Tag: babies

Babies can learn link between language and ethnicity, study suggests

Eleven-month-old infants can learn to associate the language they hear with ethnicity, recent research from the University of British Columbia suggests. The study, published April 22 by Developmental Psychobiology, found that 11-month-old infants looked more at the faces of people of Asian descent versus those of Caucasian descent when hearing Cantonese versus English—but not when

Fisher-Price warns of of own cradle – Already 10 deaths!

10 dead babies by baby’s cradle Rock ’n‘ Play In the United States 10 children are already as a result of accidents in the baby’s cradle „Fisher-Price“ died. The U.S. consumer „Consumer Product Safety Commission“ CPSC therefore issued an urgent warning to parents. Because of improper use of the cot, it can lead to serious

Helping to Protect Babies in Underserved Communities in the United States

Partnering to Help ProtectTM is a collaboration led by the Pediatric team in US Pfizer Vaccines and national, state and local organizations to advance an important public health need in the United States: increasing vaccine education, awareness and access in underserved communities. At Pfizer, our commitment to ensuring access to health resources — including vaccination

First nationwide study of listeria in mothers and babies

The first study of the burden of listeria in pregnant New Zealanders and their babies has found reassuringly low rates of the infection – indicating food safety warnings are working to prevent unnecessary cases of miscarriage, still birth, and meningitis in babies infected in the womb. However in those who contract the infection, the consequences

What’s Best for Babies With Recurring Ear Infections

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28, 2018 — Infant ear infections can be a source of frustration for parents and babies alike. But there are steps to lessen them and, when they do occur, “less is more” is a better way to treat them. A typical infection can begin with bacterial growth. Inflammation can lead to fluid buildup

Do persistent babies make for successful adults?

If you parent a child, teach a child, or heck, even know a child, chances are you’ve heard that grit will make that young person a happier and more successful adult. Grit, the combination of pluck and perseverance has become the theme of articles and books, and is instilled just as much as it’s gained

Helping babies avoid getting a flat head

All that physiotherapist Liz Williams wants is for baby pumpkins to be able to move their heads on their own. If that sounds odd, it’s because Mrs Williams likens young babies’ heads to pumpkins because that’s how many new parents treat them – as inanimate objects. Following advice, many new parents ‘position’ their resting baby

Why Do Babies Kick in the Womb?

The first time a pregnant woman feels her baby kick can be surprising — a sudden reminder that the tiny creature growing inside her has a mind of its own. But why do babies kick? Though the womb is a tight space in which to exercise, it turns out that those kicks are vital for

Like babies, eggs send signals when ‘hungry’

In humans and other mammals, the female reproductive cells – the eggs or oocytes – need nourishment in order to grow and remain fertile. It is known that the egg gets its food from little arm-like feeding tubes (called filopodia) that jut out from tiny cells surrounding the egg and must poke through a thick