This Is Why The First 100 Days of Your Baby's Life Are So Crucial

The early interactions a child has with their parents, siblings, grandparents, and caregivers make a lasting imprint on their brain. They influence how a child perceives the world and moves through it, setting up the brain for all future learning. Think of it like a house: If the foundation isn’t solid, the rest of the house will have problems. Brains […]

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Marijuana for morning sickness? It’s not great for baby’s brain

With a growing number of states legalizing recreational or medical marijuana, more women are using the drug during pregnancy, in part due to its reported ability to relieve morning sickness. A new study, conducted in rats, sheds light on how cannabis exposure affects the brain of a developing fetus. Previous research has shown children born to mothers who used marijuana […]

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The Best Advice Porsha Williams Has Received Ahead of Baby’s Arrival

  Almost there! Porsha Williams is in the third trimester of her pregnancy, and the Real Housewives of Atlanta star has received lots of “amazing advice” ahead of her first baby’s arrival. “The best so far was to just enjoy every moment of being pregnant and once they arrive,” the reality star, 37, told Us Weekly exclusively. “You only get nine […]

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Andy Cohen Gets Dad-Shamed for Letting His Dog Sniff His Newborn Baby’s Face

Not again! Andy Cohen was dad-shamed for the second time this week for letting his dog, Wacha, sniff his newborn baby’s face in a new pic. Benjamin, who was born on February 4, wore a blue onesie in the Wednesday, February 20, Instagram pic. The little one rested on his dad’s lap as the canine got up close and personal, […]

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Teething jewelry linked to at least one baby’s death: FDA

(HealthDay)—Teething jewelry products, such as necklaces, pose significant safety risks and have been tied to at least one baby’s death, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. Potential threats include choking, strangulation, injury to the mouth and infection. These products should not be used to relieve teething pain in infants, the agency said. The products also shouldn’t be used to […]

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Baby’s first cold can last longer depending on nose-dwelling bacteria

New research on the types of bacteria living in babies’ noses could offer clues as to why some recover quickly from their first cough or cold, while others suffer for longer. The study, published in ERJ Open Research, suggests that babies who have a wide variety of different bacteria living in their noses tend to recover more quickly from their […]

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