Skin-to-skin contact sustains premature babies where incubators are limited. It may even be the best form of neonatal care, period. https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2017/02/kangaroo-care/515844/ Carmela Torres was 18 when she became pregnant for the first time. It was 1987 and she and her now-husband, Pablo Hernandez, were two idealistic young Colombians born in the coastal region of MonteríaContinue reading “Saving Babies’ Lives by Carrying Them Like Kangaroos”
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Every Pregnant Woman Should Get A Doula, Study Says
https://broadly.vice.com/en_us/article/every-pregnant-woman-should-get-a-doula-study-says For those who are even aware of doulas at all, the term might bring up images of health-conscious moms-to-be, drinking cold-pressed green juices and flitting between yoga class and Lamaze. Further adding to their bourgeois appeal, the New York Times describes doulas—certified professionals there to assist and educate mothers through the various emotional andContinue reading “Every Pregnant Woman Should Get A Doula, Study Says”
EAT!!! Most healthy women would benefit from light meal during labor
http://asahq.org/about-asa/newsroom/news-releases/2015/10/eating-a-light-meal-during-labor It’s about time!!! The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) announced this weekend that most healthy women can skip the fasting and, in fact, would benefit from eating a light meal during labor. (click link above to read the press release)
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