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Delayed cord clamping could aid in brain development


Recent studies have shown that infants may benefit from a delayed clamping of the umbilical cord at birth. The researchers suggest that extra time attached to the cord may help with brain development. We talked to Ana Tobiasz, MD, an obstetrician and maternal fetal medicine fellow with Le Bonheur’s Fetal Center, to learn more.

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Fetal Center
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Study: Breast milk from online sharing sites contaminated


Ten percent of breast-milk samples purchased online contained significant amounts of cow’s milk or formula according to a new study in the journal Pediatrics. Babies should not have cow’s milk for the first 12 months of life. Cow’s milk lacks the nutrients babies need in the first year of life, and young infants have difficulties digesting it. The study’s authors warn parents that the safety and c...

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40 weeks is best


In the past, babies were considered term if they arrived anywhere between three weeks before their due date or two weeks after the due date. Janet Tucker, MSN, RNC-OB, of the Le Bonheur Fetal Center explains a new statement from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine that redefines what term means.

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Fetal Center