Even Moderate Caffeine Intake in Pregnancy Tied to Smaller Babies
THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 -- Even moderate daily caffeine intake during pregnancy may lead to smaller birth size, according to a study published online March 25 in JAMA Network Open. Jessica L. Gleason, Ph.D., from the U.S. National Institutes of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Woman Drowns Baby in Boiling Water
[The Herald] Thupeyo Muleya -- Beitbridge Bureau (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 15, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Roche ’s Evrysdi continues to improve motor function and survival in babies with Type 1 Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Basel, 15 April 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced new 2-year data from Part 2 of FIREFISH, a Phase 2/3 global study evaluating Evrysdi ™ (risdiplam) in infants aged 1-7 months at enrollment with symptomatic Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). The data showed Evrysdi continued to improve motor function between months 12 and 24, including the ability to sit without support. The study also showed Evrysdi continued to improve survi val, improve ability to feed orally and reduce the need for permanent ventilation*. Exploratory data suggested Evrysdi continued to improve the ability to swallow and...
Source: Roche Media News - April 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche ’s Evrysdi continues to improve motor function and survival in babies with Type 1 Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Basel, 15 April 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced new 2-year data from Part 2 of FIREFISH, a Phase 2/3 global study evaluating Evrysdi ™ (risdiplam) in infants aged 1-7 months at enrollment with symptomatic Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). The data showed Evrysdi continued to improve motor function between months 12 and 24, including the ability to sit without support. The study also showed Evrysdi continued to improve survi val, improve ability to feed orally and reduce the need for permanent ventilation*. Exploratory data suggested Evrysdi continued to improve the ability to swallow and...
Source: Roche Investor Update - April 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

JJ, AstraZeneca Covid-19 jabs both contain aborted human fetal tissue
(Natural News) Some leaders in the Roman Catholic Church are warning their laity not to be injected with experimental Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) chemicals from Johnson & Johnson (J&J) or AstraZeneca because the jabs contain ingredients derived from aborted human babies. Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron and a coalition of six other Catholic leaders across the state... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why are so many babies dying of Covid-19 in Brazil?
As the pandemic rages in Brazil, hundreds of babies and young children are dying of Covid. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA to Set Limits on Toxic Elements in Baby Food
WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2021 -- Limits on toxic elements such as arsenic, lead, and mercury in baby food will be proposed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration over the next few years, but adhering to them will be voluntary for manufacturers. The... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA to Recommend Limits on Heavy Metals in Baby Foods FDA to Recommend Limits on Heavy Metals in Baby Foods
Called"Closer to Zero," the FDA plan calls for continued scientific investigation, establishes acceptable levels of heavy metals, sets up a way to monitor manufacturers'compliance, and sets"action levels."WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Mom and Baby's Tale of Survival After Severe COVID Strikes in Pregnancy
WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2021 -- The emotional toll of having a baby can be huge under any circumstance, but what if you didn't know you gave birth until two weeks later, and you weren't able to hold your baby in your arms for more than a month? That... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Highlights: April 14, 2021
  FDA to Set Limits on Toxic Elements in Baby Food Limits on toxic elements such as arsenic, lead and mercury in baby food will be proposed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration over the next few years, but adhering to them will be... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

FDA to Set Limits on Toxic Elements in Baby Food
Title: FDA to Set Limits on Toxic Elements in Baby FoodCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - April 14, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

'Baby, that's the police': Woman in SUV said cop came to window with gun drawn
Defense attorney Eric Nelson has contended that George Floyd died from serious heart problems combined with illicit drug use, rather... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Newborns Won't Get COVID Through Infected Mom's Breast Milk
A new study offers more reassurance that mothers infected with SARS-CoV-2 can safely breastfeed their babies. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby killed, two children injured in New York shooting
The victim was identified as an 11-month-old girl. Authorities said the injured children, ages 3 and 8, were stable. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Newborns Won't Get COVID Through Infected Mom's Breast Milk: Study
TUESDAY, April 13, 2021 -- A new study offers more reassurance that mothers infected with SARS-CoV-2 can safely breastfeed their babies. The study of 55 infants born to moms with COVID-19 found that none contracted the virus -- even though most... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 13, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New research shows how immune response to TB differs in babies
(Trinity College Dublin) The immune response to tuberculosis (TB) differs in adults and newborn babies due to the way immune cells use energy to kick into gear in a bid to kill the bacteria. This fresh discovery offers hope for improving treatments for what remains a deadly disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 13, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

UBCO engineer cautions pregnant women about speed bumps
(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) Slow down. Baby on board.So says UBC Okanagan researcher and Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Hadi Mohammadi. His new research, conducted in collaboration with Sharif University of Technology, determines that accelerating over speed bumps poses a danger for pregnant women and their fetuses. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

