life insurance

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Here’s how your selfie could one day affect your life insurance

When you think of a selfie, life insurance probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. However, a company in North Carolina is claiming its product can help determine if you’ll qualify for life insurance.Lapetus Solutions Inc. in Wilmington, N.C., says its product, Chronos, can help estimate your life expectancy, which is a big…

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Nursing mom on jury duty says she was forced to pump breast milk next to urinal

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Nursing mom on jury duty says she was forced to pump breast milk next to urinal

Amanda Chandler says she wants to see more support for nursing mothers after she says she was denied reasonable time and adequate space to pump her breast milk while on jury duty.It all started when the 40-year-old mother from Hennepin County, Minn., was summoned for jury duty at her county courthouse. READ MORE: Mother furious after daycare worker…

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Facebook under fire for removing breast cancer awareness video

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Facebook under fire for removing breast cancer awareness video

Facebook has issued an apology for removing a video posted by a Swedish cancer society that showed women how to check their breasts for lumps.The Swedish Cancer Society said Thursday that the video, showing animated figures of women with pink circle-shaped breasts, had been removed because Facebook said it was “offensive.” Story continues below “We find it…

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How one woman went into labour on Labour Day without knowing she was pregnant

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How one woman went into labour on Labour Day without knowing she was pregnant

A woman in Los Angeles had an unexpected surprise on Labour Day when she went into labour.  Jennifer Favela said she didn’t know she was pregnant until all of sudden her water broke and she gave birth to a baby boy at 4 a.m.In an interview with CBS, her husband Jeff Parungoa said he called 911….

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