NHS trusts are urged to ditch 'rule of three' to prevent patients from losing more babies
Women who suffer a miscarriage will be offered help earlier under proposed new guidelines to stop them losing more babies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby loss: Our experience should not be a 'whispered secret'
Doctors booked a termination for Sharon Gorvett, but no-one discussed her options with her. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Rural Health Mission Nigeria - Providing Lifesaving Care to Mothers and Babies in Plateau State
[Nigeria Health Watch] It was a cold, serene morning in Garkuwa community of Wase Local Government Area (LGA), Plateau State and in a consulting room in Cottage Hospital, Sahura Kasimu sat with her two-month-old son, Mustapha nestled in her arms, as she spoke with Martina Dabot, the attending health officer. Kasimu gave birth to Mustapha in the same health facility and since then, they have both been receiving postnatal care over the phone and in person, an experience she did not have with her older child. "Both you and Mustapha (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Baby loss awareness: Our experience should not be a 'whispered secret'
Doctors booked a termination for Sharon Gorvett, but no one discussed her options with her. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Sending Talc Cases to Bankruptcy Court
As expected, Johnson & Johnson has unloaded its burgeoning talc-related liabilities on a new subsidiary that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Oct. 14. The controversial move, which confirmed the fears of many personal injury attorneys, is an attempt by J&J to more easily resolve the thousands of current and future lawsuits claiming that its talc products have caused serious medical problems, including ovarian and mesothelioma cancers. Most of the claims contend that talc in the products was contaminated with toxic asbestos fibers. The filing, in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Western District of...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - October 18, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

Edmonton mother who contracted COVID-19 while pregnant thankful she got the shot
Cheryl Franko, who was pregnant with her first child, was initially worried about the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine and whether it could potentially harm her baby. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Edmonton Source Type: news

Polygenic screening of embryos is here, but is it ethical?
The first child born using the technique arrived last year. But can it really help reduce diseases in a new generation, or is it ‘techno-eugenics’?The birth of the first IVF baby, Louise Brown, in 1978 provoked a media frenzy. In comparison, a little girl named Aurea born by IVF in May 2020 went almost unnoticed. Yet she represents a significant first in assisted reproduction too, for the embryo from which she grew was selected from others based on polygenic screening before implantation, to optimise her health prospects.For both scientific and ethical reasons, this new type of genetic screening is highly contr...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 17, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Philip Ball Tags: Genetics Biology Science Ethics Health World news Medical research Source Type: news

Is a Cambridge president right in warning her students against putting off pregnancy?
When Eve Simmons was a 14-year-old at school, everyone in her year was handed a robotic doll for a three-day experiment in caring for a baby, which she abandoned after only three hours. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Killing one's own baby: a psychodynamic overview with clinical approach to filicide cases - Ozdemir DF, Evin ç G.
OBJECTIVE: This review article discusses the multi-dimensional and complex pattern of filicide from a psychodynamic perspective with reference to the recent publications. Creating awareness to filicide among professionals will help to the correct assessmen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Baby boomers and millennials are in a heated housing war
Baby boomers and millennials are in a housing war. A Zillow report lays out how boomers are winning, and it's really not even close. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A decade after gene therapy, children born with deadly immune disorder remain healthy
Over a decade ago, UCLA physician-scientists began using a pioneering gene therapy they developed to treat children born with a rare and deadly immune system disorder.They now report that the effects of the therapy appear to be long-lasting, with 90% of patients who received the treatment eight to 11 years ago still disease-free.ADA-SCID, oradenosine deaminase –deficient severe combined immunodeficiency, is caused by mutations in the gene that creates the ADA enzyme, which is essential to a functioning immune system. For babies with the disease, exposure to everyday germs can be fatal, and if untreated, most will die...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 15, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

CQC criticises care scandal trust for 'unsafe staffing'
The trust at the centre of a maternity scandal does not have enough midwifery staff to keep women and babies safe, a Care Quality Commission inspection has revealed. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - October 15, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

