Women with normal blood pressure during pregnancy and who breastfed their babies for at least six months following birth had better markers of cardiovascular health years later compared to women who never breastfed, based on research presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 67th Annual Scientific Session. The same benefits were not observed in women who had high blood pressure during pregnancy.
As infants develop, they preferentially move towards and respond to social cues – such as voices, faces and human gestures.
Skipping breakfast, eating junk food and doing less well in school might all result from watching TV too young, Canadian study finds.
Watching too much television at age 2 can translate into poorer eating habits in adolescence and poorer performance in school, researchers at Université de Montréal’s School of Psychoeducation have found.
Women with asthma who only use short-acting asthma relievers take longer to become pregnant than other women, according to research published in the European Respiratory Journal .
New research in published in Pediatric Dermatology reports several cases of shingles that developed at the original vaccination site in healthy children after they were immunized against chicken pox.