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Premature Boys At Higher Risk Than Girls
2013-11-15 11:16:47

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Boys are at a much higher risk for death or disability due to being born prematurely compared to girls. This finding is just one of many reported in six major papers recently published by the journal Pediatric Research ahead of the third annual World Prematurity Day on Sunday, November 17. "Baby boys have a higher likelihood of infections, jaundice, birth complications, and congenital conditions but the biggest risk for baby boys is...

2013-11-13 23:30:46

South Florida’s The Natural Baby Store and Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas to Accept Breastmilk Donations from South Florida’s Broward County Mothers and help feed premature, medically fragile infants. Breastfeeding moms who want to become donors can be screened at no charge Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 A South Florida mother and volunteer is expanding community services for breastfeeding mothers with a new nonprofit “milk depot” in Pembroke Pines. The new...

2013-11-07 23:28:10

Walmart has a new destination for expectant and new moms; the Loving Moments by Leading Lady exclusive Maternity to Nursing Collection delivers stylish, affordable apparel that mom can wear from pregnancy through nursing. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Loving Moments by Leading Lady proudly announces Walmart’s new Maternity line that features maternity essentials that are functional, fun, and affordable for all moms. Loving Moments’ Maternity Collection complements the...

2013-11-07 13:04:41

In an article appearing in Medical Hypotheses on September 20, a New York-based physician-researcher from the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine has called for the testing of umbilical cord blood for levels of a growth protein that could help predict an infant's propensity to later develop autism. Based on an analysis of findings in prior published studies, Touro researcher Gary Steinman, MD, PhD, proposes that depressed levels of a protein called insulin-like growth factor (IGF) could...

2013-10-31 23:38:32

Mothers of preterm babies may find that no one understands their unique needs and concerns and reach out to other mothers online. Praeclarus Press, in recognition of Prematurity Awareness Month, announces a new book that describes how mothers of preterm babies often become part of the Virtual Breastfeeding Culture by seeking support via social media. Amarillo, TX (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Giving birth to a premature baby can be frightening and overwhelming. Mothers may find that no one...

2013-10-31 23:38:20

New parents are often confused and concerned about their babies' sleep: bedsharing, breastfeeding, night waking and sleep training are common parent concerns. The Science of Mother-Infant Sleep offers guidance to parents and practitioners, and provides a summary of recent research on many aspects of mother-infant sleep. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 New parents often worry about their babies' sleep. Is bedsharing safe or does it increase the risk of SIDS? Is sleep...

2013-10-31 23:36:40

The Gentle Art of Newborn Family Care, published by Praeclarus Press, shows how people who care about new families can best support them and help them navigate the shoals of the postpartum period. Postpartum care can help mothers breastfeed, lessen the risk of postpartum depression, and make motherhood more enjoyable. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 For new families, the birth of a baby is only the beginning. But for many new parents, postpartum is stressful, and many new...

2013-10-29 23:30:58

The Center for Nutritional Research recommends mothers consider bovine colostrum in the absence of breastfeeding or limited breastfeeding. Bovine colostrum is a safe and viable alternative to the significant health risks associated with breast milk sharing. Sedona, Arizona (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 In response to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal (Monday, October 21, 2013) titled “Donor Breast Milk Found to Be Risky – Study Finds High Levels of Bacteria in Majority of Samples...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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