It is known that babies inside the womb can hear their mom’s voice and even respond to her rhythmic heartbeat. But now new research shows that a mother’s soothing voice can also help preemies grow healthier faster even as the equipment around them helps to stabilize their condition.
Premature birth can be risky, to both mom and baby, but thanks to modern medicine, most preemies can be nurtured into a healthier and stronger state after a few weeks in neonatal intensive care. Still, even among babies who thrive, ... Read Post
Mothers of premature infants shouldn't rely solely on breast pumps to establish and maintain their breast milk supply, researchers at Lucile Packard Children's hospital and the Stanford University School of Medicine have found. Moms... Read Post