Health

New research challenges stereotypes about older mums

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research on first-time older mums has found they cope surprisingly well with the physical demands of pregnancy compared to younger mums, but are understandably more anxious about the well being of their ...

Health

Study into the booby traps of breastfeeding in the UK

Australian researchers are embarking on a study of mums in the United Kingdom to discover if "guilt-tripping women" into breastfeeding is effective in persuading them to opt for breast over bottle.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Childbirth risks not the same for all obese women

Obesity raises the chances of complications and medical interventions in childbirth. But a new study by Oxford University shows the risks are not the same for all obese women.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Want nicer kids? Coach tots to self-regulate

(Medical Xpress)—Parents struggling to tame their temperamental toddlers take note: There's now concrete proof that your hard work will pay off.

Health

Breastfeeding boosts ability to climb social ladder

Breastfeeding not only boosts children's chances of climbing the social ladder, but it also reduces the chances of downwards mobility, suggests a large study published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood.

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