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Babies learn mum's unique odour

Researchers show for the first time that a mammal begins to suckle its mother's milk through a learned response built on learning her unique combination of smells. When it is born, the newborn is exposed to the smell of its ...

dateOct 04, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Bacteria possible cause of preterm births

The type of bacteria that colonize the placenta during pregnancy could be associated with preterm birth and other developmental problems in newborns according to research published in the current issue of the online journal ...

dateJan 27, 2011 in Health
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Eating and drinking during labor: Let women decide

Women should be allowed to eat and drink what they want during labour, say Cochrane Researchers. The researchers carried out a systematic review of studies examining the traditional practice of restricting food and fluid ...

dateJan 20, 2010 in Health
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Poor sleep in children may have prenatal origins

A study in the Aug.1 issue of the journal Sleep found that alcohol consumption during pregnancy and small body size at birth predict poorer sleep and higher risk of sleep disturbances in 8-year-old children born at term. ...

dateAug 01, 2009 in Health
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