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CDC: Nearly 1 In 3 Women Space Their Pregnancies Too Close Together

For U.S. moms, the typical time between pregnancies is about 2½ years but nearly a third of women space their children too close, a government study shows.

04/16/2015

JULY 22: Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., is interviewed by Roll Call in her Cannon Building office, July 22, 2014. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Congresswoman Speier Urging All States To Ban Gay Conversion Therapy

Congresswoman Jackie Speier has introduced legislation calling on states to ban conversion therapy for children. California is one of only two states that bans the practice.

04/14/2015

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Boys, 3 And 5, Drown After ATV Crash In Placer County

Authorities say two small boys, ages five and three, drowned after the child-sized all-terrain vehicle they were riding crashed into a pond in rural Placer County.

04/14/2015

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YouTube’s New Kids Mobile App Criticized Over Ads Featuring Children’s Products

The new YouTube Kids mobile app targets young children with unfair and deceptive advertising and should be investigated, a group of consumer advocates told the Federal Trade Commission in a letter Tuesday.

04/08/2015

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Hackers Spy On Sleeping Children With Wireless Nanny Cameras

CNET’s Tim Stevens has more on who is vulnerable and how to protect yourself.

04/07/2015

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5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know About

Tax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.

04/06/2015

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Kids Left Crying, Parents Angry After Massive Egg-Hunt Near Sacramento Capitol

An attempt to hold the world’s biggest Easter Egg Hunt in Sacramento failed to qualify for the Guinness Book of World Records, and was not a hit with everyone.

04/05/2015

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First Autism Shop In Bay Area Provides Valuable Resource To Parents, Kids Alike

April 2 marks the eighth annual World Autism Awareness Day in which organizations around the world celebrate the day with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events. And this time around–for the first time–parents of kids with Autism spectrum disorder in the Bay Area have place where they can find materials and products tailored for them.

04/02/2015

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Boy Catapulted Across Bedroom When Truck Slams Into Santa Rosa Home

Authorities say an 11-year-old Sonoma County boy is lucky to be alive after a pickup crashed into his bedroom, split his bed in half and catapulted him across the room and through a closet door.

03/31/2015

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Arrest Made After Mom With 2 Kids Interrupt Burglary Inside Pleasant Hill Home

A mother, with her two children in tow, interrupted a burglary inside her home on Tuesday, leading to the eventual arrest of the burglar, police said Wednesday.

03/11/2015

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