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On Miracle Milk

By The Knowledge Lab Team on Oct 17, 2018 10:27:11 AM


and why this source of wealth remains untapped in Curaçao


Our era is the most exciting one to raise a child. Scientific discoveries in the field of child development happen on the regular and that information is readily available to all who seek it. One of the areas that is being increasingly researched and published about is human milk, its composition and its many benefits. UNICEF summarizes the many benefits of breastfeeding best, stating on their website that breastfeeding saves lives, improves health and cuts costs in every country worldwide. As a society, we are obsessed with creating wealth and opportunity for people on our island. So, why does this obvious source of wealth remain untapped in Curaçao?

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How to prepare your home to welcome your newborn

By The Knowledge Lab Team on Oct 3, 2018 3:06:09 AM

Bringing a child into this world is exciting, and for most new parents a little bit scary as well. Even seasoned parents will tell you that every child is different and number two (or three or four) is as much a life-changing event as the first. Unlike everything else in our modern world, a child doesn’t come with a 10-minute YouTube instructional video. And what works for one parent, might not work for the other. But there are some universal guidelines backed by science to preparing your environment to welcome a new child in the family. Before you go and buy “the internet”, consider what an infant really needs during the first year of its life outside of the womb. And use the things you already have to meet those needs and make the new baby feel welcome from day one.

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