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The current Zika virus outbreak — which began in Brazil in May 2015 — presents extra concerns for pregnant women. And with news about the virus breaking daily, many expecting moms feel confused, overwhelmed and alarmed. While there are still many questions that need to be answered, there are a few things experts do know. Here's a simple visual guide to just the info you need.

from CDC

Zika and Pregnancy

Infographic: Zika. Pregnant? Read this before you travel. What we know about Zika. Zika can be spread from a pregnant mother to her baby during pregnany. Infection during pregnancies may be linked to birth defects in babies. Zika is spread mostly by being bitten by an infected Aedes species mosquito. These mosquitoes are aggressive daytime biters. They can also bite at night. To date, there has been no local transmission of Zika in the United States. Because the mosquitoes that spread Zika…

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7 Tips for tackling chores when you have a baby at home

from The Pioneer Woman

The Bread

Pioneer Woman - "THE Bread" Whenever I have a friend or family member over for dinner, they will ask the following question: “Are you making The Bread?” And I always smile and say: “Yes. I am making The Bread.” I smile because it’s a foregone conclusion that I will be making The Bread. I smile because The Bread is so darn delicious and no one who tastes it can believe it contains only two ingredients. Prep Time: 5 Minutes | Cook Time: 15 Minutes | Difficulty: Easy…

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Entertain your toddler's growing brain with these smart activities

Entertain your toddler's growing brain with these smart activities. Malen mit Wattebäuschen für Kleinkinder.