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Breastfeeding Infant's Health Nutrition Today's Healthcare
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Unsafe feeding methods spiked during infant formula shortage      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

A survey finds nearly half of parents who rely on formula for their babies resorted to potentially harmful feeding methods during the infant formula shortage.

Children's Health Infant's Health
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RSV is a serious heath threat, but the public knows little about it      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

A new survey finds that the American public is ill-informed about RSV, unfamiliar with its most common symptoms, and more hesitant to recommend a vaccine against it to pregnant people than to older adults.

Fertility Infant's Health Pregnancy and Childbirth
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One in five women become pregnant naturally after having a baby conceived with IVF      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

New research analyzed data from 11 studies of over 5,000 women around the world between 1980 and 2021, to evaluate how common it is to get pregnant naturally after having a baby conceived by fertility treatment. Around 20% of women who needed fertility treatment, such as IVF, to conceive their first child are likely to get pregnant naturally in the future, finds a new study.

Breastfeeding Child Development Children's Health Infant and Preschool Learning Infant's Health Parenting
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Dads are key in supporting breastfeeding, safe infant sleep      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Fathers can make a huge difference in whether an infant is breastfed and placed to sleep safely, according to a recent survey of new fathers.

Infant's Health Pregnancy and Childbirth
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Technique restores healthy bacterial balance in C-section babies      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Newborns delivered by cesarean section who are swabbed with the vaginal fluid of their mothers after birth have beneficial bacteria restored to their skin surface and stools, according to a new study. In the first randomized study of its kind, a team of researchers found the process, known as vaginal seeding, definitively engrafted new strains of maternal bacteria in the babies' bodies.

Child Development Infant and Preschool Learning Infant's Health Parenting
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Poor air quality linked to cognitive problems in babies      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

New research shows that poor air quality could be causing cognitive problems in babies and toddlers. A new study reveals an association between poor air quality in India and impaired cognition in infants under two. Without action, the negative impact on children's long-term brain development could have consequences for life.

Birth Defects Child Development Infant's Health Pregnancy and Childbirth Stress
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Impact of maternal stress during pregnancy on child's health      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

New research examines the impact that maternal stress during pregnancy has on the neuro-development of babies.

Birth Defects Child Development Infant's Health Pregnancy and Childbirth Psychology Research
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Drinking alcohol while breastfeeding impacts health of newborns      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

What are the consequences of mothers consuming alcohol while breastfeeding? A research team at the University of California, Riverside, performed a mouse study to find out.

Birth Defects Child Development Children's Health Chronic Illness Infant and Preschool Learning Infant's Health Mental Health Research Parenting Pregnancy and Childbirth
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Early signs that may help predict ADHD risk      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Information available at birth may help to identify children with higher likelihood of developing ADHD, according to new research.

Infant's Health Skin Care
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Select cells 'home in on the skin like guided missiles' at birth to enhance immunity      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Like deployment of an elite fighting team, localization of certain T cells to the skin is important at birth and for lifelong immunity, according to new research.

Infant's Health
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Healing the unhealable: New approach helps bones mend themselves      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Young babies and newborn mice can naturally heal damage to the bones that form the top of the skull, but this ability is lost in adults. Researchers developed a novel approach that promoted bone regeneration in mice without implantation of bone tissue or biomaterials.

Birth Defects Children's Health Infant's Health Pregnancy and Childbirth
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Father's alcohol consumption before conception linked to brain and facial defects in offspring      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Research investigating fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) exclusively examines maternal alcohol exposure. However, because men drink more and are more likely to binge drink than women, scientists set out to challenge the existing dogma, using a mouse model to examine what happens when the mother, father and both parents consume alcohol.

Birth Defects Children's Health Infant's Health Pregnancy and Childbirth Staying Healthy
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Living with pet cats or dogs is associated with fewer food allergies in young children, study finds      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

In an analysis of over 65,000 infants from Japan, children exposed to pet cats or indoor dogs during fetal development or early infancy tended to have fewer food allergies compared to other children.

Breastfeeding Child Development Infant and Preschool Learning Infant's Health Nutrition Parenting
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Beneficial bacteria in the infant gut uses nitrogen from breast milk to support baby's health      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

A nutrition scientist who has spent his career studying breast milk has demonstrated how beneficial microbes in the gut of infants use nitrogen from human milk to support pediatric nutrition and development.

Child Development Infant and Preschool Learning Infant's Health Parenting Psychology Research
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Preterm babies do not habituate to repeated pain      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Preterm infants do not get used to repeated pain in the way that full-term infants, children and adults do habituate to pain, finds a new study.

Infant's Health Pregnancy and Childbirth Today's Healthcare
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Global maternal Strep B vaccination program could save millions and prevent thousands of deaths worldwide      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

A global maternal immunization program for group B Streptococcus -- strep B -- would save millions in healthcare costs by reducing death and disability, but without tiered pricing, equitable access would likely not be achieved. Several vaccines are currently under development, and an assessment of the impact and value of a global program has now been published.

Infant's Health Pregnancy and Childbirth Today's Healthcare
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New stem cell model developed for research into a life-threatening malformation of the newborn lung      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia is one of the deadliest birth defects. To better understand and treat this condition in the future, researchers designed a new cell model in the laboratory and tested a drug therapy on it.

Infant's Health Pregnancy and Childbirth
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Whether born naturally or via Cesarean section, babies receive essential microbes from their mothers      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Do cesarean-born babies miss out on essential microbes? New evidence suggests that the answer may be 'no.' Researchers report that mothers are able to transfer microbes to their babies via alternative, compensatory routes. While cesarean-born babies do receive less of their mother's gut microbiome during birth, they make up for this by drinking their mother's microbes in breastmilk.

Children's Health Chronic Illness Infant's Health Today's Healthcare
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Respiratory disease in early childhood linked to higher risk of early death in adulthood      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

Contracting a lower respiratory tract infection in early childhood is associated with a higher risk of dying from respiratory disease as an adult, according to new research.

Birth Defects Infant's Health Parenting Pregnancy and Childbirth Psychology Research
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Pregnant patients with anxiety have altered immune systems      (via sciencedaily.com)     Original source 

The immune system of pregnant women with anxiety is biologically different from that of pregnant women without anxiety, according to new research.