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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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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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Doctor At Jefferson Works To Speed Up Process Of Weaning Newborns Off Drugs

A baby born dependent on such drugs as methadone or oxycontin requires an average of five weeks in the hospital for treatment with morphine.

11/20/2011

Health

New Program At CHOP Aims To Help Child Survivors With Single Ventricle Heart Defects

Thanks to surgical innovations, a rare but serious heart defect no longer is deadly for newborns. But as those patients age, complications are emerging.

05/01/2011