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Mom warns of sunless heatstroke after toddler almost doesn't wake up from nap

A Canadian mother is warning other parents about the dangers of indoor heatstroke after her daughter endured a frightening ordeal.

Jennifer Abma of Edmonton, Alberta, told "Today" that she was keeping her daughters inside when a heatwave hit their town.

Her 3-year-old daughter, Anastasia, went upstairs to take a nap a few weeks ago after playing with her 1-year-old sister.

An hour and a half later, Jennifer went to check on the her and discovered the room was roasting hot. She panicked when she couldn’t wake Anastasia.

Jennifer shared a photo of the scary moment in an Instagram post that has since been deleted. In the photo, Anastasia’s skin is red and swollen.

“THIS is clear proof a child doesn’t need to be in the sun to get heatstroke,” Jennifer wrote.

>> Protect your kids from the heat

First responders quickly arrived and discovered Anastasia’s blood sugar was dangerously low and her body temperature was at 104 degrees Fahrenheit, according to "Today."

“They administered sucrose and in minutes she started crying, clearly scared,” Jennifer wrote.

The temperature inside the room was around 122 degrees.

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“Hopefully other parents can take something from this & make sure you are checking the rooms in your house because they can be as dangerous as a hot car,” Jennifer wrote.

She said she’s grateful for the first responders’ swift action to revive her daughter.

“We definitely had god on our side yesterday,” Jennifer wrote.

Active ingredient in sunscreen could cause cancer

There's a health warning about a chemical found in most sunscreens. A new study found that when that chemical comes into contact with sun and chlorine, it can become toxic.

If you flip over your sunscreen, chances are avobenzone is first ingredient you'll find. In fact, Boston's WFXT went into a couple of drug stores and found the vast majority of the sunscreens on the shelves have this chemical listed as the active ingredient. Avobenzone is the active ingredient in most sunscreens as it protects against UV rays.

>> The 14 most dangerous sunscreens for kids, according to experts

“I have this one (because) I bought it just for my daughter, but I don't even know if it has it. Oh, avobenzone, there it is – first ingredient. And [the sunscreen is made] for babies, so that's not good,” said Candice Brown of Mattapan, Massachusetts.

“It's an incredibly common ingredient in sunscreen,” said Dr. Abigail Waldman, Brigham and Women’s dermatologist.

>> Here are the 19 best sunscreens for kids, according to experts

But a new study first conducted in Moscow and published in the Chemosphere Journal, which is now being cited here in the United States, found that avobenzone can break down when exposed to a combination of light and chlorinated water, such as in a swimming pool, and it can degrade into some very harmful compounds, some of which are known to cause cancer.

“Anytime you put on a sunscreen or a lotion, it can react with chlorine and byproducts can form, which are chlorinated byproducts that can potentially could be harmful and whether that's on your skin initially or it's floating in the pool and you get exposed, those are two main ways of having exposure,” Waldman said.

>> Dermatologist sounds warning about social media fueled Coca-Cola tanning trend

Waldman explained that the particular concern is ingesting it, such as “after swimming in a pool and putting your hand in your mouth or sucking your thumb,” she said.

Waldman's advice is to keep kids' hands out of their mouths, towel or shower off immediately after pool time, and consider look for a sunscreen with zinc.

Mothers told WFXT that they're going to make the switch.

“So yeah, we gotta think about that,” Brown said.

Waldman also said that despite all of this, people shouldn't stop using sunscreen altogether.

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She said using sunscreen, even with avobenzone, is better than using nothing at all because going without it can lead to skin cancer.

Recording of crying immigrant children separated from parents at border sparks outrage

A recording of crying immigrant children who reportedly were separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border circulated online Monday, sparking outrage among critics of the Trump administration's controversial "zero tolerance" policy on illegal immigration.

