Category Archives: Pregnancy
Tongue Snip Surgeries May Be Overused on Newborns
This post was originally published on this site In some cases, movement restrictions caused by tongue-tie and lip tether can result in difficulty with breastfeeding. In rarer cases, they may affect dental health or speech later in childhood.
Processed Foods in Pregnancy May Be Tied to Autism
This post was originally published on this site Researchers from the University of Central Florida (UCF) College of Medicine in Orlando found that high levels of propionic acid (PPA) — used in processed foods to extend shelf life — change nervous system development in the fetal brain
Reunited: Babies Visit Hospital Staff Who Cared for Them
This post was originally published on this site More than 90 families of babies who spent time in the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta reunited in early May to celebrate their progress since they left the hospital.
Monitors Can Watch Baby’s Breathing, but at What Risk?
This post was originally published on this site A new type of baby monitor checks sleeping children’s vital signs. But a pediatricians group says it found no evidence they help prevent SIDS in healthy babies, and a study says the monitors are often inaccurate.