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Breast Milk Tied to Baby's Metabolism

Breast milk lowers blood insulin levels more so than formulas. Credit: Getty Images If babies can't have breast milk, they need to drin...Formula should follow certain metabolic profile, say researchers.

Breast-Feeding Impacts a Child's Metabolism, Study Finds

Study finds another benefit to breast-feeding. Credit: Getty Images We know breast milk is the preferred method of feeding a newborn, b...Breast-fed babies showed lower blood insulin levels than formula-fed newborns.

Low Vitamin D Levels May Not Be Behind Unexplained Bone Fractures in Infants

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Vitamin D is essential for building strong bones and teeth in infants. Credit: Getty Images ...
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Overweight Moms, Children Think They're Thinner Than They Really Are, Study Shows

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Nearly half of moms with fat kids thought their children were at a...
New study says nearly half of moms with fat kids think they're kids are at a healthy weight.

10 Common Birthing Fears

Keep your eye on the prize. Credit: Corbis Giving birth is a monumental event in a woman's life –- a cause for joy, and, in many ...Freaking out about giving birth? We take on your biggest labor and delivery fears.

No Licorice Now? Wow, Pregnancy is a Rough Gig

Pregnant? Lay off the licorice. Credit: Getty Images
"I will greatly multiply your pain in childbearing. In pain you will bring forth children." -...

Too Much Weight Gain in Pregnancy Leads to Heavy Babies

Watch the scale during pregnancy. Credit: Getty Images
Don't want your kids to be overweight? Then watch what you put in your mouth during pregnan...

Heavy Women's Miscarriage Risk Higher After IVF

Study shows overweight women are at higher risk Credit: Getty Images
LONDON (AP) - Overweight women have a much higher risk of a miscarriage aft...

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