It’s not suitable for women with heart problems, but otherwise is a safe and effective option.
Domperidone raises levels of prolactin, which increases the production of breast milk. It’s safe for mothers and babies, but not all women will experience the same increase in milk volume.
Numbers on the scale have become a defining measure of an infant’s progress.
The message given to new parents is the higher the infant weight gain the better. Yet being a big baby and growing fast is a risk factor for childhood obesity.
The health scare surrounding nanoparticles might lead to people abandoning formula unnecessarily, with serious impacts on babies’ health.
A widely publicised study that cast doubt on the safety of milk formula was misleading, based on dubiously reported studies and may have serious consequences.
‘Baby talk’ has shorter sentences, simpler words and more repetition.
People often tell new parents to avoid ‘baby talk’ because it will slow down the child’s language development. But evidence shows it does the opposite.
Modern women are expected to juggle work, homelife and motherhood, mostly by themselves.
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The pressure on new mums can be overwhelming, but culturally they are expected to go it alone.
That noise is far more sophisticated than it sounds.
That deafening din was millions of years in the making.
The diabetes self-test: up to 16% of pregnant women are positive.
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It affects nearly one in five women, and half go on to develop type 2 diabetes. It’s one of the great intervention opportunities that public health overseers keep ignoring.
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