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Study finds exercise increases benefits of breast milk for babies

Ohio State study finds exercise increases benefits of breast milk for babies

Study finds exercise increases benefits of breast milk for babies Study finds exercise increases benefits of breast milk for babies Andrea Berardi breastfeeds her 5-month-old daughter, Simone. She decided to breastfeed after researching the health benefits for both herself and her baby. Now, a new study finds that regular exercise …

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    Climate change, smog could mean more preemie babies: study

    Climate change, smog could mean more preemie babies: study

    Climate change, smog could mean more preemie babies: study Climate change, smog could mean more preemie babies: study (HealthDay)—Here’s more bad news associated with climate change: Pregnant women exposed to air pollution or heat waves face a greater risk of having a preterm or underweight baby, a new research review …

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      New study helps improve detection of disease in newborn babies

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      New study helps improve detection of disease in newborn babies New study helps improve detection of disease in newborn babies Credit: CC0 Public Domain New research will help health-care practitioners more accurately diagnose illness in newborn babies from urine samples by comparing them with samples from healthy babies. “(Our research) …

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        Cannabis use in pregnancy linked to poorer outcomes for babies

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        Cannabis use in pregnancy linked to poorer outcomes for babies Cannabis use in pregnancy linked to poorer outcomes for babies Credit: CC0 Public Domain The use of cannabis during pregnancy leads to poorer health outcomes for babies, according to research from the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute. Published in …

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          Rapid chip medical tests prototyped for premature babies

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          Rapid chip medical tests prototyped for premature babies Rapid chip medical tests prototyped for premature babies Credit: CC0 Public Domain Scientists at the University of Southampton’s Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics are developing a rapid bedside test for diagnosing neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (nRDS) in premature babies. The photonic …

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            The mental health of fathers of babies born very prematurely

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            The mental health of fathers of babies born very prematurely The mental health of fathers of babies born very prematurely Credit: CC0 Public Domain Becoming a dad and preparing for fatherhood can be daunting and for those who have had a baby born very prematurely, there can be extra pressures …

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              New clues on how lipid emulsions prevent liver disease in preterm babies

              New clues on how lipid emulsions prevent liver disease in preterm babies

              New clues on how lipid emulsions prevent liver disease in preterm babies New clues on how lipid emulsions prevent liver disease in preterm babies Illustration of the gut microbiome. Credit: National Human Genome Research Institute. Infants born prematurely may require parenteral or intravenous nutrition to provide the necessary nourishment, as …

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                Babies know when you imitate them—and like it

                Babies know when you imitate them—and like it

                Babies know when you imitate them—and like it Babies know when you imitate them—and like it Credit: Lund University Six-month old infants recognize when adults imitate them, and perceive imitators as more friendly, according to a new study from Lund University in Sweden. The babies looked and smiled longer at …

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