Are Babies Consuming Added Sugar in Breast Milk?

Breast milk is often called the “original superfood” because of the abundance of nutrients and natural antibodies passed from mother…

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Should We Rethink Giving Routine Antibiotics to Preemies?

Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis believe it may be necessary—even critical—to change how we…

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Doctors Swab C-Section Babies with Bacteria from Mom

It is widely believed that newborns receive their first dose of bacteria from their mothers as they travel through the…

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Early Exercise Bolsters Gut Bacteria, Improves Health Later

According to a study from the University of Colorado Boulder, being physically active in our early years may benefit our…

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Can Probiotics in Early Infancy Help Reduce Diabetes Risk?

Yes, say researchers at the University of South Florida in Tampa. In a study involving roughly 7,500 children in the…

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Study: Healthy Eating Habits Start Early

In a study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, scientists from the Queensland University of…

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Expectant Moms May Not Be Getting Enough Omega-3

Omega-3 fatty acids such as DHA and EPA provide a variety of health benefits for expectant mothers, including promoting healthy…

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Are Newborns Getting Good Bacteria Even Earlier?

We often hear that babies get their first dose of bacteria in the birth canal during delivery, but results of…

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