Newborn Development Related Articles & Blog Posts

  • Dr. Alan Greene discussing teaching your children healthy eating habits

    The Window of Opportunity for Teaching Your Kids Great Eating Habits

    What does mother goose have to do with getting kids to eat right? Researcher Konrad Lorentz showed that by replacing a mother goose with something else as the first thing a baby goose encountered, he could alter the behavior of the baby goose to view that thing (even a toy train!!) as ‘mama’. This phenomenon […]

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  • Your Baby’s NICU Care Team

    Your Baby’s NICU Care Team

    Today’s post offers parents some information on who may be part of their baby’s care team in the NICU – and what, in general, their roles may be. There may be many different members on your baby’s care team – especially in a Level III NICU. These care providers may rotate in and out based […]

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  • If Your Baby Is in The NICU

    If Your Baby Is in The NICU

    Every expectant mother eagerly awaits the day when she will finally hold her baby in her arms. But for mothers of premature or very sick newborns – that moment is postponed as their baby is whisked away by a team of highly trained physicians and nurses to be cared for in the most high-tech of […]

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  • Babies are Built from Food

    Babies are Built from Food

    Babies Are Built from Food When a brand-new baby opens her eyes and, for the first time, settles her gaze on her parents with a spark of recognition, something very complex has taken place. The light in the room has focused through a tiny living lens to project an image on the canvas of tightly […]

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  • Fifteen Minutes of Magic

    Fifteen Minutes of Magic

    If you’ve ever had a massage, you know how soothing and wonderful touch can be. Infant massage has been the subject of recent studies and shown remarkable benefits.

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  • Skin to Skin Care for Preterm Babies

    Skin to Skin Care for Preterm Babies

    When a baby is admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), life can be quite stressful for the baby – and for the parents. Mothers often report that being separated from their babies, especially not being able to hold their babies, is particularly stressful. Researchers at University Hospital, Linkg, Sweden wondered whether encouraging skin-to-skin […]

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