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>> Jamie Dupree: Trump to meet House GOP amid furor over immigrant families

The eight-minute audio clip, first published Monday by ProPublica, a nonprofit investigative news site, was recorded at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection center last week, the outlet reported. Children can be heard calling for "Mami" and "Papa" as one girl asks to call her aunt. One man, identified by ProPublica as a Border Patrol agent, can be heard saying of the sobs: "Well, we have an orchestra here. What's missing is a conductor."

>> Immigration: Trump administration defends 'zero tolerance' policy (live updates)

According to ProPublica, the person who secretly recorded the audio gave it to civil rights attorney Jennifer Harbury, who then passed it along to the news site.

>> All 5 living first ladies speak out on separation of immigrant children, parents at border

According to The Associated Press, the "zero tolerance" policy, which started last month, "sought to maximize criminal prosecutions of people caught trying to enter the U.S. illegally," leading to more adults in jail, separated from their children. 

>> Trump's 'zero tolerance' immigration policy: 4 things to know

At a White House press briefing Monday afternoon, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said she had not heard the recording, which one reporter played on speaker phone during the briefing. She said the children are treated humanely and given meals, education and medical care. 

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Nielsen said recordings and photos from the border facilities that have circulated online "reflect the focus of those who post such pictures and narratives."

Read more here and here.

On Father’s Day, John Legend shared photo of Chrissy Teigen — pumping breast milk — with sweet message

John Legend and his wife, Chrissy Teigen, are a unique brand of couple goals. On the one hand, they're relatable — Teigen has a history of sharing real moments on her social media accounts, like a photo of stretch marks on her thighs and, more recently, one of her in postpartum underwear after the birth of the couple's second baby on May 17, 2018.

Then, on the other hand, they're a completely aspirational pair. Both are gorgeous, talented members of Hollywood's elite, and they support for each other as equal partners in crime. Legend's recent Instagram post is further indication of his admiration for his wife.

» Chrissy Teigen shares precious video of Miles sleeping in her arms

On Father's Day, after Teigen shared her own loving tribute to her "best friend and partner always," the 39-year-old took to Instagram to share a photo of his model wife pumping breast milk in the car on their way to dinner. He captioned the image: "I know it's Father's Day and all but my wife is pretty awesome. She's taking me to dinner but still on mommy duty."

The image is the epitome of their relatable-yet-aspirational public persona. It's a candid, off-the-cuff shot, but they look so dapper. Legend's photo is special, though, because it goes beyond his expression for his wife. The support he shows for her helps bring the idea that women should be able to breastfeed in public without criticism or degradation into mainstream consciousness. It helps to normalize breastfeeding and expresses that a woman's body is not lewd for how it sustains a new human life — it's natural, strong and beautiful.

» Chrissy Teigen shares first photo of Luna and Miles together

This isn't the first time Legend has stood up for his wife's parenting, either. Last year, the singer-songwriter publicized the double standard he witnessed for new moms versus new dads, calling out people's habit of mommy-shamming while dads go by unnoticed.

So many people idolize Legend and Teigen for their countless positive qualities — hopefully this supportive dynamic for women and new moms will stick with their fans, too.

Parents' warning after 2-year-old climbs pool safety ladder goes viral

An Attleboro, Massachusetts, couple recently realized the ladder designed to keep their 2-year-old boy from accidentally drowning in the swimming pool didn’t work. 

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Keith and Tonya Wyman share the fear any parent would experience after what could have been a tragic accident.

>> Children may face drowning danger 24 hours after hitting the pool

“If I turned my back for a minute, he would have been right in,” Tonya said. 

Their son, Cody, was easily able to scale the locked ladder, which the Wymans believe is an essential flaw in the design of the ladder. Kids at that age can climb and the slats that are in the door should be more solid, they said. 

The Wymans wanted to spread the word so other parents can take caution before trusting safety ladders. 

>> What parents need to know about 'dry' and 'secondary' drowning

“We grabbed him right there. He was no more than four feet away from us at that time. So I said to my wife, Tonya, we need to do this again and video it,” Keith said. “People need to be aware of this.” 

