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December 08, 2016

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A Sticker Saved Their Babies Lives

We received the following two stories of the Newborn Survival Kit at work from the Field Manager of Kit study in Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan. While participants are still in the study, we have no details about their identity, hence the names and photos are fictional. Firoza and Saleem I used the clean delivery kit when I went into labour. After my son, Saleem, was born, I applied chlorexhidine lotion on his umbilical cord on the first day of his life. His cord was removed on the 5th day after...

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December 08, 2016

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Progress of the Newborn Survival Kit

Progress of NSK Last month, the Baby Hero team was fortunate to have Dr. Shaun Morris visit Hong Kong. A pediatric infectious disease specialist at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto, Canada, he, together with his colleague Dr. Lisa Pell, is our partner in fighting infant mortality. Dr. Morris developed the Newborn Survival Kit (NSK), which contains critical supplies to help women in low income countries deliver their babies in a safe and hygienic way and to improve health outcomes in the f...

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December 06, 2016

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50 Ideas For Kids to Spread Goodness This Holiday Season

We all agree that the world needs all the love it can get, and who better to make people feel good than our sweet, silly, kind and wonderful kids. We compiled a list of 50 easy-to-do activities that not only spread good cheer and happiness, but can serve as a leaping point for conversations about inclusion, taking care of others and concern for the planet.                 Wave hello and smile at 3 strangers today Collect spare change at home and give to a favorite charity Pick up litt...

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November 22, 2016

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Three Healthy (& Delicious) Holiday Treats For Your Family

The holiday season is upon us, bringing with it an insatiable appetite for good food, friends and special moments with family. To soften the sugar blow without compromising on deliciousness, here are 3 tasty and healthy treats your kids and families can enjoy with less guilt and added nutrition. Flavored with healing spices sure to please the pickiest of palates, I hope these recipes will add to the love and joy on your family table 1. Spiced Holiday Cookies The recipe for these cookies is a...

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How Do I Buy A Baby Gift? 5 Tips for Aunties & Uncles!

At some point we hit a time in our lives when everyone around us is having babies, and for most of us, we'll be giving baby gifts well before we have a baby ourselves, which can be a nerve-wracking experience. What if you choose the wrong size or fabric or design?! Ack! Baby Hero makes it easy - just shoot us an email at allieandsamar@babyhe.ro and we will help you through all these questions, giving you suggestions for what to get. Here are our top 5 basic tips for buying a baby gift. 1. Wh...

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Annabelle Baker: Hero Parent and Director at Lush Asia Limited

“The most important thing you can do for a child is just to love them” Meet Annabelle Baker, director at Lush Asia Limited and Hero Parent to Blake, her 5 month-old firstborn. Working for the eco-friendly, ethical cosmetic brand Lush not only fulfills her but has enabled her to move to an exhilarating part of the world: Hong Kong! She talks to us about sharing parenting duties equally with her husband while working in a fast-paced city, reducing her environmental footprint and about why she w...

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The Jinta Fair Trade Football

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Baby Hero is so excited to carry Jinta Sports Fair-Trade Football! Read on for the story behind this fantastic product and buy it here.  Australian based fair trade company Etiko has launched a new brand of Fairtrade sports balls, Jinta Sport, to support programs that help young Indigenous Australians. A percentage from each sale goes to the Mt Theo Program, which helps disadvantaged young people improve their lives with the support of mentors and elders in the Warlpiri region of Central Aus...

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