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Prenatal Maternal Iron Intake Shown to Affect the Neonatal Brain
Prenatal Maternal Iron Intake Shown to Affect the Neonatal Brain (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

In the first study of its kind, researchers have shown that inadequate maternal iron intake during pregnancy exerts subtle effects on infant brain development.  Their findings have been published online by the journal Pediatric Research. The research—led by principal investigators ... Read More »

Introducing solids after 6 months disadvantages
Introducing solids after 6 months disadvantages (6 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

It may be hard to imagine that the little mouth that’s been suckling your breasts for the past six months is already ready to eat from a spoon. Whether the realisation that baby’s just about ready for a spoon is ... Read More »

Lower iron levels seen in newborns of obese mothers
Lower iron levels seen in newborns of obese mothers (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A growing number of studies imply that children born to obese mothers face health problems stemming from the womb. New research from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University and The Mother Infant Research ... Read More »

 
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