It’s important that you make an effort to develop healthy sleeping habits for your baby right from the beginning. Not only will this help them to get the sleep they need, it will also speed up the process to you regaining a good night’s sleep. So what can you do to instill healthy sleeping habits?
A new study published in the journal Tissue Engineering suggests that magnetic mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) can be used to improve the outcome of certain stem cell treatments. The research team, led by Japanese researcher Naosuke Kamei, MD, Ph.D, has found that their new procedure is safe and beneficial for tissue repair.
Discovering you're pregnant is a very exciting time and one that you definitely want to make the most of, but between now and then, you will still need to go to work and juggle your working life around your pregnancy. Although it will be mostly straightforward, there are going to be certain things you need to think about. So how do you manage your pregnancy while working?
Umbilical cord blood contains stem cells that can be used to treat many life-threatening diseases. Cord blood is now widely recognised as being an important medical resource that should be preserved for future use. Many expecting parents are interested in storing cord blood but are concerned regarding the safety of collecting cord blood after birth.
The summer holidays can often stretch on endlessly and can drive some parents mad. Without school filling the majority of their day, children turn to their parents for entertainment and activities to keep them from feeling bored. So what summer activities can you try out to keep everyone happy?
A team of researchers from Columbia University has discovered a new way to grow human hair using stem cells. The technique uses 3D printing technology to simulate the human scalp and facilitate hair growth.
Summer is the perfect time of year to enjoy a trip with your family, but doing so while pregnant can make things slightly more difficult! Here are some summer travel tips for pregnant women, to make sure you enjoy a safe and happy summer holiday.
Five years ago, 79-year-old Darryl Brewer was living an active life which included at least an hour of walking each day. Unfortunately, he gradually began to experience back pain, which was caused by the discs in his back deteriorating. Eventually, Darryl was in so much pain that he could barely move, let alone go for a walk.
As soon as you know you’re pregnant, it’s vital that you book in your first prenatal check-up around 8 weeks after your last menstrual cycle. Whilst both a scary and exciting experience, it can be daunting if you don’t know what to expect. Here’s our guide to your first prenatal check-up:
You might have heard about the incredible medical breakthroughs involving the use of cord blood stem cells. These stem cells are already used to treat almost 80 different illnesses and there is a lot of exciting new research into the regenerative power of stem cells (Moise, 2005).
However, many expecting parents have a lot of unanswered questions about the cord blood banking practice and whether it is worthwhile to store the cord blood stem cells of their baby. So to help you understand the benefits of saving the cord blood, we answer some of the most frequently asked questions by parents who are new to the idea of cord blood banking: