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Premature Babies See Long-Term Benefits Of Early Skin-To-Skin Contact
2014-01-07 04:20:10

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study shows that premature infants continue to reap the benefits of skin-to-skin contact with their mothers even at 10 years of age. All babies need physical contact as an essential part of their physical and psychological development. Infants who are neglected in hospitals and orphanages and lack physical contact are known to develop problems ranging from depression to failure to thrive. This necessity for touch has...

2012-01-04 06:23:05

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — The quality of the relationship between a mother and her toddler could affect the potential for that child to become obese during adolescence, according to this study. Researchers analyzed national data detailing relationship characteristics between mothers and their children during their toddler years. The lower the quality of the relationship in terms of the child's emotional security and the mother's sensitivity, the higher the risk that a child would be obese...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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