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Prenatal Stress Keeps Infants, Toddlers up at Night, Study Says
...ing presents itself as important news to tired new moms
and dads for whom a soundly sleeping child spells out well-deserved respite it may carry even more value for babies. For them, sleep ranks as one of the most highly regarded indexes of healthy development, and plays a critical role in consolidating...
Researcher gives hard thoughts on soft inheritance
...y with mice hybrids, researchers provided pregnant moms
with varying levels of folate and B vitamins, to a... "The idea was : If you pump these pregnant moms
up with these dietary supplements, you might be able to skew the DNA methylation patterns, and thus ...
There's something fishy about human brain evolution
...ck on the extra pounds? According to Cunnane their moms
were dining on shoreline delicacies like clams and catfish. "The shores gave us food security and higher nutrient density. My hypothesis is that to permit the brain to start to increase in size, the fittest early humans were those with the fattest i...
Alcohol consumption disrupts breastfeeding hormones
Despite age-old claims advising breastfeeding moms
that alcoholic beverages can improve their nursing performance, researchers at the Monell Chemical Senses Center report that even moderate doses of alcohol affect the hormones responsible for lactation in a counterproductive manner. "This informatio...