BELLINGHAM, Wash., September 12th, 2012 – A man was arrested on suspicion of taking healthcare into his own hands (literally) by pointing a firearm at a pregnant woman because she was smoking a cigarette near downtown Bellingham, single-handedly proving that happiness is, indeed, a warm gun.
According to the Bellingham Herald, the man rolled up in a blue Dodge pickup at 12:08 p.m. in the 700 block of East Holly Street, with the passenger window down. A 28-year-old woman, who later told police she’s about eight months pregnant, was walking on the sidewalk and smoking a cigarette.
New Zealand rugby star Piri Weepu was in an anti-smoking commercial. There was a two second clip of him bottle-feeding his baby – which is a sweet image for a father*. But as MSNBC reports, “the country’s Health Sponsorship Council bowed to pressure from La Leche League and other motherhood advocacy groups,” and removed the bottle-feeding scene because it didn’t align with the “breast is best” values of the country.
You’ve got a tall, themed-drink in your hand. Your wife stands on the edge of the carpet, looking for you down the two narrow aisles in front of her. You peek around your slot machine, make eye-contact between two cigar-wielding men, see that she wants in, and you quickly make the switch. Now you’re standing on the edge of the carpet, by the door. You look down and two tired little eyes look up at you from your stroller.
Even your baby thinks you’re a dirtbag. I do too. And so do a whole lot of people in the casino. And it’s because you are. I mean, you brought your baby to Sin City. You might as well let your baby nap directly in Satan’s anus.
You like to think that you’re an island and that nothing gets to you. You think nothing will ever get under your skin. You’re a bad dude, (maybe even …
News for those living under a rock: if you’re an expectant father, it might not be an amazing idea to be smoking around your pregnant wife.
A “new” study by University of Nottingham researchers showed that – now get this – secondhand smoke increased the risk of stillbirth. Allow 8BitDad to be the one to say – this is breaking news! Breathing smoke – that is, carbon-filled air – is bad for the vulnerable and tender being that is growing inside of a pregnant woman!
This study, of course, is slated for April to show up in everyone’s favorite journal: Pediatrics.
In another study that has proven the link between being a researcher and collecting a paycheck for nothing, a group of Spaniard researchers are publishing a study in the …