Spit Test: Saliva Alerts Babies to Close Relationships
FRIDAY, Jan. 21, 2022 -- Sharing food and smooching are two ways babies can suss out whom they can depend on to take care for them, a new study suggests. The tell-tale clue common to both is a surprising one: saliva. “Babies don’t know in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 21, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

‘Babies at risk’ as NHS faces losing nearly one in 10 midwives over mandatory jabs
The NHS could be forced to dismiss almost 2,000 midwives by the government’s mandatory vaccination policy, amid warnings from a former chief nurse of England that mothers and babies will be put at risk. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - January 21, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The Psychology Behind Why You Want To Squeeze Adorable Babies And Puppies
The urge you feel to pinch a baby's chubby cheek has a name: cute aggression. And it's more common than you might think. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 20, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Even babies and toddlers know that swapping saliva is a sure sign of love
For infants, toddlers, and children, one sign of an especially close relationship is if two people do something that involves exchanging saliva, like taking bites from the same piece of food.(Image credit: freemixer/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nell Greenfieldboyce Source Type: news

Fortune telling kit
You may have read some six-word short stories, often in the form of an advert. One of the most famous by Hemingway is “For sale. baby shoes, never worn”. Can you come up with a six-word advert that hints at an unknown story? You can see my effort here: Book now. Fortunes told. Future sold. Now it’s your turn. Why not use the comment area below my post on my website to share your thoughts.   The post Fortune telling kit appeared first on Linda Parkinson-Hardman. (Source: The Hysterectomy Association)
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - January 20, 2022 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Creative Writing advert hemingway Source Type: news

Breastfeeding diet: The 3 foods and drinks to AVOID while breastfeeding
BREASTFEEDING doesn't require a perfect diet, but it's important that you avoid certain foods and drinks to protect your baby's health. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19: latest safety data provide reassurance about use of mRNA vaccines during pregnancy, EMA
Task force review of several studies involving around 65,000 pregnancies at different stages did not find any sign of an increased risk of pregnancy complications, miscarriages, preterm births or adverse effects in the unborn babies following mRNA COVID-19 vaccination. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Olivia Munn Gets Candid About Breastfeeding Struggle After Welcoming Baby With John Mulaney
Olivia Munn discussed her breastfeeding challenges with her 2.8 million Instagram followers, saying that providing milk to her son can be "hard, especially if you have low supply." #oliviamunn #johnmulaney (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Piramal bets on babycare, aims to double sales in 2-3 years
To take on large rivals in the baby care segment such as Johnson& Johnson, HUL, Wipro and others, the company is relying on both offline and online channels. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Zydus gets final US FDA nod to market generic version of Vigabatrin tablets
Cadila Healthcare Ltd on Thursday said group firm Zydus has received final approval from the US health regulator to market its generic version of Vigabatrin tablets to treat babies with infantile spasms and epilepsy in combination with other medications. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

No Evidence Breastfeeding Can Transmit Coronavirus
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19, 2022 -- Breastfeeding moms can rest easier: New research finds no evidence their milk transmits the virus that causes COVID-19 to their babies. “Breast milk is an invaluable source of nutrition to infants, " said lead author Dr.... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 19, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

FDA Looks at Stricter Testing for Asbestos in Talc
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently moved a step closer to a much-needed, stricter standardization of testing for the presence of toxic asbestos fibers in talc-containing cosmetic products. On Jan. 13, the FDA released its 124-page consensus document written by the Interagency Working Group on Asbestos in Consumer Products. It outlined a scientific assessment on testing that should better protect the public. Eight U.S. federal agencies, selected by the FDA, were represented in the Interagency Working Group, which began the project in 2018. The burgeoning issue of small amounts of dangerous asbestos in t...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - January 18, 2022 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

Namibia: Woman Blames Nurses for Stillbirth
[New Era] A 25-year-old woman, who lost her baby boy before delivery on Monday morning at Outjo district hospital in the Kunene region, allegedly due to a nurse's negligence, is asking the hospital to assist her with funeral arrangements, as she cannot afford a burial. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Baby's Feeding Troubles Tied to Later Developmental Delays
Title: Baby's Feeding Troubles Tied to Later Developmental DelaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/18/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - January 18, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Chicago firefighters find baby abandoned in duffel bag in below-freezing snow, police say
Chicago firefighters found an abandoned baby boy dead in a duffel bag outside their firehouse Saturday, according to authorities. #firefighters #firehouse #babyboy (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby ’ s Feeding Troubles Tied to Later Developmental Delays
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Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 17, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Nutrition, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Baby's Feeding Troubles Tied to Later Developmental Delays
MONDAY, Jan. 17, 2022 -- Parents struggling with infant feeding issues may have another reason to persevere: New research ties feeding problems with an increased risk of developmental delays. For the study, the mothers of nearly 3,600 children were... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 17, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Kim Kardashian Posts Sweet 4th Birthday Tribute For ‘Baby’ Chicago: ‘The Ultimate Princess’
Kim Kardashian called her youngest daughter Chicago her ‘baby girl twin’ in a post marking her birthday, which falls on Jan. 15. #kimkardashian #theultimateprincess (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother who gave birth to stillborn son while in Covid coma urges people to get vaccine
Rachel, 38, said she was discouraged from having the Covid vaccine in the early days of the rolloutCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA mother whose baby was stillborn while she was in hospital withCovid-19 has urged people to get vaccinated to save themselves the “agony” of becoming seriously ill with the virus.Rachel, 38, from Bilston in Wolverhampton, who did not wish to use her surname, was so unwell she did not realise she had given birth to her son Jaxon, at 24 weeks, in August, and was in a coma and in hospital for three and a half months after contracting the virus.Continu...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 15, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Jedidajah Otte Tags: Pregnancy Coronavirus Vaccines and immunisation UK news Infectious diseases Health Science Source Type: news

