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
Concord’s new Rio Rockers|
By Monica Stylli on 20/06/2007 in Products
Check out these colourful rockers from German company Concord.
on their age.All Rio Rockers come with a carry bag and are easy to unfold and fold – great for parents on the go. Fitted with a safety harness system, the Rio rocker also has an integrated rocker brake wedge to keep the chair in position during feeding times
Sudocrem voted nation’s favourite|
By Monica Stylli on 07/10/2007 in Products
An independent survey reveals that 90% of mums favour the brand
An independent survey carried out this year has revealed that Sudocrem is the nation’s favourite brand of healing cream. 150 mums with babies under a year old were questioned and 90% of them chose the nappy rash cream as their most trusted
Raw foods in pregnancy |
By Maria Muennich on 28/05/2009 in Pregnancy diet and nutrition
Sushi and rare steaks - what's the low-down on raw foods in pregnancy?
likely it is to carry such hidden dangers, but the only way to be sure that fish is safe is to cook it thoroughly. When pregnant it makes sense to avoid sashimi and sushi made with raw fish, and any other forms of raw fish, such as smoked salmon
Know-how: Antenatal Scans|
By ThinkBaby on 06/04/2007 in Scans, tests and classes
Once you have been confirmed pregnant, the tests and check-up begin. But what do all the scans mean?
this at around 11 to 13 weeks. At this time, the measurements of your baby are taken and a more accurate due date is set for the birth. At this stage it can also be confirmed whether you are carrying one or more babies. Some possible health conditions can
High-calorie diet and gender|
By Monica Stylli on 21/04/2008 in Pregnancy diet and nutrition
Can your diet at the time of conception influence the gender of your baby?
Latest research suggests that a woman’s diet around the time of conception might have an effect on the gender of her baby.The study, carried out by the Universities of Exeter and Oxford, claims that a high-calorie diet coupled with regular
Mobile phone app stops morning sickness|
By Susie Boone on 28/05/2010 in Pregnancy discomforts
NHS study shows medical soundtrack that you listen to on your phone is 90% effective
A mobile phone app that plays a soundtrack to you has been shown to dramatically reduce pregnancy sickness.In a small study carried out by Royal Hampshire County Hospital, 9 out of 10 pregnant women experienced a reduction or elimination
Babies sniff out their mum's breast milk|
By Lara Brunt on 06/10/2011 in Breast and bottle feeding
Research suggests newborns are guided to their food supply by their noses
are visible to the naked eye as small bumps around the nipple.The scent could be used to teach premature babies how to breastfeed, said researchers from the National Centre for Scientific Research in Dijon who carried out the study."It could help prepare
Transporting your children on your travels|
By Maria Muennich on 28/07/2008 in Life with baby
Whether you're wondering whether to take your car seat on the plane, invest in a lightweight buggy or ditch the pushchair completely, there's plenty to think about
One of the big questions you need to think about when travelling with children is how you are going to carry your baby or toddler around on the trip and once you get to your destination. If you're wondering whether to take along your buggy, invest
Urban family, no car|
By Catherine West on 03/11/2006 in forum
Help w/ pram etc for urban and carless
not doing so. We catch buses and take the tube. We carry shopping home from the market, Homebase etc(would need a big basket/carry space... or more taxis). And now we are going to have a baby. A travel system seems our only option if we are ever going