Breastfeeding has long been recognised as a proven disease prevention strategy. But did you know it can also play a role in preventing childhood obesity.
Despite a dramatic shift from home to facility-based births, birth attendants often do not adhere to practices known to reduce mortality, and mortality has not decreased as expected.
We randomly assigned fetuses from women who were expected to deliver before 30 weeks of gestation to either immediate clamping of the umbilical cord or delayed clamping.
Before the big day arrives, there is still one little thing that you need to make sure you have ready for action – your hospital bag.
Although pregnancy is filled with many exciting moments and a beautiful growing belly, it can also come with some unwanted side effects.
Start preparing your body for a baby before you stop your birth control, by the time you miss a period, your baby will have begun to grow.
From the moment you find out you’re expecting a little bundle of joy, you need to make numerous life changing decisions – even before the big arrival.
Check that your little one is on track – and help her get there. Babies are all different, but there’s a range of what specialists consider normal.