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Immunity

Ideally, child's immunity is every parent's concern. Germs and microbes in the environment can negatively impact the development of the child’s immune system. Building the child's immune system is therefore essential through preventive and proactive measures. Most baby sicknesses are the result of bacteria and viruses which can only be fought through by a strong immune system. The weak immune system makes the child become prone to diseases and can lead to premature death in extreme cases. This section will give information that is well researched on how one can boost one’s child's immune system through natural means.

Maternal Immune Activation and a Baby’s Brain Development Maternal Immune Activation during the Third Trimester Is Associated with Neonatal Functional Connectivity of the Salience Network and Fetal to Toddler Behavior

in Maternity/Research Findings

In the third trimester of pregnancy, the baby’s brain architecture and neural circuits rapidly mature. During this crucial period, the baby’s brain is highly vulnerable to many factors, such as the activation of the mother’s immune system. Maternal immune activation (MIA) releases several chemical substances, some of which affect the baby’s developing brain. When Is…

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Don’t Be Afraid to Eat Eggs While Breastfeeding! Effects of Maternal Dietary Egg Intake during Early Lactation on Human Milk Ovalbumin Concentration: A Randomized Controlled Trial

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Eggs’ intake in the maternal diet is safe for children
Eggs’ intake in the maternal diet is safe for children

The rise in food allergies has become a major public health concern. It is, therefore, essential to study the events that lead to food allergies early in infancy. One factor known to play a fundamental role in the occurrence of food allergies in children is the nursing mother’s diet. One of the most feared allergens…

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Eight Ways to Soothe a Crying Baby: Parenting on Purpose

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8 Ways to Soothe a Crying Baby through Parenting On Purpose
Crying Baby

A baby comes into the world crying. It is considered a sign of vigor and health. Crying is the way babies communicate even after birth. Parenting on purpose helps parents understand their baby’s cues and respond accordingly. However, excessive crying can be pretty nerve-racking for parents, and it has a physiological impact on babies too.…

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How Breastfeeding Can Aid Your Baby’s Brain Development, Growth, and Immunity: Parenting from the Inside Out

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Breastfeeding Photo by Dave Clubb on Unsplash
Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding doesn’t turn every baby into a genius, but it does positively impact brain development. Breastfeeding is a good example of parenting from the inside out. Breastfeeding also strengthens the right side of the brain (i.e., the emotional side). For instance, the proximity between the baby and the mother during breastfeeding helps the mother and…

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