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Smoking and pregnancy do not mix

Smoking and pregnancy don’t mix. Smoking while pregnant not only puts your own health at risk, but your unborn baby’s health as well. Cigarettes contain dangerous chemicals, includingnicotine, carbon monoxide, and tar. It has been proven that smoking significantly increases the risk of numerous pregnancy complications, some of which can …

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Babies manipulate their moms to smiles back

Infants Time Their Smiles to Make Their Moms Smile “One of the earliest forms of interaction between mothers and infants is smiling games. While the temporal dynamics of these games have been extensively studied, they are still not well understood. Why do mothers and infants time their smiles the way …

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a newborn baby is accurate at locating the tickled part

Our new research has focused on the way babies experience touch, such as tickling. We’ve found that young infants of four months old, unlike older infants, are pretty accurate at locating where they’ve been tickled, even with their limbs crossed. In the womb there is a constant chain of tactile …

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Does your baby needs water?

Highlights Breast-fed infants don’t need water, since their hydration needs are met through your breast milk. In general, babies aged 6 to 12 months only need about 2 to 4 ounces of water in a 24-hour period. Most toddlers need about 1.3 liters per day. While it seems unnatural to …

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pregnant woman and her blood type

woman’s blood type and Rh factor can impact her pregnancy. That’s why every pregnant woman will have an Rh factor test. In some cases, the father of the baby will be tested too. Here’s what you need to know about blood types and Rh factor. The four major blood types …

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poor parental sleep makes new moms and dads depressed

Sept 7, 2010 — Both moms and dads are at an increased risk for depression during the first year of their infant’s life, finds a new study of parents in the U.K. Close to 40% of new moms and 21% of new dads in the U.K experienced a bout of …

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