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Give Newborn to Mom Right Away — After Moving the Electrodes

Give Newborn to Mom Right Away — After Moving the Electrodes

Latest Healthy Kids News FRIDAY, Nov. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Immediate skin-to-skin contact between newborns and their mothers is encouraged, but poses some potential risks in cases of cesarean birth, researchers say. In a new report, the researchers described two cases where newly delivered babies came into contact with electrodes on the mothers’ skin […]

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Health Tip: Dos and Don’ts of Homemade Baby Formula

Health Tip: Dos and Don’ts of Homemade Baby Formula

(HealthDay News) — Infants need a balance of nutrients to grow properly and be healthy, says the American Academy of Pediatrics. Latest Healthy Kids News Although homemade formulas may seem healthy or inexpensive, they may not meet your baby’s nutritional needs. The academy mentions some do’s and don’ts of homemade baby formula: Do choose recipes […]

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When Your Teen Wants a Tattoo

When Your Teen Wants a Tattoo

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News THURSDAY, Nov. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — “Mom, can I get a tattoo?” Tats, along with body piercings, have become mainstream. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reports that 29% of the population has at least one tattoo. So this is a question you’re likely to face […]

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Only Children May Have Higher Obesity Risk

Only Children May Have Higher Obesity Risk

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Only children may be more prone to obesity than their peers with siblings, a new study suggests. Latest Healthy Kids News Researchers examined the eating habits and body weight of only children and found that they had less healthy eating and drinking habits than those with brothers and […]

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U.S. ERs See Doubling of Teen Sexual Abuse Cases

U.S. ERs See Doubling of Teen Sexual Abuse Cases

Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, Nov. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Sexually abused youths are turning more often to U.S. emergency departments for help, a new study finds. Among youths ages 12-17, emergency department admissions for sexual abuse more than doubled from 2010 to 2016, even as rates of sexual abuse showed a decline, researchers […]