Tag : infants

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Infant  24 March '16

Around 2,500 Infants in Brazil Could be diagnosed with Microcephaly

The World Health Organization (WHO) is feared the microcephaly could be diagnosed to more than 2,500 babies in Brazil if the country’s current situation on Zika virus continues.

Hot Summer Forecast For The UK

Pregnancy  21 March '16

Changing Diet During Mid-Pregnancy Can Help Obese Women Reduce Their Babies’ Adiposity

A new study from King's College London found that obese pregnant women can reduce their baby's skinfold thickness by changing their diet and living healthily starting mid-pregnancy.

Three Year Drought Dries Up Pakistan Lake

Infant  17 March '16

Babies are Dying in Tharparkar District Due to Heavy Drought in Pakistan

A desert-like district in southern Pakistan has stumbled upon ruthless drought-like condition for last three years.

Worst Whooping Cough Epidemic In Decades Strikes California

Infant  16 March '16

How to Prevent Babies from Acquiring Whooping Cough

Whooping cough is most common to adults and adolescents. It is said that the disease has been eliminated years ago but the truth is it still exists especially to those who are not vaccinated.

A Newborn Child

Parenting  12 March '16

Tips on How to Put your Baby to Sleep for First-Time Parents

Being a first-time parent requires a lot of patience as you raise your baby. Here are some tips that will help you in making sure that your baby can have a goodnight sleep.

German-Made Baby Formula Blamed In Israeli Infant Deaths

Parenting  9 March '16

‘Hydrolyzed’ Infant Formula Does not Help Reduce Asthma, Allergies and Eczema According to Study

Many parents turn to infant formula for they believe that it will save their babies from allergies, asthma, type-1 diabetes and even eczema. However, a new study says it won’t.

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Infant  4 March '16

Underdeveloped Countries Struggles to Conduct Hearing Test for Newborn Babies

Hearing screenings for newborn babies in developing countries are lacking or are not performed at all, according to RUB studies.

Israeli Mothers Attend Breast Feeding Classes After Powdered Milk Scare

Infant  10 February '16

The Basic Process of Weaning Your Infant

Weaning your infant is an ongoing process.


Infant  29 January '16

Zika Virus Alert: Infection Causes Microcephaly Among Infants And The Unborn

The experts found a connection between Zika and microcephaly that causes infants to be born with a small skull smaller for their brains.

Prince George & Princess Charlotte Of Cambridge - Official Photographs Released

Health/Nutrition  9 September '15

Whooping Cough Vaccine & Treatment: Siblings Likeliest Source of Whooping Cough Infection Among Infants -- How To Protect Your Baby

Mothers are no longer the main source of whooping cough among infants. In a recent study, it was revealed that the frequency by which the condition is transferred to babies through contact with their sibling has increased. The researchers believe that such shift in the situation is the result of a more prevalent occurrence of coughs and colds among grade school children nowadays.

Fresh cut fruits and vegetables

Health/Nutrition  16 May '15

8 Healthy Homemade Baby Food Recipes - Fruits, Vegetables & More!

Baby foods are both healthy and delicious when they are homemade. Preparing your baby's food does not have to be a massive chore for you.

An image of a complete miscarriage.

Health/Nutrition  12 May '15

Miscarriage Misconceptions Worsen Mom's Shame, Guilt Feelings

Misconceptions about women's miscarriage bring about negative outcomes beyond what many may expect. According to The Guardian, studies from a U.S. research revealed that misconceptions in relation to miscarriage causes worsen guilt and shame among women.

A sleeping baby.

Parenting  4 May '15

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Statistics: Number of Babies Born With NAS Doubles in the US

As defined in Medical News Today, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome is present among: "infants born to mothers who have used illicit drugs or prescription opioids during pregnancy, such as heroin, codeine and oxycodone."

A sailor gives a smallpox shot.

Health/Nutrition  23 April '15

MMR Vaccine and Autism Update: Vaccines Do Not Cause Autism, Study Shows

These astonishing study results may surprise you. Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccines don't bring about Autistic symptoms, as revealed in results of the latest study conducted in the United States.

A one-month old infant, sleeping.

Health/Nutrition  10 April '15

What You Need to Know Colic in Baby & Newborns

If your infant has been crying for at least three hours in a day, or three days in a week, you have to watch out for a possible Colic diagnosis once you notice all of these symptoms


Parenting  19 January '14

Mental Disability Test for Infants Approved

The Food and Drug Administration has recently approved a mental disability test especially designed for infants, according to FOX News.

Premature Infants More Susceptible to Heart Conditions

Parenting  15 August '13

Premature Infants More Susceptible to Heart Conditions

Researchers from the University of Oxford in England told Medical News Today that premature infants are more susceptible to acquiring heart conditions later on in life.

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