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‘Babywearing’ On The Rise With Twin Cities Parents

Wraps and carriers can support children up to 60 pounds by tethering them tightly to an adults torso. Some use wraps others carriers, but the concept is the same, and it’s started a movement in the Twin Cities.

08/24/2015

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Dayton Signs Bill For Newborn Screening Program

Minnesota health officials have regained the ability to indefinitely retain blood samples from newborn babies unless a parent refuses permission. Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday signed the bill lawmakers approved last week.

05/06/2014

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Minn. House Passes Newborn-Blood Sample Bill

The Minnesota House has passed a bill allowing the state to keep newborn blood samples indefinitely unless a parent refuses. The legislation approved 69-58 on Thursday returns to the Senate because the House version differs due to an amendment banning sale of the samples and related test results and data.

05/01/2014