Those allergic, pregnant, breastfeeding or recovered from COVID

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How Matt Daigle’s artwork became known around the world

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Increasingly, experts say that the risks outweigh the benefits.

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Woman to woman support during labor reduces the chance of having a cesarean by 50%

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Happiness comes from personal improvement, relationships with friends and family, and a sense of being helpful

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  • Finland tops the happiness rankings for the fourth year in a row
  • Denmark, Switzerland, Iceland and the Netherlands complete the top five
  • Countries with higher levels of trust fared better in the pandemic
  • Surprisingly, there was no decline globally in self-reported wellbeing. However, some countries bucked that trend, including the UK.

Peggy O'Mara

Peggy O’Mara is an award winning writer and editor. She was the Editor and Publisher of Mothering Magazine for 30 years. Her focus: Family, Health, Justice.

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