Tag Archives: Babys

Mom’s Immune System May Affect Baby’s Brain

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TUESDAY, March 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If a pregnant woman’s immune system is activated, it can affect her child’s brain development, new research suggests. A number of triggers — infections, stress, illness and allergies — can activate the immune system. This causes proteins to be released as part of …

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Smoke Exposure Late in Pregnancy Might Boost Baby’s Eczema Risk

Screening Moms-to-Be for Thyroid Trouble May Not Help Offspring

SATURDAY, March 3 (HealthDay News) — A mother’s exposure to tobacco smoke during the last three months of pregnancy may increase the risk that her child will develop the allergic skin condition eczema during infancy, a new study suggests. The study authors pointed out that it is already known that …

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TV Watching Doesn’t Fast-Track Baby’s Skills

Study Linking Autism to Vaccine Retracted

Study finds no value — but also no harm — from TV viewing by young children By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 2 (HealthDay News) — The next time you pass by a shelf full of videos claiming to be educationally stimulating for babies, you might want to think …

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Host of Factors Influence Baby’s Immune System


SATURDAY, Feb. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Numerous factors influence the makeup of bacteria in the digestive system, which then alters the immune system and changes susceptibility to allergies, researchers report. The team at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit conducted six studies of gut bacteria in babies and found that …

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Exposure to Cleaners Tied to Baby’s Asthma Risk

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A key to your baby’s asthma risk may be as close as your laundry room. Canadian research shows that an infant’s exposure to household cleaning products in the first few months of life is tied to …

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Milk for Mom May Lower Baby’s MS Risk

Screening Moms-to-Be for Thyroid Trouble May Not Help Offspring

Getting Plenty of Vitamin D During Pregnancy May Lower Baby’s Risk of MS, Researchers Say By Kelli Miller Stacy WebMD Health News Reviewed By Louise Chang, MD Feb. 9, 2010 — Pregnant women who drink plenty of milk may be protecting their child from developing multiple sclerosis (MS) …

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Mom’s Lifestyle in Early Pregnancy Affects Baby’s Size

Mom's Lifestyle in Early Pregnancy Affects Baby's Size

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 9 (HealthDay News) — The lifestyle habits you bring into pregnancy can have lasting effects on your baby’s health, new research shows. A Dutch study found that women who smoked, had high blood pressure or low folic acid levels in early pregnancy had babies …

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