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February 19, 2016

 

crying baby in doctor's office

There, there

Infants experience less pain from injections if given while they're nursing.

January 15, 2016

 

newborn after delivery

Babies and Bacteria

Babies delivered by C-section are not exposed to as much bacteria as those delivered vaginally, and therefore have a weaker microbiome.

March 12, 2015

 

smiling mom and baby

Babies and Birds

In addition to hearing your voice, babies also rely on non-verbal communication to learn how to talk.

May 29, 2014

 

A baby being held by parents

The Science Of Baby Babble

Sounds like 'baba' and 'dada' are common to hear from a six-month old. This is the genesis of sophisticated human speech.

March 5, 2014

 

A pile of blue plastic balls

Learning Sympathy

In spite of recent research on the subject, when and how babies learn sympathy is still something of a scientific mystery.

December 12, 2013

 

Honey spooned out of a jar.

Babies ’n Honey

Ever heard germs can't grow in honey? While true, honey may still contain bacteria spores that can be lethal to infants.

August 14, 2013

 

newborn baby sleeping in black and white photo

Is It Healthy To Be Born With Bacteria?

Did you know we might be born with our own gut bacteria?

June 11, 2013

 

rat in water

Quality Time With Rats

Researchers have noticed that baby rats whose mothers spent more time fussing over them grew up to cope better with the challenges of laboratory life.

December 31, 2012

 

airplane in the blue sky

Why Do Changes In Air Pressure Cause Ear Pains?

Beware of that crying baby...

August 6, 2009

 

Man holding a sleeping baby

Do Babies Gain Weight While Sleeping?

A baby's weight doesn't really change when they fall asleep, so why does the limp, floppy weight of a sleeping baby seem greater than it actually is?

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