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Early Skin-to-Skin Contact Helps Baby’s Brain

Instinctively we’ve always known it: There’s something special about a mother’s touch. Research suggests that skin-to-skin contact in the first few months of life can play a key role in baby’s development, influencing brain activity and stress hormones at a…

Poverty May Up Black Children’s Health Risks Early

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Kids growing up in poverty show the effects of being poor as early as age 5 — especially those who are Black, a new study suggests. …