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    Science has already proven just how important touch is to a baby's development. This study shows that it can even impact their DNA. Science has already proven just how important touch is to a baby's development. But did you know that studies show that it can even impact their DNA.? Touch is...
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    Every time you touch your baby, his skin (and yours) produces a spike in oxytocin levels. Oxytocin, also known as the "love hormone," is not only responsible for boosting breastmilk supply and encouraging your little one to latch, but is also incredibly important to bonding. This hormone is one...
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    A Dutch startup has raised $200,000 to fund development of a new 'smart' blanket designed to help with newborn and premature baby care. The idea for 'Hugsy' started as a student project when a hospital NICU asked a team of industrial engineers at the local university of technology to develop...
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    Becoming the parent of a preemie can be a difficult introduction to motherhood. These five tips will help you cope. Despite those last few uncomfortable weeks of pregnancy, no mother ever wants to give birth prematurely. While some pregnancy complications carry with them a higher risk of...
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    If you've enjoyed the benefits of prenatal and infant massage, you've got Vimala McClure to thank. Mothering.com had the chance to talk one-on-one with her. Vimala McClure, founder of the International Association of Infant Massage, brought the concept of prenatal and infant massage to the...
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    How can mom and baby get in the much-needed skin-to-skin contact without shivering or bumping up the heating bill? Here are four tips to staying warm while staying skin-to-skin with your baby. Brrr! The latest Arctic blast has hit the area, and our daytime high temperatures plunged to 2 degrees...
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