Medical News Today: What are the benefits of belly bands and belts?

Several different types of support garment are available for pregnant women and new mothers. It can be confusing to determine which products are most suitable for each pregnancy stage and postpartum phase. In this article, we provide a breakdown of the most popular maternity support garments currently on the market, what they claim to do,…

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Love’s Baby Soft Was Just the Beginning

Image Time in a bottle: Young girls examine some scents.CreditWestend 61/Getty Images First came mini-me designer clothing and handbags. Then the wee fancy jewelry (Van Cleef Sweet Alhambra, anyone?). Now you can buy a bottle of high-end perfume marketed especially to little girls, and maybe to some nonconforming boys (remember Jenna Lyons painting her son’s…

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Front Burner: Never Butter a Muffin Tin Again

Oh, the baking! For parties, it’s often best to make small bites to serve as hors d’oeuvres and desserts. Silpat, the French company that produces nonstick baking mats and molds, has just introduced a collection for baking diminutive muffins, loaves, madeleines and Bundts, along with regular-size muffins. They’re made from food-grade silicone mesh (no greasing…

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Front Burner: The British Turkeys Are Coming

For several generations, KellyBronze heritage turkeys have been bred in England and preferred by chefs like Jamie Oliver. In 2014, the company established a 130-acre farm in Crozet, in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, and it is the only commercial turkey farm that holds a Department of Agriculture license to dry-age and hand-pluck its…

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How to Throw an Election Night Party, if You Dare

Throwing a party for the midterm elections? How brave. It’s a risky move, since parties on election nights aren’t always as fun as you imagine beforehand. You’re tempting fate here. But you are confident and fearless. And while you’re a good citizen who knows that politics is a serious business that shapes our lives in…

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Hungry City: Sri Lankan Flavors in Abundance at Sagara

Cashews fill the platter, dozens, maybe hundreds, curled like shrimp and dark from the pan, hot buttery mouthfuls strafed with salt and roasted red chile powder. Curry leaves gleam, half-buried, fried and ready to snap, tasting of musk and charred lime. This is a generous — and dangerous — start to dinner at Sagara, opened…

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Front Burner: Savory Cookies to Whet the Appetite

In a way, Anna Harrington was one of the lucky ones. When Pilotworks, a chain of incubator kitchens, suddenly closed last month, it left 175 small food producers in New York and elsewhere without professional kitchen space. Ms. Harrington, who makes savory and sweet cookies called the Rounds, was scheduled to begin working at Pilotworks…

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