baby health

Breastfeeding may reduce diarrhoea and ear Infections
Breastfeeding may reduce diarrhoea and ear Infections (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Feeding at the breast may be healthier than feeding pumped milk from a bottle for reducing the risk of ear infection, and feeding breast milk compared with formula may reduce the risk of diarrhoea, according to a recent study by ... Read More »

Helping premature babies breathe
Helping premature babies breathe (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study at The University of Western Australia that looked into ways of preventing respiratory health problems in premature babies has been listed in the top 10 projects for 2015 at the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Awards. ... Read More »

Probiotics for treating infant colic
Probiotics for treating infant colic (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Infant colic, or excessive crying for no apparent cause, is extremely common and can have significant consequences for the baby and their mother’s mental health. It affects up to 20% of infants. Probiotics for treating infant colic, which was published ... Read More »

Links between depression and shorter breastfeeding duration in new mothers
Links between depression and shorter breastfeeding duration in new mothers (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Experts from Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI) are calling for more awareness and support for new mothers experiencing depression and breastfeeding difficulties after new research showed a link between the two. Study lead author Dr Hannah Woolhouse found women who ... Read More »

Breast is best for premature babies’ hearts
Breast is best for premature babies’ hearts (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Breastfeeding premature babies improves long-term heart structure and function, an Oxford University study has found. The hearts of babies born early often develop abnormally. Dr Adam Lewandowski and colleagues at the Oxford Cardiovascular Clinical Research Facility, directed by Professor Paul ... Read More »

Are children sharing bacteria that could cause tooth decay?
Are children sharing bacteria that could cause tooth decay? (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Research presented at the ASM Microbe research meeting provides compelling evidence that children acquire Streptococcus mutans, the bacterium most frequently associated with dental caries, from intra- and extra-familial sources besides their mother. Children typically have more than one strain (i.e., ... Read More »

Stress during pregnancy is a health risk for mothers
Stress during pregnancy is a health risk for mothers (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Low birth weight or stress during pregnancy can lead to long-term health problems in women, according to a study published today in The Journal of Physiology. The study found that stress caused by routine physiological tests leads to long-term health ... Read More »

Dietary intake differs in infants who follow baby-led weaning
Dietary intake differs in infants who follow baby-led weaning (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

University of Otago researchers have undertaken the first-ever study looking at what infants eat when they follow baby-led weaning and found that they have a lot of healthy eating habits, but also some less healthy ones. Study co-author and co-Principal ... Read More »

Importance of newborn screening for cystic fibrosis
Importance of newborn screening for cystic fibrosis (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study led by a team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and Cystic Fibrosis Canada reinforces the benefits of newborn screening for cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. Despite the fact that newborn screening has ... Read More »

Infants Much Less Likely to Get the Flu if Their Moms Are Vaccinated During Pregnancy
Infants Much Less Likely to Get the Flu if Their Moms Are Vaccinated During Pregnancy (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Babies whose moms get flu vaccinations while pregnant have a significantly reduced risk of acquiring influenza during their first six months of life, a new study shows, leading the authors to declare that the need for getting more pregnant women ... Read More »







 
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