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There is lots of material on this site related to pediatric care and parenting from scientific databases. Going through them can help an educated and scientifically inclined parent learn the answers to some of their most baffling parenting issues and the latest practices in the light of research. Some research journals and ebooks are free to access. Meanwhile, subscription is required to get admittance to some of the journals on individual access basis called pay-per-view. Even of these sites, abstracts can be viewed without subscription but they can be viewed in full in PDF or browser form after paying for a one-time access. This kind of research is free from bias and based on thorough investigation of a random group or large populace.  Therefore, parents can benefit a lot from these kinds of research content in their day to day parenting issues and practices rather than relying on sketchy advice, personal preferences, guesswork and trials and errors.

The Effects of Consuming Fish Oil While Breastfeeding Maternal Fish Oil Supplementation during Lactation Is Associated with Reduced Height at 13 Years of Age and Higher Blood Pressure in Boys Only

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Some nursing mothers consume fish oil while breastfeeding their babies. However, a maternal diet rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids during lactation can have long-term detrimental effects on the height and blood pressure of their children. Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, especially those obtained through breast milk, are necessary for the normal development of children. They positively…

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The Effects of Vitamin B12 Deficiency on Breastfeeding Women and Their Children Vitamin B-12 Concentrations in Breast Milk Are Low and Are Not Associated with Reported Household Hunger, Recent Animal-Source Food, or Vitamin B-12 Intake in Women in Rural Kenya

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Parenting Studies Made Ridiculously Understandable
Parenting Studies Made Ridiculously Understandable

It is important to supplement the maternal diet with certain vitamins, such as vitamin B12, during pregnancy and lactation. But in some areas, especially in underdeveloped countries, vitamin supplements are not available, and women cannot acquire them due to a lack of economic resources. In particular, vitamin B12 deficiency is common among people from low-…

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