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2013-10-17 11:04:22

Spatial and non-verbal skills differ little from those of kids born to older moms Contrary to popular belief, the intellectual development of children born to teen mums does not lag behind that of children born to mums in their 20s and 30s, finds research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. While there is some difference in the speed of language development, the spatial and non-verbal skills of children born to teen mums don't differ from those of children born to...

2013-10-10 23:20:34

Comfort & Harmony™ applauds the lactation station kiosk that opened at Burlington International Airport in Vermont. (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 A breastfeeding and pumping station has opened at Burlington International Airport in Vermont, reported CNN (8.29.13). The Mamava, Spanish for "mama goes," offers security, privacy and a clean, peacefully lit space. Traveling mothers can use the nursing kiosk for free. Comfort & Harmony™ supports the expansion of this project,...

2013-10-09 10:53:43

Animal study suggests stress-induced depression in new mothers extends to daughters A recently published study suggests that exposure to social stress not only impairs a mother's ability to care for her children but can also negatively impact her daughter's ability to provide maternal care to future offspring. Researchers at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University conducted a transgenerational study with female rats, examining the behavioral and physiological...

2013-10-04 23:02:13

Comfort & Harmony™ educates new moms on baby products that are essential for breastfeeding. (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Moms need to be ready with breastfeeding supplies after baby comes home from the hospital. Luckily, babies do not need all the products and gadgets available. Some main basics are all a newborn child really needs. Baby products suggested by BabyCenter (1.12) and Comfort & Harmony™: 1. Nursing/feeding pillow: These specially designed pillows allow mom and baby...

2013-10-02 12:05:01

Community health officers (health workers who are not trained midwives) can safely give injections of the drug oxytocin to prevent severe bleeding after delivery (postpartum hemorrhage) when attending home births in rural areas of Ghana, according to a study by US and Ghanaian researchers in this week's PLOS Medicine. The researchers, led by Cynthia Stanton from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the US, also found that oxytocin injections halved the risk of postpartum...

2013-10-01 23:23:49

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Breast Pumps Industry. London (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Breast Pumps in Thousand Units by the following Product Segments: Non-Powered Breast Pumps, and Powered Breast Pumps. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also,...

Infant Bed Sharing On The Rise
2013-10-01 13:37:36

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite a wealth of information advising against it, the number of infants sharing a bed with their parents or a sibling increased between 1993 and 2010, according to a new report in JAMA Pediatrics. While parents and their babies sharing the same bed may seem like a benign or even loving habit, studies have shown that the practice is connected to an increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Based on a series of annual...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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