babies http://kcur.org en Cash Money Crew: Planning For A New Baby http://kcur.org/post/cash-money-crew-planning-new-baby-0 <p><span style="color: rgb(41, 47, 51); font-family: 'Gotham Narrow SSm', sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 22px; white-space: pre-wrap;">Expecting a new baby can force many parents to make complicated financial decisions. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:42:36 +0000 Gina Kaufmann, Matthew Long-Middleton & Matt Hodapp 59234 at http://kcur.org Cash Money Crew: Planning For A New Baby Examining Technology's Effect On Early Pregnancy Detection http://kcur.org/post/examining-technologys-effect-early-pregnancy-detection <p>It wasn’t until the second half of the 20th&nbsp;century that expectant parents could see and hear their baby through means of ultrasound and Doppler. With those advances also came a dramatic change in how we view early pregnancy loss.</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 17:03:59 +0000 Steve Kraske, Danie Alexander & Beth Lipoff 47079 at http://kcur.org Examining Technology's Effect On Early Pregnancy Detection Fatty Acids In Baby Formula Show Lasting Benefits http://kcur.org/post/fatty-acids-baby-formula-show-lasting-benefits <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Researchers at the University of Kansas say fatty acids added to baby formula produce lasting gains in intelligence and performance.</span></p><p>Infant formula has been enriched with fatty acids since 2001, based in part on research done by University of Kansas scientists John Colombo and Susan Carlson.&nbsp; The<a href="http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/early/2013/06/26/ajcn.112.040766.abstract"> new findings by Colombo and Carlson</a> are based on 81 babies who were tested every six months over a span of six years.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 14:09:53 +0000 Bryan Thompson 41944 at http://kcur.org Fatty Acids In Baby Formula Show Lasting Benefits WyCo Effort Aims To Curb Infant Mortality http://kcur.org/post/wyco-effort-aims-curb-infant-mortality <p>With one of the <strong>highest infant mortality rates </strong>in the country, <strong>Wyandotte County</strong> is taking steps to <strong>fix that problem</strong>.</p><p> Sun, 12 May 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske 36563 at http://kcur.org WyCo Effort Aims To Curb Infant Mortality Baby Care: The First Few Months http://kcur.org/post/baby-care-first-few-months <p></p><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When you're a parent</span>—<span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>especially a first-time parent</strong></span>—<span style="line-height: 1.5;">you<strong> worry </strong>about all kinds of things you see in your <strong>baby's development</strong>.</span></div><div> Sun, 12 May 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske 36564 at http://kcur.org Baby Care: The First Few Months Steve Kraske: The Baby Whisperer http://kcur.org/post/steve-kraske-baby-whisperer <p>Over the years, plenty have poked fun at the calming nature of public radio (the "Delicious Dish," anyone?) But no producer thinks it's good when their host lulls listeners to sleep. Unless, that is, that listener is a crying 8-month-old baby suffering from great discomfort - like teething.</p> <p>In the final portion of Wednesday's Up to Date, hear the story of Hamza Husein, whose infancy is a bit more manageable due to the sultry and soothing sounds of Steve Kraske.</p> <p>(No, we're not kidding.)</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 21:14:42 +0000 Stephen Steigman 16519 at http://kcur.org Steve Kraske: The Baby Whisperer Discarded Baby Regs to Grow in KC http://kcur.org/post/discarded-baby-regs-grow-kc <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d844cec7080-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d844cec7080-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d844cec7080-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-922137.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – Eight years after Missouri passed a law to protect abandoned babies, Kansas City Missouri agrees to take part in a program letting the public know about it.</p> Fri, 03 Sep 2010 21:40:19 +0000 Dan Verbeck 7031 at http://kcur.org Discarded Baby Regs to Grow in KC Premature Births Decline In Kansas City http://kcur.org/post/premature-births-decline-kansas-city <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d834c22a07c-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d834c22a07c-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d834c22a07c-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-906311.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – More babies are making it to the full nine-month term in Kansas City. But as KCUR's Elana Gordon reports, experts aren't sure why.</p> Tue, 08 Jun 2010 18:33:29 +0000 Elana Gordon 6696 at http://kcur.org