Baby Care

These are the safest countries for a baby to be born

A Pakistani nurse treats a newborn baby in the neonatal intensive care unit at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) in Islamabad on Feb. 20, 2018.(Photo: Aamir Qureshi, AFP/Getty Images) BNB – (USAToday) – Japan, Iceland and Singapore are the three safest countries to be born with only 1 in 1,000 babies dying during their first 28 […]

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World Breastfeeding Week

BNB – This year from August 1–7, World Breastfeeding Week, UNICEF will join its partners in the new Global Breastfeeding Collective to highlight the importance of breastfeeding for children and nations. A partnership of non-governmental organizations, academic institutions and donors led by UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO), the Collective was formed to accelerate […]

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Babies and mothers worldwide failed by lack of investment in breastfeeding

BNB – No country in the world fully meets recommended standards for breastfeeding, according to a new report by UNICEF and WHO in collaboration with the Global Breastfeeding Collective, a new initiative to increase global breastfeeding rates. New analysis shows an investment of US$4.70 per newborn could generate US$300 billion in economic gains by 2025. […]

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Charlie Gard: Parents of ill baby say ‘he deserves a chance’ at treatment in US

BNB – The parents of terminally ill 11-month-old Charlie Gard said on Sunday their son “deserves a chance” to be taken to the U.S. for an experimental treatment that could improve his condition. Connie Yates and Chris Gard spoke outside London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital, where Charlie has been kept since November, after delivering a […]

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