More stories about "Infant Health"

Study Shows That A Mother's Health is a Key Factor in Her Baby's Size

Contrary to popular belief, it's not predetermined by one's race or ethnicity.

Weight Gain during Pregnancy May Lower Risk of Infant Mortality

Consult your doctor about your ideal weight on your next appointment.

Post-Natal Maternal Care May Help Children Cope with Stress Better

Showing love and affection to your child during his first months may leave a strong positive impact in him.

Infants Exposed to Dogs May Have Lower Risk of Asthma

Your dogs don't only protect your household; they may also strengthen your baby's immune system.

Garlic May Protect Infants from Deadly Bacteria

Compounds found in this bulb may protect infants from infection.

Study Reveals Why Infants Are Prone to Diseases

According to research, newborns have immature immune systems, which make them more at risk for catching certain viruses.

Prenatal Exposure to Cigarette Smoke May Increase Addiction Risk in Children

A recent study shows that nicotine may affect a baby's brain formation, blunting his or her sense or satisfaction once he or she gets older.

Bad Dietary Habits May Be Traced in Infancy

Children who are trained to finish the contents of their formula bottles may develop the bad habit of overeating.

Four-Month-Old Infants May Start Eating Solid Food, According to Study

It may be healthier to wait until the child is at least four months old before switching from milk to food they need to chew.

Excess Vitamin D During Pregnancy May Result in Infant Food Allergies

A balanced vitamin D intake may help you and your child stay healthy, but too much of it may cause complications.

Minimize Your Baby's TV Exposure, Study Suggests

Distracting your child with the television especially during mealtimes may cause them to develop unhealthy eating habits which can persist until adulthood.

Babies Who Start to Crawl Wake Up More Often at Night

The discovery of the usefulness of their arms and limbs is enough to wake babies up, a study suggests.

Babies in Families Who Own Dogs May Be Healthier, Study Shows

Think you have to give up your precious pooch or banish him outdoors just because you've got a baby in the house? Think again!

Usog, Hamog, Bigkis: 10 Baby Care Myths Debunked

There are so many myths on childcare, and this article tells you why you shouldn't necessarily believe them.