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    Delayed Cord Clamping May Improve Fine Motor Skills

    Adding to the growing body of evidence of the benefits of delayed cord clamping, a follow-up study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics reveals an associated between delayed cord clamping (DCC) and fine motor skills at age 4, especially among boys. The original study led by Dr. Ola Andersson, a researcher at Uppsala University and […] More

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    Study Finds Sex Differences in Premature Birth Risk

    Fetal sex differences may partially account for premature birth, with women pregnant with boys at a higher risk of preterm delivery, says a new study to be presented in an oral concurrent session at The Pregnancy Meeting™, the annual meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, in San Diego, California on February 7. The study […] More

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    Circumcision Linked to Increased Risk of Autism in Boys

    Circumcision rates in the United States decreased by 10 percent across the 32-year period from 1979 through 2010. Now a new study adds to the growing evidence of harm of routine infant circumcision (RIC), finding link between circumcision and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) among boys. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that manifests […] More