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Baby Steps: The Importance of Folic Acid in Infant Development by Healthy Blog Snack Posted Mon 19 Apr 2010 4:00am . . With the many March of Dimes March for Babies walks looming in the near future, I thought it only appropriate to touch on something that the March of Dimes fights against, and something that can easily affect any new mother: neural tube defects. Every mother-to-be wants her newest bundle of joy to arrive pink, plump, and ... Read on »
Is the Progression of Decline in Alzheimer’s Patients the Reverse of Infant Development? by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Fri 27 Jun 2014 2:37pm As my mother continued her decline from Alzheimer’s, it was disconcerting to ride the roller coaster of emotions. Wearing the daughter/caregiver hat I felt powerless to change the progression of her disease. By Elaine C Pereira Alzheimer's Reading Room As an Occupational herapist I believe it is. People with Alzheimer’s decline backward ... Read on »
Baby Development – How to Prevent Choking in Infants by Baby Mum-Mum .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 30 Oct 2009 11:00pm By Colleen Hurley, RD, Certified Kid’s Nutrition Specialist Mum Mum’s recently discussed introducing solids to your infant. As babies learn how to chew and swallow foods, the risk of choking is ever present and the main reason why this topic deserved its own post. Choking is scary for both children and parents and can happen anytime anywhere ... Read on »
Baby Development – Why Does a Human Baby Need a Full Year Before Starting to Walk? by Baby Mum-Mum .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 18 Dec 2009 3:01pm By Colleen Hurley, RD, Certified Kid’s Nutrition Specialist  When a new baby arrives, many parents are simply astounded by just how much a newborn can do within such a short period of time.  Normal infant development comes in stages, with significant milestones arriving typically over the course of a year or 2.   Yet when compared with othe ... Read on »
Study Recurrence Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Baby Siblings Research Consortium Study by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 15 Aug 2011 8:48pm It is known that the chances of having an autistic child are higher for families who already have an autistic child. This is the “recurrence risk”. In the past, the recurrence risk has been estimated at between 3 and 10%. A study just out ( and discussed somewhat yesterday ) puts the risk at something closer to 20% (18.7%). This is a fairl ... Read on »
Depression During Pregnancy Might Affect Baby by Medline Plus Posted Tue 14 Dec 2010 9:00am Higher levels of stress hormones, weaker muscle tone noted, but significance is unclear By Robert Preidt Tuesday, December 14, 2010 TUESDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Babies born to mothers who are depressed during pregnancy have higher levels of stress hormones, decreased muscle tone and other ... Read on »
Mum Mum's Blog Report: 6 Immune Boosting Kid Friendly Foods; Study Finds One-third of Kids Take Vitamins; Genome Map for Babies by Baby Mum-Mum .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 13 Feb 2009 4:53pm Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable mso-style-name: Table Normal ; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent: ; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font ... Read on »
Infant Vaccines May Work Better If Given in Afternoon by HealthFinder Posted Wed 30 Nov 2011 12:00pm healthnewslink Babies slept more soundly when they had their shots after 1:30 p.m., researchers say. By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Little boys developing breasts? The Soy Controversy by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Mon 21 Feb 2011 12:00am The soy bean… Part of the legume family, it is a perfect plant that provides humans with the protein they need without  the use of animal products.  Soy crops outnumbered wheat crops in this country by 1.3 billion (yes BILLION) bushels, and if you are influenced by what the media is feeding us, you might think that soy is a wonder-food, ... Read on »
How Toxic Are Those Baby Care Products? by Karen H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 19 Apr 2011 7:06am Ever attend a baby shower? Ever notice the gifts given and how toxic they are? If you are like most you don’t even think about it. How could products that have been around forever be toxic?  Well, many unfortunately are. An infants developing body systems are way more vulnerable than an adults.  Chemicals that are found in most conv ... Read on »