J & J puts talc liabilities into bankruptcy
Johnson & Johnson on Thursday put into bankruptcy tens of thousands of legal claims alleging its Baby Powder and other talc-based... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Number of babies born to foreign mothers in England and Wales hit record high last year
Data from the Office for National Statistics reveals 613,936 babies were born in England and Wales in 2020 - a 4.1 per cent drop on 2019 and the lowest figure since 2002. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stillbirth rate high for black and Asian babies in UK
The figures come despite improving numbers overall, with some 610 fewer stillbirths in 2019 than in 2013. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Babies born to mothers with diabetes at higher risk for psychiatric disorders, study finds
Children born to mothers with diabetes during pregnancy are at higher risk for mental health disorders as they grow into adulthood, a study published Thursday by JAMA Network Open found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tanzania: Eating Nutritious Food Avoids Spina-Bifida in Babies - Expert
[Daily News] PREGNANT mothers have been advised to use nutritious foods that are rich in folic acid (Folate) to avoid giving birth to babies with 'spinaBifida' and hydrocephalus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 14, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Preterm childbirth raises risk for high blood pressure among mothers, study finds
Women who give birth prematurely are about twice as likely to develop high blood pressure over the next 10 years compared to those who deliver their babies full term, a study published by JAMA Network Open found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby Cereal Sold at Walmart Recalled for  Arsenic Levels
A sample from the three lots, which were sold only at Walmart, tested above the guidance for naturally occurring inorganic arsenic, according to a company announcement on the recall from Maple Island that was posted on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration website. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Baby-Wearing' Poses Serious Injury Risks for Infants'Baby-Wearing' Poses Serious Injury Risks for Infants
Carrying a child against your body in a sling, soft carrier, or other device can be beneficial, but also entails risks, new data show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Mothers of premature babies 'are more than TWICE as likely to develop high blood pressure'
A study, of more than 2million women in Sweden, found mothers of premature babies had a greater risk of high blood pressure, a key factor in heart disease, within 10 years after birth. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Namibia: Hope for Baby With Deformity
[Namibian] The birth of a baby is a source of joy for most mothers. And so it was for Aina Festus and her family, when her little baby girl was born on 5 December 2019 at Onandjokwe Lutheran Hospital in the Oshikoto region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 13, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

NHS encourages pregnant women to get COVID-19 vaccine, NHS England (published 11th October 2021)
Data show that since July 2021, one in five COVID patients receiving Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) treatment were pregnant women who had not been vaccinated. The independent JCVI confirms the vaccine has been shown to be effective and safe for women carrying a baby. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Over 3,000 Babies Tested HIV/Aids Positive in the Last Four Years - Report
[Premium Times] The report by the National AIDS and STIs Control Programme shows that out of 73,422 samples tested between 2017 and 2020, 3,409 returned positive. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - October 13, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Baby Cereal Sold at Walmart Recalled for Elevated Levels of Arsenic
Title: Baby Cereal Sold at Walmart Recalled for Elevated Levels of ArsenicCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/13/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/13/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - October 13, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Babies born during the COVID-19 pandemic were 1.5 times more likely to have a shorter hospital stay
A new study from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia found 43% of babies born during the pandemic had short hospital stays compared to 28.5% of babies born pre-pandemic. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aspirin use to prevent 1st heart attack or stroke should be curtailed, US panel says
The U.S. panel also plans to retreat from its 2016 recommendation to take baby aspirin for the prevention of colorectal cancer, guidance that was groundbreaking at the time. The panel said that more recent data had raised questions about the putative benefits for cancer, and that more research was needed. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Africa: Let's Talk About Sex Baby! Responding to Needs of Girls, Young Women in The Digital Age
[allAfrica] In today's digital world, everything is available online. Information, products, and services. 22% of the African population, can access the world at the click of a button, and mobile penetration rate in Sub-Saharan Africa is at 44%. The African Union and the World Bank Group have committed to connecting every African individual, business, and government by 2030. 60% of Africa's population is (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 11, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

University of Pittsburgh engaged in "Nazi-level" experimentation on aborted babies
(Natural News) The University of Pittsburgh is back in the news for its involvement in conducting heinous “Nazi-level experiments” on murdered unborn and newborn babies. Almost 100 members of Congress have asked the Biden regime to take action against the school, which was awarded federal funding to conduct sick and disgusting research on aborted humans.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Confessed versus denied inflicted head injuries in infants: similarities and differences - Vinchon M, Karnoub MA, Noule N, Lampin ME.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Abusive head injuries (AHI), and in particular shaken baby syndrome (SBS), are common causes of mortality and morbidity in infants. Although SBS is a well-established entity, based on clinical experience and experimental data, and c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

FDA exposed as a criminal body parts cartel involved in routine harvesting of organs from LIVING human babies
(Natural News) It will be impossible to take an “FDA approval” seriously, after learning what FDA workers “approve of” behind the scenes. Using the Freedom of Information Act, Judicial Watch uncovered 198 suspect communication records from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The records unveil a criminal operation within the agency, a ghoulish operation... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

