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The Power Of Touch Between Mom And Baby

Lynn Erdman | Posted 04.07.2015 | Parents
Lynn Erdman

Touch is one of the first senses to develop while the baby is still in the womb (between 7-8 weeks gestation). From their earliest weeks, babies depend on touch for exploring their world. Touch is so important that some consider skin to be the external nervous system.

'Kangaroo Care' May Have Longer-Lasting Benefits Than Previously Thought

Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

By: By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 01/10/2014 07:02 AM EST on LiveScience For babies born prematurely, being held in their parents'...

WATCH: In Haiti With UNICEF

Heidi Klum | Posted 01.18.2013 | Impact
Heidi Klum

2013-01-18-Screenshot20130118at9.50.53AM.jpgI have been volunteering for many years for charity organization UNICEF, and just a few weeks ago, I traveled to Haiti to learn more about the recovery efforts.

Developing Nations: Laboratories For Health Care Innovation

Kaiser Health News | Jaclyn Schiff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

JACLYN SCHIFF, KAISER HEALTH NEWS A few months ago, GE Healthcare rolled out a portable electrocardiogram machine, trumpeting the new product's abili...