http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/group-b-streptococcus-screening_uk_58d2861ee4b0f838c62e49a4 Screening pregnant women for Group B streptococcus (GBS) is “not recommended” by the National Screening Committee (NSC). About 150,000 pregnant women carry GBS each year in the UK and, in some cases, will pass the bacteria to their baby in labour. In January 2016, a couple appealed for the pregnancy screening to be madeContinue reading “Group B Streptococcus Screening For Pregnant Women ‘Not Recommended’ By National Screening Committee (In the UK)”
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Fearing childbirth may prolong labor
http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2012/06/27/fearing-childbirth-may-prolong-labor/ Dr. Stuart Fischbein chuckled when he read the title of the press release: “Women with a fear of childbirth endure a longer labor.” The release was promoting a study published this week in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Researchers at Akershus University Hospital in Norway found women who feared giving birthContinue reading “Fearing childbirth may prolong labor”
Your baby does NOT need to ‘learn to self-settle’
http://www.kidspot.com.au/baby/baby-development/baby-behaviour/your-baby-does-not-need-to-learn-to-self-settle If you’re questioning the rightness of your desire to pick up your baby when he cries, or lie beside him as he falls to sleep, read this. “He’s got you wrapped around his little finger.” “She’ll never learn if you do whatever she demands.” “He needs to learn to self-settle.” These are phrases everyContinue reading “Your baby does NOT need to ‘learn to self-settle’”
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