3 women shot in D.C., 2 fatally, apartment set on fire with baby inside, police say
A police official told reporters that the shootings and the fire appeared to be connected to a "domestic incident." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why I made a film about my struggle to have a baby
Young filmmaker Charlotte Carroll went to hospital writhing in agony, convinced she had a hernia. But as she waited on the trolley, she received surprising news. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Macaulay Culkin, Brenda Song welcome baby. Twitter is shook
Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song, known for their respective roles in "Home Alone" and "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody," are new parents... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amanda Seyfried's Baby Boy Makes Surprise Appearance on the Today Show
Amanda Seyfried, who’s nominated for an Oscar this year, showed off her young son to host Willie Geist on the Today show and explained... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Some mothers-to-be and doctors worry about exercise during pregnancy. But it’s really okay.
A few physicians are cautious, fearing injury to the woman or baby. But experts say if you listen to your body, the right amount can be beneficial to both. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katie C. Reilly Source Type: news

Baby's Here! RHOC Alum Kara Keough Bosworth and Husband Kyle Welcome Son Vaughn Mack
Kara Keough Bosworth announced the baby news just days after commemorating what would have been her late son McCoy's first birthday (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aaliyah ’s mother reacts to DMX’s death: ‘You and baby girl will meet again’
‘Earl, you had and still have a heart of gold’ (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaccinated Mothers Are Trying to Give Babies Antibodies via Breast Milk
Multiple studies show that there are antibodies in a vaccinated mother ’s milk. This has led some women to try to restart breastfeeding and others to share milk with friends’ children. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Heather Murphy Tags: Breastfeeding Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Antibodies Immune System Research Source Type: news

Stethoscope Remains Best Way to Monitor Fetal Distress During Labor
WEDNESDAY, April 7, 2021 -- Listening to a fetal heart rate using a stethoscope is still the best method for determining whether a baby is in distress during delivery, according to a review published online April 6 in CMAJ, the journal of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 7, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mayo researchers reveal gene therapy path for treating children with rare, fatal genetic disease
A gene therapy strategy developed by Mayo Clinic researchers could offer a potential treatment for a rare and fatal genetic disease that often sickens babies in their first days of life. The disease, propionic acidemia, occurs in 1 in 100,000 live births in the U.S. There is no cure. "As soon as the babies start [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 7, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

COVID Shot Earlier in Pregnancy Better for Baby
The sooner a pregnant woman gets a COVID-19 vaccine, the more likely she is to transfer protective antibodies to her baby, a new, small study suggests. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fetal heartbeat monitoring reduces use of C-section, study finds
Basic fetal heartbeat monitoring still is the best method for determining whether a baby is in distress and Caesarean delivery is needed, according to an analysis published Monday. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID Shot Earlier in Pregnancy Better for Baby: Study
TUESDAY, March 6, 2021 -- The sooner a pregnant woman gets a COVID-19 vaccine, the more likely she is to transfer protective antibodies to her baby, a new, small study suggests. " This just gives extra fuel for people who are on the fence or just... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 6, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Tanzania: About 50 Babies Born in Lake Zone On Easter Eve
[Daily News] NEARLY 50 babies were born in various hospitals in the regions in Lake zone during the Easter eve, including the quadruplets at the Shinyanga Referral Hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

For breastfeeding moms, COVID-19 vaccinations may also protect babies
(Washington University School of Medicine) Nursing mothers who receive a COVID-19 vaccine may pass protective antibodies to their babies through breast milk for at least 80 days following vaccination, suggests new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Being top baboon costs males their longevity
(Duke University) A male baboon's social dominance requires constant physical defense and leaves its mark on his genes. Tracing the activity of 500 methylation sites on the baboon genome, a team of researchers working with the famous Amboseli baboon troop has found that the dominant males trade longevity for fecundity. The dominant males get more babies, but they have fewer years. If a male drops in social status, his estimated rate of aging drops as well. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Maternal stress in conception linked to higher chance of female foetus
(University of Granada) Scientists from the University of Granada have analysed the levels of cortisol (a steroid hormone that is released in response to stress) in the hair of pregnant women in the period spanning from before conception to week 9 of their pregnancy, to determine whether there was any link to the sex of the baby (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Is Empathy Born in Mom's First Hugs?
MONDAY, April 5, 2021 -- Show your baby your love, and you'll get a kinder, gentler adult child as your reward, a new study suggests. More than 20 years ago, researchers in Israel began studying the impact on newborns of time spent in physical... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 5, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Meet One Health Worker Who's Helping More Women and Babies in Uganda Get Care during COVID-19
By Irene Mirembe, Knowledge management manager, IntraHealth International James Angedu at the Magoro Health Center III. Photo by Irene Mirembe for IntraHealth International.April 06, 2021It’s 10:45 am. The sun is already high in the sky and the heat is unrelenting at Magoro Health Center III in the Kakatwi District of Eastern Uganda.Uganda is experiencing its dry season and patients usually stay away because of the heat, but not at this health facility.The reason: James Angedu, the health worker in charge.At the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in Uganda in October 2020, eight of James’s staff contracted COVID...
Source: IntraHealth International - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: COVID-19 Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health World Health Worker Week Health Workers Source Type: news