Keith thought that the video he posted to Facebook would serve as a local warning to pool owners lulled into thinking safety ladders are equipped with complete protection. 

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But the clip of Cody scaling the locked ladder has gotten international attention, racking up more than 14 million views. It has been shared 465,000 times.

Both parents say there is no substitute for keeping an eye on kids, but the fact that Cody was able to climb so quickly proves even little distractions can lead to major accidents. 

"You get a message. You turn your head for a second. And you're too involved in reading that. In the meantime he could be in the pool," Keith said.

>> Dangerous sunscreens: The 14 most dangerous sunscreens for kids

The Wymans let the swimming pool store know about the faulty ladder and the store offered to give them any other ladder in exchange. But all of the ladders had essentially the same design, the Wymans found. 

The couple will be talking to the manufacturer Monday, hoping they can initiate a design change. 

Celebrate Father's Day with these 10 so-bad-they're-good dad jokes

Happy Father's Day!

>> Father's Day 2018: Where can dad eat free, get a discount on meals?

Twitter users around the world are using the hashtags #DadJokes and #FunnyThingsDadsSay to celebrate their dads with baffling wisecracks and head-scratching words of wisdom.

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Check out 10 of the best-worst jokes below:

1. "I've always had an irrational fear of speed bumps. But don't worry, I'm slowly getting over it." – @DaddingAround

2. "Why did the coffee go to the police? It got mugged." – @NPR

3. "It's not a dad bod. It's a father figure." – @chrismakespuns

4. "Was going to go to the new restaurant in space. Heard their food is great, but there is no atmosphere." – @MatBest11x

5. "Two peanuts were walking down the street. One was a salted." – @Fawcett_Matt

6. "If a short person waves at you, is it a microwave?" – @First_Jimothy

7. "I knew a guy who was addicted to drinking brake fluid. He said he could stop anytime." – @HouseofBoodles

8. "How do you find Will Smith in the snow? Look for the fresh prints!!!!" – @ProducerEddie

9. "That cow is amazing. ... She's outstanding in her field." – @GuyMcPerson309

10. "You can pick your friends, and you can pick your nose, but you can't pick your friend's nose." – @Johnsense38

WATCH: Bear, 5-year-old boy jump together at Nashville Zoo in adorable viral video

An adorable video of a bear jumping with a 5-year-old boy at Tennessee's Nashville Zoo is going viral.

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According to WZTV, Patrick Parker recently took his son, Ian, to the zoo, where they saw an Andean bear named Luka. Ian jumped happily when he saw Luka, who copied Ian's moves from the other side of a glass divider.

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The video, which Parker shared on Facebook, has been viewed more than 250,000 times.

Read more here.

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Amber Rose teams up with Simply Be for size-inclusive clothing collection

As a busy mom to 5-year-old son, Sebastian Taylor Thomaz, Amber Rose knows the difficulties of putting together easy-to-wear everyday outfits, especially when you can’t find your size while shopping.

“After I had my son I was 202 pounds and it took me almost a year to lose the weight,” she tells People. “So I was wearing plus-size for a while and I found it very difficult to find easy pieces to throw on that I felt comfortable in.”

Now, she’s taking matters into her own hands with her brand new capsule collection with size-inclusive retailer Simply Be. She’s teaming up with the brand for a 25-piece collection of easy-to-wear wardrobe staples ranging from size 6 to size 32.

» Amber Rose hits back at critics who called her son 'gay' for liking Taylor Swift

“I just love that it comes in all shapes and sizes. I’m very body positive and I didn’t want to leave any girl out, so we have all sizes for every shape of women,” Rose tells People. “That’s pretty much why I wanted to do this line with them.”

And the brand is just as excited to be working with Rose as they launch the UK-based line stateside.

