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Wash wash wash. Make sure your children wash their hands, cough/sneeze into a tissue or elbow (not hands) and disinfect your home. Use common measures you would otherwise take for infection prevention at baseline. However, given that the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic, there are additional steps we should take to help limit the spread of this particularly contagious infection.
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There was one particular week that I was exhausted, had hit some roadblocks and had not spent nearly enough time with my kids. It was a week of failure and mom guilt. Then, my six-year-old daughter looked up at me with the prototype of our nesting spoon in her hand and said, “Mom, did you make this? So, does this mean you’re an inventor?!” 
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While this is a fun, new adventure, remember that even after starting solids, primary nutrition will be from breast milk or formula in the first year of life. No cow’s milk or juice yet either, please! Don’t be surprised if that first bite of avocado puree puts a weird face on your baby. That doesn’t mean stop trying.
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Breastfeeding isn't easy. Just ask Maya Vorderstrasse (photo credit above - and we love her). It's hard! It takes a village. Manasa Mantravadi, M.D. weighs in on the powers of breast milk and the importance of encouraging moms to try it and educating them about its powerful benefits. Part of Ahimsa's mission is to encourage healthy habits from a young age. That starts in infancy - months before plates, cups or bowls are introduced! 
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Only 9% of all the plastic waste generated in 2012 was recovered for recycling? However, approximately 90% of end-of-life stainless steel is collected and recycled into new products. 
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Ahimsa’s primary mission is to get healthy food to ALL children. We understand that for many families, plates don’t matter if there’s nothing to put on them. This is why we have teamed up with The Patachou Foundation – to get plastic OFF the table and healthy food ON it! Read more about the AAP's recent findings regarding children's health issues linked to food insecurity.
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