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An expert’s guide to safe sleeping for your baby

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An expert’s guide to safe sleeping for your baby An expert’s guide to safe sleeping for your baby (HealthDay)—To keep your baby safe while sleeping, experts recommend practicing the “ABCs” of sleep. Babies should sleep alone, on their back and in a crib. That’s the best way to prevent sudden …

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Replacing asphalt with forest-type plants at daycare centers found to strengthen immune defenses in children

Replacing asphalt with forest-type plants at daycare centers found to strengthen immune defenses in children

Replacing asphalt with forest-type plants at daycare centers found to strengthen immune defenses in children Replacing asphalt with forest-type plants at daycare centers found to strengthen immune defenses in children A daycare yard during the intervention. Credit: Marja Roslund A team of researchers affiliated with multiple institutions in Finland and …

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Consistent nursing care after childbirth boosts breastfeeding rates

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Consistent nursing care after childbirth boosts breastfeeding rates Consistent nursing care after childbirth boosts breastfeeding rates Credit: CC0 Public Domain New parents who receive attentive, supportive nursing care during labor and immediately after childbirth are more likely to exclusively breastfeed their newborn when leaving the hospital, finds a study published …

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Researchers lead national efforts around childhood blood disorders

Researchers lead national efforts around childhood blood disorders Researchers lead national efforts around childhood blood disorders Credit: CC0 Public Domain When a child has a rare blood disorder, clinicians can struggle to find the best diagnostic and treatment methods. New research led by UT Southwestern shows the effectiveness of a …

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How screentime affects baby’s nighttime

How screentime affects baby’s nighttime How screentime affects baby’s nighttime Credit: Flinders University Lead author, Flinders University postdoctoral research fellow Dr Michal Kahn, from the College of Education, Psychology and Social Work, says even in moderation, screens can have a considerable impact on infant sleep. Credit: Flinders University Increased exposure …

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Kids are exercising less and sitting more during the pandemic

Kids are exercising less and sitting more during the pandemic Kids are exercising less and sitting more during the pandemic Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Patterns set during childhood can influence adult life profoundly, and exercise habits are no exception. With the U.S. seeing a 20-year trend of increased risk of …

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Novel software assesses phonologial awareness

Novel software assesses phonologial awareness

Novel software assesses phonologial awareness Novel software assesses phonologial awareness The ATLAS program—the first test of its kind for children with speech and/or language impairment—can help parents, early childhood teachers and paraeducators more accurately measure progress for children with a range of skill levels. Credit: Royalty-free via Pxhere Understanding sounds …

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