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Why you should donate breast milk

The South African Breast Milk Reserve encourages mothers to breastfeed their babies exclusively for the first six months and to donate breastmilk to the SABR banks. It not only helps others, it can protect them against cancer.

Surprises help babies learn

Unpredictable situations seem to make infants more interested in exploring and learning, a new study says.

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A lot of HooHa about something that occurs natural. Obviously receiving a grant that must be justified to show how dangerous living is. Next will be a study to show how radiation... Radon is a silent killer. Could it be in your home?
The magic of kangaroo care

For many premature babies, life begins in the dark, sterile environment of a hospital incubator, with little or no contact with their mother or father for weeks.

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