Category Archives: Science Daily


Feb

27

2019
New mothers reduce their alcohol intake, but this change is short-lived

New mothers reduce their alcohol intake, but this change is short-lived

Most women dramatically reduce their alcohol intake on learning they are pregnant, but by the time their child is five they are back to their pre-pregnancy drinking levels, a new international study has found. The research reported little change in the drinking patterns of men on becoming fathers.


Feb

26

2019
Brain response to mom’s voice differs in kids with autism

Brain response to mom’s voice differs in kids with autism

For most children, the sound of their mother’s voice triggers brain activity patterns distinct from those triggered by an unfamiliar voice. But the unique brain response to mom’s voice is greatly diminished in children with autism, according to a new study.


Feb

25

2019
New parents face 6 years of disrupted sleep

New parents face 6 years of disrupted sleep

The birth of a child has drastic short-term effects on new mothers’ sleep, particularly during the first three months after birth. Researchers have also found sleep duration and satisfaction is decreased up to six years after giving birth for both parents.



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