Healthy Babies

Pregnant? 5 tips to keep your circulation healthy

Putting your feet up when possible is a good way to keep your vascular system healthy during pregnancy. BNB – Things they said would happen during pregnancy: morning sickness, big tummy, food cravings. One thing they may not have mentioned: Huge changes to your circulatory system. During the nine-month period, your entire vascular system gears […]

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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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Mothers-to-be urged to sign up to Scottish Government baby box scheme

BNB – Expectant mothers are being encouraged to register for a baby box at their next midwife appointment. MSP Stewart Stevenson has urged parents-to-be to sign up for the scheme if their baby is due on or after August 15. The boxes contain various essential items for a child’s first weeks and months. The Banff […]

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