News tagged with mothers

Thai parliament votes to ban commercial surrogacy (Update)

Thailand's parliament has voted to ban commercial surrogacy after outrage erupted over the unregulated industry following a series scandals including the case of an Australian couple accused of abandoning a baby with Down's ...

Nov 28, 2014
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UK court to rule on landmark 'pregnancy crime' case

A British court is to rule on whether a woman committed a "crime of violence" against her child by drinking heavily during pregnancy, in a case that has raised concerns about criminalising mothers.

Nov 27, 2014
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Breastfeeding: Shame if you do, shame if you don't

A new study of 63 women with varied infant feeding experiences reveals that breastfeeding mothers may feel shame if they breastfeed in public due to exposure, while those who do not breastfeed may experience ...

Nov 04, 2014
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Parents' work schedules may impact family members' sleep

In a recent US study of 1,815 disadvantaged mothers and their children, mothers who worked more than 35 hours per week were more likely to experience insufficient sleep compared with mothers who worked fewer hours, while ...

Nov 04, 2014
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Mom's words matter most to newborns

(HealthDay)—Infants are exposed to more speech from mothers during their first year of life, which may be why they often pay more attention to mom, new research suggests.

Nov 03, 2014
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