This Week in Little News 3/18/2022
Happy St. Patrick’s, Little News fam! 🍀 Are you doing anything exciting with your little ones for St. Patrick’s? Maybe a Scavenger hunt with kiddos? Or painting with green colors? Melissa & Doug has some great suggestions on kids’ activities for St. Paddy’s https://bit.ly/3ImUAIH. Whatever you end up doing, we hope you have fun and enjoy it!
Tomorrow, on Saturday, we will be emailing you a deep dive we all are excited about! We have interviewed a pre-and postnatal fitness trainer, whose passion is to help women feel energized and empowered during and after pregnancy. Look out for this interview in your inbox.
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👶 🍼 Recent Pediatric News
🔬🧬 Kids and Babies Related Scientific Research
Mother to child transmission of COVID-19 infection, possible but rare, study finds
SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing the COVID-19 infection, can be transmitted from mother to baby before, during and after childbirth -- but such occurrences are rare, a new study reveals.
Maternal lead exposures correlated with sex ratios of offspring
Higher lead levels in a mother's blood can increase the chance of her bearing male offspring, according to new research led by Japanese scientists at the Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine.
As cigarette taxes rise, infant deaths decline
Raising taxes on tobacco is associated with a reduction in neonatal and infant mortality, according to an analysis of 159 countries published this week in the open-access journal PLOS Global Public Health by Anthony Laverty of Imperial College London, UK, and colleagues.
Higher exposure to bisphenol A in the womb associated with increased risk for asthma and wheezing in school-age girls
An analysis of data from more than 3,000 mother-child pairs from six European countries indicates that prenatal exposure to bisphenol A (chemical substances used in the manufacture of plastics and resins found in many consumer products, such as food cans, reusable bottles, and toys) may have negative effects on respiratory health in school-age girls. The results of a study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), an entity supported by the "la Caixa" Foundation, have just been published in the journal Environment International.
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Happy St. Paddy’s again! 🍀 Sound on! 🔊