Why babies who look more like their dad are healthier

Why babies who look more like their dad are healthier

Why babies who look more like their dad are healthier

A recent study conducted by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of NY revealed that babies that look like their dad at birth are more likely to spend time together with their father and, in turn, be healthier when they reach their first birthday.

These babies may be better off, according to researchers, because the fathers were more likely to spend time with kids who reminded them of when they were young, and that time spent together benefits the child both physically and psychologically.

He then uses this information to determine how much he wants to invest in the child's health and well-being.

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Previous research has found absent fathers are less inclined to get involved in their children's lives if they are poor in health, which the new study aimed to account for.

This area of research shows the importance of encouraging absent fathers to spend more time with their babies, the researchers said. "This data is appropriate since paternity uncertainty is more likely to prevail among fragile families".

The experts also said that all the extra time spent with dad meant the babies were healthier, with fewer cases of asthma and fewer trips to the doctor because of illnesses.

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For the study, researchers from Binghamton University and Southern Illinois University focused on 715 families in which babies live with only their mother.

This effect doesn't apply to babies who are born to married parents that live in the same household, as men are more certain that they're the father and spend more time with children who live under the same roof, the study noted. Tracey and Polachek said the study supports policies, such as parenting classes, health education and job training, that would encourage these distant dads to spend more time with their kids.

Dr. Polachek said the reason for that increased time is because fathers are more certain the baby is theirs.

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