A medical lawyer explains what a parent can expect when their newborn requires specialist care on a neonatal ward.
Breastfeeding isn’t always a peaceful, bonding experience between parent and child. As many as 1 in 5 women say that they felt an intense aversion to breastfeeding.
Although rare, deaths of babies in slings are potentially preventable. Caregivers should visualise the baby’s airway as tube that is vulnerable and needs protection.
New research shows promise in reversing damage to newborn babies who have had a stroke.
The separation of newborns from mothers who have tested positive for COVID-19 is therefore unnecessary in most cases.
There are effective ways to help reduce babies’ pain during blood draws and injections, but they are used in less than 50 per cent of newborns. Here’s how to ease your infant’s pain.
Pregnancy can be stressful at the best of times, let alone during a pandemic.
Supporting mums in prison and whose babies are in care to breastfeed has benefits for mums, their children and wider society.
Soothing babies with song is a natural instinct for some parents, and research has shown just how powerful it can be for premature babies.
Many parents are told their babies’ smiles aren’t ‘real’. But there is research to suggest otherwise.
We no longer perform surgery on babies without drugs, but a new study shows that we may be underestimating how much pain babies feel when they are under stress.
Women who don’t get enough to eat while pregnant face a high risk of developing common mental illnesses like depression and anxiety during pregnancy and after giving birth.
Watching their babies via webcams eases parents’ anxiety and helps them connect in the absence of physical contact