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Study: Babies Feel Pain Like Adults, But Are Not Always Given Same Medication

A study done by a group of researchers from Oxford University yielded some surprising results regarding babies and how they feel pain.

04/22/2015

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Study: Nearly One-third Of American Women Are Not Spacing Their Pregnancies Far Enough Apart

For U.S. moms, the typical time between pregnancies is about 2½ years but nearly a third of women space their children too close, a government study shows.

04/16/2015

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Study: Babies Learn Best When They’re Surprised

“The infants’ behaviors are not merely reflexive responses to the novelty of surprising outcomes but instead reflect deeper attempts to learn about aspects of the world that failed to accord with expectations,” said Aimee Stahl, the study’s lead author.

04/03/2015

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Health: New Technology Opens The Way For Creating Babies Using DNA From 3 People

New technology opens the way for creating babies using DNA from 3 people. It’s designed to eliminate diseases, but is the creation of a “super baby” safe or ethical? The technique has been approved in Britain. Could it come here next?

02/04/2015

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Local Sleep Consultant Offers Advice To New Parents Struggling To Get Necessary Rest

Long gone are those eight hour stretches, and one local mom is determined to help others avoid the common pitfalls that prevent parents and babies from getting the necessary rest.

01/11/2015

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Sisters Give Birth Just 15 Minutes Apart At Philadelphia Hospital

According to Penn Medicine, two sisters, who are one year apart in age, gave birth this morning just fifteen minutes apart.

01/07/2015

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Health: Flu Numbers Continue To Grow In Our Area

Flu numbers continue to grow in our area. Emergency departments are flooded with patients. And the flu epidemic being especially dangerous for babies.

01/06/2015

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 18: Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The much-anticipated device is available for pre-order today and is available exclusively with AT&T service.

Amazon To Sell Its Own Diapers, Baby Wipes

Amazon is launching its own line of diapers and baby wipes exclusively for its Prime members to get more shoppers to sign up for the $99 annual program.

12/08/2014

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Non-profit Releases Annual List Of The 10 Most Dangerous Toys

Just in time for the holidays, a watchdog group has released its list of the 10 most dangerous toys.

11/20/2014

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Rutgers Study Says Training Might Enable Babies To Learn To Speak Earlier In Life

The Rutgers study reveals that four-month-old babies can be trained to recognize sounds and improve their ability to develop language at an earlier age.

10/02/2014

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Study: Recessions May Mean Fewer Babies Born

When the economy tanks, women have fewer babies. But what happens in the following years, when conditions improve?

09/30/2014

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Study Has Potentially Worrisome News About Antimicrobials And Pregnancy

Uh-oh. It may be time to add two more chemicals to the list of things for pregnant women to avoid.

08/18/2014

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CHOP Study: Healthy Babies Often Delivered Early For No Medical Reason

The study also found that the rate of “nonindicated” births before 39 weeks was 86% higher in 2009 than in 1995.

07/02/2014

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Study: Cell Phone Use Could Negatively Impact Male Fertility

Men looking to have a child might want to cut down on their cell phone use – or at least refrain from putting their phone in their pants pocket.

06/11/2014

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Men Take Little Time For Paternity Leave

What the law allows, and the amount of time men actually take for paternity leave are two different things.

04/29/2014

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