“Earlier this year we re-launched the Simply Be brand internationally and made a firm commitment to creating exclusive capsule collections for our customers, with different styles not offered within our core collections,” Rich Storer, vice president of N Brown Group said in a statement. “We chose to collaborate with Amber Rose because she is a style powerhouse who is fantastically unapologetic in lending her voice and influence to both female empowerment and inclusion to all, no matter your age, size, race, sexuality or gender, all of which aligns to our core brand values.”

Rose’s goal is to help make all women feel “sexy, stylish and confident” and most of all “empowered (to) love their bodies, celebrate their curves and be the best versions of their true selves,” she said in a statement.

» Amber Rose and Piers Morgan go below the belt in Twitter dispute over nude selfie

And because of her shopping frustrations in the past, Rose was committed to creating functional, everyday pieces for women that also didn’t break the bank (everything in the capsule is between $25-$40).

“I’m a mom, I work a lot. I wanted to have easy pieces that I could dress up or dress down and add accessories to them and wear while on-the-go. I wanted something convenient for girls, to kind of flow on and still look fabulous.”

When asked to pick her favorite piece out of her body-con dresses, skirts, leggings, crop tops and body suits she couldn’t bear to chose just one. “I’m very proud of the whole thing,” she says.

» Amber Rose, Nina Parker visit Clark Atlanta University to talk about sexual health

But she does know what she’ll be sending her bestie Blac Chyna. “For Chyna, she likes to wear a lot of dresses, so we do have a lot of those available for her. I would probably send her a whole box. The whole collection is just solid colors. There are no crazy prints like that so you could mix and match everything.”

You can see the collection now at simplybe.com and shop on June 20.

Chrissy Teigen shares precious video of Miles sleeping in her arms

It’s never too early in the day to take a nap.

On Sunday morning, Chrissy Teigen shared in an Instagram story a sweet video of her and John Legend‘s 2-week-old son, Miles Theodore, seemingly fast asleep in her arms.

While cradling her slumbering son, the new mom seemed determined not to disturb the bundled up baby as she mouthed a few words to the camera.

Teigen, 32, and the 39-year-old “All of Me” singer are also parents to daughter Luna Simone, 2.

» Chrissy Teigen shares first photo of Luna and Miles together

Teigen’s sweet moment with Miles comes just days after she and her husband donned their best ‘70s threads for a glamorous disco date night.

“slayin alive slayin alive aaaahahahahhhaahhahhahhagaggaggaghahakdkdkjdjdishsbjsidiixjshshyznsizos,” Teigen captioned a shot of the pair lounging together by a pool table as she referenced the classic Bee Gees song “Stayin’ Alive” used in the movie “Saturday Night Fever.”

But even though the pair seemed to be enjoying their night, Teigen might be suffering the consequences for the rest of the week.

While popping her body in another pool table-adjacent shot, Teigen jokingly wrote, “I will be sore from this” all week.

» How John Legend prepared 2-year-old Luna for her baby brother’s arrival

After welcoming their second child, Teigen and Legend only waited a couple of days before sharing the first photo of their baby boy along with his name. Teigen also told her Twitter followers that Miles was born “a few weeks early” ahead of his June due date, “so he’s litttttttle and makes the teeniest noises.”

While the couple’s 2-year-old daughter hasn’t had that much time to adjust to being a big sister yet, the pair are already having some sweet sibling moments.

On Tuesday, Teigen shared a sweet photo of Luna giving her newborn brother his pacifier as he laid on a fuzzy surface in his crib. Fittingly, the new mother captioned the image with a heart emoji.

Twins born Memorial Day weekend celebrate 'cookout style' in adorable costumes

Twins born at Pittsburgh's Washington Health System Washington Hospital over Memorial Day weekend were dressed to impress.

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The hospital wrote on Facebook: "We know everyone was honoring the brave men and women that have served and sacrificed for our country on Memorial Day with cookouts and spending time with family. Even our newborns were celebrating 'cookout style' over the weekend!"

>> See the full post here

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