Articles for Tag: "mothers"

Like mother, like daughter 
Like mother, like daughter
As Mother’s Day approaches, meet nurses who followed in their moms’ footsteps.
Breastfeeding preemies beneficial for their heart health as adults 
Breastfeeding preemies beneficial for their heart health as adults
New research shows preemies fed breast milk have better overall heart function as adults, even compared to full-term infants.
Are first-time moms more likely to immunize their kids? 
Are first-time moms more likely to immunize their kids?
A small study found that new moms are more likely to vaccinate, but feel they aren’t getting enough information.
Are moms starting infants too early on solid foods? 
Are moms starting infants too early on solid foods?
Experts say parents should seek physician guidance before starting their babies on solid foods.
How mommies’ weight influences kids 
How mommies’ weight influences kids
Experts say that moms who gain excessive weight during pregnancy may increase the risk of their child becoming obese.
What a ‘new baby smell’ does for moms 
What a ‘new baby smell’ does for moms
A new study shows that the aroma of newborns triggers a powerful reaction in the reward circuit of women’s brains.
Benefits of breastfeeding 
Benefits of breastfeeding
Dr. Andrea Kane, pediatrician with Advocate Medical Group, discusses the benefits of breastfeeding for both baby and mom.