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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...

2014-01-23 08:31:26

PEMBROKE, Mass., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandbox Medical today announced that its new line of JollyPop® pacifiers are available through a partnership with NOVAPLUS, the private-label brand of Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/CG51096) The new NOVAPLUS contract for JollyPop pacifiers, effective Jan. 1, 2014 through Dec. 31, 2017, is the latest innovation from Sandbox...

2013-10-25 08:25:24

On-the-go wipes are made with gentle, plant-based xylitol ST. LOUIS, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Brown's® new Healthy Wipes provide convenient cleaning for a variety of baby's needs with the use of effective and natural xylitol. The line features Tooth & Gum, Nose & Face and Pacifier & Bottle wipes - each designed with natural ingredients that discourage harmful bacteria through gentle cleaning. Healthy Wipes contain plant-based xylitol which provides a variety...

2013-10-09 23:25:12

Founded in 1984, InventHelp is America's Leading Inventor Service Company, and is submitting The Colic Critter Soother to companies for their consideration. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 When a baby has colic, it can seems as if nothing can be done to soothe him or her. Faced with this problem, an inventor from Hatfield, Pa., has developed a solution. THE COLIC CRITTER SOOTHER helps to soothe and calm a colicky baby, which reduces stress and frustration for parents and...

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...

Parents: Suck Your Baby's Pacifier First To Help Ward Off Allergies
2013-05-06 11:50:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When a baby´s pacifier falls to the ground, what´s the best way to clean off the ℠business end´? Wipe away any dirt? Rinse it in boiling water? A new study on Swedish babies suggests that the best thing to do for the child is to lick or suck the pacifier and then place it back in baby´s mouth. While that act may seem repulsive to some, researchers from University of Gothenburg in Sweden who conducted the...

Babies Learn Language While Still In The Womb
2013-01-02 09:44:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A groundbreaking study has demonstrated that newborns are able to distinguish between the sounds of their parents´ native language and a foreign language just hours after they are born. Previously, researchers believed that babies did not begin to recognize language differences until well after they had left their mother´s womb. Scientists have long known that the mechanical and cognitive equipment for hearing develop in...

2012-12-12 15:44:23

The sweet taste of sugar may provide some comfort for babies during immunizations, according to a new Cochrane systematic review. Researchers found babies did not cry for as long if they were given drops of sugar solution before injections. Between birth and 18 months, babies may have as many as 15 injections. It is not certain whether babies feel pain in the same way as older children and adults, or whether they are simply unable to express it. Recent evidence has proven they do feel pain...

2012-12-04 05:00:32

Crooked teeth has been found to be a product of modern man. If one was to study all the skulls dated 250 years ago or older, you would be hard pressed to find one case in a thousand of crowded teeth. It would also be hard to find decay and evidence of periodontal disease. McKinney, TX (PRWEB) December 03, 2012 Many years ago, a company that sold margarine ran an ad campaign that said, “It is not nice to mess with Mother Nature”. In the case of what causes crooked teeth this may...

Emergency Room Visits Should Not Be So Painful For Kids
2012-10-29 12:00:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The American Academy of Pediatrics is pushing for reductions in the stress and pain a child experiences during visits to the emergency room. The organization published a new report in the journal Pediatrics emphasizing the importance of controlling pain and anxiety in children who are visiting the emergency room. The report reviewed nearly 250 medical studies to help provide some guidelines on how to reduce pain and stress for...