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There is Scientific Evidence That Women Who Experience More Heartburn During Pregnancy Have Babies With More Hair at Birth.

Pregnancy is a time when expectant mothers will receive a lot of advice. But how much of the information is true or false about pregnancy? It’s one of the oldest wives’ tales in the book: if you have bad heartburn while pregnant, your baby will have a full head of hair. But did you know …

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Baby Formula

Baby Formula was First Created in 1865 Due to a Decline in Wet Nursing and Increased Infant Death

Wet nursing, the feeding bottle, and formula use are all part of the history of infant feeding. Wet nursing was the safest and most popular alternative to the natural mother’s breast milk before the invention of bottles and formula. Wet nursing was gradually replaced by artificial feeding as a result of society’s negative attitude toward …

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Practice Babies

What Are Practice Babies?

In the United States, certain programs were designed to benefit the economy and teach high school and college-level students real-world tasks. One program, in particular, used actual orphaned children. These babies were loaned out to college homes for the sake of education. Meet the practice babies. Orphaned babies were borrowed out to college home economics …

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Baby Owls Sleep On Their Bellies

Why Do Baby Owls Lie on Their Stomachs?

Owls belong to the order Strigiformes, which includes approximately 200 species of usually nocturnal and solitary birds of prey with an erect stance, a large, broad head, binocular eyesight, binaural hearing, keen talons, and silent flying feathers. Except for the polar ice caps and a few isolated islands, owls can be found in almost every …

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How Did a School in Chicago Use Justin Bieber’s Song as a Fundraiser?

When Justin Bieber’s Baby was still at its peak popularity in 2011, Two student council members of Evanston Township Highschool saw a bizarre opportunity for a fundraising campaign for a nearby cafe and arts center. In less than a week, students have raised $1,000 with the aid of Justin Bieber’s hit song.  Charlotte Runzel and …

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What Happened to the Danish Mom Who Left Her Baby Outside A Restaurant in New York?

Parenting styles differ based on culture and country. While it seems quite arbitrary to leave a child outside the restaurant in the United States, Nordic cultures think otherwise. But did you hear of the story of Anette Sørensen and her daughter, Liv? Anette Sørensen was visiting New York City with her 14-month old daughter in …

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Has Anyone Tried Raising a Chimpanzee as a Human Child?

Scientifically speaking, the DNA of humans and chimpanzees are almost identical, 98.7% to be exact. They are knowing to be our closest living relatives. If we were to raise a chimpanzee like how we raised a human child, will they be as intelligent as we are? In 1931, a psychologist adopted a Chimpanzee and raised …

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In the 20’s a freak show saved over 6500 premature babies’ lives. Hospitals would leave them to die; but a “fake” Dr by the name of Martin Couney would display the babies in an experimental glass case called an incubator. He used the proceeds to pay for the show, seeing an 85% survival rate.

The Man Who Ran a Carnival Attraction That Saved Thousands of Premature Babies Wasn’t a Doctor at All Nurses in starched white uniforms and doctors in medical coats tended to babies in glass and steel incubators. The infants had been born many weeks premature and well below a healthy birth weight. Stores didn’t make clothes …

In the 20’s a freak show saved over 6500 premature babies’ lives. Hospitals would leave them to die; but a “fake” Dr by the name of Martin Couney would display the babies in an experimental glass case called an incubator. He used the proceeds to pay for the show, seeing an 85% survival rate. Read More »

Babies’ cuteness is key to their survival. Cute babies are just extremely hard to ignore, and this is likely hardwired into human brains. Less cute children are treated differently.

Babies’ cuteness is key to their survival. What happens when they’re not that cute? Adapted from Ugly Renaissance Babies Babies’ cuteness is a powerful force to be reckoned with. It melts adult hearts, ensuring babies a steady source of food and protection until they mature to an age when they’re slightly less vulnerable. What is …

Babies’ cuteness is key to their survival. Cute babies are just extremely hard to ignore, and this is likely hardwired into human brains. Less cute children are treated differently. Read More »