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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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Survival Training Meets Six-Month-Olds In The Pool

If there’s a pool around, it could be deadly. So, some kids are getting trained to save themselves — even before they learn to walk.

06/27/2014

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Put Down The Bleach Wipes! Exposure To Allergens And Bacteria During Infancy Might Prevent Wheezing, Allergies

The presence of mouse and cat dander and (ugh) roach droppings within the first year of the child’s life actually seemed to offer that child protection from allergies.

06/09/2014

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Bilingual Homes May Benefit Babies’ Brains

A study has found babies who grow up in a bilingual home may enjoy greater mental flexibility before they even learn to talk.

05/22/2014

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Study: Cranky Kids Watch More TV

“Early childhood self-regulation problems are associated with mildly increased media exposure, even after controlling for important confounding variables,” researchers say.

04/14/2014

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Study: Exercising During Pregnancy May Enhance Newborn’s Brain Development

Pregnant women who exercise give their babies a brain boost, a new study shows.

11/12/2013

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Why Breastfeeders Quit

75% of all new moms try breastfeeding. Yet, only 13% ultimately maintain breastfeeding for the doctor-recommended 6-months duration. So, what happens?

10/03/2013

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Study: New Moms May Be Addicted To Smell Of Newborns

A recent study revealed why some new moms just want to “gobble up” any adorable newborn that crosses their path.

09/26/2013

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Genes May Be Key To Baby’s Sleeping Habits

A new study suggests how well babies sleep at night during their early years is primarily based on their genes. But that may change at 18 months.

06/04/2013

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NJ Man Gets Nearly 12 Years For Possessing Porn Involving Infants, Toddlers

Thirty-nine-year-old Khalil Survey of Lake Hiawatha was also ordered Wednesday to pay $300,000 in restitution to the victims.

05/30/2013

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3 On Your Side: Shopping For A First Child

As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan reports, no matter your budget, when shopping for a baby, safety should always come first.

04/25/2013

Music May Ease Pain For Premature Babies

There are now at least ten studies focusing on music for babies that have revealed evidence that babies had less pain during medical procedures like needle sticks when they listened to music during the procedure.

01/09/2013

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Major Retailers Recall ‘Nap Nanny’ Baby Recliners

The four retailers — Amazon.com, Buy Buy Baby, Diapers.com and Toys R Us/Babies R Us — agreed to voluntarily participate in the recall of the Nap Nanny because its manufacturer is unable or unwilling to participate, the government agency said in a statement.

12/27/2012

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Breast Milk Or Formula

I am often asked the question whether breast feeding is better than bottle feeding and my answer is that there is not an easy yes or no answer.

09/27/2012

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Now You Can ‘Unbaby’ Your Facebook Newsfeed

Sick of proud parents inundating your Facebook newsfeed with photos of their infants? There’s an app for that. No, really.

08/06/2012

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