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Laws Protecting Breastfeeding Inadequate In Many Countries: Report

Leading health organisations have warned laws to protect breastfeeding are inadequate in most countries, exposing infants and young children to risks. Read More

Croup – Causes and Treatment Of Croup In Children

If your child wakes in the night with a barking cough and struggles to breathe, your child may have croup. Find out the causes and treatment for croup. Read More

36 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 36 week old baby has lots going on. Teething, major physical achievements and a leap in brain development - it might be a little crazy! Hang in there! Read More

Obstetric Cholestasis – Everything You Need To Know

If you're pregnant and have mild to severe itching all over the body, this may be a sign of a liver condition called obstetric cholestasis. Find out more. Read More

Does Swaddling Increase The Risk Of SIDS? [Study]

The media has been ablaze with claims that swaddling could increase the risk of SIDS. Find out all the details of the study, plus our thoughts on it, here. Read More

35 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 35 week old baby is approaching 9 months of age. You'll start to see more changing and evolving. He'll also be more confident with mobility too. Read More

When Can You Get An Epidural During Labour? Understanding Epidurals Part 3

When can you get an epidural during labour? If you're considering an epidural, it's important to know when to avoid or to have an epidural. Read More

Artificial Placenta – Could It Save Premature Babies?

Preterm birth is a leading cause of neonatal death. Researchers have begun working on an artificial placenta, to reduce the incidence of neonatal death. Read More

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