Pregnancy

6 important nutrients you need for a healthy pregnancy

6 important nutrients you need for a healthy pregnancy

You know that folic acid is essential for having a healthy baby -  taking recommended 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid daily before and...
How to prepare for a healthy pregnancy

How to prepare for a healthy pregnancy

For women who look to become pregnant, it is very important to build healthy habits to make sure that they can have a healthy...
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High alcohol drinking is related to decreased fertility in women

Drinking too much alcohol can have harmful effects on health. In a recent study, researchers find that drinking alcohol more than 14 servings per...
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How family stress affects child development

Family stress, such as financial problems, can strongly influence children’s physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development. Therefore, it is important to understand how this happens and...
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Co-use of marijuana and cigarettes can strongly harm pregnancy

Recent surveys show that 2-11% of pregnant women use marijuana during pregnancy. Since marijuana use has become legal, the number is increasing and more...
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Bad boys, good girls? Parents do not discipline their sons and daughters differently

In both science and society, it is debated how much parents contribute to gender differences in the behavior of their children. Are boys for example...

Fathers’ food parenting strategies: How to feed a child

Nowadays, fathers become more and more important in parenting. Interestingly, many father-child interactions are related to food. Father can cook meals, eat meals with their...
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Sleep quality can predict mental health in pregnant women

Sleep disturbance is common in women, in particular during pregnancy. European research shows that 75% of pregnant women have poor sleep and require a nap...
Child passenger safety

First lesson for new parents: use car safety seats correctly

Car safety seats (CSSs) now are commonly used when parents travel with kids by car. In the US, all 50 states have laws that...
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Hand gesture can help 2-year-olds learn words

When we learn new knowledge, it is better to get the information from more than one channel. For example, when we learn knowledge about a...

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