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According to Oxford researchers, infants who are breastfed for four months or longer develop fewer behavior problems later in life, the BBC News reported.The study examined 10,000 mothers and their babies as part of the Millennium Cohort study.  The...
A new study claims that prenatal care should be available to men as well as women, due to the unique stress pregnancy has on a father-to-be’s health.University of Missouri researchers argue that without special care services for men, a...
Everything in your body reaches for nurturing during pregnancy and using medicinal herbs carefully can keep you strong during your pregnancy. First, it is recommended that you consult both your doctor and an established herbalist before taking any medicines,...
I read this news story in the Toronto Star yesterday about a husband and wife in Canada who have chosen to keep the gender of their 4-month-old baby a secret from family and friends and anyone else who comes...
Compared with other mothers, women who deliver twins live longer, have more children than expected, bear babies at shorter intervals over a longer time, and are older at their last birth, according to researchers at the University of Utah. The...
Mothers' exposure during pregnancy to pollutants may lead to behavioral problems in their children, according to a new study.Researchers at the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health (CCCEH) and the Institute of Cancer Research in England monitored 215 children...
Results from a recent national survey of primary care physicians has shed light on the general attitudes parents in the United States hold towards childhood vaccinations.Major findings include that a majority of physicians think that parents’ level of concern...
Parents pass a number of traits onto their children such as height, temperament or eye color.  A new study suggests parents also may be passing on a risk of alcoholism.Researchers have discovered a strong link between parental alcohol use...
What is the value most emphasized among children’s television shows?No, it’s not honor, or humility or bravery.  It’s not loyalty or intelligence either.Rather, befitting of the “Me” generation, as the New York Times has dubbed them, TV shows for...
Couples having marital difficulties may also have another problem on their hands – infants who are losing sleep, according to a new study.Oregon State University researchers found that marital instability when a child was nine months of age was...
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