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Caffeine During Pregnancy, Breastfeeding not Linked to Sleep Problems for Baby - Psych Central News

Caffeine During Pregnancy, Breastfeeding not Linked to Sleep Problems for Baby - Psych Central News | Mom Psych | Scoop.it
If mom drinks a daily cup of coffee, it probably won't have any effect on baby's sleep, according to a new study.
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Childbirth takes longer now than 50 years ago

Childbirth takes longer now than 50 years ago | Mom Psych | Scoop.it

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many tasks can be tackled more quickly now than 50 years ago, but delivering a baby is not one of them, a new U.S. government study finds. Compared with the 1960s, U.S. . . .


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Seth Capo's comment, March 31, 2012 8:47 PM
Thanks for sharing, Jeannette. One question that came to mind as I was reading is whether moms--especially first time moms--tend to go the hospital sooner these days. That would almost automatically lengthen the observed time spent in stage one, whether or not the amount of time has really changed all that much. As a natural process, you would think that birth wouldn't change very much over the years--but more and more, it isn't treated like a natural process anymore . . .