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2014-02-20 12:24:56

73 Percent Admit To Placing One Item or More Inside the Crib; 28 Percent Allow Babies to Sleep on Their Stomach NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Baby and Safe Kids Worldwide today announced the exclusive results from their new survey exposing the risks moms knowingly take in baby sleep safety. The findings from the survey, which polled 4,547 mothers with babies age one and under, are featured in a special report titled, "How Safe Is Your Sleeping Baby?" in the March...

Hospitalization And Feeding In Preemies Improved By Mother's Voice
2014-02-18 11:03:12

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Premature babies who receive an interventional therapy combining their mother's voice and a pacifier-activated music player learn to eat more efficiently and have their feeding tubes removed sooner than other preemies, according to a Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt study published today in Pediatrics. The randomized clinical trial performed in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Children's Hospital tested 94 premature...

2014-02-12 08:25:38

Nearly 100% of infants and toddlers have health coverage but nearly half live in low-income families CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty years after President Lyndon Johnson's declaration of the "War on Poverty," a new report released by the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, in partnership with Child Trends, looks at the challenged state of Illinois' youngest children-- infants and toddlers ages birth to two. The report shows that many of our youngest children are being born...

2014-01-17 23:01:40

Kids II®, the next generation leader of ideas and products for infants and babies, donates $56,000 worth of Little Taggies™ Blankets to Baby Buggy®. (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Kids II® delivered $56,000 worth of Little Taggies™ Blankets to Baby Buggy®. The donation is evidence of the commitment of Kids II to making a difference in the lives of children and their families. Baby Buggy, a charity started in 2001 by Jessica Seinfeld, works with a network of more than 50...

Probiotic Supplementation For Infants
2014-01-15 05:08:26

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Giving probiotics to babies within the first three months of their lives may reduce the risk of gastrointestinal disorders as well as lower associated costs, according to a new study by Flavia Indrio, M.D. of the Also Moro University of Bari, Italy and colleagues. During the first six months of life, the most common gastrointestinal disorders often needing a pediatrician referral include infant colic, acid reflux and constipation....

Study Offers New Evidence That Babies Make Inferences About Social Relationships
2014-01-09 11:51:07

The University of Chicago Even before babies have language skills or much information about social structures, they can infer whether others are likely to be friends by observing their likes and dislikes, a new UChicago study on infant cognition has found. The results offer a new window into humans’ earliest understanding of the social world around them and suggest that even nine-month-old infants can engage in reasoning about whether the people they observe are friends. “This is...

2014-01-01 23:00:07

The new “Tips On How To Feed A Baby” article on the site Vkool.com instructs people how to feed their babies easily. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 The new “Tips On How To Feed A Baby” report on the website Vkool.com gives people tips on feeding a newborn easily. At the beginning of the report, women will get to know some signs of satiety. “A baby has had enough to eat when she closes her eyes, spits out the nipple, or pulls away,” says Jennifer Helmcamp, M.D., assistant...

2013-12-31 23:03:57

Natural remedy for stomach pain can help restore peace during the Christmas season. Long Beach, California (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Colic Calm® has found that its natural remedy for infant discomfort is quickly becoming an essential part of every household with newborn babies. During the Christmas season, the company finds that more parents rely on the remedy than ever, as babies react to the impact of the season on their normal schedules. Jacqueline Lawrence, president of TJL...

2013-12-22 23:01:17

BabyRecipes.org is an informational website that has a huge collection of homemade baby food recipes, which has gained a lot of popularity among the new parents. (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 BabyRecipes.org, an informative site dedicated especially to parents of newborn babies, takes pride in providing some of the most essential guides, and it has just added three new unique baby food recipes. BabyRecipes.org is an informative website that offers all the essential information related to...

2013-12-09 23:27:06

In Northeast Ohio and across the country, mothers and their newborns used to stay in the hospital for over four days; however, recent decades have witnessed shorter stays, averaging just over two days for normal deliveries, according to The Center’s most recent Key Indicators Report. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Starting in the 1970s, the average length of stay for newborns after delivery began declining. In Northeast Ohio and across the country, mothers and their newborns...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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