Babies born to mothers who experience assault during pregnancy may face long-term health deficits. Will pandemic lockdowns make this more common?
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Human-based milk fortifiers are better than traditional cow-based fortifiers for severely underweight, premature babies, a new study shows.
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A new study in Sub-Saharan African shows that increases in dust air pollution boosts infant mortality. Climate change could make things even worse, too.
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New findings link maternal obesity and a higher risk of sepsis among newborn babies. The researchers suggest why, and a potential prevention strategy.
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New research links the disrupted sleep of babies later diagnosed with autism with altered growth trajectories in the hippocampus.
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Even when mixed with formula, just small amounts of breast milk strongly influence the accumulation of viral populations in a baby's gut, researchers say.
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