There continues to be a rise in the number of U.S. babies born who are dependent on opioid drugs, according to a new study. Researchers looked at the rate of babies diagnosed with neonatal abstinence syndrome, a condition in which newborns experience withdrawal symptoms as a result of being...
Maternal separation stresses the baby, research finds
Humans are the only mammals who practice such maternal-neonate separation, but its physiological impact on the baby has been unknown until now. Researchers measured heart rate variability in 2-day-old sleeping babies for one hour each during skin-to-skin contact with mother and alone in a cot next to mother's bed. Neonatal autonomic activity was 176% higher and quiet sleep 86% lower during maternal separation compared to skin-to-skin contact.
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Brian France of NASCAR on His Luke and Meadow Foundation
CEO of NASCAR Brian France and his wife Amy have created the Luke and Meadow Foundation, an umbrella charity named after their 4-year-old twins and focused on children’s causes like funding pediatric cancer research and neonatal intensive care facilities.