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Study: Preventing Diabetes-Caused Birth Defects in Babies

New Research on Diabetes and Pregnancy New research has discovered a clue as to why babies born to mothers who have diabetes are more susceptible to certain birth defects. Previous research has established the fact  Read Full Article...

Study: Breastfed Babies Sleeping Patterns Self-Regulate

Brestfed Babies and Sleep Patterns Babies that are breastfed tend to wake up more often during the night for feedings than non-breastfed babies, but a recent study found that their sleep patterns stabilize later in  Read Full Article...

Health Alert: Baby Formula Contributes to Risk of Diabetes

Many Infants have High Levels of Food Toxins A new study found that many infants have high levels of food toxins in their bodies that may significantly increase their risk of developing diseases such as  Read Full Article...

Study: Chemotherapy During Pregnancy Does Not Harm Baby

Children Unharmed by Chemo During Pregnancy Children whose mothers received chemotherapy treatment for cancer while they were pregnant appear to be unaffected by the experience in terms of their mental processes and the functioning of  Read Full Article...

New Study: Children Slower to Develop if Pregnancy Unplanned

Unplanned Children Developing Slowly? Recent reports show that children who were originally unplanned have a greater risk of developing slowly. The study, which was published on bmj.com, discovered that these children tend to have a  Read Full Article...

New Study Offers New Guidelines to Prevent Thyroid Disease

Managing Thyroid Disease During Pregnancy A new study developed by the American Thyroid Association (ATA) offers ways women can manage and observe thyroid disease while pregnant. The report, which was published in the journal Thyroid,  Read Full Article...

New Heart Monitor May Save More Premature Babies

Premature Babies and Heart Rate Monitors Premature babies who are monitored using the Heart Rate Observation System (HeRo) experience more than a 20 percent reduction in mortality, a new study showed. The randomized study included  Read Full Article...

What are the Costs of International and Domestic Infant Adoption?

In Pursuit of Infant Adoption When a couple makes the decision to pursue infant adoption, they’ll be surprised to discover the number of options available to them. One of the first decisions they’ll make is  Read Full Article...

Health Alert: DNA Tests May Accurately Determine Sex of Unborn Babies

Mothers can Learn Gender of Fetus with Blood Test Mothers-to-be who are aching to learn the gender of their fetus may be satisfied with a noninvasive blood test that can be performed after only seven  Read Full Article...