Regarding babies…

Feb 28 2007

Fewer babies…

“There are two reasons fertility rates can decline,” said J. David Hacker, a SUNY Binghamton historian. “One explanation is that marriage declines. Not as many women get married, and if they do marry, they do so at a later age, so that there is less time to have children. The second explanation is that people consciously try to limit having children, which was revolutionary in the 19th century.”

Why Women Have Fewer Babies

Smarter babies…

Women who eat seafood while pregnant may be boosting their children’s IQ in the process, according to new research published Friday in The Lancet. The results of the study were surprising, say the authors, and contradict American and British recommendations that pregnant women should limit seafood and fish consumption to avoid potentially high levels of mercury.

Fish during pregnancy may boost kids’ IQ

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