If It ’s Cringe, You’re Guilty in SNL’s Kourt Sketch With Kim K
“Travis, baby!” (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adele's next album is all 'divorce, baby, divorce'
If you've been curious about the focus of Adele's forthcoming album '30,' wonder no longer. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Facebook's success was built on algorithms. Can they also fix it?
For billions of people around the world, Facebook can be a source for cute baby pictures, vaccine misinformation and everything in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Trump claims Democrats support 'killing babies after birth'
Speaking about abortion at a rally in Des Moines, Iowa, former President Donald Trump falsely alleged that a Democratic governor... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prominent doctor misled Catholics on aborted baby body parts in the Pfizer COVID vaccine (VIDEO)
(Natural News) Project Veritas released video on Wednesday of a whistleblower at Pfizer who accused the pharmaceutical company of trying to hide the connection between its new COVID-19 vaccine and aborted babies. (Article by Jim Hoft republished from TheGatewayPundit.com) In a new Project Veritas video, Pfizer employee Melissa Strickler provided emails from corporate executives asking staff to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby, let me in': Adele makes fans cry with snippet of new single 'Easy on Me'
Adele took to social media to tease her new song "Easy on Me." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

L.A. Affairs: We were living a fairy tale. Until we left the hospital without our baby
We had a baby shower. We set up a nursery. We clung to the popular 12-week rule — that once a pregnancy reached that milestone, all would be well. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - October 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tracy Gilmour-Nimoy Source Type: news

Justin Bieber Reveals He Wants To ‘Start Trying’ For A Baby With Wife Hailey Baldwin In New Doc
In his new Amazon documentary ‘Justin Bieber: Our World,’ Justin Bieber expressed a desire to start trying for a baby with Hailey... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Janssen Submits Application Seeking U.S. FDA Approval of STELARA ® (ustekinumab) for the Treatment of Pediatric Patients With Juvenile Psoriatic Arthritis
HORSHAM, PENNSYLVANIA, October 8, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the submission of a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking expanded approval of STELARA® (ustekinumab) to treat pediatric patients ages 5 years and older with juvenile psoriatic arthritis (jPsA).The filing is supported by extrapolation of data from nine studies across both adult trials in active PsA and adult and pediatric studies in moderate to severe plaque psoriasis, totaling 3,997 patients evaluated across these closely associa...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Human babies SCALPED ALIVE by NIH-funded University of Pittsburgh "research," dubbed "Nazi-level" evil
(Natural News) It has been revealed that the University of Pittsburgh is engaged in something much more sinister than just aborted baby butchery. According to shocking new reports, the school has been conducting “Nazi-level experiments” that involve tearing apart live babies and extracting their vital organs and other body parts for “research” purposes. In one... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pfizer official admits to Project Veritas that covid vaccines contain aborted baby cells
(Natural News) Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has been exposed by Project Veritas for trying to hide the fact that its Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) “vaccines” contain ingredients made from aborted babies. A whistleblower named Vanessa Gelman who works as the senior director of worldwide research at Pfizer told a Project Veritas reporter that her company has been... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Four-Month-Old Baby Kidnapped
[The Herald] A 30-year-old Zaka woman allegedly disappeared with a four-month-old baby boy after lying to the mother that she wanted to take a walk with the toddler but never returned. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Carrying a child in a baby sling or wrap could put them at risk, study warns
A study in the US analysed more than 14,000 cases of children aged five years old or younger, hurt between 2011 and 2020 while being transported in baby carriers, slings, harnesses and wraps. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tanzania: Kagera RC Advocates for Milk Drinking to Improve Health
[Daily News] KAGERA Regional Commissioner (RC) Major Gen Charles Mbuge has appealed to the residents to regularly drink milk as well as breastfeeding mothers to breastfeed their babies constantly to improve their health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Astros strike FIRST! Defeat White Sox 6-1 to begin ALDS
Houston is up 1-0, baby!!! (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Pregnancy and the heart
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am ready to start a family, but my doctor said that pregnancy may be high-risk for me because I have a heart condition. Can you explain how pregnancy affects the heart and what I can do to lower my risk for complications? ANSWER: Pregnancy results in many changes that can increase the workload of the heart. During pregnancy, your blood volume increases by 30% to 50% to nourish your growing baby, your heart… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 8, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: Tips to meet the challenges of breastfeeding
Breastfeeding has many benefits. Breast milk contains the right balance of nutrients for your baby. Breast milk is easier than commercial formula for babies to digest, and the antibodies in breast milk boost a baby's immune system. Breastfeeding might even help a new mother lose weight after the baby is born. But breastfeeding can be challenging. New parents may worry about whether their child is getting enough milk and wonder how often they should breastfeed.… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 8, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Mother's heartbreak after baby stillborn after she told NHS medics she could not feel son moving
Helen Brotherton, from Newport in Isle of Wight, who was full term with her first child, rushed to St Mary's Hospital last June after days of warning medics she was worried her son was not moving. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccination: easy-read leaflets, UK Health Security Agency (updated 7th October 2021)
Easy-read guides providing information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and vaccination. 7 October 2021Updated information on COVID-19 vaccination: easy-read guide. 6 October 2021Added links to translated versions of the easy-read leaflet on COVID-19 vaccination for women who might get pregnant, who are pregnant or are breastfeeding their baby. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news