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Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

Today at 7:00 pm in all time zones, families around the United States will light candles in memory all of the precious babies who have been lost during pregnancy or in infancy.  Too many families grieve in silence, sometimes never coming to terms with […]

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RSV season has begun


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Premature Birth Linked to Higher Insulin Levels in Children

Babies born prematurely may suffer an increased risk of diabetes later in life, according to research conducted at Johns Hopkins University. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, surveyed data on 1,358 babies whose insulin levels were checked at birth and […]

Babies Conceived in May Have Higher Risk of Premature Birth

A new study from Princeton University finds that children conceived during the month of May face a 10 percent increase in risk of being born prematurely compared to babies conceived at other times of the year. The reason? Flu viruses.

Expectant mothers have increased exposure to […]

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