Managing your summer style whilst pregnant sounds easy but can be really tricky, especially when all you want to do is strip down and walk around naked. Considering this isn't an option in public, this article is going to look at our top summer style tips for pregnant women.
Welcome to part 4 in our series on cystic fibrosis. This series has been published to help promote Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month, which is held each May. In this article, we’ll explain how cord blood stem cells may be used to treat cystic fibrosis and share some recent research findings.
One of the greatest risks to your child in the summer months are the very hot days the season can bring. A baby can experience heat exhaustion very quickly because they have limited capacity to deal with the heat. Here are some simple tips to keep your baby comfortable during the summer season.
A stem cell trial recently performed by doctors in Miami saw a child with autism speak his first full sentence within hours of receiving it. The stem cell treatment was given to an 11-year-old British boy named Danny Bullen, with the dramatic improvement occurring within just a few hours.
As your stomach grows, there are going to be a number of things that are not as easy as they once were. Things like walking long distances, picking up something that’s been dropped or being on your feet all day. But as well as things you can’t do, there are a number of things that you shouldn’t do that are more of a health risk for both you and baby. Whilst everyone will be keen to make the most of the summer and be involved in summer activities, here are 8 activities you should definitely avoid if you are pregnant.
Welcome to part three in our four part series on cystic fibrosis, which is being published to coincide with Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month. In this article we’ll be sharing some information about the common signs and symptoms of cystic fibrosis.
One of the biggest challenges for parents with a new baby is how to get them sleeping comfortably during warm summer nights. Heat and discomfort are the primary ways in which your baby’s sleep may be interrupted, but some other aspects may contribute during the summer months.
A team of researchers from the University of Illinois have discovered that preterm babies who are born without a blood cell protein called haptoglobin have a higher chance of brain bleeding and cerebral palsy. The findings could lead to the creation of early stage tests that help doctors take preventative action far earlier than normal, saving the lives of many preterm babies.
Pregnancy affects everyone differently. So when it comes to how you're affected by the hot summer nights, a lucky few will be able to sleep throughout the night without disruption. Others, however, won't be so lucky. Our top tips for pregnant women will help you to sleep better and cope during the heat.
Welcome to part two of our four part series on cystic fibrosis. This series has been created to coincide with Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month, which is held each May. In this article, we will be sharing the common causes of cystic fibrosis to help you learn more about this condition.
Summer is the perfect time to take the family on a vacation. While most vacations are fun-filled, there are some risks involved when traveling with your family, especially if you have small children. Here are some simple safety tips for your family summer vacation to make sure everyone returns home safe and happy.
Eight-year-old Nerea is a young girl from the Spanish town of Burriana. Nerea had a difficult childhood because she was born prematurely. Her premature birth triggered respiratory issues which deprived her brain of oxygen and led to her developing cerebral palsy.
As your second trimester comes to an end and your third trimester begins, remaining comfortable can be increasingly difficult. Coupled with the summer heat, it can become nigh-on impossible to enjoy this time. But no matter which trimester you’re currently in, there are some key tips to surviving your summer pregnancy.
Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month is an international event designed to raise awareness of cystic fibrosis and to share the stories of people who are battling this dangerous condition.
To commemorate this important event, we are sharing a four-part series which will focus on cystic fibrosis and how stem cells may be used to treat it. This article will share 10 facts about cystic fibrosis that everyone should know.
Sending a young child off to summer camp for the first time can be a daunting task for both the parents and the child. It is easy to begin obsessing over the trip because quite often it is the first time this child is adventuring on his/her own!
Doctors in the United States are using a ground-breaking umbilical cord blood treatment to help a 5-year old girl with brain damage. The treatment may help her recover cognitive function and could dramatically improve her quality of life.
Summer is often the favourite season for many and perhaps the best time of the year to go on vacation. Just because you're pregnant, that doesn't mean you have to miss out on a summer vacation but there are some important things to remember. Take a look at this blog post for top tips for pregnant women going on vacation.