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“motherhood”

Apr 2, 2015 01:21 PM ET
Pregnant women get bombarded with advice from friends, strangers, and popular culture at large. Unfortunately, the guidance can be somewhat, well, misguided. Trace looks at some of the key myths pregnant women are likely to encounter.
Mar 18, 2015 09:30 AM ET // AFP
The likely mechanism underlying the beneficial effects is the presence of long-chain saturated fatty acids found in breast milk, which are essential for brain development.
Aug 18, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
A new mother in Oregon wants to breastfeed her baby even though she regularly smokes marijuana, but experts are concerned about the risks of the drug to the baby's brain.
Jul 30, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The animal kingdom's bravest and most vigilant mother could be a deep sea octopus who has just broken the world record for egg brooding. Continue reading →
Jul 29, 2014 10:15 AM ET
New research suggests that a baby's sense of smell may play a large role in how it acquires the ability to be afraid. All it needs is a mom in distress.
Jul 6, 2014 04:00 AM ET
If you're a woman, postponing having children until mid-life may increase your overall longevity, a new study argues.
Jun 5, 2014 11:48 AM ET
Are young women whose friends are having babies more likely to join the babymaking parade as well? Laci presents some new research findings.
Apr 21, 2014 10:02 AM ET // Tim Wall
Organic pollutants in fish create a decades-long health risk for mothers and their children. Continue reading →
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