maternal behaviour

Mom gene linked to key parenting skills


September 19th, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) What does it take to be a great mom? Of course there's love, devotion, nurturing, and maybe the right gene.Researchers at the Rockefeller University in ... Read more...

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If you’re a nice guy, thank your genes


April 11th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) Part of the reason why some people are kind and generous may have more to do with their genes than their mother's precepts, says a new ... Read more...

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Motherhood alters brain functions


October 25th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Oct 25 (IANS) Motherhood causes alterations in brain functions that help mothers locate and communicate with their offspring, especially if they are in distress, says a study by Israeli ... Read more...

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Mother, father show similar love hormone levels after childbirth


August 22nd, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Oxytocin, dubbed the love hormone, not only cements bonding among lovers, friends and colleagues, but also plays a key role in birth and maternal behaviour. Although oxytocin release is ... Read more...

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Exposure to babies triggers maternal instinct


December 28th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) Exposure to babies can trigger maternal instincts among women, says a study. Researchers from Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine exposed virgin or nulliparous rats to foster ... Read more...

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Maternal behaviour creates new neurons


December 18th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A new study on adult, virgin rats has shown that maternal behaviour itself can trigger the development of new neurons in the brain independent of whether the female ... Read more...

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Natural childbirth strengthens mother baby bonding


September 4th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): In a new study, researchers at Yale University found that mothers who delivered vaginally compared to caesarean section delivery (CSD) were significantly more responsive to the cry ... Read more...

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Cradle of maternity in the brain discovered


August 18th, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 18 (ANI): A new study on mice conducted at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has shown that the inactivation of brain serotonin in the mothers may affect ... Read more...

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