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Top of the Morning: Mom's Odd Addiction to Eating Tissue Paper Started during PregnancyRead about the odd condition, actress Keira Knightley is pregnant, and more news for this morning!
1. Mother started eating toilet paper during pregnancy, now addicted to it
Jade Sylvester, a 25-year old with five kids, eats a roll of tissue paper daily after getting addicted to it during pregnancy. Sylvester said she started eating toilet paper 2 months into her pregnancy with her youngest child, now 15 months old, and still can’t stop eating it to this day. She says she likes the texture rather than the taste —- and yes, different brands do have different tastes. According to a medical expert, this condition is a rare eating disorder called Pica, in which people routinely eat substances and various household items, the cause of which is unknown. (dailymail.co.uk)
Watch how much she enjoys it:
2. Child's rights advocates receive Noble Prizes
Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi received the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize Wednesday at Oslo, Norway. Malala, at 17-years old, is the youngest Nobel Prize winner for campaigning children's rights to education. Malala was shot in the head by the Taliban for refusing to quit school in her town in Pakistan last 2012. Indian activist Kailash Satyarthi is credited for saving around 80,000 children from slave labor. (reuters.com)
3. Keira Knightley is pregnant!ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
Hollywood actress Keira Knightley and husband James Righton are expecting their first child! Multiple sources confirm that it’s the reason why the "Pirates of the Carribean" and "Begin Again" actress is avoiding alcoholic drinks and why she was wearing loose-fitting clothes at the Moët British Independent Awards held last December 7. Keira is nominated for her role in "The Imitation Game", but it looks like she has more to celebrate! (yahoo.com)
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4. The Pope thanks Rita Avila for children's book
Pope Francis, through a letter, thanked Filipina actress Rita Avila for her gifts to His Holiness. The actress gave the Pope her books The Invisible Wings, which is a children’s book about kids and their guardian angels, and 8 Ways to Comfort with Grace, which aims to help grievers and their would-be comforters. Both books are available at St. Paul's Catholic Bookstore. (gmanetwork.com)
5. Woman gives birth using egg frozen for 12 years
A 30-year-old woman in Japan has successfully given birth to a baby boy in August using her egg frozen 12 years ago. She decided to freeze her eggs at that time due to cancer treatment that could have affected her reproductive system. She overcame cancer after receiving a bone marrow implant, and is now very happy mom. (abs-cbnnews.com)ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW