Weight loss after birth|
By sarah jane on 22/10/2008 in forum
baby is five months old.I feel fine, but I do think my weight is too low for me - I was perfectly happy at a size 10 and feel unattractively skinny now.Has anyone else found that they lost alot of weight after they gave birth? I have mentioned
Clothes for premature and low birth weight babies|
By Sarah Lawson on 18/10/2006 in Products
The clothes range mini mode have developed a thoughtful, special collection for babies under 7.5lb.
Over 100 Boots stores will this week be rolling out a whole new range of clothes, on the mini mode label, which are especially designed for premature, and low birth-weight babies.There are already some clothes ranges which go down to very small
Twitter reveals Victoria Beckham's baby name and birth weight...|
By Kyrsty Hazell on 05/07/2011 in Celebrity
...however these have been rubbished as rumours by the Beckhams' rep!
Victoria Beckham has welcomed her 5lb 8oz baby girl and named her Felicity - according to Twitter, anyway!The social media site went into a frenzy yesterday after it was reported that Victoria Beckham had given birth to her fourth baby on July 4th
Longterm outlook bright for premature babies|
By Laura Lee Davies on 09/02/2006 in Baby development
A new study from Canada suggests low birth-weight babies catch up with their normal birth-weight equals by early adulthood.
, the differences in attainment are not so great.Researchers at the Michael G DeGroote School of Medicine at McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada, carried out a study looking at the outcomes in young adulthood, of 166 very low birth-weight infants compared to 145
Parents of small babies need more cot death advice, says charity|
By Lara Brunt on 17/08/2011 in Newborn health & safety
Low birth weight babies are still particularly vulnerable to sudden infant death syndrome
Parents of low birth weight babies must be given more information on reducing the risk of cot death, according to a leading charity.The Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths (FSID) said deaths have fallen by more than 70% since parents began
Too much pregnancy weight harder to lose|
By Kimberley Smith on 14/07/2010 in Pregnancy diet and nutrition
Mums-to-be who gain more weight than recommended during pregnancy are more likely to be overweight or obese 20 years after giving birth
Excess pregnancy pounds really are very difficult to lose, accept researchers in Australia. In a 30-year study of 2,026 mums, those who gained too much weight during pregnancy found it much harder to lose the weight after birth. They were four times
Cervical abnormalities and pregnancy|
By Laura Lee Davies on 18/04/2006 in Pregnancy illness & complications
A new study links premature and low-weight births to some treatments for abnormal cervical cells.
Research suggests that some treatment for cervical abnormalities could increase the risk of having premature or low-birthweight babies, or an increased chance of needing a caesarian delivery.The study, carried out at a hospital in Lancashire, examined the research collated from 2...
Caffeine in pregnancy link to smaller babies|
By Kimberley Smith on 21/05/2010 in Pregnancy diet and nutrition
Mums-to-be who drink more than 6 cups of a coffee a day have smaller babies with lower birth weights
Pregnant women who get through 6 or more cups of coffee a day have smaller babies throughout pregnancy, a Dutch survey has found. Compared to mums-to-be whose caffeine intake was less than three cups, babies were shorter and weighed slightly less both during pregnancy and whenbor...
Pregnant? Get snacking!|
By Laura Lee Davies on 13/09/2010 in Pregnancy diet and nutrition
Whilst excess weight gain isn't great for your pregnancy or birth, it is important to keep eating snacks rather than only eating three big meals a day.
Your pregnant diet During the early weeks of pregnancy, if you suffer from morning sickness you might feel like you'll never eat or keep anything down again. However, right from the start of a pregnancy, many women notice a change in their appetite, a need to graze to fend ...
Big dads more likely to have small babies|
By Kimberley Smith on 08/12/2010 in Pregnancy for dads-to-be
Babies of obese and overweight men have a higher chance of being born with a low birth rate, according to a new study
with a low birth weight.The study looked at the birth weights of babies born to 2,000 couples in Auckland and Adelaide. Once maternal factors were removed, there was still a link between smaller babies and larger dads.“This suggests that birth size could