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Despite many experts advising against it, the number of infants sharing a bed with their parents or a sibling increased between 1993 and 2010.
Female supplement company, femMED (http://www.femmed.com), gives away free bottles of Premium Prenatal Supplements to expectant moms across Canada.
Prenatal exposure to antiepileptic medications was associated with an increased risk of impaired fine motor skills (small muscle movements) in children at age 6 months, but breastfeeding by women taking the medications was not associated with any harmful effects on child development at ages 6 to 36 months.
Frequent bedsharing between a mother and infant was associated with longer duration of breastfeeding, but researchers warned of the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) associated with bedsharing, in a study by Yi Huang, Ph.D., of the University of Maryland, Baltimore, and colleagues.
Most new mothers in the United States begin breastfeeding when their children are born, but new research shows that those who report early concerns or problems with breastfeeding are nearly 10 times more likely to abandon breastfeeding within two months.
What woman has not wanted to gobble up a baby placed in her arms, even if the baby is not hers?
The hospital-recommended Ameda Purely Yours Personal Double Electric Breast Pump is now available for new moms through insurance or patient cash pay from Aeroflow Healthcare. Asheville,
Researchers at the Stanford University have shown that oxytocin, the so-called “love hormone,” is involved in a wider range of social interactions than previously understood, findings that may have implications for neurological disorders such as autism.
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