Antenatal classes can be a useful way for you and your partner to prepare for the birth of your child. There are a variety of antenatal classes available which focus on different aspects of preparing for the birth of your child.
It is estimated that more than 15 million babies are born prematurely each year. A large percentage of these babies will develop chronic lung disease, a dangerous condition which makes it much harder to breathe.
The days, weeks and even months after giving birth are some of the most insecure days for new-moms, especially when it’s your first child. The confidence and assurance you experienced during pregnancy just evaporates and then you suddenly find yourself questioning everything, including the competency of your mothering. But there are some simple tips to help build your confidence as a new mom.
Being an expecting parent is an exciting and joyous experience, but it can be quite nerve- wracking. While you are looking forward to seeing your baby, you may be concerned about their health. Aside from the challenges faced during childbirth, parents often wonder how they should be safeguarding their child’s health for the years to come.
Caffeine is a stimulant that builds your pulse and heart rate, both of which are not suggested during pregnancy. Stimulant additionally builds the recurrence of urination. This results in the reduction of your body liquid levels and can cause dehydration. Here’s a basic guide to caffeine intake for pregnant women.
Cooking during the winter can sometimes lose its appeal, especially on a weeknight when all you want to do is sit down for five minutes with a glass of wine. So what easy to cook recipes can you rustle up that are not only healthy but are simple to make?
Blood disorders are diseases that affect one of the components of blood — red blood cells (which carry oxygen), white blood cells (which fight infections), or platelets (which help the blood clot). Some blood disorders can also affect the liquid portion of blood, called plasma.
We’re not perfect, none of us are. But whether that’s because of character traits or genetic ones is entirely out of our control. Genetic disorders can be incredibly serious, and whilst many living with genetic disorders go on to live a full and rich life, it’s still important to identify these conditions as early as possible so they can be treated correctly. Here's a basic guide about Trisomy test and how it works for pregnant women.
A recent study published in Annals of Hematology has reported that allogenic cord blood stem cell transplants are effective at treating relapsed/refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). This important discovery confirms to doctors that allogenic transplants are a viable treatment option for patients with B-cell lymphoma.
Whether you’re out and about or going to sleep, you need to ensure that you’re helping your baby stay warm. However, keeping them warm whilst not overheating can sometimes be more difficult than you realise. So how do you keep your newborn warm during those cold winter nights?