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Scientists Discover 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 begin during gestation when the mother is everything for the developing fetus, supplying warmth and …

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White Noise

There has recently been research done that indicates that white noise machines are not good for the baby’s hearing. A new study in Pediatrics suggests that some noise machines can produce sounds so loud that they could potentially damage infants’ hearing and auditory development. Here is what Dr. Karp has to say about that. Surprisingly, …

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Many Moms May Have Been Taught to Breastfeed Incorrectly: Surprising New Research

This article from Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA was featured in Holistic Parenting magazine, Issue 9 (May/June 2015).  Nancy is a wealth of knowledge and a light to many breastfeeding mothers! During the more than 30 years I’ve been helping breastfeeding families, it’s been thrilling to see the rise in U.S. breastfeeding rates. In the early …

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Calculate your due date

This article was written by Rebecca Dekker, PhD, RN, APRN What is an estimated due date, and how is it determined? What are the risks of going past your due date? Does induction increase the risk of C-section? At which point do the benefits of being electively induced outweigh the risks? Do women’s goals and preferences …

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