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Breast milk may prevent heart disease in preterm babies

Breast milk may prevent heart disease in preterm babies

Researchers have found that early use of breast milk could play a vital role in preventing heart disease in prematurely born infants.One of the long-term health complications that young adults born prematurely may have is unique heart characteristics.These can include smaller heart chambers, relatively higher blood pressure, and a disproportionate increase in muscle mass in

Pre-term babies less likely to form romantic relationships in adulthood: Study

Adults who were born pre-term are less likely to have a romantic relationship and experience parenthood than those born full term, according to a study. Researchers at the University of Warwick in the UK used data from up to 4.4 million adult participants, finding that those born preterm (under 37 weeks gestation) were 28 per

Singing to babies benefits mothers too

Study says Singing to babies benefits mothers too

Study says Singing to babies benefits mothers too. New York: Unlike other forms of caregiving, mothers singing to their babies is a universal behaviour, and new research shows that the act could be mutually beneficial for both the mother and the child. While the songs provide the babies much-needed sensory stimulation that can focus their

‘Babies watch parents to learn what foods are good’

Los Angeles: Parents, take note! If you wantyour baby to love broccoli, you better like it too, because the little one is watching you to learn which foods are good and bad, researchers say. “A main finding from this research is that babies learning about food is fundamentally social,” said Zoe Liberman from University of

Avocados can be best first foods for babies: Study

New York: Feeding babies avocados, which has a neutral flavour, soft consistency and nutrient density, can help in boosting their growth and development, says a study, suggesting that the fruit can be used as a first food for infants. Babies’ ideal first foods should have a low to moderate sweet and salty flavour profile to