Over four decades ago, the term "fetal alcohol syndrome" was coined to describe babies born to alcoholic mothers.
New moms around the world can rest easy knowing that their gardening chores won't put their children at risk. According to a new and independent study conducted by university researchers, the herbicide glyphosate cannot accumulate in mother's breast milk.
It's no secret that breast feeding is most likely the best option for a newborn. Many studies have drawn parallels between breastfeeding and greater infant health, a more robust gut microbiome, and even improved intelligence. However, not every child is fortunate enough to have access to their mother's milk, and must be fed formula instead. That's why researchers are working to uncover just what makes human mothers' milk special, determining that its more nutritionally packed than most.
Newborns are quite literally not created equal, boasting very different sizes depending on how and when they were birthed. However, researchers are now claiming that despite ethnicity, the size of their mother, or how tall or large they will grow further down the line, all babies should be born the same.