Health 6 May '17
With the abysmal rates of breastfeeding in Colombia, Amigos de la Lactancia campaigned normalization of breastfeeding by encouraging retail shops to install breastfeeding mannequins.
Infant 6 October '16
Bed-sharing with babies has risks, but it also comes with benefits that a child will carry as he/she grows up. The author of "Parenting Without Borders" said, however, that children who shared beds with their parents are socially responsible and are self-reliant despite their young age.
Mind 31 August '16
The cause behind the painted fingernail is remarkably heart warming.
Health 17 June '16
If you got infected with the Zika virus during the third trimester of your pregnancy, chances are you wouldn't have a baby with microcephaly. Other birth defects associated with Zika, however, are still possible.
School 24 May '16
Billions of emergency funds will go to the education of children affected by wartime violence, disease outbreaks and natural disasters. Global and national organizations have teamed up to help these kids return to school.
Behavior 19 May '16
Batches of ecstasy were found inside a children's drawing kit. Each ecstasy was shaped like a minion.
Teens/Young Adults 17 May '16
FARC's child soldiers will be reintegrated into society thanks to the rebel group's peace accord with the Colombian government. FARC has recruited minor fighters as young as 13.
Politics 17 May '16
The seized cocaine is approximately worth $240 million.
Pregnancy 28 March '16
The CDC has issued some guidelines on how to prevent microcephaly due to Zika virus exposure.
Health/Nutrition 23 February '16
There are about 20 countries in total that have been affected by the Zika virus outbreak in the Latin American region and health experts say that the list could only grow longer.
Pregnancy 9 February '16
The Zika virus has been linked to microcephaly in newborn babies. The debate rages on whether to lift abortion laws or not in Latin American countries.
Health/Nutrition 4 February '16
The Zika virus is commonly spread through mosquito bites. But recent reports suggest that there is a new mode of transmission for the dangerous disease.
Pregnancy 3 February '16
With reports about the link between Zika virus and birth defects, Latin Americans must choose whether they should use birth control methods to prevent pregnancy or follow Catholicism's stance against birth control.
News 14 January '16
Details about the heart-warming story of a police officer saving an abandoned baby girl by breastfeeding her can be found inside.