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Prematurity, the first major risk of twin pregnancies
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Prematurity, the first major risk of twin pregnancies

Multiple pregnancies account for about 13,000 births a year. Almost half of the twins are born premature. The PremUp Foundation, which was held in Paris on May 16, 2009, aims to better understand and deal with prematurity. (Actu du 18/05/09) In France, 12737 women gave birth to twins in 2006.

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The baby's miracle on the 7th floor.

An extraordinary rescue! Monday, November 1 in the 20th arrondissement of Paris, a baby miraculously escapes a certain death. After a fall of 7 floors, the girl of 18 months bounces on a canopy of coffee to be then recovered in extremis by a passer-by. (News from 04/11/10) An unlikely scenario An 18-month-old girl is alone with her 3-year-old sister in the family home on the 7th floor.
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The imaginary child of CAF

What if you learn from the Caf that you are the happy parents of a little boy? This is the funny story that happened to a couple of Savoie! (News of 20/09/10) Funny surprise for a couple domiciled in Savoie, parents of 5 children. On their return from vacation, they discovered a mail from the Caf announcing the birth of their sixth child, Julien and at the same time the revaluation of their allowances.
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New French hero of New Yorkers

A young Lyon engineer became the darling of New York City after rescuing a little girl from drowning. (News of 08/04/10) Julien Duret, 29, went from a simple tourist on vacation to the national hero in a few minutes. While he was walking near the port of South Street in New York, this engineer from Lyon sees a little girl floating in the cold waters of the East River.
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The Mother-Baby Pack: The hope of a generation without AIDS

Yesterday was World AIDS Day. The opportunity to welcome a simple but revolutionary innovation: the mother-baby pack that will make it possible to have a rapid impact in the prevention of the transmission of HIV from mother to child. This initiative was made possible by the combined efforts of UNICEF, but also WHO, UNITAID and other partners.
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"The main risk is influenza A, not the vaccine"

The outbreak of influenza A continues to spread and questions remain. Is the vaccine reliable? Is this flu so bad? Professor Didier Houssin, Director General of Health takes stock. (News from 30/11/09) Why do you recommend getting a flu shot? This flu can cause mild forms but also sometimes serious forms involving resuscitation or even death.
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Antibiotics are not automatic !

The Health Insurance campaign goes back to fight against the overconsumption of antibiotics, especially among children. The message ? If they are used wrongly, they will become less strong. With leading pathologies causing overconsumption: angina and acute bronchitis. After declining 15% since 2002, the Health Insurance has noted a worrying recovery in antibiotic consumption over the past two years.
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Babies include words as early as 6 months

According to an American study, children are able to understand the meaning of some words commonly used by those around them, from the age of 6 months! In February 2012, a study told us that babies read on the lips of their interlocutor from the age of 6 months to learn to speak.
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Baby swimmers would have a better balance

A study conducted by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology showed that children who were baby swimmers developed a better sense of balance than others. The international journal Child: Care, Health and Development published the result of a Norwegian study on baby swimmers.
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Energy drinks not recommended for children and pregnant women

The National Agency for Food Safety (ANSES) advises against the consumption of energy drinks for children and adolescents. Pregnant women and nursing mothers should also avoid drinking. Redbull, Burn ... these caffeine energy drinks are fashionable and children and teenagers do not hesitate to consume: 18% of children aged 3 to 10 years drink, according to a study by the European Safety Agency food dating from 2013.
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The decorated candles

From December 1st to the 25th, Enfant.com offers you an idea a day to accompany your children around Christmas. Today, December 16th: a DIY idea. From 8 years old You need: White candles, medium or large Colored iron wires A small pliers Beads of all kinds and / or miniature subjects Achievement: Step 1: put the pearls or small subjects on the wire of iron.
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Christmas cookies

From December 1st to the 25th, Enfant.com offers you an idea a day to accompany your children around Christmas. Today, December 10: a fastoche cookie recipe for gourmets. Ingredients 125 g butter 100 g brown sugar or brown sugar 1 egg 180 g flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 150 g white or black chocolate diced 60 g coarsely chopped walnuts Production Beat the butter (softened) and brown sugar (or sugar) in the foam.
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The scenes of Meccano

As we approached Christmas, we went behind the scenes at Meccano, one of the most famous toy manufacturers in France. He opened the doors of his manufacturing workshops in Calais. More than 100 years after their invention, and 300 million boxes sold, the Meccano toys still please!
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The cautious companies to the idea of ​​hiring the mothers of family?

A study shows that only 36% of global companies say they are ready to hire more mothers. A year ago, they were 44%. In France, this figure is even lower and painfully reaches 25%. (News 22 and 23/01/11) Prejudice is hard! According to a study conducted by Régus * on a worldwide scale, business leaders are very reluctant to hire more mothers.
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The Essentials of Child magazine

New in the kiosks! Child magazine regularly associates with its issue a 60-page guide whose theme is essential to the life of young parents. This month, 31 bobos of the summer under the magnifying glass. With the September issue of Enfant magazine in newsstands July 27, go for the new Essentials guide, a collection of little books for moms that go to the basics.
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French families rather well off!

In a report entitled "Ensuring the well-being of families", the OECD * compared the family policies of its 34 member countries. This report reveals that France occupies a favorable position on several dimensions of family and professional life. (News from 04/05/11) France: a good model for family policy With a level close to 2.1 children per woman, French fertility is well above the average for OECD countries.
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Lone-parent families affected by poverty

According to a report by INSEE on the standard of living, 30% of single-parent families live below the poverty line, a standard of living of less than € 949 per month. (News from 30/09/10) Single women with their children Most of the time, a single-parent woman, single-parent families have more and more trouble making ends meet at the end of the month.
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The French, nostalgic of the toys of their childhood!

According to an Opinion Way study, 75% of parents had a favorite toy when they were kids! Faced with this nostalgia for vintage and during the Christmas holidays, Duracell brings back to life the toys of our childhood! Until December 04, 2016, discover her pop-up store in Paris. According to an Opinion Way survey conducted among French people aged 18 and over, 75% had a favorite toy that marked them as children and 53% of 25-34 year olds are nostalgic of the toy (s) ) favorite (s) of their childhood.
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The French do not consume enough high fiber foods!

The protective effects of high-fiber foods are now recognized. These are real shields that can protect us from certain pathologies. Yet we still do not eat enough. All the benefits of dietary fiber The consumption of dietary fiber plays a beneficial role in the balance of our diet and for our health.
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Mothers spend twice as much time with children as fathers

Who cares most of the children at home? Not surprisingly, mothers spend an average of twice as much time on parenting activities as fathers, an hour and a half daily. Another observation: the activities are not the same and are divided differently during the week between fathers and mothers.
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