Covid coma pregnancy: Wolverhampton mum 'devastated' to lose son
The mum-to-be from Wolverhampton said she was so unwell she did not know her baby was stillborn. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Downing Street party: Minister who lost babies in pandemic criticises Boris Johnson
Pensions minister Guy Opperman says Boris Johnson's behaviour is not acceptable and he needs to change. #guyopperman #borisjohnson #downingstreet #pensionsminister (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Skipping COVID Vaccine in Pregnancy Brings Big Risks to Mothers, Babies
FRIDAY, Jan. 14, 2022 -- Unvaccinated pregnant women are putting themselves and their baby at risk for serious complications of COVID-19, according to new research out of Scotland. For women who have the virus within 28 days of their delivery date,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 14, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Babies in England hospitals with Omicron as a precaution
The virus is causing some to develop fevers but not serious illness, experts say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A commentary on Johnson et al.'s "Shaken baby syndrome/abusive head trauma: wrongful conviction risks, mis-information effects, and psychological consultation" - Weiner M, Groisberg S, Diah P, Mariano M, Romalin J.
Abusive Head Trauma (AHT) is a medical diagnosis which indicates that accidents, diseases, or other medical conditions do not plausibly explain a child's injuries. While psychologists may be involved in AHT cases, they do not generally evaluate children at... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

How Long Does Diarrhea Last for a Baby?
Title: How Long Does Diarrhea Last for a Baby?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/14/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - January 14, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Covid Increases Risk Of Stillbirth Or Newborn Death, Especially For Unvaccinated Women, Study Finds
Almost all Covid-19 cases associated with baby death in a study of Scottish women were among those who were unvaccinated when diagnosed with the disease, researchers found. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 13, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Zachary Snowdon Smith, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Source Type: news

Unvaccinated Women With Covid Are More Likely to Lose Fetuses and Infants, Data Shows
In Scotland, as in the United States, vaccination rates of pregnant women are low, even though there is no evidence that the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccines pose serious risks during pregnancy. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: Pregnancy and Childbirth Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Babies and Infants Vaccination and Immunization Source Type: news

One in 40 new mothers delivered their babies at home in 2020, official data shows
Office for National Statistics figures showed the proportion of births taking place in the home hit a nine-year high in 2020 amid lockdowns and tight restrictions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Mexico teen accused of leaving baby in dumpster pleads not guilty
An 18-year-old accused of abandoning her newborn baby in a New Mexico dumpster pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of attempted first-degree murder and child abuse. #dumpster #newmexico (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Ronnie Spector and 'Be My Baby' became a pop-culture sound of sex in 1987
#bemybaby #ronniespector (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ronnie Spector, lead singer of The Ronettes, dead at 78
Ronnie Spector, the swaggering 1960s pop icon with the sky-high beehive whose sultry, quavering voice-powered numerous hits for The Ronettes, including "Be My Baby," has died, her family announced... #ronniespector #theronettes #bemybaby (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ronnie Spector, '60s icon who sang 'Be My Baby,' dies at 78
NEW YORK — Ronnie Spector, the cat-eyed, bee-hived rock ‘n’ roll siren who sang such 1960s hits as “Be My Baby,” “Baby I Love You” and “Walking in the Rain” as the leader of the girl group The... #walkingintherain #girlgroup #bemybaby #ronniespector #theronettes #babyiloveyou #rocknrollsiren (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Virtua Health sets record for births with more than 9,100 deliveries in 2021
During the first full year of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2021, South Jersey's largest health system set a record for deliveries. Virtua Health delivered 9,109 babies last year, a 7% increase over 2020 births. The 2021 total includes 79 babies born to displaced mothers from Afghanistan currently residing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst and throughout South Jersey. Virtua is projecting 25 Afghan babies will be born at it s hospitals each month in 2022. Virtua provides maternity services at three… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 12, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Fertility Treatments Don't Raise Odds for Smaller, Preemie Babies
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 12, 2022 – Babies conceived through infertility treatment are more likely to be born early and small. But there are reasons other than medically assisted reproduction to explain this difference, a new study concludes. “Rather... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 12, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The UK ’s vague messaging on the Covid vaccine and pregnancy was a mistake | Viki Male
The government ’s campaign promoting boosters to those who are pregnant is vital, but it should have been done months agoViki Male is a lecturer in reproductive immunology at Imperial College LondonWhen you ’re pregnant, it’s understandable that you might feel cautious. After all, you’re told to avoid all sorts of things – soft cheeses, alcohol, certain medications – because they could be bad for the baby. You might find it surprising to be recommended a medical treatment that is still quite new.This partly explains why levels of Covid vaccination during pregnancy still seem to be relati...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 12, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Viki Male Tags: Pregnancy Vaccines and immunisation Coronavirus Health UK news Science Source Type: news

