Tag Archives: Mother and Child
Pregnant woman with Diabetes

Diabetes increases the risk of birth defects by Four fold

The risk of birth defects increases four-fold if the pregnant mother has diabetes, researchers say. The Newcastle University study, published in the journal Diabetologia, analysed data from more than 400,000 pregnancies in North East England. The risk of defects such as congenital heart disease and spina bifida were increased. National (NICE) guidelines already recommend having […]

breast feeding mother and baby

Exclusive Breastfeeding

There have been several publications of research that strongly advocate exclusive breast feeding. Not that this is ground breaking news per say because everyone generally knows about the usefulness of breast feeding. Breast milk is synonymous with baby food since they are not capable of digesting foods in more solid forms. Howbeit, medical experts have […]

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