High-school and college students often struggle with a certain subject. For some, its science, for others, literature, and for many, it’s math. More specifically, algebra. After all, they are just coming into their own, and then they’re thrown into figuring out the relationship between x and y!
There is no escaping the simple fact that having a baby puts a lot of strain on a woman’s body. Upon delivery, moms and dads are wrapped up in overnight feedings, diapers and whole range of other topics. Too often, mom’s health is overlooked. This is a serious issue because recent studies have found that women are still at risk for developing blood clots at least three months after their pregnancy.
A newly released study, conducted by researchers using The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC), has found that women who own a dog are more likely to hit their daily exercise targets. The study appears in the online journal PLoS ONE.
According to a recent study conducted by the Center for Reproductive and Genetic Health in London, using frozen embryos instead of fresh ones during in vitro fertilization may lead to heavier, healthier babies.
In an analysis carried out by the Guttmacher Institute, a non-profit organisation it was found that at least 4 in 10 pregnancies in the United States were unwanted or mistimed. The results were released after a first time ever state-level analysis of unintended pregnancies.
According to a new study, just six months of breastfeeding can give infants a mental boost that will last for years. Researchers have added this to the growing list of benefits that breastfeeding has for children and mothers.
The act of “baby talk”, the cutesy high-pitched language aimed directly at infants, is something that appears in nearly all cultures and languages but not really understood. A new study, however, may show that this type of speech is wired into mothers’ brains for a good reason.