Innovative Birth Simulator Device Trains Women To Handle Life-Threatening Complications

August 31, 2013 by  
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Expectant mothers in developing nations don’t always have the luxury of a nearby hospital or well-trained OB/GYN. Instead, when the baby decides it’s ready to be born, they must rely on the assistance of midwives and family friends. Unfortunately, this often means that thousands of newborn babies and mothers die of complications during childbirth that could have been prevented with adequate tools and well trained birth assistants. A Norwegian company recently debuted a low-cost, portable birthing education kit that could better prepare midwives for potential complications, and reduce child and maternal mortality rates by 47% in developing countries. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: babies , childbirth , developing nations , education , healthcare , Natalie Collection , parenting , pregnancy        

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Innovative Birth Simulator Device Trains Women To Handle Life-Threatening Complications

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Expectant mothers in developing nations don’t always have the luxury of a nearby hospital or well-trained OB/GYN. Instead, when the baby decides it’s ready to be born, they must rely on the assistance of midwives and family friends. Unfortunately, this often means that thousands of newborn babies and mothers die of complications during childbirth that could have been prevented with adequate tools and well trained birth assistants. A Norwegian company recently debuted a low-cost, portable birthing education kit that could better prepare midwives for potential complications, and reduce child and maternal mortality rates by 47% in developing countries. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: babies , childbirth , developing nations , education , healthcare , Natalie Collection , parenting , pregnancy        

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11 Amazing, Offbeat Wedding Dresses for the Eco-Friendly Bride

August 31, 2013 by  
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Any bride-to-be who has ever spent time poring over pictures of gowns knows how hard it can be to find that perfect, unique garment. But these 11 offbeat wedding dresses go above and beyond to create unforgettable eco-friendly nuptials. Click through to see a dress made entirely of plastic bottles , an assemblage of bread bag tags , and even a dress that is in fact one giant wedding cake . READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco-fashion , ecofriendly wedding , ecouterre , green fashion , green wedding , handmade wedding , recycled clothes , sustainable wedding , unusual dress , unusual wedding , upcycled clothes , upcycled fashion , wedding dress , wedding dresses        

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Nissan Offers Roadside Assistance to LEAF Owners in Japan

September 28, 2010 by  
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Photo: Flickr , CC A Way to Reduce ‘Range Anxiety’ Nissan has introduced a new roadside assistance service designed specifically for electric LEAF owners. The main goal is to reduce as much as possible what GM has been calling ‘range anxiety’ (they’re even trying to trademark the term) by providing a backup plan to drivers who accidentally run out of juice far from an electrical outlet. The service will only be offered in Japan for now, but it wouldn’t be surprising if it made it to other regions in one form or ano..

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Senate Climate Bill Will Price Carbon But No Cap-and-Trade, Has ‘Huge Assistance’ for Coal Industry: John Kerry (Video)

April 19, 2010 by  
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By this point you’ve probably heard that a new Senate climate bill will be revealed at the start of ne…

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Brilliance of Octopus Inspires Filmmaker Mike deGruy To Save the Ocean (Video)

April 19, 2010 by  
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Photo by foxtongue Some incredible talks have been coming out of TED’s Mission Blue excursion , a trip to the Galapagos with some of the most brilliant ocean scientists and activists who gave talks about what’s happening with our oceans. There is nothing like the energy of scientists passionate about what they do to inspire us to get active, like usin…

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