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City Will Fund Grant to Put Changing Stations in Men’s Restrooms

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega City Will Fund Grant to Put Changing Stations in Men’s Restrooms

Right now, if you’re out and need to change your baby’s diaper, the only place to do it is in the women’s restroom. That’ll be addressed soon, as the City of Columbus readies grant money to put changing stations in 30 city recreation centers and aid small businesses in installing them in men’s restrooms. “I […]

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Columbus Zoo Celebrating New Babies

Anne Evans Anne Evans Columbus Zoo Celebrating New Babies

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium expanded its animal family over the weekend with the birth of a male dama gazelle and a bonobo whose sex is still unknown. This marks the 14th bonobo born at the Zoo, and fourth baby for mother “Ana Neema”. The first bonobos arrived at the zoo in 1990 as part […]

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Sprout Soup changing from retail store to appointment-only

Anne Evans Anne Evans Sprout Soup changing from retail store to appointment-only

Sprout Soup, the store that’s made cloth diapering and babywearing for Columbus parents accessible since 2005, is changing their retail model. Owner and President Alissa DeRouchie is expecting a new addition to her family this fall and has decided to downsize Sprout Soup from a full retail operation in Clintonville to an appointment-only office space […]

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Columbus Zoo and Aquarium welcomes new baby animals

Anne Evans Anne Evans Columbus Zoo and Aquarium welcomes new baby animals

Time for a collective “AWWWWWW.” The zoo has new babies! On Tuesday, July 17, the zoo welcomed the 13th bonobo born at zoo since it received its first bonobos in 1990. The little girl is the third baby for mother “Unga” who has two boys, “Gander” born in 2003 and “Jerry” born in 2008. They […]

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At Home Baby: A Sweet, Vintage Nursery

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home Baby: A Sweet, Vintage Nursery

When Amanda Hanna found out she was expecting a baby boy, she and her husband Bob redecorated the loft space in the upstairs of their 1200 square foot home into the nursery. Instead of the bright candy pink her Bakery Gingham shops are known for, the nursery is decorated in a palette of calming pastel […]

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Ohio’s Most Popular Baby Names

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The seventh edition of Community Research Partners’ Data Bytes analyzes birth certificates data from the Ohio Department of Health to explore patterns in baby names at the county and regional levels in Ohio. Ava and Jacob were the most popular names for Ohio babies born from 2006 to 2008. For babies born to mothers age […]

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Baby Elephant Born at the Zoo today

 

From the Columbus Zoo: The much anticipated birth of an Asian elephant calf at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium occurred on March 27 at approximately 2:35 p.m. after a 655 day gestation period. The male calf stood within 15 minutes. Pheobe’s health was monitored throughout her pregnancy including an exercise regimen and regular ultrasounds and blood […]

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