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End-of-Week News: Overweight Babies’ Health Risks; Breastfeeding’s New Health Benefit; Parents’ Movie Guide

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End-of-Week News: Overweight Babies’ Health Risks; Breastfeeding’s New Health Benefit; Parents’ Movie Guide

Health insurance companies will comply with new rules on children, they said, pouting.  [NYT]

Overweight babies may have delayed motor skills.  Awwww.  So no more strained chicken nuggets for the little ones.  [Reuters]

Spring into style with these six hot new fashion trends.  (See what I did there?)  [CNN]

Black moms are less likely to choose breastfeeding.  Maybe they’ll change their minds when they hear… [Chicago Sun-Times]

Women who breastfeed show significantly lower diabetes risk. [Reuters]

Parents’ weekend movie guideThe Last Song; Clash of the Titans.  Given the critics’ reviews of Miley’s acting in the movie, it could her cinematic career’s SWAN Song.  [Orlando Sentinel]

Susan Sarandon talks about life after splitting with Tim Robbins.  Presumably while sipping on a cup of water from the Fountain of Youth.  Da-yum, that woman looks good!  [EW]

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Candy Kirby is the founder of The Laughing Stork and a professional fun-maker who will never stop chasing her lifelong dream: to find the Pomeranian or porn star after whom her parents must have named her. A humor columnist for Disney, Nickelodeon, Scary Mommy, Reductress and Redbook, she also used to be a staff writer for the soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful, where she penned many scripts featuring prolonged heated stares and countless “Who’s the Daddy?” story lines. Candy lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two young kids and three rescue Persian cats, the latter of whom are the real brains behind this operation (so send all complaints to them).

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