What Is a Normal Heart Rate for a Sleeping Baby?
Title: What Is a Normal Heart Rate for a Sleeping Baby?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - January 12, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

How Can I Improve My Baby's Hair Texture?
Title: How Can I Improve My Baby's Hair Texture?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - January 12, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

The Real star Jeannie Mai and Jeezy welcome their first child together: 'Baby Jenkins is here'
Mai and Jeezy, 44, wed last March in Georgia and she revealed they were expecting last September on The Real. #babyjenkins #thereal #jeanniemai #jeezy (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical Helicopter Transporting Baby, 3 Others, Crashes in Neighborhood
A medical helicopter carrying an infant patient to a Philadelphia hospital crashed Tuesday afternoon next to a church in a densely populated residential neighborhood in Delaware County, Pa. #crashes #delawarecounty #infantpatient (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teen who left baby in New Mexico dumpster didn't know she was pregnant until day before birth, police say
An 18-year-old mother who threw her newborn baby in a New Mexico dumpster last week didn’t know she was pregnant until the day before she gave birth, police said Monday. #dumpster #newmexico (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

18-year-old mother confesses to leaving baby in New Mexico dumpster, police say
An 18-year-old mother was charged with attempted murder after authorities said she left her newborn child alive in a New Mexico dumpster. #newmexico #dumpster (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Mexico woman accused of abandoning newborn in dumpster
An 18-year-old New Mexico woman is facing charges after police say she abandoned her newborn baby in a dumpster #newmexico #dumpster (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgeons Transplant Pig Heart Into Human Patient For the First Time Ever
In a medical first, doctors transplanted a pig heart into a patient in a last-ditch effort to save his life and a Maryland hospital said Monday that he’s doing well three days after the highly experimental surgery. While it’s too soon to know if the operation really will work, it marks a step in the decades-long quest to one day use animal organs for life-saving transplants. Doctors at the University of Maryland Medical Center say the transplant showed that a heart from a genetically modified animal can function in the human body without immediate rejection. The patient, David Bennett, 57, knew there was no gua...
Source: TIME: Health - January 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carla K. Johnson / AP Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate medicine News Desk wire Source Type: news

Additional details emerge after Hobbs teen accused of leaving newborn in dumpster
WARNING: Above video contains imagery that may be distressing. HOBBS, N.M.  – New details are emerging about a teen mother accused of throwing her newborn baby in the trash. Hobbs Police… #hobbs #teenmother #hobbspolice (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby lost in chaos of Afghanistan airlift found, returned to family
Sohail Ahmadi, an infant who was handed in desperation to a soldier across an airport wall in the chaos of the U.S. evacuation of Afghanistan has been found and reunited with relatives. #sohailahmadi #evacuation (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In this refugee camp, midwives have delivered over 14,000 babies with zero maternal deaths
ZAATARI CAMP, Jordan –"On my first day at work in the camp, I cried a lot. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - January 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Clean Water, Decent Toilets, Hygiene Challenge for Southern African Community
A waste collection bin awaiting the city council's collection. Markets are one of the places the SADC hygiene strategy is targeting. The picture was taken around 5 am as people gathered for the market day. It is a stone’s throw away from the health centre featured in the story. ​Credit: Charles Mpaka​/IPS​​By Charles MpakaBlantyre, Malawi, Jan 10 2022 (IPS) The toilets in the maternity wing of Namatapa Health Centre in the populous Bangwe Township in Blantyre, Malawi’s commercial city, fell into disrepair a few years ago. So, pregnant women who come to deliver their babies and their guardians use two pi...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Charles Mpaka Tags: Africa Development & Aid Featured Gender Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation #PitToilets hygiene IPS UN Bureau MalawiSouthern Africa Development Community SADC Source Type: news

Afghan baby handed to US troops during evacuation chaos returned to family
An Afghan baby who had been missing for nearly five months amid the evacuation from Afghanistan has been reunited with his family. #evacuationchaos #evacuation #afghan (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Much Should a Newborn Eat?
Discussion A serving size and a portion are not the same thing. A serving size is a specific measured amount of food. This is cited on the product label or readily available resources such as cookbooks or the Internet (an example can be found here.) A portion is the amount chosen to be served or eaten by a person. They can be the same but may not be the same. For example, 4 ounces of cereal is a common serving size, but an adult may often eat more than this as their portion. Children especially need appropriate portion sizes to match their age and body size. A good general rule for any age is a portion is the size of the p...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 10, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news