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Factfile: What Physical Oddities Say About Your NewBorn

Factfile: What Physical Oddities Say About Your NewBorn

  SKIN Uneven color: A newborn has pinkish-red skin because it is very thin and the underlying blood vessels show through. Its color is uneven; sometimes red, sometimes pale. Hands ...

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Common Eye Problems in Infants

Common Eye Problems in Infants

  BABYMINDER – There are few common eye problems in infants and children – sticky eye and conjunctivitis. Sticky eye, a common problem among newborns, is caused by discharge from ...

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Identifying if Your Baby Has Hearing Problems

Identifying if Your Baby Has Hearing Problems

  BABYMINDER – Hearing impairment is caused by many factors. Some babies are born with hearing impairment; some acquire it because of an accident or infection. Hearing impairment occurs when ...

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Moisturising Newborns Prevents Allergies: Japan Study

Moisturising Newborns Prevents Allergies: Japan Study

  TOKYO, October 3, 2014 (AFP) – Applying moisturiser to a newborn baby’s skin could help prevent eczema and even food allergies in later life, possibly offering a cheap and ...

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Dealing With Discomfort During Pregnancy

Dealing With Discomfort During Pregnancy

  BABYMINDER – There are many normal discomforts during pregnancy. The uterus will grow up to 18 times its normal size, and the breasts and nipples will become larger. You ...

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Scientists Go Ga-Ga for Baby-Talk Gene

Scientists Go Ga-Ga for Baby-Talk Gene

  PARIS, September 16, 2014 (AFP) – Scientists said on Tuesday they had identified a gene that appears to play an important part in babies’ language development. A telltale stretch ...

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