A structured program for perinatal depression and anxiety to be adopted in the emergencies - Camoni L, Brescianini S, Mirabella F, Calamandrei G, Barbano G, Cattaneo M, Del Re D, Michielin P, Palumbo G, Gigantesco A.
Quarantine, loss of routine and social support can negatively impact mothers who have just given birth and their babies, generating concerns and reactions of intense fear. Following the COVID-19 emergency, we described a structured program for screening an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

C-Section Babies Have Microbiome Deficit, But Catch Up Over Time
MONDAY, April 5, 2021 -- Infants born by cesarean section initially have less diverse gut bacteria than those delivered vaginally, but they catch up within a few years, new research reveals. The researchers also found that it takes a long time for... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 5, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

C-Section Babies Have Microbiome Deficit, But Catch Up Over Time
Title: C-Section Babies Have Microbiome Deficit, But Catch Up Over TimeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/5/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - April 5, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

What Are Recommendations for Using Portable Listening Devices?
In this study listening to audiobooks, movies, or playing videogames was less likely to exceed the threshold. However the use of PLDs has increased overtime, particularly with the need for online educational activities due the COVID-19 pandemic. Use of PLDs particularly in the setting of other ambient noise and the duration of the activities may have changed since this and other studies were published. Problems associated with increased noise aren’t just hearing loss but other aural problems including tinnitus, sound distortion, difficulty understanding speech, dizziness, and earache. Other “extra-auditive da...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 5, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

PEAK STUPID? "Woke" CNN now argues there's no way to determine a baby's sex at birth
(Natural News) Fake news giant CNN is lashing out against South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem for her signing of two executive orders that aim to fight back against the relentless onslaught of transgenderism. According to CNN, it is “transphobic” to do anything other than “affirm” gender dysphoria as “normal,” whether that means allowing boys in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What I ’ll Cherish About That Embarrassing Work-From-Home Wardrobe
A version of this article also appeared in the It’s Not Just You newsletter. Sign up here to receive a new edition every Sunday. Well hello! I’m so glad you’re here. As always, you can send comments to me at: Susanna@Time.com. I walked out of my apartment last Sunday afternoon like a Pandemic Eve, leaving her quarantine garden, still blissfully unselfconscious about how I looked, which was ridiculous. There were the mud boots I’ve been wearing daily since November because they’re so easy, the frayed yoga pants, and a workout shirt that is the color of a traffic cone. But what really tied it a...
Source: TIME: Health - April 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susanna Schrobsdorff Tags: Uncategorized Evergreen It's Not Just You Source Type: news

Before You Have That Bonfire of the Stretchy Pants, Consider Some Pandemic Wardrobe Habits You Should Keep
A version of this article also appeared in the It’s Not Just You newsletter. Sign up here to receive a new edition every Sunday. Well hello! I’m so glad you’re here. As always, you can send comments to me at: Susanna@Time.com. I walked out of my apartment last Sunday afternoon like a Pandemic Eve, leaving her quarantine garden, still blissfully unselfconscious about how I looked, which was ridiculous. There were the mud boots I’ve been wearing daily since November because they’re so easy, the frayed yoga pants, and a workout shirt that is the color of a traffic cone. But what really tied it a...
Source: TIME: Health - April 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susanna Schrobsdorff Tags: Uncategorized Evergreen It's Not Just You Source Type: news

Covid-19: Care home residents in England allowed two visitors from 12 April
From 12 April, two people - as well as babies and young children - will be allowed for indoor visits (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccine Safe For Mom And Baby, New Study Suggests : Shots - Health News
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: COVID-19 Vaccine Is Safe During Pregnancy And May Protect Baby, Too
Not only does the new research show the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines are effective at protecting pregnant people, it also found that antibodies were present in umbilical cord blood and breast milk.(Image credit: Jamie Grill/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane Greenhalgh Source Type: news

Meghan Markle was seen ‘out and about’ despite saying she couldn’t go out, Princess Diana’s biographer alleges
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex currently reside in California with their son Archie. They are expecting a baby girl due this summer. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iraqi baby is first boy ever to be born with THREE penises, doctors claim
Doctors in Duhok in the north of Iraq said their case study was the first published report of a child being born with three penises, although having two penises was a well documented phenomenon. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Prerequisite for Exclusive Breastfeeding in Multiple Births
[This Day] As mothers with multiple births in Lagos communities continue to live with the challenge of exclusively breastfeeding their babies, experts recommend sustained expressing and proper positioning of babies, as well as patience as a prerequisite. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gut microbiota in cesarean-born babies catches up
(University of Gothenburg) Infants born by cesarean section have a relatively meager array of bacteria in the gut. But by the age of three to five years they are broadly in line with their peers. This is shown by a study that also shows that it takes a remarkably long time for the mature intestinal microbiota to get established. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news