Acta Paediatrica

Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
History
1921-present
Impact factor
1.955 (2010)

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Psychology & Psychiatry

While in womb, babies begin learning language from their mothers

Babies only hours old are able to differentiate between sounds from their native language and a foreign language, scientists have discovered. The study indicates that babies begin absorbing language while still in the womb, ...

Pediatrics

Women who use IVF less likely to breastfeed

Women in Australia who conceive using assisted reproductive technology, such as IVF – and who have a caesarean birth before going in to labour – are less likely to breastfeed. This is despite the majority of pregnant ...

Pediatrics

Researchers propose 'breastsleeping' as a new word and concept

As far as titles in academic journals go, it's quite the attention-getter. "There is no such thing as infant sleep, there is no such thing as breastfeeding, there is only breastsleeping," reads the title of a new peer-reviewed ...

Pediatrics

Extra vitamin D benefits infants

Infants whose mothers take vitamin D supplements during pregnancy and infancy are less likely to get respiratory infections, according to research from the University of Auckland.

Pediatrics

Where infants sleep may affect how long they are breastfed

A new study indicates that mothers who frequently sleep, or bed-share, with their infants consistently breastfeed for longer than mothers who do not bed-share. Also, pregnant women who expressed a strong motivation to breastfeed ...

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