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The Lie of the Estimated Due Date

By Misha Safranski We have it ingrained in our heads throughout our entire adult lives-pregnancy is 40 weeks. The “due date” we are given at that first prenatal visit is based upon that 40 weeks, and we look forward to … Continue reading

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Early babies may face school woes

by Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer Azfamily.com Posted on July 2, 2012 at 9:24 AM CHICAGO (AP) — Even for infants born full-term, a little more time in the womb may matter. The extra time results in more brain development, … Continue reading

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Unnecessary Early Births

Medically Unnecessary Early Births Abound, Survey of Hospitals Shows By Patrick Corcoran on January 28, 2011 Despite the risks inherent in early births, many U.S. hospitals are delivering a huge number of babies ahead of time for no apparent medical … Continue reading

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Latest Review On Vaccinations

http://www.ecomed.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/3-tomljenovic.pdf About the Author – Scientific research by Dr. Lucija Tomljenovic, PhD, who is an early career postdoctoral fellow. She was awarded a PhD in 2009 in Biochemistry, from the Comparative Genomics Centre at James Cook University in Townsville, Australia. … Continue reading

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Water For Newborns???

We are a little concerned about the issue of giving newborns water. After much research we have found that although water is the healthiest liquid an older baby or adult can intake, plain water without formula can cause some concern … Continue reading

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Take it Off: Drop Your Newborn’s Ha

Not sure who wrote it but the references are below. Date: September 6, 2013 Little pink and blue striped stocking caps have become tradition for our babies. We assume they keep our babies warm, but have you ever questioned if … Continue reading

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Is a Man’s Brain Damaged in Gestation?

lhttp://runningtheraceblog.squarespace.com/journal/2010/2/6/are-men-really-brain-damaged.html Medical research studies have shown that in the womb, between the 18th and 26th week of gestation, something happens that forever separates the sexes. If the baby is to be a boy, a chemical bath of different sex-related hormones … Continue reading

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Children’s Cells Living in Mothers’ Brains

Dec 4, 2012 |By Robert Martone The link between a mother and child is profound, and new research suggests a physical connection even deeper than anyone thought. The profound psychological and physical bonds shared by the mother and her child … Continue reading

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